Wire Balustrade - Flip Lock System
Is one of our most streamline systems. It is suitable for use with metal posts and is great for both straight sections and stair sections. Tension is created on the wire by threading the LHT/ RHT swage studs into the LHT/ RHT Flip Lock Nuts. Tightening the nuts against the head of the Flip Lock Nuts locks the system in place.
• Is suitable for use with metal posts
• Is great for both flat and stair sections
• 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.
KEY BENEFITS OF THIS SYSTEM:
• 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
• This system is suitable for both flat and stair sections - suitable for stair sections up to 37º when a 10mm hole is drilled.
COMPONENTS REQUIRED PER WIRE:
1 x SS-FLN-06L-M6 x 30 LHT Flip Lock Nut 316 Grade
1 x SS-FLN-06R -M6 x 30 RHT Flip Lock Nut 316 Grade
1 x SS-7801-0630L - M6 x 35mm LHT Swage Stud to suit 3.2mm Wire 316 Grade
1 x SS-7801-0630R - M6 x 35mm RHT Swage Stud to suit 3.2mm Wire 316 Grade
2 x S03 - Cut and Factory Swage (Additional Cost)
WRS119316-032-MTR - 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 Flip Lock System?
A: Suitable for metal balustrade posts
Is this product suitable for a Flat Balustrade or Stair Balustrade?
A: The Wire Balustrade - Flip Lock System is suitable for both a Flat Balustrade & Stair Wire Balustrade
Q: How does the the Flip Lock System system work? (Or installed or locks into place)
A: Tightening the nuts against the head of the Flip Lock Nuts locks the system in place.
Q: How long does it take for my 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 Flip Lock System?
A: You will require an 8.5mm hole in your end connection posts to install the Flip lock Nuts. For your intermediate posts, an 8mm hole will be required to pass the threaded terminal through. 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 the Flip Lock System can be used on stair angles up to 37 degrees with a maximum of 3mm wall thickness tube. Note: A 10mm hole in your end connection posts will be required when using the Flip Lock Nuts on stair sections.
Q: What measurements are required for the Flip lock system?
A: Please give us your inside post to inside post measurements between your connection posts and the wall thickness of your posts. We will take care of the rest.
Q: What is the maximum length I can use with the Wire Balustrade Flip lock System?
A: The maximum recommended span between connection posts for this system is 10 metres.
Q: What size and type of wire should I use for this Wire Balustrade 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 Balustrade 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.
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