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New Universal Bypass Clip Introduced By ClarkDietrich

clarkdietrich-universal-bypass-clipWest Chester, OH - ClarkDietrich is expanding its ClipExpress portfolio with a new Universal Bypass Clip to attach exterior curtain wall studs to the building structure, whether the design calls for a deflection connection (shown in left photo) for vertical movement independent of the cold-formed steel framing or a rigid connection.

“Our new Universal Bypass Clip aligns with the larger industry trend toward universal clips that allow for more flexibility on the jobsite,” said Brett Hironimus, director of sales for ClarkDietrich Clip Express. “It also provides the assurances that come with a pre-engineered and pre-manufactured connector, as opposed to untested field-fabricated solutions still in existence. And by offering the Universal Bypass Clip in a wide range of sizes and gauges, ClarkDietrich is a natural partner for contractors looking for maximum flexibility for jobs of any size.”

The clips are available in 12-gauge and 14-gauge, in standard lengths of 6", 8”, 10” and 12” and are ideal for medium to larger standoff conditions. Universal Bypass Clips offer fast, one-piece universal installation—no left or right handed clips. They can be installed quickly with screws, welds or powder-actuated fasteners, and provide adjustable standoff to ensure a plumb wall plane. When used for a deflection application, Universal Bypass Clips allow vertical movement of up to 3" (1-1/2" up and 1-1/2"down). Proprietary deflection screws are provided with each clip to ensure friction-free sliding.

The ClarkDietrich Clip Express Service is a dedicated and streamlined support and delivery system for steel framing connection products. For more information, visit

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