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DCSD_Decking Screw Composite-to-Steel
DCSD_Decking Screw Composite-to-Steel
DCSD_Decking Screw Composite-to-Steel
DCSD_Decking Screw Composite-to-Steel

The DCSD is specially designed to work in composite decking to steel applications. This screw provides a cleaner, less noticeable installed appearance due to the special head design and is available in 4 colours, matched to blend with most composite deck products.

Material
  • Carbon Steel
Finish
  • Quik Guard® Coating
Features & Benefits
  • Drives easily without pre-drilling
  • Compact head provides a clean, finished deck surface with no mushrooming
  • Cap-head and inverted upper threads prevents mushrooming.
  • Inverted upper threads clear excess material to ensure the screw is seated properly and consistently
  • Drives easily through 0.8mm–2.4mm steel without pre-drilling
  • Quik Guard® is a Class 3 coating as per AS3566.2
  • Available in 4 colours
  • U.S. Patent 9,322,422
Applications
  • For composite decking (up to 25 mm thick) to steel joist (0.8–2.4 mm thick)
  • This screw is available loose for hand-drive
Model No. Table

Specifications - Hand-drive

Model No.

Colour

Size

Thread

Point

Material & Finish

Box Qty

Drive Size

Replacement Bit

DCSD238BRR250

Brown

10G x 60mm

16 TPI

#2 Drill Point

Carbon Steel

Quik Guard® Coating

250

#2 Undersize Square Drive

BIT2SU-2-RC3

DCSD238GRR250

Grey

DCSD238RDR250

Red

DCSD238TNR250

Tan

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: Pre-drilling and countersink may be necessary at ends, butt joints, and on applications where denser material is used. Follow the board manufacturer's recommendation where applicable. WARNINGS: Always wear PPE during installation. Corrosive environments, exposure to water, salt air, or chemicals (including some wood preservatives) may cause early failure. Click here for Corrosion Information, Important Information & General Notes.

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Technical Data & Docs

Technical Data Sheets

PDF icon Technical Data Sheet - DCSD

Warranty

Warranty

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Alternative Products

BFHSD Bi-Metal Screw Timber-to-Steel - Collated & Loose

The BFHSD is designed to fasten hardwood decking to steel joists without sacrificing performance. This 316 stainless steel bi‑metal screw requires no pre‑drilling, making them easier and faster to install than typical decking screws.

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