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Mounting Options

Available mounting options for Metal Letters & Logos, Plastic Letters & Logos, Illuminated Letters & Logos, Changeable Copy and Plaques. 

Metal Letters & Logos

  • Bottom Rail Mount

    Rail mount is available on letters at least 4" high and 3/8" thick.  Letters are drilled and tapped on the bottom returns.  If letters are over 8" high a tie-back (not supplied) is recommended to secure the letter. (view drawing)

  • Stud Mount

    Letter backs are drilled and tapped to receive threaded studs. Studs are pressed into pre-drilled wall holes and secured with adhesive and/or anchors – based on the wall type and letter weight. Studs can be aligned in-line for brick or block mortar upon request.  (view drawing)

  • Top Rail Mount

    Rail mount is available on letters at least 4" high and 3/8" thick.  Letters are drilled and tapped on the top returns.  If letters are over 8" high a tie-back (not provided) is recommended to secure the letter. (view drawing)

  • Top Stud Mount

    Top stud mount is available on letters at least 4" high and 3/8" thick.  Letters are drilled and tapped on the top returns.  If letters are over 8" high a tie-back (not supplied) is recommended to secure the letter. (view drawing)

  • Bottom Stud Mount

    Bottom stud mount is available on letters at least 4”high and 3/8”thick.  Letters are drilled and tapped on the bottom returns – as an option for freestanding letters. If letters are over 8”high, a tie-back (not supplied) is recommended to secure the letters. (view drawing)

  • Double Rail Mount

    A Double Rail mount is available on metal letters at least 4”high.  Letters are drilled and tapped to receive attachment screws for two horizontal aluminum rails. Typical cast letters are mounted with C-Channel rails, while Flat Cut letters are mounted with flat bar rails. (view drawing)

  • Bottom Angle Bracket

    A Bottom Angle Bracket mount is available on metal letters at least 4”high.  Letters are drilled and tapped on the bottom back to receive an L-shaped aluminum rail – designed as an option for freestanding letters.  If letters are over 12”high, a tie-back (not supplied) is recommended to secure the letters. (view drawing)

Plastic Letters & Logos

  • Plain Mount

    Letters with no mounting hardware, Display Letters can be attached to mounting surface with a combination of adhesive or double-faced tape – applied by installer – based on surface and letter weight.

  • Double Faced Tape Mount

    Double face tape mount comes with either partial or fully covered backs with a VHB, double faced tape. Volume of tape is based on letter size and gauge. Heavier letters may require tape and adhesive (such as epoxy on acrylic) to properly secure letters. VHB tape is designed for interior, flat, dry wall installations. 

  • Stud Mount

    Stud blocks are solvent bonded to letter backs to receive a 10-24 stud.  These blocks will require the letters to stand-off the mounting surface approximately 3/8" - 1/2".  Drilling patterns are required for this installation. (view drawing)

  • Flush Stud

    Thicker letters (min. 3/8" th) can be drilled and tapped for stud installation.  Specify if studs need to be in line for brick / block mortar joints or rails. 

  • Pad Mount

    Letters are supplied with plastic pads on the backs of letters. Secure the letters to the wall by using a spacing tape guide and silicone adhesive. Adjustable or flush pads available upon request.  

  • Combination Mount

    Combination of studs and pads. Stud through a pad on the top portion of each letter, pads only on the bottom portion of each letter. Mounting procedure is the same as a Stud Mount with the addition of securing pads to the mounting surface with adhesive. Studs can be aligned in-line for brick or block mortar upon request.  Laser cut letters (min. 3/8" th) can be drilled and tapped to receive studs to allow for a flush mounting.  Drilling patterns are required for this installation.

  • Combination All Mount

    Combination of studs and pads on all mounts. Stud through a pad on the top and bottom portion of each letter. Mounting procedure is the same as a Stud Mount with the addition of securing pads to the mounting surface with adhesive. Studs can be aligned in-line for brick or block mortar upon request.  Drilling patterns are required for this installation.

