Installation of Inline Design Stainless Steel cable, glass, and bar railing systems is made substantially easier when following the guided instructions below. Please read these carefully, as well as the our Engineering Specifications page on using the passivating kit.
We do provide complete parts related to your cable and glass systems, however customers must choose the correct mounting hardware to suit their project - whether mounting to wood, concrete, steel, etc.
The recommended height of handrails is in between 34 and 38 inches. Review available information from OSHA.
Maintaining Stainless Steel surface
Cleaning Stainless Steel surface from Scotch marks
Cutting Stainless Steel tubing
Installing Stainless Steel Wall Bracket
Installing Stainless Steel Handrail Bracket Square Pyramid
Installing Stainless Steel Handrail Bracket Square
Installing Stainless Steel Cone Handrail Bracket
Installing Stainless Steel Handrails
Installing Stainless Steel End Cap
How to mount the Bar Holder
Installing Stainless Steel Railing Posts with Glass Clamps
Installing Stainless Steel Railing Posts with Cable Tensioners
Installing Stainless Steel Fork Swageless Terminal
Installing Installing Stainless Steel Cable Railing Miami Style Tensioners
Installing San Francisco Cable Tensioners
Installing Stainless Steel Post with Rivet Nuts
How to use the Rivet Nut Tool
Stairs Railing Installation
Recommended Stair Post Placement
Stairs Details Measurements
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Allowable Opening, Maximum
International Building Code - IBC 2000
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.
International Residential Code - IRC 2012 Guards link http://publicecodes.cyberregs.com/icod/irc/2012/icod_irc_2012_3_sec012.htm
*It is the responsibility of Inline Design customers to comply with local, national and international building codes. Inline Design is providing the information on this page as-is and is not liable for any damage caused by using this information.