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Low Profile Panel Fastener For Drywall — LP-DF8 & LP-M8A

A low profile hidden mounting system for panels especially suited to drywall applications and for panels subject to frequent removal and replacement. The Low Profile Range is ideal for applications that require less depth compared to the Standard Clip range, with lateral movement in female clip half. Installs into various materials such as MDF, drywall and foam core panels. Ideal for removable wall panels, acoustic panels, bedheads, thin-walled panels, and curved panels.

Supplied with installation and removal tools.  Made from white acetal co-polymer.

  • LP-DF8  is designed for soft core material, self taps into plasterboard (drywall) and is used with male Low Profile clips, centre point and install tools
  • LP-M8A is a male low profile self-tapping clip designed to mount easily into plywood and MDF panels. Compatible with the LP-F8, LP-DF8 and LP-AF8A, the LP-M8A allows mounting of panels into a variety of substrate types, including plasterboard.
Key Features
  • Invisible fixing to enhance panel appearance
  • Self taps into drywall plasterboard minimum 10mm thick (LP-DF8)
  • Self taps into plywood or MDF with minimum 6 mm thickness (LP-M8A)
  • 5kg pull-out load per clip set
  • Remove and replace panels in any sequence (500+ times LP-M8A)
  • 4mm clearance between panel and substrate (LP-M8A)
  • CNC machine compatibility (LP-M8A)
  • Acoustic isolation (LP-M8A)
NZ Made
NZ Made
NZ-Owned Business
NZ-Owned Business
Scope of Use

Low profile clips for invisible fixing of panels subject to frequent removal, suitable for use on drywall and other substrates such as MDF and plywood.

  • Self taps into drywall plasterboard minimum 10mm thick (LP-DF8)
  • Self taps into plywood or MDF with minimum 6 mm thickness (LP-M8A)
  • Remove and replace panels in any sequence (500+ times LP-M8A)
  • 4mm clearance between panel and substrate 
  • 5kg pull-out load per clip set
  • CNC machine compatibility 
  • Acoustic isolation 


  • Wall panels, lightweight ceiling panels (LP-M8A) 
  • Covered or painted and pre-finished panels 
  • Acoustic panels (LP-DF8) 
  • Refits and upgrades of existing installations
  • Bed heads, artwork

Compatible with:

  • LP-F8
  • LP-DF8
  • LP-AF8A
Limitations on Use
  • See Installation Guide for full information
  • Refer to Clip Layout Guide TD-08 for clip spacing recommendations
  • Refer to Clip Selection Guide for suggested panel + substrate applications
  • Fastmount Panel Mounting Systems are not recommended for exterior panels
In-Service History

Fastmount Panel Mounting Systems were developed for the high performance demands of the superyacht industry, and have been used in thousands of commercial and residential building projects in New Zealand and around the world since 2004.

Other Performance Attributes
  • 5kg pull-out load per clip set
  • Pull-out loads independently tested by SGS New Zealand
  • Fastmount has a two year limited warranty on all products
Clip Panel Matrix: PC/LP/VL/MC/SL
Installation Guide: LP-DF8


Panel Offset Guide: PC/LP/VL/MC
Product Sheet: LP-DF8


Product Sheet: LP-M8A


Test Certificate: Low Profile Range

INZ58565-08A 07/06/17

Clip Layout Guide: TD-02


Clip Layout Guide: TD-08


Product Catalogue Technical Guide


Maintenance Document
Warranty Information
Fastmount Clip Selection Guides

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