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wire shelf supports - strength

by RalphCompton
posted 01-13-2018 05:34 PM


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#1 posted 01-13-2018 05:48 PM

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#2 posted 01-13-2018 05:56 PM

Richelieu hardware claims that they support 35 kg (about 80 lbs). https://www.richelieu.com/ca/en/category/furniture-equipment/wall-shelf-supports/specialized-shelf-support/magic-wire/1015228
That would have to include the weight of the shelf.

Loren’s linked site says that: “A fully loaded bookshelf weighs 20-40 pounds (9-18 kg) per running foot, or 60-120 pounds (27-54 kg) for a 3′ wide shelf. A value of 35 pounds per running foot is used by some for library shelving. Fine Woodworking magazines can weigh up to 40 pounds per foot.”
This suggests to me that the wire supports may not be up to the job.

-- Jeremy, in the Acadian forests

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