Our systems are straightforward and ready to install. Any general contractor (or experienced DIY customer) should be able to install the posts and hardware. Installation of Inline Design Stainless Steel cable, glass, and bar railing systems is made substantially easier when following guided instructions. 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.
Tip Sheet - HOW TO DRILL AND RIVET HANDRAIL BRACKETS
Tip Sheet - How to Drill and Tap Handrail Brackets
Tip Sheet - How to Maintain Stainless Steel surface
Cutting Stainless Steel tubing
Installing Handrail Bracket - Square
Installing Handrail Bracket - Round for Flat and Round Tube
Installing Stainless Steel Wall Brackets - Quasar Series
Installing Stainless Steel Wall Bracket - Square Magnetar
Installing Stainless Steel Wall Bracket - Square for Flat Bottom Tube Slim
Installing Stainless Steel Wall Bracket - Round Slim
Installing Stainless Steel Wall Bracket - Pulsar
Installing Stainless Steel Wall Bracket - Event Horizon
Installing Stainless Steel Handrail Bracket Square Pyramid
Installing Stainless Steel Handrail Bracket Square
Installing a Complete Chicago or Virginia Glass Railing System
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 Press and Latch Cable Fitting
Installing an Arcadia System
Stairs Railing Installation
Recommended Stair Post Placement
Stairs Details Measurements
Cleaning Stainless Steel surface from Scotch tape marks
Installing Stainless Steel Glass Adapter
Recommended Cable Tensioning
How to use Tension Meter
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Residential Handrails & Guards (2015 IRC Section 311.7.8)
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 https://up.codes/code/international-residential-code-irc-2012
OSHA makes available information about the recommended handrail height, generally this height is between 34-38 inches.
* It is the responsibility of Inline Design customers to comply with local, national and international building codes