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Handrails: More Than Just Safety Features

If you own a commercial building or design them for a living, you know that there are guidelines and building codes in place to help you determine where you need handrails. Any architect worth his salt can put them where they are necessary — the trick is to design them to fulfill the aesthetic goals […]

Advantages of Cable Railings for Life Safety Projects

Cable Offers Superior Site Lines, Plus It’s Easy and Affordable Stainless Steel Cable railing provides great aesthetics, contemporary style, minimal maintenance and design flexibility to any project whether commercial or residential without compromising the most important deliverable, life safety. The flexibility and versatility of the product – whether used either indoors or out – enables […]

Designing A Wood Railing With Cable As An In-Fill

There are eight considerations in designing a railing with cable in-fill: Construction and location of your end post The configuration of any corners in your design Location of intermediate posts Location of additional cable supports Cable diameter to use The spacing of cables on end post Whether to cut cables and put fittings on in […]

Design Parameters and Constraints for Metal Framed Cable Railing

We will first address the issues encountered while designing a cable railing system with horizontal cables. Horizontal cables used as an in-fill is acceptable in most jurisdictions. Climbability restrictions do exist in Canada and some cities. So the first step to take is to confirm if there is a climbability restriction in your local jurisdiction. […]

How to use cable hardware with wood framed railings

The drawings at this link illustrate some of the ways our cable hardware is used in wood end and corner posts. A minimum nominal 4 × 4 (3-1/2″ × 3-1/2″ actual) is recommended for any post where cable hardware is mounted.  Cables should be spaced on end posts on centers of no more than 3.125″, […]

Bosch

If you’ve followed my posts, you know that I have the tendency to view the world around me in terms of railings. This extends to traveling with my wife and what I see on television. Here’s an example, I have been watching the show “Bosch” on Amazon Prime. Its third season was just released. I’ve […]

Cable Railing Kits Simplify Installation

Cable Railing has become a popular option as a deck railing feature. Especially when the view is such that the desire is to minimize any sightline problems. Cable railing kits are available to simplify the process of installing cable railing. However, to meet building code requirements, there is a need to swage the hardware onto […]

Happy Pi Day

It’s Pi Day! You may ask, “What does that have to do with railing?” The number π is a mathematical constant, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, commonly approximated as 3.14159. It has been represented by the Greek letter “π” since the mid-18th century, though it is also sometimes spelled out as […]

Balustrade and Cable Railing – Aesthetic Solutions

Balustrade and Cable Railing: Aesthetic Solutions Architects, contractors, and home and business owners often come across  that may diminish the aesthetic outcome of a construction or remodel project. For instance, the 4″ and 6″ Ball Rules limit what can be done with balustrades and patio/deck railing. These regulations state that a ball of 4″ or […]

Using Cable Railing with Wood Framed Railing

These drawings illustrate some of the ways our cable railing hardware is used in wood end and corner posts. A minimum of a nominal 4 × 4 (3-1/2″ × 3-1/2″ actual) is recommended for any post where cable railing hardware is mounted. Cables should be spaced on end posts on centers of no more than […]

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