Are shelf pins a standard size?
WidgetCo’s shelf pin collection comes in a variety of finishes from antique brass to polished nickel. Our shelf pins also come in an array of sizes from 3mm, 5mm (3/16″). up to a 1/4 inch and even the hard-to-find European standard 7mm size.
What sizes do shelf support pegs come in?
Details. All Nickel Shelf Pin Sizes Included / pegs are used to support a shelf in place on any entertainment center, bookcase, or project with 3mm, 5mm, 1/4″, and 7mm shelf holes.
What size are shelf pin holes?
The shelf support pegs fit 1/4″ shelf holes on cabinets, entertainment centers, bookcases, kitchen cabinets and elsewhere. 1/4″ Shelf Pins install easily by hand. NOTE: optional 1/4″ Shelf Sleeves require a 9/32″ shelf hole.
What size are kitchen shelf pins?
Spool shelf support size: 5 mm/0.20 inch in diameter; Cylindrical shaped shelf pins size: 5 mm in diameter, overall length is 16 mm/ 0.59 inch; Dowel pins sizes: 5 mm in diameter; 25 mm in Length.
How wide should shelf supports be?
Supporting brackets for most shelves should be spaced no more than 24 inches apart for light to medium loads (15 to 20 pounds per foot). This means that the vertical slotted pilasters must be spaced at about that distance from one another on the wall.
How much weight can a shelf pin hold?
The shear strength of metal shelf pins is WAY bigger than 25 lbs (like around 1500 lbs for a 1/4″ mild steel pin), so I’m guessing the rating is based on the worst possible shelf panel material, which is probably particle board.
What can you use instead of shelf pins?
Tip: Use a Screw as a Missing Desk Pin/Shelf Peg You can use a screw instead. Screw in at an angle to ensure the screw is in place.
What is the smallest shelf pin size?
If you need to support some shelves that are fairly light weight, and want to make things as unobtrusive as possible, then these shelf pins from Dugan Hardware Systems are just the thing! They use 3mm holes, which are so small, they’re practically invisible!