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Pre-engineered, modular steel and stainless steel double slat post balustrade system suitable for interior and exterior applications.

Features and benefits:

  • Comprised of 50 by 6 mm double slat posts with 38 or 51 mm top rails in either brushed stainless steel or a selection of hardwoods that can be a natural finish or stained to match other interior wood finishes.
  • Hidden mechanical connections throughout minimize on-site assembly, requiring no welding or gluing and provide security after installation.
  • Bends or mitred joints are factory prepared to tight tolerances ensuring quality of fit and finish.
  • Manufactured from powder coated steel or 1.4307 (304L) grade stainless steel for internal use. 1.4404 (316L) grade stainless steel is required for external use.
  • Components are interchangeable with all HDI systems.
  • Top rails and infill options are available either in-line with posts or offset to the side of posts.
  • Designed, engineered and manufactured in accordance with BS 6180, BS 6399 and BS 8300.
  • Quick, efficient installation.
  • 25-year guarantee.

Applications:

  • Single or multi-dwelling units.
  • Offices and industrial buildings.
  • Schools.
  • Health care.
  • Assisted living facilities.
  • Public buildings.

Approvals:

Ferric™ handrails meet ADA requirements. Clear space to wall: 38 mm.

Standard product features

Finish:

All stainless steel supplied in a brushed (240-grain) satin finish.

Options

Top rail:

- Dimensions:

  • Tube wall: 2 mm-thick (steel/ stainless steel models only).
  • Handrails may be curved to meet stair conditions.

- Material:

Wood species:

  • Kiln dried as standard.
  • Other species and finishes available on request (a sample must be submitted for finish required).
  • Wood rail attaches to 9 x 13 x 203 mm continuous stainless steel bar.

Infill:

- Type:

Bespoke materials and perforations are available; consult manufacturer for details.

  • Resin panel: A blend of polyester resin for interior applications.
  • Stainless steel infill rods: 16 mm diameter, attached to post with 26 mm diameter, adjustable stainless steel clamping fixture between flat bars of the post.
  • Stainless steel panel, perforated: Rectangular frame 13 x 38 mm; brushed finish; 2 mm-thick panel, 10 mm squares on 13 mm centres; polished longitudinally to mitre cuts. Attached to post with stainless steel clamping knobs; 15.8 mm stem bolted through 26 mm holder and connected to post with through bolt connection.
  • Stainless steel picket: Horizontal supports: 16 mm diameter connected to 10 mm vertical rods; Attached to post with stainless steel clamping fixture; Gaps between pickets and adjacent posts to be equalized depending on rail length and site conditions.

- Configuration:

Offset to side of posts.

Post:

- Size (d x w):

50 x 50 mm overall (Open pair of bars, each 50 x 6 mm).

- Material:

A36 steel.

- Spacing:

Maximum post spacing: 1300 mm.

- Fixing:

  • Side/ top mounted to steel or concrete with plate fixing: A36 steel, powder coated to match post. Recommend fastening material: Chemical or mechanical anchor 13 mm wood lag or through-bolt.
  • Top mounted to steel with welded fixing: Welded fastener to be installed by factory approved welder.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
25-25-10/110 Balustrade and guarding system

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Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

HDI Railing Systems

Tel:

+44 7383 436490

Product reference

Ferric™ Steel/ Stainless Steel Post Railing System

Layout

[ ______ ]

Loading requirement

[0.36 kN/m]
[0.74 kN/m]
[1.5 kN/m]
[3.0 kN/m]

Total height

[ ______ ]

Top rail

 - Diameter:
[38 mm]
-
Standard.
[51 mm]
 
 - Material:
[1.4307 (304) grade stainless steel]
-
Standard for internal use.
[1.4404 (316L) grade stainless steel]
-
Standard for external use.
[Solid wood/ stainless steel]
 

   Wood species:

[Not required]
-
Steel/ stainless steel handrails only.
[Beech]
-
Standard.
[Beech with dark cherry stain]
[Beech with light cherry stain]
[Birch]
-
Standard.
[Birch with light cherry stain]
[Maple]
-
Standard.
[Oak with dark cherry stain]
[Bespoke]
-
Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.
 
 - End style:
[Curved wall return]
[Straight]
 
 - Supports:
 

   Type:

[Not required]
[Elbow]
[Straight]
 

   Diameter:

13 mm

 

   Material:

[Not required]
-
Stainless steel handrails only.
[1.4307 (304) grade stainless steel]
-
Standard for internal use.
[1.4404 (316L) grade stainless steel]
-
Standard for external use.
 

   Fastening base:

80 mm diameter stainless steel rosette

 

Infill

 - Type:
[Glass panel, fully tempered]
[Resin panel]
-
Interior only; consult manufacturer for colour and finish options and insert requirements.
[Stainless steel infill rods, 16 mm]
-
Insert number of rows (maximum: 9; minimum 3).
[Stainless steel panel, perforated]
[Stainless steel picket]
-
16 mm horizontal tubes, 10 mm vertical rods.
 

   Stainless steel grade:

[Not required]
-
Glass panel only.
[1.4307 (304L) grade stainless steel]
-
Standard.
[1.4401 (316) grade stainless steel]
[1.4404 (316L) grade stainless steel]
 

   Glazing:

[Not required]
-
All stainless steel infills.
[Toughened glass, clear, 10 mm]
[Toughened glass, clear, 16 mm]
[Toughened glass, tinted, 10 mm]
[Toughened glass, tinted, 16 mm]
[Bespoke]
-
Consult manufacturer for options and insert requirements.
 

Post

 - Size:

50 x 6 mm, double slat posts with vertically sliding clamps for hardware attachment

 
 - Colour:
[ASTM A36 steel, powder coated, RAL]
-
Internal use; insert RAL code.
[1.4307 (304L) grade stainless steel]
-
Standard for internal use.
[1.4404 (316L) grade stainless steel]
-
Standard for external use.
 
 - Fixing:
[Core mounted spigot fixing]
[Side mounted to steel or concrete with plate fixing]
[Top mounted to steel or concrete with plate fixing]
[Top mounted to steel with welded fixing]
 

Accessories/ Other requirements

[Not required]
[LED lighting inserts]
-
Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

Manufacturer details

1st Floor West Davidson House,
Forbury Square,
Reading,
Berkshire, RG1 3EU
Tel +44 7383 436490
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