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Triangle Fastener Awarded European Patents For VRT Technology

VRT-patent-releasePittsburgh, 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

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Triangle Fastener Corporation provides a full line of standard and specialty fasteners, sealants, flashings, and tools for metal building, metal roofing, low slope roofing, steel decking, steel framing, and miscellaneous cladding materials.  TFC has 24 locations. It provides technical assistance and offers an inventory management program. For more information, contact TFC at 800-486-1832 or visit www.trianglefastener.com.

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