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Slatwall Installation Guide

Slatwall Applications:

Our range of Slatwall can really enhance your merchandising area. With our wide range of Slatwall Veneers, Coloured Slatwall and even Concrete Effect Slatwall, you can easy blend your new Slatwall Showcase into your existing decor.

Slatwall Displays are extremely versatile and probably the most common of all retail display systems. Together with our huge assortment of Slatwall Accessories, we have all the Slatwall Fittings needed to display any type of product.

As any retailer will tell you, presentation is everything. You only have a few seconds to make an impression on a new customer. So having a smart, clean merchandising area that showcases your products to full potential is paramount. Slatwall Panels allow you to display your goods at eye level, making it easy for your customers to engage with your products.

Uni-Shop stock over 28 finishes of Slatwall and more are being added all the time. We can even manufacture bespoke Slatwall Colours & Finishes, if you want something unique. We also have a large collection of Slatwall Inserts, Slatwall Trims and Slatwall Joining Sections. Allowing you to present your merchandise professionally.

We also have a huge variety of Metal Slatwall Fittings, such as Slatwall Hooks and Slatwall Garment Rails. These are perfect for showing a mixed product display. We also stock Slatwall Shelving in MDF format or Glass Slatwall Shelves to help you promote just about any product. Together with our Slatwall Acrylic Shelves and Slatwall Display Stands we are sure you will not find a better range.

Installing Slatwall

Slatwall is used by thousands of retailers and a host of other businesses to display any product imaginable. It's very adaptable and easy to fit and by purchasing smaller boards, they are easier to work with and weigh much less.

Our quality Slatwall Panels are manufactured in the UK, using 18mm thick MDF. This material has shown to be very strong and durable. They are covered either with a melamine finish or a classic wood veneer, both of which will retain their smart appearance. Slatwall Panels can easily be wiped clean and will stay looking great. Together with our Slatwall Inserts that strengthen the Slatwall, your new Slatwall sales area will last for years to come.

We stock Slatwall Panels in two different sizes of 2.4m x 1.2m portrait style or 1.2m x 1.2m square. Slatwall grooves are at a 100mm pitch. We are also able to produce a 2.4m x 1.2m landscape format and can supply Slatwall Panels slotted on 50mm, 75mm or a 200mm pitch.

Our 1.2m square boards have 12 slots, so you would need one pack of our Slatwall Inserts per panel. 2.4m x 1.2m Slatwall Panels are the standard size and have 23 slots, so you will need two packs of Inserts.

If you have perfectly dry flat solid walls, you can fix your Slatwall Panels directly to them. By drilling through the slots of the Slatwall Panel using long screws and raw plugs, you can hide the fixings with Slatwall Inserts.

You can also fix your Slatwall Panels to a wall using wooden battens. This is often easier and helps you to maintain a fixed height of the boards and aids simple fixing of Slatwall Joining Strips. Battens should be fixed to your wall at 600mm spaces, this allows each panel to be supported by three battens.

For Slatwall Panels holding a lot of weight we suggest using our Aluminium Inserts and fixing battens at 300mm spaces. This would mean each panel is supported by four battens. Simply fix the panels to them using the same method as mentioned above.

You can cut panels to size using a saw, but we recommend that you only trim the last panel in a run. By using our Slatwall Edging Trims, it will give you a professional finish.

Trade Tip: How to hide the shadow line of the vertical butt joint

  1. Cut the first set of Inserts in half making 2 x 600mm lengths.
  2. Install the half length of Insert to the first 1200mm wide panel, so that it only covers half of the length of the groove.
  3. Next install a full length Insert alongside the half length, so that it bridges across the butt joint.
  4. Download our Slatwall guide.

Uni-Shop (Fitting) Ltd

Units 6-8A Takeley Business Centre.
Dunmow Road, Takeley.
Essex. CM22 6SJ
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Tel: 01279 870 333
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