composite decking

rockingjwolfMarch 4, 2012

I am putting an information request out to the forum because of all of the experience we have out there. I am going to be building a deck here in NJ, using Timbertech 1x6 decking with slot for conceiled anchors. Question 1 is I would like any feedback on their "Earthwood Evolutions" decking. It appears to be composite with a vinyl wrap. /question 2 is Timbertech has their own fastener called Conceiloc. It is typical of a kirf type fastener with a screw. My supplier (Allied) has a nail gun like a flooring gun (pneumatic/mallet) that uses stainless nails. It looks like a huge time saver but I am a little affraid to try it. What does anyone have to say? Thanks Jeff

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With this type of decking us the timber teck hidden fastener, the other type of gun I think you are referring to is also called hid fast, looks like a flooring gun, it works with PVC but dies have problems cracking and breaking iff pcs of the encapsulated products. Another hidden fastener clip u can look at is tiger claw

    Bookmark   April 9, 2012 at 9:32PM
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Good Morning Jeff,

I came across this post, and while it is a bit old, I figured I would address it regardless in case anyone else has a similar question.

Previous to my current position, I served as the Deck Products specialist for a fastener company where I worked on product development, particularly for composite decking.

TimberTech's Earthwood Evolutions is a capstock decking with a recycled center and a hard outer shell.

From my experience, the best way to fasten-down Evolutions is using the Cap-Tor fasteners by Starborn industries (available at

Shoud you have any questions, please feel free to email or call me.

Best Regards,
Ryan Unick
Manasquan Premium Fasteners

Manasquan Premium Fasteners is Your Online Source for Stainless Steel and Other Premium Fasteners

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   February 26, 2013 at 11:12AM
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