Triangle Fastener Awarded European Patents For VRT Technology
Pittsburgh, PA – Triangle Fastener Corporation is pleased to announce that their VRT® (Vibration Resistant Thread) technology has received patent protection by the European Patent Office. The patent (Europe Patent No. 2286097) will be recognized in the following countries: Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, UK, Belgium, Switzerland, Poland, Turkey, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Luxembourg.
This is in addition to VRT® patents in the USA, Taiwan, Australia, Mexico, and Canada.
The patented VRT® Technology significantly increases a screw’s back-out resistance in lap applications, reducing the chance of leaks caused by the screw loosening from vibration and expansion and contraction of the panel. They are available on BLAZER® self-drilling screws made of carbon steel and stainless steel with a variety of long-life head styles, including stainless cap, zinc cap and nylon molded.
About Triangle Fastener Corporation
Triangle Fastener Corporation, a member of SFS, has 24 locations servicing the commercial construction markets since 1977. They provide 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. To learn more visit www.trianglefastener.com.