Lag Screw System – Black

Wire Balustrade - Lag Screw System - Black

Is our most economical factory swaged systems. It is suitable for use with timber posts and is best suited to short straight sections. Tension is created on the wire by threading the LHT/ RHT swage studs into the timber posts.

Exclusively available through AWR Solutions our BlackEtch process offers a unique, stylish, and extremely durable finish to your wire balustrade system. Etched into the surface of fittings and wire our BlackEtch process offers a smooth black finish with superior corrosion resistance. To see this great finish for yourself we recommend ordering a FREE SAMPLE HERE.

• Is suitable for use with timber posts
• Is best suited to short straight sections i.e. not stairs
• Requires factory hydraulic swaging
• AWR can factory swage balustrade wires to your exact lengths. Order before 2pm for next business day pick up or dispatch.

• Wires are pre-manufactured to your exact lengths
• Extremely quick and simple installation 
• Uses ultra-bright and sleek 1 x 19 wire rope
• All fittings made from high quality 316 grade stainless steel

1 x BS-7831L-63 - 6mm x 40mm LHT Swage Stud Lag Screw to suit 3.2mm Wire 316 Grade
1 x BS-7831R-63 - 6mm x 40mm RHT Swage Stud Lag Screw to suit 3.2mm Wire 316 Grade
2 x S03 - Cut and Factory Swage (Additional Cost)
BWRS119316-032 - 3.2mm 1 x 19 Wire Rope 316 Grade (Additonal cost Charged per Metre)

Wire Balustrade - FAQ’s


Q: What are the best Wire Balustrade posts for the Wire Balustrade - Lag Screw System? 

A: Wire Balustrade - Lag Screw System is suitable for use with timber posts


Q: Is this product suitable for a Flat Balustrade or Stair Balustrade? 

A: Wire Balustrade - Lag Screw System is suited to short straight sections


Q: How long does it take for my Wire Balustrade Wires to be manufactured? 

A: If your order is confirmed by 2pm we will have your wires manufactured and ready for dispatch or pick-up the following business day.


Q: What hole size do I need in my posts for the Wire Balustrade Lag Screw system? 

A: You will require an 4.5mm hole in your end connection posts to install the Lag Screw. For your intermediate posts, an 8mm hole will be required to pass the Lag Screw through.

Note: A slightly larger hole may be required when using hardwood posts.

 Note: if you are using split grommets (106874FB or 106874FS) you will require an 11/32” hole (8.73mm ) in your intermediate posts.


Q: Can I use this Wire Balustrade system for Stairs? 

A: Yes, although you will need to drill your holes on the angle (rake) of the stairs.


Q: What measurements are required for the Wire Balustrade Lag Screw system? 

A: Please give us your inside post to inside post measurements between your connection posts and we will take care of the rest.


Q: What is the maximum length I can use with the Wire Balustrade Lag Screw system? 

A: The maximum recommended span between connection posts for this system is 6 metres.


Q: What size and type of wire should I use for this system? 

A: As with all factory made systems we recommend using 3.2mm 1x19 wire. The fittings are hydraulically pressed onto the wire for a super streamline system.


Q: Do I need any special tools to install this Wire Balustrade System? 

A: With this system all you require is a power drill, drill bits, 10mm spanner and adjustable shifter. We have available C spanner with help install this item by giving you a good grip on the threaded terminals CSPAN-LST-M6.


Q: How do my wires arrive to me? 

A: All wires are bundled per section and labelled with your measurements for quick installation on site.


Q: Can I run my Wire around corners? 

A: We strongly advise against bending your wire around corners and angled sections. This can fatigue the wire over time as well as damage to your posts (especially timber). Wires should be terminated at each corner and end post.


Q: How many runs of wire do I need for my Balustrade? 

A: To comply with Australian NCC regulations most Wire Balustrades will require 80mm spacing between your wires when your intermediate posts are no more than 1500mm apart. We highly recommend reading the Wire Balustrade Regulations Help section of our website prior to ordering. 

More Questions?No problem, just send us an email at or give us a call on 1300 781 266 and we would be happy to help.




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