SimpleFix Frame Fix


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The SimpleFix Frame Fix has been designed to allow a service hole of no greater than 60mm to be drilled through a top plate (including top plate packer if used) or wall stud to allow services such as air-conditioning or central vacuum pipes to be passed through the member. The fitting of a SimpleFix Frame Fix re-instates the integrity of the penetrated top plate or stud.


  • Unique design provides greater top plate uplift resistance capacity
  • Quick and easy to install
  • Leaves clean faces to outside edges of the timber frames
  • Fixing is by Type 17 hex head screws. All screw holes shall be filled
  • Comes in one size, designed for use with 90x45mm and 135x45mm timber only
  • Allows an easy solution to fix penetrations in frames made by other trades
  • Timber grade can be SG8 or better

Installation Instructions:

  • Use Type 17 14g x 75mm hex head screws when fixing to top plate with top plate packer
  • Use Type 17 12g x 35mm hex head screws when fixing to single top plate or stud
  • Service hole shall be centred across the timber member and the hole to be a maximum of 60mm diameter
  • Service hole can be made in any position along the top plate or stud provided that the hole edge is no closer than 45mm from a stud or nog/dwang
  • SimpleFix Frame Fix shall be fitted to the inside of the frame to ensure clean outside faces of the timber
  • All screw holes shall be filled
  • Intended for use in internal ‘closed space’ as per Table 4.1 of NZS3604:2011