Fasteners must be selected according to the corrosivity of the environment are to be used.
Different fastener coatings deliver performance characteristics designed for that environment and carry the appropriate warranties for this application
Fixtite fasteners carry a manufacturer’s warranty per table below, and comply with South African National Standards SANS 1273:2011 and Australian Standards AS 3566:2002
Class 3 fasteners are suitable for mildly corrosive conditions,which covers most of inland South Africa.
Class 4 fasteners must be used in all highly polluted areas, in regions closer than 5km to the coastal line or water, and in areas of high humidity.
Only stainless steel fasteners may be used with Aluminium material