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Buildex® Self Drilling Plasterboard screws
Feature a bugle shaped head which countersinks neatly into plasterboard without crushing the core, or tearing the facepaper.
Available in a zinc-plated finish.


Not recommended for outdoor use.

How to Use
FIXING TO STEEL
1. Measure the total thickness of the materials to be fastened.
2. Choose a screw long enough that some parrallel thread protrudes beyond the steel being fastened to.
3. Drive with a #2 Phillips bit fitted to a power screwdriver set to high speed - approx. 2500rpm.
Do not overdrive.

FIXING TO TIMBER
1. Measure the total thickness of the materials to be fastened.
2. Choose a screw long enough to provide at least 20mm of thread embedment into the timber being fastened to.
3. Drive with a #2 Phillips bit fitted to a power screwdriver set to high speed - approx. 2500rpm.
Do not overdrive.

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