Rib-Bak U-Channel Posts (2 lbs/ft)

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Rib-Bak U-Channel Sign Posts are 25% stronger than other U-channel posts.  These posts come in 5 popular lengths and in two type of finishes (green and galvanized). Green u-channels have a powder coated finish and galvanized are hot dipped.  Both coating protect from rusting. These posts are 2 lbs per foot and ship from stock. 

Manufactured from 100% steel and engineered with a patented, ribbed-back design that allows sign-mounting on front and back of post. Rib-Bak® high-carbon billet sign posts are as much as 25% stronger than other U-channel posts.  Posts are bundled 50 to a pack, but can be ordered in any quantity.  Post can be installed using conventional tools. These posts are 2 lbs per foot and additional weights and lengths are available upon request.  Pre-punched holes are included from top to bottom. Proudly made in the USA.

Product Specifications:

Rib-Bak U-Channels uses U.S. new-billet steel comprised from recycled rail steel properties which creates yields a u-channel has a 25% strong tensile strength to support signage mounting. The Rib-Bak u-channel posts has a patented, ribbed back design that allows for easier sign mounting on the front and back of the posts. 

Available in 5 standard sign lengths; 6', 7', 8', 10' and 12'.  All posts ordered in bundle quantities or over 8' in length must ship on a truck and cannot ship small parcel. 

Comparing sign posts:

  RIB-BAK U-Channel Other U-Channels


U.S. New-billet Steel Foreign Rail Steel

Steel Properties

Consistent and Strong

Inconsistent and Weak; 25% Less

Tensile Strength

Supports Signage on Back of Post

Yes No- Signs Wobble on a Rounded Surface

Yield Strength

80-100 KSI 60-80 KSI

ASTM Requirements

Exceeds Requirements Meets Requirements

 Powder Shell

Description Smooth Glossy Polyester Powder Coat
Gloss ASTM D523 75-85%
Pencil Hardness ASTM D3363 H-2H
Flexibility ASTM D522 1/8th Inch
Adhesion ASTM D3359 5B
Direct Impact ASTM D2794 160 in./lbs. @ 2.0mils
Reverse Impact ASTM D2794 160 in./lbs. @ 2.0mils


Additional Product Specifications:

Length Material Weight
6' posts Recycled Steel 12 lbs
7' posts Recycled Steel 14 lbs
8' posts Recycled Steel 16 lbs
10' posts Recycled Steel 20 lbs
12' posts Recycled Steel 24 lbs



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