Nova USA Wood Products Inc. has launched a new line of ExoDek QuickClip hidden fasteners that are now available at Novausawood.com and select distribution centers nationwide. The ExoDek Quickclips expand and contract with the natural swelling and shrinkage of hardwood and softwood decking as well as PVC and composite boards. This results in decking that automatically moves into place, spaces perfectly and fastens securely to joists, no matter the locale, seasonal changes or environmental conditions.
Seasonal weather changes typically cause natural hardwood decking to expand and contract in the width of the boards as the moisture content in the air rises and falls. The new ExoDek QuickClips greatly reduce the possibility of these boards loosening, buckling or becoming unevenly spaced by constantly responding to the natural swelling and shrinkage of the hardwood, PVC or composite material across all four seasons.
Easy to install, the ExoDek Quickclips were designed with glass fiber reinforced Nylon (Polyamide 6/6) after years of scientific testing to ensure the long-term structural integrity of high-end decking projects. With the ability to secure up four or five rows of decking at a time and fit easily into grooved deck boards, the clips can also reduce installation times when compared to similar systems. This includes applications using everything from composite and PVC decking to Nova’s line of premiums hardwoods like Ipe, Batu, Cumaru and Mahogany.