  • Rail Mount

    Letters with pads or studs that are aligned for horizontal rails. Letters are pre-assembled in Sign Shop before install – the installed in sections to the wall. Rails can be plastic or metal bars, C-Channel or angle brackets. 

  • Other Mounts

    Letters with either pads or studs that are aligned for horizontal rails. Letters are pre-assembled in Sign Shop before install – the installed in sections to the wall. Rails can be plastic or metal bars, C-Channel or angle brackets. 

Illuminated Letters & Logos

  • Wall Mount

    Letters are secured to walls with screws - type and size to match letter weight and mounting surface type. Holes pre-drilled into letter backs by installer, screws pass through plastic and into mounting surface. Washers and/or anchors may be required.

  • Rail/Raceway Mount

    Letters are secured to raceways or rails (containing wires) with screws – type and size to match letter weight and mounting surface type. Holes pre-drilled into letter backs by installer, screws pass through plastic and into raceway or rail. Washer and/or wall anchors may be required.

  • Other Mounts

    Letters designed to create a halo effect (when lit with LEDs) are typically mounted to walls with studs and spacers to stand-off the wall – thus creating a halo. Typical stand-off is around 1-1/2", but can vary based on desired halo look and mounting surface color or sheen. Illuminated letters provided with LEDs and a UL Listing will be provided with installation and wiring instructions – and required special considerations regarding any electrical work – based on local and national electric (NEC) and UL codes or requirements. 

Changeable Copy

  • Track On Wall

    Flat changeable Pronto or Moon-Glo letter track is either glued or screwed to walls. The track is designed to allow letters to be removed from the face with a Change Arm. Track spacing is based on letter size and mounting surface.

  • Track On Panels

    Flat changeable Pronto or Moon-Glo track is either glued to panels or attached with nylon rivetes. The track is designed to allow letters to be removed from the face with a Change Arm. Track spacing is based on letter size and mounting surface.

  • Marquee Letters

    Dimensional Slotted or Snap-Lok Letters are designed to be installed onto custom profile extruded track. Clear Slotted plastic track can be either screwed to the wall or glued to plastic panels. Snap-Lok plastic or aluminum H-bars are designed to be attached with bar clips to panels or walls (view drawing). 

Plaques

  • Plain Mount

    Plaques with no mounting hardware that can be attached to mounting surface with a combination of adhesive or double-faced tape – based on surface and plaque weight.

  • Blind Stud Mount

    Back of plaque is drilled and tapped to receive threaded studs. Studs are pressed into pre-drilled wall holes and secured with adhesive and/or anchors – based on the wall type and letter weight. Studs can be aligned in-line for brick or block mortar upon request.(view drawing)

  • Solid Wall

    Machine screws, passing through plaque holes, with or without decorative rosettes. Screws are either bonded into wall holes with adhesive or a combination of adhesives and anchors – based on wall and plaque size and weight. (view drawing)

  • Hollow Wall

    Machine screws with toggle, passing through plaque holes, with or without decorative rosettes. Screws are then tightened to expand toggle in a hollow wall cavity. (view drawing)

  • Wood Mount

    Wood screws, passing through plaque holes, with or without decorative rosettes. Screws are screwed into a wooden wall surface or bonded with adhesive to further secure. (view drawing)

  • Garden Stake

    Machine screws are inserted through 5/16”-thick black anodized stakes into the back of the plaque. Maximum plaque size is 12” x 8” for one stake or 20” x 8” for two stakes. Available in heights of 24”, 36” and 48”. (view drawing)

  • Post Cap

    Cast as part of an aluminum or bronze plaque, the post cap mount is designed to fit on 1-1/2", 2" or 3" ID schedule 40 posts.  Available on almost any custom plaque, single or double-sided, up to 30" x 30".  Post sold separately. (view drawing)