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SUB08 Aluminium Sub Frame 1400mm 1 Pair

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SUB08 Aluminium Sub-Frame 1400mm 1 Pair

What is a sub-frame?
- A frame cut to size and fitted to the back of the panel with heavy-duty bonding tape
- It is an extruded aluminium profile, with a matt silver anodised finish
- Mitred corners are joined with metal plates, fixed with a screwdriver
- Hangers are fitted to the frame

What does a sub-frame do?
- Provides a means of fitting hangers to allow the panel to hang on normal picture hooks
- Adds rigidity to the panel
- Gives the panel a feeling of weight and enhances the quality
- Spaces the panel away from the wall so that it appears to float

How big should your sub frame be?

For square cut profiles using Moulded Push-In Corners (for SUB15 only) - measure the printed panel and allow 25-75mm border (depending on panel size). Take the external measurements of the sub frame e.g. 300mm x 500mm. Subtract 27mm to each end to allow for the width of the push in corners, making the framed example 446mm x 246mm.

For mitre cut profiles using Steel Push-In Corners or Double-Plate Hardware - do the same as you would for square cut profiles but there's no need to subtract to all for the moulding push in corners.

Adhere the sub frame to the printed panel with HD Bonding Tape 6919. Remember, adhesive products work best if the surfaces to be bonded are totally clean and grease free. Use solvent surface wipes 9837 (sachets) or 9838 (tub).

Download the Sub Frame Measuring Guide.

Lion supply sub-frame profiles in 3m lengths, as precision mitred pairs in standard and in bespoke sizes. Click here to order bespoke sizes through our Chop Service.

Choose between three profiles, SUB08 is 8mm, SUB15 is 15mm deep and SUB25 is 25mm deep.

SUB08 Precision mitred pairs in these standard lengths:

SUB08-200     200mm
SUB08-300     300mm
SUB08-400     400mm
SUB08-500     500mm
SUB08-600     600mm
SUB08-650     650mm
SUB08-700     700mm
SUB08-900     900mm
SUB08-1100     1100mm
SUB08-1400     1400mm

SUB08-1400 Aluminium Sub-Frame, 1400mm, 1 pair

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TypeSub frames
ForHanging panels

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