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Button-fix Type 2

For easily removable panels

Connects panels at 90° or to a frame and engages with a straight push. Ideal for panels with no clearance above or at the side and applications where the emphasis is on ease of access.

Both parts of the connector are moulded from nylon - a strong and robust engineering polymer. As a general guide, four Button-fix Type 2 fasteners on a vertical panel will support loads weighing up to a maximum of 110lbs (50kg), provided that the screws and substrate are properly matched and all other installation instructions are complied with. Never use Type 2 Button-fix on ceiling panels. Manufactured in the UK.

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Button-fix Type 2

When service access to plumbing or electrical wiring is a priority, Button-fix Type 2 is an ideal choice.

Typical uses include:

  • Plumbing or electrical services access panels
  • Bath panels and radiator covers
  • Quick-assembly furniture
  • Kitchen unit plinths
  • Removable panels with no clearance above or at the side
removable bath panel
radiator cover
removal with a straight pull
easy-assembly furniture
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Instructions for

Button-fix Type 2

push-on connection
90° connection to a carcass side wall
aligning the Button with the Marker
Positioning the Fix with the Marker
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The Type 2 Fix is mounted to the back of the removable panel and the Type 2 Button to the side panel or supporting frame. The Fix Marker accessory makes sure the Button and Fix are correctly aligned.

Accessories for

Button-fix Type 2

Fix Marker for Type 2

The Fix Marker for Type 2 helps to quickly and accurately align the Button-fix installation, reducing the need for measuring and marking out.

Assemble the Marker onto a Fix with a Button to correctly align the Button-fix to the panel edge. Then position the removable panel and press firmly. The marker points will leave indents in the panel surface, which can be used as pilot guides for the Fixes.

Fix Marker for Type 2

Safety Cord for Type 2

The Safety Cord should be used in all applications of Type 2 Button-fix where extra safety is required.

On a vertical panel install two Safety Cords, one to each Fix in the top corners. An additional Button is required to capture the loop on the Safety Cord. To remove the panel completely, ease the loop on the Safety Cord off the Button.

Safety Cord for Type 2

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
Fully rebated/recessed
Attached with screws
Minimum panel thickness 10mm (1) 18mm (2) No restriction 10mm (1) 10mm (1) 10mm
Marker accessories (available separately)
Router multijig (available separately)

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Button-fix Type 2

Other Button-fix products

Button-fix Type 1 Bonded

  • For bonding to panels of any thickness
  • Drop down or sideways engagement
  • Ideal for signage and exhibition displays
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Button-fix Type 1

  • Connects panels face-to-face with a 0.12" or 0.31" gap
  • Drop down or sideways 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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