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Type 1

Our robust and reliable original fastener

Connects parallel panels where the emphasis is on strength. Highly versatile, it can be surface-mounted or semi-rebated into the panel, orientated for vertical or sideways assembly.

  • Button Fix Type 1

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Using Type 1 Button-fix

When a panel fitting with proven strength is required, the Type 1 Button-fix is the one to use.

Typical uses include:

  • Wall & ceiling panels
  • Acoustic panels
  • Mirror panels
  • Shelf units & shop displays
  • Upholstered panels & banquette seating

 

Technical Information

Dimensions and materials

Type 1 dimensions

  • When surface-mounted, panel gap = 8mm
  • When rebated, panel gap = 3mm
  • The Fix is moulded from 30% glass filled nylon PA6
  • The Button is moulded from 30% glass filled nylon PA6
  • Manufactured in the UK

Click here to download DXF CAD drawings

Click here to download instructions for Button-fix Type 1


 

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Button-fix Features Guide.

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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
Surface-mounted
Semi-rebated/recessed
Fully rebated/recessed
Attached with screws
Bonded
Minimum panel thickness 10mm (1) 18mm (2) No restriction 10mm (1) 10mm (1)
Marker accessories (available separately)
Router multijig (available separately)
Multilingual instructions on the website
Independent load test reports (3)
2d DXF downloads on the website
3d CAD files available on request
  • (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
  • (3) Type 1 Bonded test reports for specific adhesive/substrate combinations only

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Type 1 Flush

For applications where panel-to-panel contact is required. It fits a simple oval rebate and can be rebated into the edge of a panel of at least 28mm thick or the face of a panel of at least 18mm thick.

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Type 1 Bonded

For use where screw-fixing to the panel is not possible and bonding is the preferred option. It can be either surface-mounted or semi-rebated and works with a broad range of materials.

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Type 1 Metal

Ideal for use with fire-retardant panels, the Type 1 Metal is a highly versatile and reliable fastener that has been independently tested for strength and under shock loads and vibration.

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Type 2

Connects panels at 90° 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.

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Where to buy

Button-fix is available worldwide. Click below to find a stockist.

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