PALIGHT TRIMBOARD CORTEX
PALIGHT TRIMBOARD CORTEX

PALIGHT TRIMBOARD Cortex® Fastening System

Hidden fastening system for installing all Palight Trimboard and accessories

The Palight Trimboard Cortex Fastening System combines the strength of a face-fastened connection with the beauty of a hidden fastener. Available in smooth or woodgrain finish, the Cortex system can be used with our boards, sheets, and ProFinish profiles and mouldings.

Simple. Fast. Hidden.

No more caulking, sanding, or painting required. The Cortex® Fastening System for Palight Trimboard combines the strength of a face-fastened connection with the beauty of a hidden fastener. It's the fastest, easiest way to hide the fastener heads when installing PVC trim boards, sheets, and ProFinish Profiles.

No pre-drilling required. The screw is specially designed to cut a clean hole through the surface of Palight Trimboard. Then tap in a matching plug and you're done.

  • Countersink setting tool included
  • Available in Smooth & Woodgrain
  • Choose from 50 LF, 250 LF and 750 LF quantities
Simple. Fast. Hidden.

Product Details

Cortex Standard Packaging

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cortex packaging Mock-up50 Lineal Feet Box*75 Screws / 100 Plugs / 1 Setting tool
250 Lineal Feet Box*375 Screws / 400 Plugs / 3 Setting tools
750 Lineal Feet Box*1125 Screws / 1200 Plugs / 6 Setting tools

 

*Estimated lineal footage statements are based on two screws set at each 16" o.c. wall stud. Lineal footage coverage may vary based on stud spacing and construction design.

Available Colors & Finishes

White Woodgrain & Smooth
Sand Woodgrain & Smooth
ClayWoodgrain & Smooth
Property Conditions
(U.S. Customary)
ASTM Method Units - SI
(U.S. Customary)
Value
(U.S. Customary)
Physical
Density D-1505g/cm³ (lb/ft³ ) 0.55-0.60 (35)
Water Absorption 24 hr. @ 23°C D-570 % 0.5
Mechanical
Tensile strength at yield 10 mm/min (0.4 in./min) D-638 MPa (psi) 15 (2,200)
Tensile strength at break 10 mm/min (0.4 in./min) D-638 MPa (psi) 14.5 (2,100)
Elongation at yield 10 mm/min (0.4 in./min) D-638 % 5
Elongation at break 10 mm/min (0.4 in./min) D-638 % 40
Flexural Modulus 1.3 mm/min (0.05 in./min) D-790 MPa (psi) 896 (130,000)
Flexural Strength at Yield 1.3 mm/min (0.05 in./min) D-790 MPa (psi) 28 (4,000)
Hardness (Shore D)DurometerShore D52-58
Thermal
Long Term Service Temperature °C (°F) -15 to 55 (14 to 131)
Heat Deflection Temperature Load: 1.82 Mpa (264 psi) D-648 °C (°F) 60 (140)
Coefficient of Linear
Thermal Expansion
D-696 10-⁵/°C (10-⁵/°F) 6.7 (3.7)
Thermal Conductivity C-177 W/m°K (Btu-in./hr-ft²-°F) .87 (0.5)
Electrical
Surface Resistance Ketley D-257 Ohm 5 x 10^15
Volume Resistance Ketley D-257 Ohm-cm2 x 10^16