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

WhiteWoodgrain & Smooth
SandWoodgrain & Smooth
ClayWoodgrain & Smooth
PropertyConditions
(U.S. Customary)
ASTM MethodUnits - SI
(U.S. Customary)
Value
(U.S. Customary)
Physical
Density D-1505g/cm³ (lb/ft³ )0.55-0.60 (35)
Water Absorption24 hr. @ 23°C D-570%0.5
Mechanical
Tensile strength at yield10 mm/min (0.4 in./min)D-638MPa (psi) 15 (2,200)
Tensile strength at break10 mm/min (0.4 in./min)D-638MPa (psi)14.5 (2,100)
Elongation at yield10 mm/min (0.4 in./min)D-638%5
Elongation at break10 mm/min (0.4 in./min)D-638%40
Flexural Modulus1.3 mm/min (0.05 in./min)D-790MPa (psi)896 (130,000)
Flexural Strength at Yield1.3 mm/min (0.05 in./min)D-790MPa (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 TemperatureLoad: 1.82 Mpa (264 psi)D-648°C (°F)60 (140)
Coefficient of Linear
Thermal Expansion
D-69610-⁵/°C (10-⁵/°F)6.7 (3.7)
Thermal ConductivityC-177W/m°K (Btu-in./hr-ft²-°F).87 (0.5)
Electrical
Surface ResistanceKetleyD-257Ohm5 x 10^15
Volume ResistanceKetleyD-257Ohm-cm2 x 10^16