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Fix the Back Into the Frame
Fixing the glazing/art/backing package in place is the final step in assembling a frame. A manual or pneumatic driver fires the point into the rebate of the frame.
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A simple manual point driver is great for low volume framing. Flexible points allow the back to be removed to change the artwork; rigid points are stronger and preferable for mirrors and frames over 700mm x 900mm.
Pneumatic drivers increase productivity and reduce fatigue in volume framing workshops. The LION Air Rigid Point Driver has a ‘no pull-back’ feature so you can slide and fire points continuously. The angled nose-plate ensures points are driven in almost flat to the backing board.
Kinds of points
See also: 33 Seal the back of a frame.