GenieClip Mount - Resilient Sound Isolation Clip for Heavy

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It’s not magic, it’s engineering.®
GENIECLIP® MOUNT
Resilient Sound Isolation Clip for
Heavy Mounting
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
NOTE: If at any time there is a question or concern as to the installation
methods please contact Pliteq Inc. or your local representative.
GenieClip® Mount Specifications
Width
1.63” (41 mm)
Height
6.25” ( 159 mm)
Depth
1.58” ( 40 mm)
Weight
0.41 lbs (186 grams)
Max Spacing along Stud Track OC
48” (1.22 m)
Max Design Load (Shear)
200 lbs (90 kg)
Max Design Load (Tension)
100 lbs (45 kg)
Metal Stud “T” Track Specifications
Gage minimum
20 ga. (30 mil)
Member Web Width
6” (152 mm)
Flange Width
1.25” (32 mm)
Max Spacing between GenieClip Mounts
48” (1.2 mm)
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Max Design Load (Shear)
200 lbs (90 kg)
Max Design Load (Tension)
100 lbs (45 kg)
NOTES
• Metal “T” Track must be true 20 ga. (30 mil) material not 20 ga.
equivalent
Fasteners for Wood, Steel or Concrete
Wood
Wood
#8, #10, or #12 x 2 ½” Coarse Thread Wood Screw or
#8, #10, or #12 x 2 ½” Coarse Thread Drywall Screw
Wood
Steel
#8, #10 or #12 x 1 ½” Fine Thread Self-Piercing Sheet Metal Screw
Steel
Concrete
3/16”
NOTES
• Use fasteners that will have a minimum of 120 lbs pull out or
shear strength in the wood, steel or concrete substrate.
Concrete
or ¼” x 2 ¼” Screw Anchor
• Tighten fasteners until they make solid contact with the top
washer on the GenieClip Mount. For best acoustic results DO
NOT OVER TIGHTEN
Fasteners for Metal Track to GenieClip Mount
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PLITEQ
Steel
#10 x ½” Sheet Metal Screws
NOTES
• Screw point can be sharp or self-tapping
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
INSTALLATION GUIDELINES
1. Layout location where mounting is needed.
2. Select number of GenieClip® Mount needed to
support the design load
(See load table).
3. Attach GenieClip Mount to structure on either
side of the mounting locations 48 inch (1.2 m)
o.c. max using appropriate fasteners as listed
below (Fig.1).
4. Insert metal track into GenieClip Mount
(Figure 2). Line up front face of track with end of
tabs on the GenieClip Mount (Fig.2b).
• Note: only needed if flange width does not
meet “T” track spec.
Maximum
Distance
48”
Figure 1
5. Secure track to GenieClip Mount with #10 x
½” sheet metal screws (Fig. 3).
• Note: 1 screw on top and bottom for shear
applications.
2 screws on top and bottom for tensile
applications.
• If installing in conjunction with the
GenieClip RST system refer to separate
GenieClip RST instructions.
6. Use appropriate screws to secure desired object
to metal track through the gypsum board wall.
Contact Us
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Figure 2
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For Your Project Specific Questions
T. 416.449.0049 | E. info@pliteq.com
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The information provided is accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time of issue. However, we reserve the right
to make changes when necessary without further notification. Suggested application may need to be modified to
conform with local building codes and conditions. We cannot accept responsibility for products that are not used, or
installed, to our specifications. All listed dimensions are nominal in imperial measure.
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