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Hidden Deck
Clip System

The newest generation of hidden deck fasteners, featuring Mantis® technology provides a hidden fastener solution for grooved decking made from PVC, composites or wood product.
Mantis Deck Clip System
 

No visible fasteners.

Unique system consists of deck,
starter and finish clips to ensure
an unblemished deck surface.

For use with ACQ &
other treated lumber.

Coated, high strength steel for
durability and corrosion resistance.

Reduced potential
for mildew and rot.

Clips elevate the deck board
off the joist for proper airflow
and drying.

Uniform installation
and appearance.

Clips automatically space deck
boards 3/16" for a consistent look.

Precise clip and board
groove engagement.

Selection of sizes ensures a custom
fit for your specific board.
 

A Complete Fastening Solution

Everything to get complete your decking installation from start to finish.

3 Clip Types

Deck Clip
Deck
Clip
Deck clips fasten
deck boards to
deck joists.
Starter Clip
Starter
Clip
Starter clips are
used to fasten the
first deck board to
the ledger board.
Finish Clip
Finish
Clip
Finish clips fasten
the last deck
boards to rim
joists.

2 Fastener Types

Loose Screws
Loose
Screws
Can be used
with any loose
screwdriver and
#2 square bit
Collated Reversible Fasteners
Collated
Reversible
Fasteners
Uniquely engineered to be driven
in like a traditional collated nail,
but can be backed out like a
traditional screw.

Identify the Right Clip Series

All Clips are designed for specific groove heights in deck boards. Use the chart below to find the series for your boards.

Deck Clip Guide

Clip
Style:
385
Groove
Height:
.380"
Clip
Style:
396
Groove
Height:
.406"
Clip
Style:
TRX
Groove
Height:
.396"
 
*Finished clips are universal and can be used with any size boards.

Clip Series

Decking Clip Manufacturers

385

396

Composite Manufacturers
AERT (Moistureshield®, ChoiceDek®, Modern View™)
 
EVERNEW® LT
 
FIBERON® (Horizon®, Pro Tect Advantage®, Professional, Veranda®)
 
LATITUDES® (UFPI) (Captiva™, Capricom®, Wave)
 
NATURE’S COMPOSITES®
 
TIMBERTECH® (Evolutions®, Twin Finish®, Terrain)
 
TREX® (Transcend®, Enhance®, Select®, Accents®)
WOLF HOME PRODUCTS® (Island Collection)
 
GROOVED PVC MANUFACTURERS
AZEK® (Tropical Collection, Natural Collection)
 
GOSSEN®/WEATHER READY (American Classic, Trailways, Passport)
 
DECEUNINCK (Solstice®, Clubhouse)
 
TUFBOARD® (Alsek, Bellus, Cierra, ECO, Kinbo)
 
ROYAL/CENTURY (Royal Deck)
 
ALTERNATIVE DECKING
NYLODECK®
 
For any .380" groove height
 
For any .406" groove height
 
For any .396" groove height
 

Installation Tips

It's easy to install and detailed instructions are included in every pack of S ENCO Mantis Hidden Deck Clips.

Starter Clip Install

Starter Clip

Line up the back of the
Starter Clip. Fasten this
clip to the joist with the
screws supplied. Slide
the deck board groove
into the starter Clip tab.


Deck Clip Install

Deck Clip

Slide the Mantis Clip into
the deck board groove.
Fasten to the joist using
the supplied fasteners.




finish-clip-intall-right Finish Clip Install Right

Finish Clip

FLUSH FINISH: Fasten the Finish Clip leg with one hole to
the underside of the deck board. Align the deck board
edge with the inside of the Finishing Clip leg with two
holes, fasten to the joist.
OVERHAN G FINISH: Fasten the Finish Clip leg with one
hole into the underside of the deckboard. Fasten the leg
with two holes to the rim joist, it pulls the deck board
tight into the Deck Clip.
Butt Joint Install

Butt Joint

For butt joints that are
continuous to the length
of the joist, a second joist
is required. If the butt
joint is random, you can
secure a second piece of
joist (approximately 18" in
length) to the joint area.

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