Hanging Tips & Solutions

How to Choose Hanging Cables in Gallery Rail System

by Katherine Steinfink on Jun 19, 2024

How to Choose Hanging Cables in Gallery Rail System

Steel Cables or Perlon (Clear) Cables  

Steel Cables: Offers the highest weight capacity, making it suitable for heavy artworks (up to 40Ibs). Steel cable is visibility against dark-colored and wallpapered walls, which can be a desired choice, adding a professional touch to the display. Steel cable is versatile and can be use and you can select with various hook types.

Perlon (Clear) Cables: This system provides an affordable, professional-quality option.

It’s a good middle-ground option that is not visible on your wall and strong to support your picture, holding up to 40 lbs.

Here’s a brief comparison to help you decide:

Cables Features:

Steel Cable

Perlon (Clear)

Visibility

Noticeable

Moderate

Weight Capacity

High

Medium

Aesthetic

Professional

Balanced

Cost

Higher

Moderate

Flexibility

None

Medium

 

 

 

 

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