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Banner Arms & Brackets - BannerFlex® Series

The most durable banner hardware on the market

We are the preferred Canadian supplier for BannerFlex hardware. BannerFlex has proven to be the top choice for banner hardware with over 400,000 installations worldwide. With its sleek design, simple installation, and ability to flex in the wind, it is the perfect banner hardware choice for windy areas. Follow the 2 easy steps to choose the right banner hardware for your street banners:

Step 1 - Choose the banner bracket (3 options available): JR, Metro, D3.
Step 2 - Choose the banner arm (2 options available): Standard Round, Premium Airow.

Banner Bracket Features JR Metro D3
Suitable for banner size Small-Mid Mid Large
10-year warranty*
Bright aluminum or black powder-coated
Choice of standard round fibreglass arms
Choice of premium airow fibreglass arms  
Choice of fastener options (banding or bolted to poles)  
Adjustable banner bracket  
Canted for maximum performance  
Flower pot holders or flagpole adapters can be installed when banners are not in use    

*10-year manufacturer warranty may not apply to all banner sizes or if banners were not installed with proper banding and bolts. Please contact us for more information.

BannerFlex Banner Hardware View BannerFlex Banner Hardware Brochure
BannerFlex Banner Hardware Download BannerFlex Wall Mounts Brochure

Click on the tabs below to see bracket details as well as banner arm options.

For smaller banner displays

Features
  • 10-Year Warranty*
  • Ideal for Smaller Banners
  • Installs Quickly and Easily with Screw Gear Bands
  • Available in Bright Aluminum or Black Powder-Coated Options
  • Strong Corrosion Resistant Aluminum

The BannerFlex JR bracket was specifically designed for use with smaller banners while maintaining comparative strength to our line of other BannerFlex brackets.

The one-piece JR is perfect for banners 24"x48" or smaller. Screw-gear banding allows for ease of installation and adjustment. BannerFlex JR works exceptionally well on smaller diameter or decorative poles and is available with permanent or removable fibreglass arms.

Choice of banner arm for JR bracket:

BannerFlex Fibreglass Banner ArmStandard 13/16" Round Fibreglass Arm
• Pultruded fibreglass
• Available from 19" - 31" in length
• Black powder-coated option available

BannerFlex Banner Hardware Download BannerFlex JR Brochure
BannerFlex Banner Hardware Download BannerFlex JR Installation (English)

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*10-year manufacturer warranty may not apply to all banner sizes or if banners were not installed with proper banding and bolts. Please contact us for more information.

BannerFlex Metro Banner Bracket For mid-size banners on fluted and regular banner poles

Features
  • 10-Year Warranty*
  • Smaller Yet Adjustable Arms
  • Canted for maximum performance
  • Sleek and Attractive Appearance
  • Choice of Round Arm or Premium Airow Rod
  • Bright Aluminum or Black Powder-Coated
  • No Moving Parts To Wear Out

BannerFlex Metro® bracket was the first to be designed specifically to comfortably fit the majority of ornamental fluted and antique light poles. Enjoy all the benefits from BannerFlex D3, this streamlined, smaller bracket also incorporates the adjustability but uniquely features "inboard banding ports" for a compact, sleek look popular with architects and landscape architects. BannerFlex Metro is ideal for metropolitan areas which often present aesthetic and engineering challenges. It is available in both the Standard Round Arm and the Premium Airow® Rod and is protected by US patent.

Choice of banner arm for Metro bracket:

BannerFlex Fibreglass Banner ArmStandard 3/4" Round Fibreglass Arm
• Pultruded fibreglass
• Available from 19" - 37" in length
• Black powder-coated option available

BannerFlex Airow Banner Arm Premium 3/4" Airow Fibreglass Rod
• Eccentrically milled
• Pultruded fibreglass
• UV coated
• Perfect choice for high wind areas
• Available in 25" and 31" (for 24" to 30" banner widths only)

BannerFlex Banner Hardware Download BannerFlex Metro Brochure
BannerFlex Banner Hardware Download BannerFlex Metro Installation (English)
BannerFlex Banner Hardware Download BannerFlex Metro Installation (French)

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*10-year manufacturer warranty may not apply to all banner sizes or if banners were not installed with proper banding and bolts. Please contact us for more information.

For standard to large size banners

Features
  • Patented
  • 10-Year Warranty*
  • Canted for maximum performance
  • Choice of Fastener Options
  • Choice of Round Arm or Premium Airow Rod
  • Choice of Flower Pot or Flag Pole Arms
  • Strong Corrosion Resistant Aluminum
  • Bright Aluminum or Black Powder-Coated Options
  • No Moving Parts to Wear Out

BannerFlex D3 banner brackets are the ultimate choice for standard banner poles. These patented banner brackets have endured the test of time to become the benchmark of the banner hardware industry. Bracket arms can be adjusted without moving the main casting or can be removed altogether and replaced with flag or flower pot holders. BannerFlex D3 offers the highest level of durability and performance. There are no moving parts to wear out, providing peace of mind for years to come.

Choice of banner arm for D3 bracket:

BannerFlex Fibreglass Banner ArmStandard 13/16" Round Fibreglass Arm
• Pultruded fibreglass
• Available from 19" - 48" in length
• Black powder-coated option available

BannerFlex Airow Banner Arm Premium 3/4" Airow Fibreglass Rod
• Eccentrically milled
• Pultruded fibreglass
• UV coated
• Perfect choice for high wind areas
• Available in 25" and 31" (for 24" to 30" banner widths only)

BannerFlex Banner Hardware Download BannerFlex D3 Brochure
BannerFlex Banner Hardware Download BannerFlex D3 Installation (English)

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*10-year manufacturer warranty may not apply to all banner sizes or if banners were not installed with proper banding and bolts. Please contact us for more information.

