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Rawlplug Zinc-plated Metal Plasterboard Screw, Pack of 12
- Suitable for - Plasterboard
Features and benefits
This pack of Rawlplug self-drilling plugs are constructed from a durable metal and come fully threaded; making them ideal for a vast range of DIY applications involving plasterboard.
- No drill required, simply pierce the skin and screw
- Can be used in single and double thickness plasterboard
- The product's flange prevents any accidental pull through
|Thread length type||Fully threaded|
Be very careful
Anonymous - 2 months ago
We purchased these to put up a couple of shelves. We started with the floating shelf brackets, but felt it wasn't sturdy enough, so we added visible brackets too. Unfortunately when I added a couple of A4 folders to the shelf, the weight of it (between the shelf and the books, maybe 3kg?) basically pulled the shelf right out the wall, and we're left with quite damaged plasterboard.
I can't say it's not the plasterboard itself to blame for this, but just be aware that this can happen.
The previous home-owners managed to wall-mount their TV previously on the same wall, so we don't know why it handled that but not these shelves!
Reggie55 - 3 years ago
I bought these a month ago and the workman that used them said that they were the best he has used to go into plaster board walls.
Best Fixing I've Found
Mimram - 3 years ago
I've used these for a number of items - some heavy - in our new home with plasterboard walls. I've had no problem with them whatsoever. However didn't have so much luck with the nylon version.
Waste of time and money
NickW72 - 4 years ago
Used these to put a curtain rail with two brackets on the wall, rail is very light and curtains not very heavy either. The packet said medium duty and specifically mentions they can be used for curtain rails. They felt firm at first, but after just over a fortnight they had worked loose and were coming out of the wall. I now have four holes in the wall, no curtain pole and need to find another way to solve the problem.
Dave Dave - 5 years ago
I've tried these before with no success! Maybe its the modern plasterboard but its always ended up leaving a huge hole where the fixing should be!
Ended up butchering rawlplugs to get it resolved