Bailey's Metal Products Ltd.
The Strength Within


Backer Bar

The Bailey Backer Bar was specifically designed to meet the demand for the attachment of multiple items and heavier items to interior partitions.

Typical Applications

• Wall-Mounted Televisions
• Hospital Handrails
• Towel and Shower Bars
• Cabinets and Shelves

Features and Benefits

• Exceeds the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) load requirements for grab bars
• Offers approximately twice the load capacity of traditional plywood backing systems
• Ultimate load capacity of over 1100 lbs., with or without gypsum board
• Installs quickly and easily
• Available in 12", 16" and 24" spacing
• For use on non-loadbearing or loadbearing studs

Performance Test Results

The performance of the new Backer Bar was tested* against 20 gauge flat strap, site cut 3/4" plywood, and proprietary plywood backing systems. In every case, the Bailey Backer Bar demonstrated superior performance, and exceeded NBCC design criterion for grab bars.

*Tested in accordance with CSA S136-12 and NBCC sections,, and