BannerFlex Fibreglass Arm

BannerFlex Standard Round Fibreglass Arm

  • Provides flexibility while maintaining strength.
  • Absorbs wind energy to reduce stress on banner and light pole.
  • Inherent flexibility of the arm allows for return of banner to original taut position once wind subsides.
  • Increases banner longevity.
  • Lengths range from 19" - 48" depending on banner sizes and bracket purchased.
  • Black powder-coated option available.
  • 10-year warranty may not apply to all banner sizes. Please contact us for details.
BannerFlex Fibreglass Banner Arm

Standard round arms can be used for all 3 BannerFlex brackets.

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BannerFlex Airow Rod

BannerFlex Premium Airow Rod

  • Specially designed taper of fibreglass rod increases flexibility over standard rods by up to 50%.
  • Perfect for high wind areas and when extra wind load reduction is required.
  • Dissipates more wind energy to reduce stress on banner and light pole.
  • Available in 25" and 31" (for 24" to 30" banner widths only).
  • Inherent flexibility of the arm allows for return of arm and banner to original taut position once wind subsides
  • Increases banner longevity.
  • Increases flexibility while maintaining strength.
  • Patent applied for.
  • 10-year warranty may not apply to all banner sizes. Please contact us for details.
BannerFlex Airow Banner Arm

The BannerFlex Airow® Rod was designed in response to demands from customers in high-wind areas. With two years of extensive development and testing, Airow system has proven to be the ideal solution for secure high-wind installations. The unique shape allows more than twice the flexibility of the standard full-round arm by providing the necessary structural support nearest the pole and less and less support nearer the outside edge of the banner. This significantly dissipates the ultimate force on the banner and the utility pole and reduces the vibration onto the luminaire.

BannerFlex Banner Hardware Download BannerFlex Banner Amrs Brochure

Airow rods can be used with BannerFlex D3 and BannerFlex Metro brackets.

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Mounting BannerFlex Banner Brackets on Exterior Wall Applications

General Overview

Any BannerFlex banner bracket may be used to wall-mount banners onto exterior building walls. Generally speaking, we recommend a special mounting between the bracket and the exterior wall to increase the surface area of the installation.

Why is an extra mounting plate recommended?

Most exterior wall installations are brick or other masonry, wood siding or concrete. These walls were usually not designed for banner brackets to be directly mounted to the surface. Because the banner bracket's main casting is quite small (only about 21 square inches (3" x 7") for our largest model) the wind pressure transferred from the banner to the bracket becomes quite concentrated and puts an extreme force onto a very small area during major wind events.

Because the wall is not designed for this type of concentrated force, there is a tendency for the outer edges of the main casting to quickly wear into the surface. This happens through constant motion of prevailing winds and slight movement of the main casting. While this vibration has little effect on the typical street pole installation, it will eventually wear and loosen the wall-mounted installation. The looser the installation becomes, the quicker it will fail.

We recommend installing steel or an aluminum plate onto the back of each main casting to provide a larger surface area in order to spread the wind load and protect the wall surface. This plate is then attached by substantial anchors or lag bolts to and/or through the wall, depending on the wall's composition. The size of the plates range from approximately 8" square by 1/8" thick (11 gauge) to 14" square by 3/16" thick (6 gauge). The plates do not need to be "square" but can be any custom shape from diamonds to fleur-de-lis: We recommend using four fastening locations per plate into or through the exterior wall. See plate examples on the next page.

Why do we recommend a local structural engineer or architect be involved in computing the size of the backing plates?

Every exterior wall-mounted installation is different and, more importantly, the structural integrity of the proposed mounting area is impossible for us to analyze for the customer. Due to the extra forces wind puts onto a surface, we strongly suggest a qualified professional assist to determine the appropriate size banners and mounting plates, as well the best location and method of installing banners onto walls. With that information available, we can then design the plates and provide pricing information. We can only warranty the products we provide in accordance with the engineer’s specifications. We cannot assume any liability for the engineer’s specifications, the anchoring system, mounting surface or structural integrity of the exterior wall upon which the plates and brackets are fastened.

Note: Depending on the recommendation of the professional, factors such as wall integrity may influence the installation. For example, bolts may need to pass entirely through the exterior wall by using an additional plate within the interior of the building. That is, the wall is then "sandwiched" by two metal plates.

What size banners can be wall-mounted via BannerFlex banner brackets?

The most common sizes of banners typically installed on exterior walls are 24" x 48", 30" x 60" and 30" x 94". Larger sizes such as 30" x 120" are easily accommodated with standard BannerFlex D3 brackets. Banners 36" wide by up to 8 feet in length can be mounted with custom mounting plates and standard BannerFlex D3 brackets (37" exposed fibreglass arms). For banners longer than 10' we recommend a centred "straight arm" bracket to assume some of the wind force. The banner would have a pocket sewn into the middle of the banner to accept the bracket arm and, of course, an additional custom mounting plate.

Are custom shapes and colours available?

Yes, our waterjet machining capability allows any shape. And, all plates can be painted or powder coated custom colours, although black is recommended as the least expensive. Plates may be steel or aluminum. If not specified, plates will be steel.

Will you supply the actual mounting anchors or bolts?

We can provide complete kits if we are given the specifications for the anchors or bolts by the engineer or architect but we recommend that those be sourced locally if changes become necessary.

What’s next?

Contact us with the banner size that you require along with the plate size recommended by your engineer, contractor or architect and also the shape that you prefer. Because all wall plates are custom, delivery time is generally two to three weeks depending on required paint and powder coat finish desired.

BannerFlex Bracket Wall Mounts

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