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How to install Stainless Steel Railing System *
Whether you are contractor or a DIY, the installation project of Stainless Steel Cable Railing System or Stainless Steel Glass Railing System is made substantially easier when following the detailed instructions below. We do provide complete parts related to your cable and glass systems, on the other hand customers have to choose the correct mounting hardware, like bolts, that suits the base surface that can range from wood, concrete or steel. The recommended height of handrails is in between 34 and 38 inches. osha.gov website link .
We offer the majority of our products in 316 marine grade stainless steel. We recommend 316 stainless steel for use within five miles of salt water or sea water because of its enhanced corrosion resistance. Our 316 components are randomly lab tested to ensure the metallurgic makeup meets the standards for 316 graded stainless steel and corrosion resistance. Our testing is done by Metal Test Inc. in Kent, WA.
4" sphere – general – to a height of 34"; 6" sphere – at triangle formed by riser, tread and bottom rail; 8" sphere from a height of 34" to 42" Exceptions: 21" sphere for elevated walk for electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems and Group I-3, F, H, or S occupancies, balusters, horizontal intermediate rails or other construction.
International Building Code - IBC 2003
In areas which are not open to the public within occupancies in Group I-3, F, H or S, balusters, horizontal intermediate rails or other construction shall not permit a sphere with a diameter of 21 inches (533 mm) to pass through any opening. In assembly seating areas, guards at the end of aisles where they terminate at a fascia of boxes, balconies and galleries shall have balusters or ornamental patterns such that a 4-inch-diameter (102 mm) sphere cannot pass through any opening up to a height of 26 inches (660 mm). From a height of 26 inches (660 mm) to 42 inches (1067mm) above the adjacent walking surfaces, a sphere 8 inches (203 mm) in diameter shall not pass.
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