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Ceiling Support Recommendations

This guide outlines the amount of ceiling supports we would recommend using according to the track shape and length.

You can refer to this guide before making your selections to see the recommended supports and quantities needed.

Make sure you check the requirements for your track before placing your order.

Please contact us if you are unsure of which supports you need.

Straight Tracks

Track Length Fixing Recommendation
3m or less Wall-to-wall No ceiling support
3m - 6m Wall-to-wall 1 x V-Support
6m + Wall-to-wall 1 x V-Support and Straight Support + additional Straight Support for every 3m
3m or less One wall only 1 x V-Support
3m - 6m One wall only 1 x V Support and 1 x Straight Support
6m + One wall only 1 x V-Support and Straight Support + additional Straight Support for every 3m

 

L-Shape Tracks

Track Length Fixing Recommendation
3m or less Wall-to-wall 1 x Straight Support
Over 3m (either length) Wall-to-wall 1 x V-Support
3m or less One wall only 1 x V- Support and 1 x Straight Support
Over 3m (either length) One wall only 1 x V-Support and 1 x Straight Support

 

U-Shape Tracks

1 x Straight Support and 1 x V-Support as standard
U-Shape tracks are always fitted to walls on both ends
For track lengths over 3m, we would recommend using another Straight Support.

This guide is our recommendation only. It is the responsibility of our customers to ensure the correct supports and sufficient quantities are selected when ordering.

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