Drift FastClip™ Slide Clip (D-FCSC)

D-FCSC3.5 3-1/2" Long Clip

D-FCSC3.5 3-1/2" Long Clip

Vertical and lateral building movement up to 2"

ClarkDietrich Drift FastClip™ Slide Clips 68mils (14ga) or 97mils (12ga) are used to attach exterior curtain-wall studs to the building structure and provide for both vertical and lateral movement.

Description

FastClip Deflection Screws are provided with each clip for attachment to the wall studs and allow for 2" vertical deflection (1" up and down) to ensure friction-free sliding. Step bushing are provided for the connection to the structure and allow for 2" lateral deflection (1" left and right). 

U.S. Patent No. D814905

Product Dimensions:

D-FCSC3.5:  3-3/4" x 4" x 3-1/2" long
D-FCSC6:     3-3/4" x 4" x 6" long
D-FCSC8:     3-3/4" x 4" x 7-3/4" long

 

Drift FastClip™ bushing and deflection screws

Step bushing are provided for the connection to the structure and allow for 2" lateral deflection (1" left and right).

  • Copper Bushing for 14ga Clips
  • Silver Bushing for 12ga Clips

ClarkDietrich deflection clips include our proprietary FastClip fastener that has been specifically designed to provide friction-free deflection. These fasteners eliminate drag, binding or resistance that can often occur with common fasteners.

Installation

Installation:

To attach the clip to the cold-formed steel framing, two, three or four FastClip deflection screws (based upon clip size), shall be driven through the slotted holes and positioned to allow for the appropriate building deflection.  Attachment to the primary structure can be made with screws, or bolt anchors.  Structure attachments shall be driven through the drift bushings and the Drift FastClip™ - centered in the drift slots.

Drift FastClip™ bushing and deflection screws

Step bushing are provided for the connection to the structure and allow for 2" lateral deflection (1" left and right).

  • Copper Bushing for 14ga Clips
  • Silver Bushing for 12ga Clips

ClarkDietrich deflection clips include our proprietary FastClip fastener that has been specifically designed to provide friction-free deflection. These fasteners eliminate drag, binding or resistance that can often occur with common fasteners.

Resources

ASTM & Code Standards:

  • Sheet steel meets or exceeds requirements of ASTM A1003
  • Galvanized coating meets or exceeds requirements of ASTM A653
Submittals

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Product Code Description
D-FCSC3.5-68 Drift FastClip™ Slide Clip 14ga
D-FCSC6-68
D-FCSC8-68
D-FCSC3.5-97 Drift FastClip™ Slide Clip 12ga
D-FCSC6-97
D-FCSC8-97

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