The new Rondo 311D dual direct fix clips offer installers greater flexibility in their choice of Rondo ceiling battens in direct-fix applications.
The currently available Rondo 311 clip was originally designed to suit the Rondo 310 (35mm deep) ceiling batten; this will now be replaced with the new, superior 311D clip, which features an additional slot to also accommodate the Rondo 303 (24mm deep) ceiling batten.
Previously, Rondo 303 batten could only be screw-fixed via the flanges; however it can now be installed using the 311D dual direct fix clip. For instance, the 311D clip can be used where roof trusses or joists are not level enough to risk fixing direct to the bottom chord.
The new Rondo 311D clips are clearly marked to indicate to the installer, the position on the clip each batten should be installed. To ensure safety, the 311D has been designed and tested to ensure it will still perform if the 310 batten is mistakenly installed into the 303 batten slot. Conversely, it is impossible to install Rondo 303 batten into the 310 batten slot.
All current span tables relevant to direct-fixing of Rondo 303 and 310 battens remain applicable, and the new Rondo 311D clip will take on the same price and packaging quantities of the superseded Rondo 311 clip.