16mm Grey Fixing Buttons Pack of 10
Fixing Buttons are used to give additional fixing strength, particularly where wind loading is a consideration.
The 50mm wide button which is designed to secure multiwall polycarbonate sheet to timber supports The fixing buttons are to be screwed through pre-drilled holes in the sheet into the rafter. Holes should be drilled oversize by 3mm.
The sheet should be drilled before fitting to allow dirt, dust and swarf to be removed from the flutes.
The foam washer should be fitted between the button and the sheet as natural thermal expansion will mean the sheet will move when fitted. The screw is protected by a cover cap.
We recommend that Fixing buttons should be fitted at 300mm intervals.
- Allows natural expansion and contraction
- Prevents uplift by wind
- Protects against water ingress at fixing
These are all brand names for Polycarbonate sheet manufactured by different companies, but effectively all are produced in the same way so all properties of the different brands are very similar, if you need any clarification on this please email us or call the sales office.
Both are plastic sheets, but both sheets are produced by using different components meaning the final produced sheets are very different. Polycarbonate is a virtually unbreakable material and machines and forms very different to Acrylic. Acrylic is much better for fabricating and making displays, signs and many other applications. Polycarbonate has a class 1 fire rating opposed to Acrylics Class 3/4 fire rating.
Polycarbonate Sheets are class 1 fire rated, so this means they are self-extinguishing .
Delivery is dependent the largest size of Polycarbonate Sheet you order, our delivery charges range from £7.50 to £25.00, some areas do have a surcharge on for delivery. When you add any items to the basket there is a delivery calculator in the cart.
We aim to deliver all orders within 5 working days from you placing the order on our website, if you require your delivery quicker please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Solid Polycarbonate is a solid piece of plastic and as clear as glass, multiwall is made up of numerous layers of Polycarbonate, the Multiwall Polycarbonate is commonly used in Conservatories.
Yes, you are welcome to collect from our unit in Leicestershire, please allow 3 days for collection. If you need to collect earlier, please contact us to check this is possible.
Yes, you can order samples of all our products for a small charge, if you then place an order over £200 we will credit the samples up to the value of £10 against your order. You can view our samples page here.
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