Cleat Hangers & French Cleats | Sign Bracket Store
Cleat Hangers & French Cleats
Make hanging signs, panels, and other large objects easy with our French Cleats and Hangers and Z-Clips. Approved for use on wallboard, plywood, concrete, hollow or grout-filled block, brick, and plaster, you can use this hardware indoors or out. Made from commercial-grade extruded aluminum alloy, each piece is sturdy and weatherproof. These hardware options are the perfect solution for simply and securely mounting mirrors, artwork, headboards, window boxes, and more. Cleat fixings are also often used as flush mount cabinet and shutter hardware fasteners.
We stock various sizes of this hardware, from 2" to 12" long with two pre-drilled holes, or in stock lengths of 2', 4', 6' or 8' with holes drilled every 8", standard. Any pieces in this hardware collection can also be custom cut or drilled to your specifications.
Features & Benefits
- Made from heavy-duty, extruded aluminum
- Durable for indoor and outdoor use
- Rust resistant
- Hidden from sight when mounted
- Custom cut or drilled to spec
French Cleat Hangers and Z-clips are a commonly used tool for hanging signs, cabinets, panels, boxes or any large object that needs support across its full length for mounting. This industrial strength hardware can be used in a wide variety of applications where large objects need to be mounted along a flat surface and are commonly used in commercial and industrial settings. Use metal cleats to display large commercial artwork in a contemporary way; rugged extruded aluminum construction guarantees a rust free and lightweight installation solution.
These wall brackets are not only simple and effective tools for sturdy flush mounting, they also provide the ideal solution for projects where hardware needs to be hidden from sight. Unlike other hangers, clips or nails, these flush mount hangers make for a clean suspension that ensures viewers are focused on the visual of your hung object, not the hardware used to fasten it.
In most installations, the hanger clip one length of the bracket system needs to be installed on a wall and another length flipped upside down needs to be fastened to the object being hung. Because the weight of the object is being dispersed along the entire length of the hardware, heavier objects can be mounted efficiently and securely with this heavy-duty hardware. When properly affixed to flat surfaces, cleat hangers or hanger clips display your shelving, artwork, signs, mirrors, laminate-clad paneling and more with impeccable strength.
When choosing the proper style of cleat there are a few factors to keep in mind: particularly, the weight of the object, the offset and the drop. The offset is the distance between the back of the object and the wall, and the drop - sometimes referred to as the "lift" - is the distance the cleat drops as it nestles into the opposing track. So, typically speaking, the heavier duty the cleat, the larger the offset and the drop.
If you are hanging a heavy object that needs to be mounted as close to the wall as possible you would want to use more length and light duty (smaller offset) cleats. If the offset is not critical you should use heavy duty cleats.
Our Z-clips are sold in pairs. However, we do offer combinations of different sizes for custom projects upon request. To complete a custom order, or for questions on stock products please call us at 1-888-919-7446, 7am-5pm PST, M-F.