Trim clips and other fascia and panel fasteners are proven, quick and versatile fixings that were developed for the automotive industry and are now used across a wide variety of industries. Fast and easy assembly are key benefits.

These methods of fixing offer a secure solution for most applications but can be disengaged with deliberate force when removal or access is needed.

The most popular spring steel and plastic fastener ranges are shown below but please contact our engineers for other options if required.

Retain on Trim Panel Clip - Headed

Headed Trim Panel Clips have barbs which enable them to remain on the trim panel but will disengage from the base panel to facilitate removal or replacement.

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Retain on Trim Panel Clip - Unheaded

Unheaded Trim Panel Clips are proven in the automotive industry to be a popular fastener to retain trim panels, fascias and dashboards. Quickly assembled onto rectangular studs or moulded ribs, they provide a reliable and snug fixing with the further advantage of allowing removal for access or repair.

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Retain on Base Panel Clip

To facilitate removal or replacement, these Retain-on-Base Trim Panel Clips are designed to remain fitted to the base panel but separate easily from the trim panel. ('Headed and Unheaded Trim Panel Clips' have barbs which enable them to remain on the trim panel but disengage from the base panel).

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Trim Fasteners - Fir Tree Type

Designed for blind trim fixing applications where occasional removal and refitting is a requirement, these fasteners have a high tolerance of poor hole conditions. Positioned into a keyhole slot within the trim panel (keyhole details available upon request), they are then simply pushed into the fixing hole of the base panel.

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W Button Trim Fasteners - One-Piece Type

These fasteners are used principally in the automotive industry to attach door and tailgate trim panels to inner door panels. Designed to be blind-fixed to provide a neat, attractive appearance, they allow panels to be removed for repair, servicing or inspecting, and are easy to fit without the use of special tools.

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Trim Panel Retainers

These Trim Panel Retainers are designed to offer a housing for the head of the Fir Tree or W Button type trim panel fasteners. They are simply adhered to the rear of the trim panel and the head of the chosen trim panel fastener can then be slotted in to the key-hole shaped cut-out. The cut-out section D gives clearance on the ne  [....]

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Plastic Friction Bushes

Plastic Friction Bushes are easy to insert from the outside of a panel, making them ideal for blind-fixing applications where badges or name plates need to be retained, with the added advantage of sealing the hole against water entry.

PFB020 has an integral spring steel ring for extra hold on the stud.

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