How far apart are shelf standards?

How far apart are shelf standards?

Supporting brackets for most shelves should be spaced no more than 24 inches apart for light to medium loads (15 to 20 pounds per foot). This means that the vertical slotted pilasters must be spaced at about that distance from one another on the wall.

How far apart should Supports be for shelving?

For light to medium loads, shelving brackets should be spaced no more than 24 inches apart. For longer wire shelving, attach a bracket at least every 48 inches. For heavier loads, increase the size of your brackets and decrease the space between them.

What are wall standards?

Wall standards are the tried and true system for organizing wall space and making maximum use of unused areas of your retail store. Compelling wall displays around the perimeter of your store will ensure that wall space is put to profitable use.

How wide should shelves be?

Shelf depth is determined by the size of the items to be stored, generally within the range of 6 to 24 inches. Shelf depth for a general purpose bookshelf is usually 10 to 12 inches….Contact Us.

Storage Item Spacing Depth
Small Paperbacks 8″ 8″
General Reading 10″ 10″
Videotapes 10″ 7″
Magazines 12″ 12″

What are shelf supports called?

Types of shelf supports: L-shaped shelf supports are named shelf bracket and they are a subset of angle brackets. Cabinet shelf support, wardrobe shelf support, shelf pin, shelf support peg, shelf support push, plug-in shelf support – when used in a wardrobe or cabinet.

How do I make sure shelves are level?

Easy tips to line up shelves vertically

  1. For the next shelf use your 2′ or 4′ level. Hold the level to the board you just screwed to the bracket and adjust the shelf below it until it’s level (looking at the bottom bubble in this picture).
  2. This will ensure your shelves are plumb, or vertically aligned.

How thick should shelves be?

Use 3/4-inch thick materials for shelves and bookcase structure. If you’re using hardwood solids, it’s OK to boost the thickness to 1 1/4 inch for almost unlimited support.

Are 12 inch shelves deep enough?

Unless your closet uses tall doors or doors that go all the way to the ceiling, a 12 inch shelf depth is recommended. The reason is because of the space between the header and the top shelf in the closet.

What is the standard size for shelf pins?

WidgetCo’s shelf pin collection comes in a variety of finishes from antique brass to polished nickel. Our shelf pins also come in an array of sizes from 3mm, 5mm (3/16″). up to a 1/4 inch and even the hard-to-find European standard 7mm size.