Knowing the correct weight capacity of your hanging system is critical to creating a proper design, but also to ensuring that your beautiful display will remain beautiful where you place it.
In this photo, four popular tracks are shown. From left to right they are referred to as “Wall Track”, “Ceiling Track”, Click Rail Track, and Contempo Track. There is a sizeable difference between the rated weight capacity of each of these tracks. This open-face wall track will support 300 lbs., ceiling track is rated for 150 lbs., while the last two will support 78 lbs. within each length of track.
These data may also be referred to as the weight each length of track can safely support along its length, typically six feet.. These capacities are large enough to meet the needs of almost any building application, however, we also make a specialized track for extreme applications that will support up to 600 lbs. per eight-foot length. Be aware that most wall objects seem heavier than their actual weight. The way to be certain is to simply … weigh the object.
It is important to note that these are the rated weight capacities for tracks. Each vertical member and fitting also has a rating, and these must be taken into consideration when creating the right hanging system for your project. We also offer a Weight Support Guide, which goes into considerably more detail regarding aspects of suspending weight from our hanging systems. It also offers work-arounds for when your application extends beyond our published standards.
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If you have questions or would like to learn more about our products, please contact our Customer Support at email@example.com, or give us a call at 866 935-6949 (toll free) or at our local number 450 619-7999.
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