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October 2018 - BackerBead® - VINYL DRIP FLASHING

ClarkDietrich VINYL DRIP FLANGE WITH BUILT-IN CLOSED CELL BACKER ROD - BackerBead® - Drip Flashing eliminates the need to install a backer rod separately, as the product features a factory-applied backer rod that is affixed to the vinyl Drip Flange…

AUGUST 2018 - Drift Rail and Clip (DRC) Deflection or Rigid

The ClarkDietrich Drift Rail and Clip is a uniquely designed two-piece system that is used to attach curtain-wall studs to the building structure and allows for vertical and lateral movement or to be rigidly attached.  The system utilizes a C-Shaped…


The ClarkDietrich Pony Wall is intended to support out-of-plane loading of cantilevered partial wall systems that are unsupported at the top track.  Out-of-plane loads are transferred to the floor system through the base-plate, which is welded to…


ClarkDietrich Drift Head-of-wall clips are used in deflection conditions for in-fill curtain wall assemblies and/or interior nonload-bearing partitions to provide for both vertical (deflection) and lateral (drift) movement. These clips are used in…

FEB 2018 - Extended Uni-Clip™ (UXRC6-HD) w/Anchor Holes

ClarkDietrich’s UXRC6-HD 68mils (14ga) rigid framing clip is used to attach exterior wall studs to the structure of the building. This clip is ideal for all medium and large standoff conditions and designed to resist horizontal and vertical loads. (…

NOV 2017 - CC33 3/4" Channel Clip

33mil (20 Gauge) Lateral Bracing Clip used to secure 3/4" U-Channel to drywall studs The ClarkDietrich CC33 clip is used to secure U-Channel or Cold Rolled Channel (CRC) to non-structural wall studs. The wall stud friction fit design allows for as…

OCT 2017 - FastBridge™ Clip (FB33, FB43 & FB68)

Used to secure U-Channel or Cold Rolled Channel (CRC) to structural wall studs when used in load-bearing or curtain wall applications. The wall stud friction fit design allows for as little as one screw for the connection to the U-Channel.

SEP 2017 - Fire Blocking

33mil, 43mil or 54mil Fire Blocking System ClarkDietrich’s Fire Blocking is specifically designed to meet the requirement of horizontal fire blocking inside the wall system and between floor levels. Fire Blocking system simply installs by twisting…

AUG 2017 - Universal Joist Hanger (UJH)

Floor joists connection to structural steel beams or CFS headers The Universal Joist Hangers (UJH) 68mils (14ga) or 97mils (12ga) are used to connect joists to CFS headers (with screws, welds or PAF fasteners) and steel I-beams (with welds or PAF…

AUG 2017 - 4" long Aluminum Breakaway Clip for 3-Hour Area Separations Wall Assemblies

ClarkDietrich Custom Aluminum Burn Clips are used as part of the ClarkDietrich H-Stud Area Separation Wall assembly and used for 3-hour design assemblies.


VERTICAL BUILDING MOVEMENT UP TO 3" ClarkDietrich FCSC-HD 68mils (14ga) is used to attach exterior curtain-wall studs to the building concrete structure and provide for vertical building movement independent of the cold-formed steel framing.

JAN 2018 - Drift FastClip™ Slide Clip (D-FCSC) 14ga

Vertical and lateral building movement up to 2" ClarkDietrich Drift FastClip™ Slide Clip 68mils (14ga) is used to attach exterior curtain-wall studs to the building structure and provide for both vertical and lateral movement.

APR 2016 - Stainless Steel Self-Furring V-Groove Lath

A self-furring expanded V-grooved stainless steel metal lath, ideal for interior and exterior use over sheathing, masonry and other solid surfaces as required per ASTM C1063. Used for Plaster/Stucco/Drainage/Base

APR 2016 - Stainless Steel Diamond Mesh Lath

A superior multi-purpose stainless steel expanded mesh lath base widely used for exterior plaster and stucco reinforcement. The flat surface is easily cut and formed for use with flat or contoured surfaces.