Industry-leading manufacturer of hidden panel fasteners, Fastmount has strengthened its Stratlock Range with the new fire-rated series.
The Stratlock Range was developed as a heavy-duty hidden panel mounting solution for installing large interior panels onto aluminium extrusion framework. A purpose-built system, the Stratlock Range is the only product on the market that provides versatility in modular design and adjustable panel installation, thanks to its patent pending dual locking function. It is made with materials compliant with interior fire-rating requirements on superyachts.
The screw-fix male features a double-detent shank which locks into the teeth of the rapid-fit female in the aluminium frame. Upon the first click, the panel is supported, with a 4mm adjustable tolerance in any direction to find the correct panel position. The second click then locks the panel into position, secured with an 18kg pull out load per clip set, making the system ideal for heavy decorative panels.
The Fire Rated Series maintains the patented design of the three female clips and one male clip, but is manufactured with materials which conform to UL94, an internationally recognized standard for fire-rated materials. All clips in the Fire Rated Series are V-0 rated, the highest rating available for fire-rated materials.
The Series provides a solution for two trends – increased superyacht size requiring the use of fire-retardant materials, and the requirement for streamlined interior construction processes, with the introduction of aluminium framework as the substrate for panels.