Our heavy duty floating shelf brackets are among the strongest available on the market, rated at 40kg load per bracket. We have two sizes available, the only difference being the length of the main bar that sits inside the shelf – 150mm and 250mm. Therefore we recommend these for heavy duty floating shelves in depths from 175mm up to 400mm, with a minimum thickness of 35mm.
They come provided with two retaining screws complete with Fischer UX8 wall plugs. We recommend these heavy duty floating shelf brackets for use with solid walls only. You can use the wall brackets in plasterboard wall situations but they will require fixing into stud work. You will require 8mm and 14mm masonry drill bits for installing this fixing into the wall and a 14mm auger bit for drilling the holes in the back of the shelf.
The incredibly strong 12mm solid bar runs through the centre of the shelf bracket and is set into the wall. This removes the weak spot often found in other types of floating shelf bracket. This means that you can use these wall brackets for supporting deep floating shelves. Our heavy duty floating shelf brackets can support bedside tables and even sink basins making them truly versatile and reliable.
For lighter duty floating shelf applications please see our Multi Wall Floating Shelf Brackets or Light Duty Floating Shelf Brackets. As we design all of our own fixings we should have a solution for almost every wall and shelf type.
Fitting our Heavy Duty Floating Shelf Brackets
For installation of these heavy duty floating shelf brackets we recommend a 14mm hole to secure the main shelf pin and two 8mm holes for the retaining screws. To achieve the 40kg load rating we also recommend that you install the shelf brackets using our chemical resin method. Please head to the “Video” tab above for fitting and weight testing videos.
For our heavy duty floating shelf brackets we recommend using three fixings per meter of shelf. This is based on a typical 400mm depth oak floating shelf. However you should use your own discretion when calculating fixing spacings. Fixing quantity should be based on the expected shelf usage and strength of the wall.
We recommend setting these floating shelf brackets with a routed pocket in the back of the shelf that clears the fixing plate. You will need to do this in order to achieve a flush fitment to the wall. This can be done easily with the addition of our Heavy Duty Shelf Bracket Routing Jig and a standard 12.7mm router bit.
If you are unsure of which fixing might be best for your application then don’t hesitate to contact us and we should be able to advise you.
All our shelf fixings are of our own design and they are made solely for BespOak Interiors. Consequently they are only avaiable to buy direct. Please contact us for information on bulk pricing options for any of the fixings in our range.