What fasteners to use attaching TV to brick?

stash-hdyJanuary 2, 2009

I want to attach a articulating mounting bracket to brick for a 42" LCD TV. Weight approximately 70 lbs. What is the best method to accomplish this?

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jdbillp

You don't attach to the brick. You drill thru the brick and attach to the studs behind the wall.

    Bookmark   January 2, 2009 at 5:02PM
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sombreuil_mongrel

Bolts anchored in special epoxy would be great for this. Hilti sells a line of anchor bolts and epoxy adhesive.
Casey

Here is a link that might be useful: Hilti epoxy

    Bookmark   January 3, 2009 at 1:55PM
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breezy_2

Or the good old standby, extremely effective, strong and cheap lead lag shield works incredibly well. I think going through to studs is unnecessary at best unless the brick wall in question is a very small area.

    Bookmark   January 4, 2009 at 5:27PM
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