H&H Specialties 200 Series Track Installation Instructions User Manual

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H & H Specialties Inc.

200 Series Installation

South El Monte, CA 91733

February 20, 2007

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into track behind the master (1 single carrier per foot of track).
Finally, attach the double end pulley on the track.

5. Attach the track to the batten with either wire rope, welded
link chain, or pipe clamps. Use method appropriate to
application. IMPORTANT! Make sure track is parallel to the
floor before final attachment. WARNING! After attaching
track to batten, make sure to balance the line set and leave
at a comfortable working level.

6. Attach a rope clamp to one end of operating line. Reeve the
OTHER end of the line through the master carrier, single
carriers, and through the center sheave of double end pulley.
When using 201 carriers, make sure that a rubber bumper is
installed between each carrier when reeving operating line.

7. Reeve line through the floor block (208) or the sand bag
tension pulley (643) and back over the other sheave of the
double end pulley.

8. Next, the line now travels to the single end pulley. Reeve
around the single end pulley and back to the master carrier.
Place the line through the master carrier and attach the rope
clamp to the operating line leaving a small tail.

9. Raise the track to the desired height. Check to see that the
floor block or sand bag tension pulley is taking the slack out of
the operating line. Operate the track to make sure everything is
running smoothly. If not, go through the entire system and
check to make sure the components are installed properly.

10. The curtain may now be attached to the carriers.
WARNING! After attaching the curtain, the line set must
be balanced. Always use caution when working with an out-
of-balance line set.

11. Raise the curtain and track to the desired height and adjust
the floor tension block until the operating line has no slack in it.
If a sand bag tension pulley is used, make sure the bag is filled
with dry sand (not provided with sand bag) and the bag is
securely attached to the steel housing.


Before Beginning.

1. When installing a dead hung track, a decision must be made
whether to install the track in sections or as a complete unit.
Basis for this decision is the ability of the installer to lift and
hold the track in place. The 210B track channel weighs 1.50
pounds per foot. (30 pounds for a 20'-0" length).

2. If installing on a ceiling, make careful measurements to
determine if the ceiling is parallel to the floor. If not, shim the
track accordingly. Also, take careful measurements in
determining structural points in the ceiling to attach the track.
Use appropriate hardware to attach the track to the ceiling based
on roof structure and total track loads.

3. Ceiling splices are not available with this track series due to
interference with carrier wheels.

Dead Hung Installation

1. Determine where the hanging points for the track will be.
Use either wire rope or welded link chain to hang track.
Hanging points need to be at ends adjacent to end pulleys and
evenly spaced along the entire run of the track. Refer to
recommended spacing provided. Additional hangers may be
required due to site conditions. Hanging method must be
adjustable to allow for trimming the track parallel to floor.

2. Place track on the floor or on sawhorses in the exact location
that the track will be positioned. If the track is overlapped,
allow 2'-0" for this purpose. Place track hangers on track under
hanging points.

3. Raise track in sections and attach to hanging points.
Leveling the track in sections is suggested. If the track is
overlapped, remember to attach the overlap clamps after both
tracks are correctly positioned. Depending on curtain material,
the track may need to be hung 1-3 inches higher than its finished
height to allow for fabric stretch. After the curtain has been
hung for a period of time, it may need to be re-trimmed.

4. Once the track has been hung and leveled, the track is rigged
the same as a batten mounted track for either one-way or bi-
parting (Steps 3,4 & 6-12).

Ceiling mount

1. After determining the condition of the ceiling and its relation
to the floor, lay the track on the floor or on sawhorses in the
position that it will be installed. Using a plumb line, mark and
drill for attachment to ceiling under each structural support to
which it will be attached.

2. Use a plumb line to determining the position of the track
relative to the ceiling. Raise the track and use appropriate
hanging method for job conditions. Make sure the track is
parallel to the floor and provisions have been made to trim for
curtain stretch.

3. After the track is installed, it is rigged in the same way as a
batten mounted bi-parting or one-way track. (Steps 3,4 & 6-12).

Note: Clamp hangers and overlap clamps are not provided or
used with ceiling mounted COMPLETE tracks.


Splicing Track

1. In order to have a smooth operating track it is important that
the track splices are installed properly and carefully. Do not
over tighten the fasteners.

2. Make sure that the ends of the track are smooth and no
jagged edges are protruding. Filing a slight downward bevel
and rounding the corners will help form a smooth splice. If the
track ends are not smooth, proper alignment may be impossible.

3. Loosen the splice and butt the track sections together in the
splice. Tighten the four 1/4" splice attachment bolts (on top of
splice) until the track is held loosely. CAUTION! Do not

4. Tighten the 1/4" adjustment screws on the top of the track
until the track is seated firmly in the splice clamp. Next, tighten