Triangle Fastener Granted Patent Protection for BURR BUSTER

by Karen Knapstein

The US Patent and Trademark Office has granted Triangle Fastener Corporation [www.trianglefastener.com] patent protection on screws that utilize its BURR BUSTER® thread and point design like the PANEL-TITE® metal-to-wood self-piercing screws.

The company reports its patented design produces exceptional performance and value.

The point greatly reduces the amount of burrs/chips (swarfs) that are cause when the screw penetrates the steel. These chips can damage the sealing washer, and rust on the panel.

Also, the low-angle thread helps eliminate over-driving and improves the resistance to back-out.

Triangle Fastener Corporation, a member of SFS, has 24 locations servicing the commercial construction markets since 1977. The company provides a full line of high-performance fasteners, sealants, flashings, and tools used to construct the building envelope, along with interior applications like steel framing and sheet metal.


Post frame, Roll forming, Metal forming, Sheds, Agricultural construction, Metal panel, Steel Buildings

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