Button-fix Type 2

For easily removable panels

Connects panels at 90° or to a frame and engages with a straight push. Ideal for panels with no clearance above or at the side and applications where the emphasis is on ease of access.

Both parts of the connector are moulded from nylon PA66 - a strong and robust engineering polymer. As a general guide, four Button-fix Type 2 fasteners on a vertical panel will support loads weighing up to a maximum of 50kg (110lbs), provided that the screws and substrate are properly matched and all other installation instructions complied with. Never use Type 2 Button-fix on ceiling panels. Manufactured in the UK.

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Using Type 2 Button-fix...

When service access to plumbing or electrical wiring is a priority, Button-fix Type 2 is an ideal choice.

Typical uses include:

  • Plumbing or electrical services access panels
  • Bath panels and radiator covers
  • Quick-assembly furniture
  • Kitchen unit plinths
  • Removable panels with no clearance above or at the side

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Instructions for Type 2 Button-fix...


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The Type 2 Fix is mounted to the back of the removable panel and the Type 2 Button to the side panel or supporting frame. The Fix Marker accessory makes sure the Button and Fix are correctly aligned.

Click here for a guide to screw sizes to use with Button-fix

Click below to download the full instructions in your preferred language:

Instructions for Use - English (UK)

Instructions for Use - English (US)

Installationsanleitung - Deutsch

Instructions d'utilisation - Français

Instrucciones - Español

Instrukcja montażowa - Polskie

Accessories for Button-fix Type 2

Fix Marker Type 2

The Fix Marker for Type 2 helps to quickly and accurately align the Button-fix installation, reducing the need for measuring and marking out.

Assemble the Marker onto a Fix with a Button to correctly align the Button-fix to the panel edge. Then position the removable panel and press firmly. The marker points will leave indents in the panel surface, which can be used as pilot guides for the Fixes.

Safety Cord for Type 2

The Safety Cord should be used in all applications of Type 2 Button-fix where extra safety is required.

On a vertical panel install two Safety Cords, one to each Fix in the top corners. An additional Button is required to capture the loop on the Safety Cord. To remove the panel completely, ease the loop on the Safety Cord off the Button.

Test Reports

The Button-fix Type 1 has been tested by independent test houses. Click below to download their full reports:

Button-fix Type 1 strength test report

Button-fix Type 1 vibration test report

Button-fix Product Selector and Features Guide.

Button-fix Type 1 Button-fix Type 1 Flush Button-fix Type 1 Bonded Button-fix Type 1 Metal Button-fix Type 2
Features of the Fix Type 1 Type 1 Flush Type 1 Bonded Type 1 Metal Type 2
Material Nylon PA6 Nylon PA6 ABS Zinc alloy Nylon PA66
Connects face-to-face
Connects at 90°
Drop down or sideways engagement
Push-on engagement
For use on fire-retardant panels
Fully rebated/recessed
Attached with screws
Minimum panel thickness 10mm (1) 18mm (2) No restriction 10mm (1) 10mm (1)
Marker accessories (available separately)
Router multijig (available separately)
  • (1) 10mm minimum with Varianta/Euro screws; 15mm minimum with wood screws
  • (2) Minimum panel thickness 28mm when rebating into the edge of the panel

Files available for download relating to Button-fix Type 2

Please note you will be required to submit your details before downloading 3d CAD files – if you have any questions, contact us.

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Type 1 Bonded
For bonding to panels of any thickness
Drop down or sideways engagement
Ideal for signage and exhibition displays
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Type 1 Flush
Connects panels face-to-face with no gap
Drop down or sideways engagement
Ideal for furniture assembly
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Type 1 Metal
For use on fire-retardant panels
Drop down or sideways engagement
Ideal for marine and other transport interiors
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Type 1
Connects panels to walls or a parallel panel
Drop down or sideways engagement
Ideal for acoustic, wall and ceiling panels
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