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The Basics

Every wall hanging system consists of three primary elements:

1. The Rail or load bearing apparatus directly connected to the wall or ceiling
2. The cord, cable or bar which functions as the extension of the rail down the length of the wall, and
3. The hook or other fixture that connects the hanging system with the artwork
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1. The Rail

Choosing the right Rail - A Matter of Form and Function


Your choice of rail will depend on what matters most to you. All our rails are created to be discreet and practically invisible, but some are more discreet than others. If form is a matter of great importance then our Minirail® or our standard Cliprail system would be your choice as they are lightweight but are able to carry loads up to 55 lbs. per linear yard. However, if your need is to hang heavy artwork or work that requires anti theft devices then our J-Rail systems will handle that job quite nicely.


The Minirail® our most popular
Minirail® - The smallest rail in the world

The Minirail® has become our most popular rail system since its inception in 2004. It combines elegance with ease of use and yet can sustain weights of up to 55 lbs. per linear yard.

Sitting at a height of 5/8" (16 mm) it extends a mere 3/8" (9 mm) from the wall. This rail is the choice of rails for most architects and home owners. Available in white or silver and can be painted to match any wall color imaginable. Click here for more details.
The Minirail System
J Rail MAX installation for large artwork
The J Rail MAX System The J-Rail MAX - Our Herculean rail for those heavy items

Robust with clean lines and easy access to installing, rearranging or adding new artwork. The J-Rail Max holds up to 220 lbs per linear Yard! Add an additional hook to any frame that extends beyond 36" and you've just doubled your capacity.

The J-Rail has been a favorite choice of Galleries and Museums throughout the world and comes in both enamel oven-baked white or anodized silver. All our white rails can be prepped for painting. To learn more about this great system click here.




2. The Cords and Hooks

Cords and Hooks - Different lengths and different strengths for peace of mind


Our systems are dependent on the Stas Cords with the patented Cobrahead® technology. Each cord with the Cobra head was designed to allow you to place your artwork exactly where you want, when you want and how you want. There's no longer a need to feed all the cords at the start of a rail and move them over to the position desired. In fact, our cords allow you to add, subtract or rearrange any cord at anytime without laboring over small or large changes making the process of decorating your walls fast, simple and easy, truly giving you peace of mind.





Stas Perlon cords with the patented Cobrahead technology
Stas Perlon Cord with Cobrahead® - Strength that bears all the weight

The Minirail® has become our most popular rail system since its inception in 2004. It combines elegance with ease of use and yet can sustain weights of up to 55 lbs. per linear yard.

Sitting at a height of 5/8" (16 mm) it extends a mere 3/8" (9 mm) from the wall. This rail is the choice of rails for most architects and home owners. Available in white or silver and can be painted to match any wall color imaginable. Click here for more details.
J Rail MAX installation for large artwork
The J Rail MAX System The J-Rail MAX - Our Herculean rail for those heavy items

Robust with clean lines and easy access to installing, rearranging or adding new artwork. The J-Rail Max holds up to 220 lbs per linear Yard! Add an additional hook to any frame that extends beyond 36" and you've just doubled your capacity.

The J-Rail has been a favorite choice of Galleries and Museums throughout the world and comes in both enamel oven-baked white or anodized silver. All our white rails can be prepped for painting. To learn more about this great system click here.











Minirail
Smallest in the world
Cliprail
Most Economical
J Rail Max
Our heavy weight
Cliprail PRO
Professional/Industrial
Weight capacity
55 lbs per 39 3/8"
(25kg)
44 lbs per 39 3/8"
(20 kg)
220 lbs per 39 3/8"
(100 kg)
99 lbs per 39 3/8"
(45 kg)
Mount on
Wall Wall Wall Wall
Color White or silver White or silver White or silver White or silver
Size (w x h)
3/8 x 5/8"
(9 x 16 mm)
5/16 x 1"
(8,2 x 25 mm)
3/8 x 13/16"
(9 x 20 mm)
7/16 x 1 1/8"
(11 x 28 mm)
Mounting instructions Minirail Brochure
Cliprail Standard pdf file
Stas picture hanging J rail max
Stas picture hanging Cliprail Pro
Videos
Minirail youtube video
Cliprail Video Stas picture hanging J rail max video
Stas picture hanging clip rail pro video









We're here to help

Each rail system has been uniquely designed to perform a specific function or to resolve a particular issue. Although one solution may seem a perfect fit for your needs that may not necessarily be the case unless every issue has been presented and fully discussed. Our staff has the knowledge and understanding of what are the most important questions to ask when choosing the right system for you. By clicking below and submitting your requests one of our specialists will help you in choosing which system will provide the most satisfaction.


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About Shades Picture Hanging Systems

Providing simple, flexible elegant solutions in wall decorations that make life easier and last for generations. We want to help smart people making intelligent choices about every aspect of their wall decor, that is our passion. Every wall in every building is our goal. For Express Shipping, email info@staspicturehanging.com or call (805) 691-9047 for rates.

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