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October 2013

Buildex launches FibreTEKS®

This month Buildex launches FibreTEKS®, self-drilling screws designed for fastening non-compressed fibre cement sheeting to steel sections, applications including eaves, fascia's, wet areas, ceilings and interior walling & cladding. Available as either a M4.8-18 x 25mm or 30mm length in a Climaseal 4 finish, FibreTEKS® will replace the current FibreZIPS® screws from the Buildex range.


October 2013

New Colorbond® Colours

Buildex is pleased to announce its full range of screws, rivets and cyclone plates are now available head painted in the new range of Colorbond colours. These six new colours and their paint codes are; Basalt (BA), Cove® (CV), Gully®(GU), Mangrove® (MV), Terrain® (TA) and Wallaby®(WA).

Click here to see the new range of colours

July 2013

Buildex Launches 30mm Cyclonic RoofZIPS®

Buildex is pleased to announce an addition to the RoofZIPS® family with the launch this month of the baby M6.5 x 30mm Cyclonic RoofZIPS®!

Designed for valley fixing roofing and cladding profiles to both timber and steel battens up to 1.2mm thick, it is available with and without seal, coated in Climaseal 4 to meet AS3566 Class 4 standards and is available head painted in all standard Colorbond colours.

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April 2013

New Buildex Trade Packs

This month Buildex launches its new range of Trade Packs, a selection of our most popular roofing and cladding self-drilling screws in a new and improved packaging format!

  • Versatile
    The packs can be hung from a hook or stand upright as a pouch bag.
  • Re-Useable
    Feature an easy to use tear slot and a zip-lock panel to seal the contents of the bag when not required.
  • Standard Sizes
    Available in 3 sizes (small, medium & large), all with screw quantities of 100 and in outer cartons of 5.
  • Simplified
    Will replace the need for Hang Packs & Trade Packs
  • Colour-coded
    For quick and easy identification, RoofZIPS® (blue), Metal Teks® (red) & Timber T17's (green).
  • Improved appearance
    Bold and bright graphics with a clear panel in the pack to view the contents. Technical information and a selection guide on the back of the pack.

March 2013

EziCoat® - The smart choice for steel frames & trusses

EziCoat® is the latest corrosion protection formulated for steel framing fasteners.  EziCoat® reduces torque and increases drill speed, decreasing overall installation time!

  • Easy Installation with reduced torque
    EziCoat reduces installation torque, allowing the use of non-impact tools, reducing fixer fatigue and providing better workplace health & safety.
  • Saves you time & money
    Decreased installation time with smoother installation of fasteners.
  • Peace of mind
    Manufactured to the highest standards & quality controlled by Buildex® , an ISO 9001 quality certified organisation.
  • Easy to identify
    All Buildex® EziCoat® fasteners are black, making it easy to spot imitations.
  • Made to NASH guidelines
    Conforms to AS3566.

February 2013

Launch of Dec-King® Steel!

This month Buildex launches Dec-King® Steel, a stainless steel decking screw for fastening timber decking to steel joists. Self drilling so there is no need to pre-drill or countersink, available with a small head to provide a flush, clean finish and a square drive to ensure a positive drive when installing. Available in a plastic bucket of 500 pieces with a #2 square drive bit in every bucket.

January 2013

Dec-King® Competition Winners

Our Dec-King® competition which ran in Victoria between July & December 2012, with every purchase of a bucket of our new Dec-King® decking screws going into the draw to win an Apple iPad 2, has now concluded. The winners, pictured receiving their prize from Vic Sales Cadet Carl Pettitt, were Damien Long & Craig Flint from Billings Long Constructions and Travis Pennicard from Dahlsens Cranbourne. Congratulations to all of our winners!

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