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Button-fix Type 1 Bonded

Ideal for thin panel materials

For use where screw-fixing to the panel is not possible and bonding is the preferred option. It can be either surface-mounted or semi-rebated and works with a broad range of materials.

The Fix housing is moulded from ABS and the Button is 30% glass filled nylon PA6 - both strong and robust engineering polymers. There are many structural adhesives suitable for bonding ABS to a wide range of panel materials, for example, a 2-part structural acrylic adhesive, a matched adhesive for solid surface (Corian®, Hanex®, etc.) or solvent weld for bonding to acrylic.

As a general guide, four Button-fix Type 1 Bonded fasteners on a vertical panel will support loads weighing up to a maximum of 80kg (175lbs), however, this can vary significantly depending on the adhesive and substrate material combination. Always follow the adhesive manufacturer’s recommendations on substrate suitability, preparation and loadings. Manufactured in the UK.

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Using

Button-fix Type 1 Bonded

With the correctly matched adhesives, Type 1 Bonded connectors are ideal for:

  • Exhibition and point of sale displays
  • Signage
  • Wall panelling with thin or lightweight materials
  • Solid surface and compact laminate sheets
  • Glass, stone, sheet metal and other materials not suited to screw fixings
Emergency escape signage
Recessed into thin plywood
Exhibition stand construction
Magnetic glass whiteboards
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Instructions for

Button-fix Type 1 Bonded

Surface-mounted installation
Recessed installation
Drop-down engagement
Sideways engagement
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The Type 1 Bonded Fix can be surface-mounted, creating an 8mm gap between the panels, or semi-rebated to reduce the gap to approximately 2mm. Engage the Buttons in the Fix and slide the panel down by 15mm, until Button-fix goes 'click'. The Type 1 Bonded Button-fix can be configured for sideways assembly too.

Accessories for

Button-fix Type 1 Bonded

Button Marker for Type 1 & Type 3

The Button Marker for both Type 1 and Type 3 helps to quickly and accurately align the Button-fix installation, reducing the need for measuring and marking out.

Snap a marker into each Fix, then position the second panel and press firmly. The marker points will leave indents in the panel surface, which can be used as pilot guides for the Buttons.

Button Marker for Type 1 & Type 3

Router Multijig for Type 1

The Multijig helps when machining the oval recesses required for rebated configurations of Button-fix.

The Multijig frame is clear acrylic, so that you can see the workpiece below, and has printed guide marks. It has three clearly labelled apertures dimensioned to suit the Type 1, Type 1 Flush, Type 1 Bonded and Type 1 Metal Fixes.

Router Multijig for Type 1

Fix-pad for Type 1 Bonded

Self-adhesive Fix-pads for Type 1 Bonded are ideal for light duty applications where speed of assembly is important.

For the best results we advise that the Fixes are used in the rebated configuration.

Fix-pad for Type 1 Bonded

Button-fix product selector and features guide

Button-fix Type 1 Button-fix Type 1 Flush Button-fix Type 1 Bonded Button-fix Type 1 Metal Button-fix Type 2 Button-fix Type 3
Features of the Fix Type 1 Type 1 Flush Type 1 Bonded Type 1 Metal Type 2 Type 3
Material Nylon PA6 Nylon PA6 ABS Zinc alloy Nylon PA66 PBT
Connects face-to-face
Connects at 90°
Drop down or sideways engagement
Push-on engagement
For use on fire-retardant panels
Surface-mounted
Semi-rebated/recessed
Fully rebated/recessed
Attached with screws
Bonded
Minimum panel thickness 10mm (1) 18mm (2) No restriction 10mm (1) 10mm (1) 10mm
Marker accessories (available separately)
Router multijig (available separately)

Files available for download relating to

Button-fix Type 1 Bonded

Files available in
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Projects using

Button-fix Type 1 Bonded

Other Button-fix products

Button-fix Type 2

  • Connects panels at 90° or to a frame
  • Push-on engagement
  • Ideal for service access such as bath panels
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Button-fix Type 3

  • Connects panels face-to-face with a 3mm or 8mm gap
  • Strong push on/pull off engagement
  • Ideal for acoustic, wall and ceiling panels
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Button-fix Type 1 Flush

  • Connects panels face-to-face with no gap
  • Drop down or sideways engagement
  • Ideal for furniture assembly
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