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rear channel on road sign

Fixing signs to posts

Most road signs have rear channel attached to them as shown in this image. The purpose of this is to receive rear clips or screw banding which allows easy fixing to the sign post.

Fix Road Sign To Post using Clip Fittings

attaching road sign to a post
Here we will start with the components. A road sign with rear channel, a 76mm post and 76mm stainless steel clip fittings
attaching road sign to a post
Start by sliding the base of the clip through the rear channel
attaching road sign to a post
Next, slide the assembly over the post
attaching road sign to a post
insert bolt
attaching road sign to a post
Tighten fixing nut
attaching road sign to a post
The finished assembly


Using Screw Banding

Screw banding is like a very large jubilee clip and is very useful for fixing signs to thick posts.

screw banding
Basic road sign with rear channel
screw banding
Slide in the bottom bracket
screw banding
Thread the screw banding through the bracket
screw banding
slide the assembly over the post
screw banding
Join the edges of the screw banding
screw banding
Tighten around the post
screw banding
Tighten screw like a jubilee clip
screw banding
Tidy up the excess
   
Using screw banding with back to back clips and twin posts Fixing road signs to posts using back to back clips
screw banding with back to back clip back to back clips

 

 
 
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