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FAÇADE ATTACHMENT APPLICATION

WHAT DIRECT FASTENING SYSTEM DO I USE FOR FAÇADE ATTACHMENTS?

Hilti offers a medium duty solution commonly used for curtain walls to structural steel. 

Our DX 460 MX Powder Actuated Direct Fastening nail gun, when used with the X-U Universal Magazine nail is a quick and cost effective system. With the differentiated design of the knurled ballistic tip as well as the increased shank diameter, this system is fast, hassle free and still it results in higher productivity.

No pre-drilling required, Hilti's powder actuated fasteners such as the X-ENP Nails used with the DX 76 full automatic powder-actuated tool can be used as a heavy duty solution for driving nails on to steel structures.

The ease of this system increases productivity, whilst the loading and outcome is considered to be similar to that of welding.

  • Hilti X-U
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    X-U Nails

    Our X-U fully knurled pin is a premium ballistic point nail with a seismic rating approval with an ICC test report.

  • Hilti X-ENP
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    X-ENP Sheet metal Nail

    The X-ENP can be used with a steel thickness of 6mm minimum. This nail holds the most approvals worldwide for sliding and decking.

HOW TO DESIGN DIRECT FASTENING SOLUTIONS FOR FAÇADE ATTACHMENT APPLICATIONS

If you need help with design, you can work with our expert Hilti engineering Team –contact our Hilti Engineering team, we’re happy to help with : 

  • Technical guidelines and consultation. 
  • Load calculation 
  • Onsite testing 

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