Alternate fixtures and backplates within eye-shot (a variation of earshot) of each other allow a quick comparison. Both are oversize to spread heavy loads and protect the display surface from damage. The plastic B/P is straight-entry allowing merchandising flexibility, but requiring time and labor to assemble (Attached Back Straight Entry Hooks similar to this do arrive assembled however, and one-piece metal Straight Entry options exist). The Flatback Metal B/P is one-piece for a quick out-of-box install, but harder to manage in tight planograms and spaces. Finally the Plastic B/P spans three rows of pegboard holes with a mere 2 lug anchorage. The Flatback Metal B/P anchors in 4 rows of pegboard hole with 4 metal lugs. Which should you use? Depends upon your merchandising and your merchandise. Call your “hooker” (an actual store fixture term) for a consultation. For the obligatory FixturesCloseUp closeup CLICK the thumbnail.

For a of Heavy-Duty Backplates SEE…For Heavy-Duty Backplates SEE…“Wide-Stance Circular-Shape Backplates
Oversize Backplates Compared
Heavy-Duty Backplates for Macho Tools
Broad Stance All Wire Backplate
Fixturing Unbalanced Packages
Drop-Arm Scan Hook for Pegboard
Fixture Faces Aisles Traffic Diagonally
Drop-Arm Hook is Reinforced
Triple Threat Utility Hook
Merchandising Shovels as Fun
Drink in the View of You
Super-Duty All Wire Backplate
Interchangeable Fixture Parts

For other pivotal backplate discussions SEE…
Backplate Kaizen at Work
Interchangeable Fixture Parts
Straight-Entry Backplate Benefits
Comparative Quality of Hooks

Explore hook and display surface strength topics at…
Rare Hook Lug Failure
Anti Theft Fixture Failure” and
Plastic Grid Hooks Fail.”

Also refer to the closely related…
How to Test Slatwall Strength
Aluminum Fixture Strength and Cost

SEARCH “Straight-Entry” to follow that thread of fixture”

SEARCH “Best Practices” for merchandising and fixturing advice.