6 – Mounting Options

6 – Mounting Options

Guide – How to mount your plaque

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Plaque Mounting Instructions

LUGS & SCREWS

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Lugs & Screws are used for a concealed mount where drilled lugs are added on the back of the plaque and screws used to hold in place for mounting to brick, stone or cement.

Flat backed plaques have no lugs or screw holes unless otherwise requested.

Flat backed plaques has no lugs or screw holes unless otherwise requested.

HOW-TO-DO-IT

  1. Screws (or studs) attached into the lugs (threaded holes) on back of the plaque.
  2. Use the screws to locate the points on mounting surface and drill holes in mounting surface slightly larger than threaded screw.
  3. If wall is solid such as cement or brick;
    i)  Discard any washers or nuts and fill holes using ‘Liquid Nails’, ‘Epoxy’ or other permanent mastic.
    ii)  Push screws into the holes and anchor plaque until mastic hardens.
  4. If you can get to the back of the wall;
    i)  Insert screws through holes and have it held in place.
    ii)  From the rear, place washers on screws and secure with nut
  5. Use liquid epoxy in ribbons across the back of the plaque to assist gluing to the rock or wall surface.

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COUNTERSINK SCREWS

Mounting-countersink_screwCountersink screws are the smallest plaque mounting option.

This method of mounting is typical for mounting on a park bench or memorial wall. Plaque is mounted to surface using construction adhesive or by bolting from the rear. This option can be used on almost any surface. Wood screws can be used to fasten directly into timber or machine screws selected for mounting when fastening to a solid wall such as concrete.

HOW-TO-DO-IT

  1. Using holes in plaque to locate points on mounting surface, drill holes in mounting surface to accommodate expansion sleeve.
  2. Insert expansion sleeves into all holes.
  3. Insert screws through plaque and fasten into expansion sleeves.
  4. You can use liquid epoxy in ribbons across the back of the plaque to assist gluing to the timber or concrete surface.

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