For a long time, maximum weight specification for monitor arms wasn't a factor that played role when people were picking their monitor arms.
However, this recently started to change due to UltraWide and Super UltraWide Monitors coming in to the market
Nowadays, It's also very common to see a setup with one screen, however in this case that screen would be 34 inches or 49 inches Super Ultra Wide monitor.
That is why in this article, we are reviewing the best heavy duty monitor arms on the market that can support even up to 40 pounds.
We have created a databases of every single monitor arm on the market with their specs such as arm exetension, max weight capacity etc, roughly around 100+ monitor mounts.
Feel free to use that tool to find the exact monitor mount you need by filtering based on mount type, flexibility, weight, etc.
Based on our analysis of all these products currently on average monitor arms support up to 17.6 pounds (12.5kg). This is enough to carry most 27 inches on the market now a days.
For those math savvy people who prefers numbers, above is the histogram weight capacities that shows a clear spike between 15 and 20 lbs.
The technology used in monitor arms has been improved that moves the monitor up and down while keeping it stable, has been improved greatly in recent years.
Monitor mounts used to use mechanical springs within the arm to adjust the height of the monitor. Unfortunatly, mechanical springs aren't delicate enough for this case, and It was difficult to adjust.
However nowadays, most mounts use gas spring, which is very similar to what is used in car suspensions. This technology enabled mounts to support even up to 40 pounds while still being fully vertically adjustable.
Given these products on the market, we consider any monitor arm that can handle more than 22 pounds a heavy duty monitor stand.
These are some of the brands that offer heavy duty monitor arm currently. Some of these brands always supported higher weights due to their focus on quality, but they recently started to bump the capabilities as well.
We have curated a list of heavy duty monitor arms that we think you should consider if you need a monitor arm that can support your UltraWide or 34+ inch monitor, while still providing flexibility for positioning the monitor.
Ergotron LX Desk Mount Monitor ARM is capable of handling monitors up to 25 lbs. This popular monitor arm is available not only in white but also in polished aluminium.
The pole is about 13 inches high and it is made out of heavy duty metal springs and joints. Cables can easily be tucked in to make the workspace look much more organized.more info
Loctek Monitor Mount Heavy Duty Gas Spring Swing Monitor Arm has a distinctive design with It's aircraft-grade aluminum arms. It comes with built-in Microphone, audio, USB port and anti-scratch surface.
It has very long arms that can extend as far as 23.5 inches and can go as high as 21 inches. It also has spacious cable management which allows the cables to move freely while moving the screen positions.more info
AVLT-Power Dual Desk Mount is capable of handling two 35 inch or Ultrawide monitors. It properly adjusts in every facet. This is a rare capability for adjustable height dual monitor arms.The arms are extremely solid metal build.
Both C-clamp and Grommet are included. It has a quick release tab where you can easily hook the arm into the VESA that's already on the monitor.more info
Mount-It! Premium Single Monitor Arm Desk Mount offers a lot more compared to It's budget friendly price. It supports additional VESA size of 200 x 200mm.
It's heavy duty middle pole and arm can hold monitors up to 33 lbs which is well above the average. In addition to all these features, It comes with USB and AUX ports.more info
Ergotech Freedom Heavy Duty Single Monitor Arm is a well known monitor arm, as this specific monitor arm was one of the earliest products on the market influencing many other monitor arms.
This monitor arm is heavy duty as It can carry monitors up to 30.8 lbs, enabling you to mount most UltraWide monitors as well.more info
AmazonBasics Heavy-Duty Wall Mount is capable of carrying TVs and Monitors up to 38 inches and 40 pounds. It's heavy-duty aluminum structure enables it to become extremely study even under heavy loads.more info
VIVO Aluminum Heavy Duty Arm is a single mount that can carry up to 33 lbs. It comes with a quick release VESA plate to easily install the monitor. This huge arm can fit both flat and curved screens.
The arms allow tilting and can extend as far as 23 inch. This sturdy aluminum design also has cable management to create a clean and organized appearance.more info
NB North Bayou Monitor Arm Desk Mounts Monitor has a lot more to offer than what we would expect. It's sturdy aluminum alloy built can carry monitors up to 33 pounds.
In addition to that, this monitor mount's arm extension is spectacular with 27.4 inches. Spring tension can be adjusted with the tools included and monitor can be raised 17 inches.more info
WALI Dual Monitor Desk Mount is one of our popular Heavy Duty mounts that can carry up to two 33 lbs monitors. It has a dynamic height adjustability and each arm can go as high as 23.03 inches.
It's sturdiness makes the workplace feel secure white its holding two heavy monitors. It works well ergonomically.more info
AVLT-Power Dual Monitor Desk stand is one of the most premium and capable monitor arms in the market with it' built-in USB and AUX ports.
Additionally, this monitor arm is capable of handling two monitors up to 33 lbs each. This is perfect option for UltraWide setups.more info