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If it’s a banister rail replacement, just measure your existing one. If it’s a balustrade that you're after, please send us your design in the form of a dimensional sketch or drawing.
Yes, it can go on either wall depending which way round you put it. Just turn it around, lengthways.
In accordance with current Regulations they should be 1,200mm high.
You, or architect, need to familiarise yourself with your local building code requirements as these may differ from area to area.
In accordance with current Regulations they should be 1000mm high.
Yes, all our handrails are straight. Forming to your required radius or spiral is done by specialized tube rollers.
The tubes have outside diameters of 50.8mm.
We use commercial grades AISI 304 for internal applications and AISI 316 for external applications. You can mix depending upon the environment of your installation.
YES, a complete assembly booklet and DVD. Available on request./p>
YES, just assemble. No extra site work!
YES, all of our banister rails and stainless steel fittings are satin and mirror polished and Ti coated with colour options. We find it perfect for most environments where a contemporary, stylish handrail is require.
The handrail is supplied from the tube mills in 6 metre lengths, but you / we can cut (or join) them to any required length.
Please refer to the Assembly page of our website. Balustrade orders are supplied with completed uprights for glass systems, for your convenience.
Our recommendation will depend on the length of wall handrail required. As a rough guide, we attach 3 brackets to 3-metre banisters and 4 brackets to banister hand rails up to 4-metres – but this can be changed to your individual requirements.
YES, It is the responsibility of the installer to ensure compliance. If correctly assembled, and with suitable fixings and reinforcement where necessary, our handrail system satisfies the loading requirements for domestic and commercial use. For installations of commercial use, please ask for details.
YES. Most installations can be facilitated quite easily using a few basic hand tools. However, we do have a team of preferred installers in your area - please ask for details. Most builders, joiners, plumbers, carpenters and pro-efficient DIY’ers should have no problem in installing.
Under normal working conditions, Sika will start to cure in approx. 2 hours. This time can be significantly reduced in warmer environments. Joints should be a fully cured after 24 hours.
Our products are manufactured to ISO 9002 and ISO 9001 certifications.
All our balustrades have been tested and approved by the SABS and meets all the safety aspects set.
We offer the strongest, safest handrail systems on the market, set for today’s designer trends.
Very easy to use, Drill/plant/assemble. Discover how effortlessly you can create highly challenging connections within seconds using the stair and straight sockets. Our systems are designed for your convenience. Our Project guide rates, skill 3/10 and hard labour 4/10.
NO, not necessary! A simple line drawing layout is all we require.
YES, Our systems fit any stair and landing configurations you may require. Fits any stair configuration! Flexibility to respond to changing customer needs! We have clever fittings which allow you to adjust to any angle and configuration.
NO, it’s all in the design! There is very little too think about, No hassles, just assemble. It’s all in the design!
Concrete: Core drill, Post fix, Side fix. Wood: Thread fix, Wood fix, Steel: Side fix, Thread fix.
Sockets, Straight is used for straight sections and stair is used for the stair sections.
Supports in-fills and top rail.
Top rail, In-fills: Tube, Glass, Cable. Set of 50,8 end posts, start and end. 38 Centre posts, 5 x 15.8 Horizontal in fills. Post options: 90⁰ invert straight post/ invert stair post, 90⁰ true straight post / true stair post. 180⁰ straight post /stair post.
No, our handrails are totally weld-free and very easy to install. Our modular technology design requires no special fixings, All exposed joints are hidden from view. Most orders (handrails) are pre-prepared in our depot and require only site assembly. Balustrade systems constructed from 50,8 main posts, 38 centre posts, all upright posts are complete with core drill fixing, Post fix, Side fix, Thread fix and Wood fix options. (Where necessary) see attached. The upright posts will be supplied with complete ready to install posts for your convenience. Glass brackets, tension-wire fixings and tube rail brackets supplied complete for your convenience. Anyone with a basic knowledge of DIY or any builder should have no problem installing our handrails. All our systems are designed for the novice DIY’er.
Dependent on the product option you have chosen, should you be in a hurry and cannot wait, then order the un-assembled kit systems.
Un-assembled Option: "Off the shelf" ,allow generally about 2 working days for order preparation for ex-stock items. Assembled factory Option: Generally factory lead times on order placement apply. Subject to scope of work.
Install Option: Generally factory lead times on order placement apply. Subject to scope of work.
Custom Made: Generally factory lead times on order placement apply. Subject to scope of work.
The standard rigging wire is 4mm diameter that we recommend for use on balustrades, but we supply any diameter specified.
Please consult current Building Regulations. Currently, you should have no gap greater than 100mm. There are many alternative configurations available, depending on your application. Give us a call and we will be happy to talk you through your options.
Let your imagination run riot! See the customer showcase area of our websites for design ideas such as: Stair rails, Landing rails, decking rails, swimming pool protection, garden enhancement, parapet wall balustrades, balconies, decking areas etc. We do it all.
Yes. You should indicate your intended use when ordering. This will denote which grade of stainless steel is most suited to your application. Generally though > Indoor – AISI 304 Outdoor – AISI 316.
Yes, we supply all areas of industry around the world
Yes, our ready- made handrail and balustrade systems are ideal for shop-fitting, construction, architectural designs, whether it be on a supply only or supply and fit contract. Please contact us to discuss your specification.
Yes you can. You could also consider acrylic, perforated metal sheet, rigging wire cables, powder coated metal, stainless steel tube or bar, and mesh. specialist glass spider fixings.
You can choose from a range of thicknesses from 6mm up to 10mm for use with our standard balustrade glass clamps. Thicker structural glass should be mounting using either a base channel fixing method.
We recommend a minimum of 4 glass clamps to every square metre of glass.
Refer to our glazing guild page 16.Recommend width of glass for outdoor use depending on wind factor, type; thickness will determine your spacing. Please make contact with our technical support office if in doubt. Please be advised that most glass suppliers don.
We recommend using toughened or laminated safety glass.
No, we only supply the stainless steel systems, to cut costs. But we work with several glass merchants. Very simple and straight forward to order!
Please contact your original vendor.
Yes, you can buy a stainless steel banister handrail online.
All claims for loss or non-delivery must be advised in writing within 7 days of the advised despatch date. Please submit claims WITHOUT DELAY.
Notify us immediately and we will arrange either a re-work or replacement. Remember to insure your goods!
We are open Monday – Thursday from 8 am – 4.30pm. Fridays from 8 am –14:00 pm.
We send out all orders on a next day carrier service.
If you are paying by credit card, you will be charged when the delivery paperwork is raised. If you are paying by EFT, we require payment before we start production.
Yes, you can buy, complete stainless steel balustrade systems online right now.
Yes, you can buy, stainless steel handrail and balustrade fittings online right now.
Yes, please email us your address and we'll send out the carrier!