MiTek Introduces High-Grade Series of Professional Fasteners
Originally published by the following source: MiTek — October 9, 2017
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MiTek ProSeries™ Offers High-Grade, Code-Compliant, Structural Fasteners for Professional Builders, Remodelers, Deck Builders, DIYers, and Pro-sumers
MiTek announced that it has launched a new line of fasteners, called MiTek ProSeries™. MiTek ProSeries™ includes MiTek Washer Head structural wood screws, MiTek Bugle Head structural wood screws, and MiTek Hex Head structural wood screws.
- Ideal for wood-to-wood and metal-to wood connections, MiTek Hex Head structural wood screws are available in lengths from 1-1/2” to 8”. These screws can be used in numerous framing applications in lieu of traditional lags screws where a hex head drive is desired.
- MiTek Washer Head structural wood screws (exterior finish) offer an alternative to traditional lags screws. The large, flat washer head offers a low profile (for less interference) after installation. These screws are ideal for deck ledger attachments and other wood-to-wood connections. They are available in lengths from 2-7/8” to 8.”
- Specifically designed for multi-ply EWP and dimensional wood connections, MiTek Washer Head structural wood screws (with a yellow zinc finish) allow for one-sided connections on 2-, 3-, and 4-ply beams and truss girders. They are available in lengths from 2-7/8” to 6-3/4”.
- Ideal for a low-profile appearance, MiTek Bugle Head screws are available in lengths from 2-1/2” to 10”. These are general-purpose structural screws that offers a high-strength alternative to traditional lag screws and allow for the head to be driven flush or countersunk.
Detailed information about these products can be found at these links:
All the MiTek ProSeries™ fasteners feature a “cut point” that offers a fast start – with no pre-drilling required – that helps reduce installation torque and splitting. MiTek ProSeries fasteners are listed under ICC-ES ESR-2761, and code-compliant with the latest codes (2015 IBC/IRC).
Screw lengths are stamped on the head of all MiTek ProSeries structural wood screws, making it easy to identify after installation. This is ideal during the inspection process. The MiTek Washer Head structural wood screws and the MiTek Bugle Head structural wood screws both utilize a T30 Torx drive to maximize bit engagement and reduce “cam-out.”
“The MiTek ProSeries offers a one-stop source for high-strength fasteners used in a wide range of applications, from attaching structural connectors and fastening components, to building decks and other carpentry tasks,” said Brent Kreutzer, MiTek’s Product Manager for fasteners, anchoring solutions, and tools.
Learn more about MiTek ProSeries at http://www.uspconnectors.com/us/products/fasteners/pro-series.
Call 800-328-5934 for stocking options.
MiTek is a diversified global supplier of software, engineered products, services, and equipment to the residential, commercial, and industrial, construction sectors. MiTek Industries’ passion for its associates’ well-being and its customers’ success is the company’s hallmark. A Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK-A, NYSE: BRK-B) since 2001, MiTek has operations in more than 40 countries on six continents. Learn more: www.MiTek-us.com and www.MII.com.
About MiTek Builder Products
A division of MiTek USA, Inc., MiTek Builder Products integrates a number of businesses, building products, and brands, which MiTek has assembled after a remarkable series of acquisitions. These product brands include USP Structural Connectors, the Z4 Tie-Down System, and Hardy Frame, as well as DIY Technologies’ design software solutions for decks. Also offered through the MiTek Builder Products division is SAPPHIRE® Supply, an estimating and design module within the MiTek SAPPHIRE software suite.
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John D. Wagner