Tiger Claw TC-3S for Composites - Box of 90 - With Screws and Installation Block Tool

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  • TC-3s specifically designed to use with composite, PVC, or mahogany decking
  • Made of 304 stainless steel; Approved for saltwater applications and ACQ or chemically treated lumber
  • Simple three-step installation process results in a safe, secure, fastener-free decking surface
  • Fasteners are designed to allow decking to expand and contract naturally by sliding on the fastener prongs and still maintain hold down strength. From the point of installation, the TC-3S Fastener can handle expansion up to 1/8" and contraction up to 3/16


The Tiger Claw TC-3S for Composites - Box of 90 - With Screws and Installation Block Tool have been developed specifically for use with composite or synthetic decking materials and some medium density hardwoods. The TC-3 will work in the following composite and synthetic decking lumber varieties:

Boardwalk, ChoiceDek, Elements, EverGrain, EverX, Fiberon, GeoDeck, Green Tree (2x4 hollow), LakeShore, Latitude, Monarch, Nexwood, Portico, ProCell, TimberTech (5/4 planking), Trex, UltraDeck, Veka, Weather Best, and WeatherShield

TC-3 will work in the following medium density hardwood decking lumber varieties:

Cambara and Meranti

We do not recommend our fasteners for Correct Deck, TimberTech 2"x6" hollow plank, and Oasis. Unfortunately, due to the design of the materials, installation testing results showed difficulty and require additional skill. Please consult your composite manufacturer or ask us first if you plan to use any other composite or synthetic material not listed above in your decking project.


Manufacturer Part NumberF-4401-3SRB
BrandTiger Claw
AppearanceSemi gloss black finish, rectangular body with horizontally oblong shaped hole along lower bend. Two sets of large opposing prongs on top. 3/16" spacing flanges on inner prongs.
CoverageA fastener is needed at every intersection of a joist and decking board. When using 5.5" decking with 16" on center joists: Square footage x 1.75 = # Fasteners
Coverage (Square Feet)90 count box covers 50 sq. ft. at 16" OC, 35 sq. ft. at 12" OC, 70 sq. ft. at 24" OC
FinishBlack oxide with sealer topcoat
GappingTC-3S will automatically create a gap between each decking board slightly greater than 3/16". With the use of spacers or shims, TC-3S can support gapping up to 5/16".
Material.060 304 ¼ roll hardened stainless steel (Semi-magnetic); Yield strength 64.5 kpsi; Tensile strength 145.7 kpsi
Package Quantity90
Recommended Screw UsedQuality stainless steel #8 x 2" square drive bugle head decking screw. Screws and square drive bit included in every box.
WorkabilityAll work can be done quickly from above using basic tools (hammer, screw gun, 1/8" drill bit, sledge hammer)

Weights and Dimensions

Weight (Pounds)3.3
Dimensions.5" h x 2" w x 1" d


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