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Very Low Profile Fire Rated Panel Fastener — VL-03FR

The VL-03FR panel fastener combines the Very Low Profile convenience for ceiling and wall panels, with a fire rating, making it useful in commercial areas where fire rating is required on thin panels.

The VL-03FR can be rivet or screw fixed. Incorporates the patented SuperGroove® system

Key Features
  • Fire rated plastic with V-0 UL rating
  • GWIT test at 2mm: 625°C, test method IEC-60695-2-13
  • 10kg pull-out load
  • Rivet or screw fix to steel frames
  • Screw fix to panels to ensure mechanical connection
  • No special installation tools required
NZ Made
NZ Made
NZ-Owned Business
NZ-Owned Business
Scope of Use

VL-03FR is ideal for mounting ceiling and wall panels in areas with minimal frame and panel thickness, where fire protection is required.

  • 10kg pull-out load
  • Rivet or screw fix to steel frames


  • Fire rated ceiling and wall panels in areas with minimal frame and panel thickness
  • Inspection panels
  • Thin panels
Limitations on Use
  • See Installation Guide for full information
  • Refer to Clip Layout Guide TD-02, TD-08, TD-09 for clip spacing recommendations
  • Refer to Clip Selection Guide for suggested panel + substrate
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
  • 10kg pull-out load
  • Pull-out loads independently tested by SGS New Zealand
  • Fire-rating tested by CTSB France
  • Fastmount has a two year limited warranty on all products
Clip Panel Matrix: PC/LP/VL/MC/SL
Installation Guide: VL-03, VL-03H & VL-03 FR


Panel Offset Guide: PC/LP/VL/MC
Product Sheet: VL-03FR


Fire Rating CTSB: VL-03FR

RA19-0008 24/01/19

Test Certificate: VL Range

INZ5865-05A 19/06/17

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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