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Installation Tips & Fasteners by Size

Flat-Top Cleat installation using the provided cardboard template or the optional stainless steel template/backing plate.

4.5 Inch Cleat

  • Use Num. 10 Oval Head Sheet Metal Screws or 10-24 Oval Head Machine Screws
  • Use Forstner Bits
  • Cut large holes 3/4 inch and small holes 1/2 inch
  • Use sabre saw or router to cut between the holes

6 Inch Cleat

  • Use Num. 14 Oval Head Sheet Metal Screws or 1/4-20 Oval Head Machine Screws
  • Use Forstner Bits
  • Cut large holes 7/8 inch and small holes 1/2 inch
  • Use sabre saw or router to cut between the holes

8 Inch Cleat

  • Use Num. 14 Oval Head Sheet Metal Screws or 1/4-20 Oval Head Machine Screws
  • Use Forstner Bits
  • Cut large holes 1-1/8 inch and small holes 3/4 inch
  • Use sabre saw or router to cut between the holes

10 Inch Cleat

  • Use Num. 14 Oval Head Sheet Metal Screws or 1/4-20 Oval Head Machine Screws
  • Use Forstner Bits
  • Cut large holes 1-3/4 inch and small holes 3/4 inch
  • Use sabre saw or router to cut between the holes

10 Inch HD Cleat

  • Use 3/8 inch Oval Head Machine Screws
  • Use Forstner Bits
  • Cut large holes 1-3/4 inch and small holes 3/4 inch
  • Use sabre saw or router to cut between the holes

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*It is the customer's responsibility to determine what kind of fasteners are required for their specific application. In many applications the above fasteners are commonly used.