SLIMLINE Installation Tips

3 easy steps to turning your space into a stylish and fabulous display.

Step 1    Attach your Artrack rail to the wall
Step 2    Attach and position your hanging sets
Step 3      Position your picture or hanging item

Step 1.  Attach your Artrack rail to the wall

  1. Measure your wall. This will give you the length of track you will need to Artrack your wall. Artrack extrusion can be used on gyprock, masonary and concrete walls.
  2. Using a string line, spirit level, mark a line at the desired height for the Artrack fixings.

    Installation tips for picture hanging systems: Slimline range
  3. Along the line, mark out your fixing positions as per the plastic fixing guide below. If mounting on masonary or concrete use a masonary bit to drill holes.

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  4. Once the fixing holes are marked and drilled you then need to attach the fixing clips to the wall. Different wall’s will require different wall anchors depending on your surface, Plasterboard = Artrack Mates + Screws, Concrete or Cavity Brick = Wall Plugs + Screws, Studded Wall = Wood Screws.

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  5. Once your fixing clips are mounted to the wall, simply install your track by pushing the track onto the fixing clips. Make sure the track is secure on the wall before attaching your hanging accessories.

    Installation tips for picture hanging systems: Slimline range

Fixing Guide

Warning

Remember to wear eye and ear protection, and always follow safe work practices, when installing the Artrack extrusion.

Step 2.  Attach and position your hanging sets

  1. Once you have firmly attached the Artrack to the wall you will need to fit your hanging set.
  2. Attach the cobra hook end of your cable onto the track. You can insert the cable at any point on the track.

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Step 3.  Position your picture or hanging item

  1. Slide the cable end through the picture hook and slide the fitting to the desired height. To release down, push the plunger down and move the fitting.

    Installation tips for picture hanging systems: Slimline range
  2. Attach your artwork to the hook and level.

    Installation tips for picture hanging systems: Slimline range Installation tips for picture hanging systems: Slimline range

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Handy Hints

  • Painting rail
  • Hanging more than 1 painting off a cable
  • Staggering your paintings
  • Benefits of picture mounts

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