What's The Strongest Screw To Not Rip Out Of Laminate?

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  1. ILikeDIYS

    ILikeDIYS

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    I need to screw something to the bottom of a laminate kitchen worktop being used as a 2.3m wall-mounted computer desk.

    The screw needs to be long enough to get through one of these (width ways - through the 50mm section), then far enough into the 40mm laminate worktop from the bottom:

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    Underneath will be mounted one of these:

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    Which weighs 7kg.

    Looking at it now I might have to attach at least 1 leg to the middle of it because of the weight?

    Anyone have any better ideas? Is it even possible to mount something so heavy to a laminate worktop? It's not just the weight of the product but also the enclosure it will slide into... which will consist of wooden battens and an outer plywood slide-over box.

    Thanks guys.
     
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    Normal wood screw , 7kg is very little weight .
     
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  5. Looks like a 2U to me.
     
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    drawer sliders.
     
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