Cortex 2-1/2" Fastening System for Trex Decking - Box of 1050

by FastenMaster
SKU: FMRCTTRX300
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Cortex Concealed Fastening System for Trex Decking is a fast and easy way to conceal fasteners and screw heads when installing Trex decking boards. The FastenMaster Cortex box includes everything needed, including 224 screws, 300 plugs and 2 setting tools. FastenMaster recommends installing with an 18 volt cordless impact drill. How many fasteners are needed? Horizontal trim boards less than 12" wide, use two Cortex fasteners at every framing member-rafter tail or wall stud. The screws should be 16" OC or closer. Vertical trim boards (i.e., next to a door or a window), use two Cortex fasteners every 16" OC or closer. If a trim board is 12" or wider, use three screws. Each trim board must be fastened within two inches of the end of each board. Note: Predrilling is not required throughout the majority of the project. Predrilling is required when fastening within 1/2" of the end of a board and at mitered joints. Use a 3/16" drill bit for predrilled pilot holes.

Features

  • 300 square feet of coverage
  • Each box includes 1050 screws, 1200 plugs, setting tool
  • Conceals fasteners for the entire deck, including first and last boards, breaker boards, perimeter and stairs
  • Plugs are made Trex deck boards, ensuring plugs match the decking
  • Conceals the heads of deck screws
  • Strong connection between deck boards and joists
  • Galvanized screws ACQ approved; corrosion resistant
  • New thread design reduces installation torque and dramatically increases fastener strength
  • Length of 2-1/2".
  • No Predrilling Needed
  • FastenMaster TC-G and Cortex - Complete Hidden Deck Fastening System
Specs
ManufacturerFastenMaster
BrandFastenMaster
Sub BrandCortex
Compatible MaterialsTrex Transcend, TigerClaw Installation Gun
Coverage225 SQ/FT for 12" OC, 300 SQ/FT for 16" OC
Head TypeTORX ttap Drive System
Included Accessories1050 Screws, 1200 Plugs, Setting tool
Length - Inches2.5
Number of Plugs1200
Number of Screws1050
Package Quantity1
Recommended Spacing16" OC or Closer
Screw Head StyleTORX ttap Drive System
Screw Size#9
Ships to HI/AKNo