The heart of the SpeedBrace is the 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" notching system that makes for fast and easy alignment after installing a level cleat along the wall. 1,000 lbs. load capacity per pair (on 16" centers). Perfect for your shelves, countertops & workstation. Sold individually.
Also see the Stealth SpeedBrace and the Deco SpeedBrace.
SpeedBrace 5x8 Technical Specification Drawing (PDF)
SpeedBrace 8x12 Technical Specification Drawing (PDF)
SpeedBrace 15x18 Technical Specification Drawing (PDF)
SpeedBrace 21x24 Technical Specification Drawing (PDF)
SpeedBrace 21x28 Technical Specification Drawing (PDF)
Can I install the SpeedBraces more than 16" apart?
You can do 32" on center, but it really depends on the type of material you are using as the shelf, countertop, etc.. When weight is applied and the material sags between the braces, the SpeedBraces will twist and ultimately will fail. As long as there is no sag between each SpeedBrace, and you install into studs, they will still hold up to 1000 lbs.
Are SpeedBraces sold in pairs or individually?
You always give the load rating as 1,000lbs/pair. Can this be safely restated as 500lbs/brace? So if we’re doing something longer – about 3 feet – and support it on 3 Speedbraces, would it hold 1,500 lbs (evenly distributed)?
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