Cable Railing Kits
Viewrail Cable Railing Kits contain all the hardware necessary to tension lines of cable in your cable railing system. These hardware components are made out of 2205 duplex stainless steel, which is a high quality steel designed to withstand extreme coastal and corrosive environments.These kits work with both wooden and our metal posts to achieve a modern railing look. You will need one kit for each end of a run of cable you are tensioning.
Cable railing kits use a combination of tensioning screws, barrel fittings, tension receivers, and threaded crimp fitting to mount to wooden and metal posts.
DriveTite Surface Kit: mounts cable to the outside surface of a wooden post.
DriveTite Crimped Kit: mounts cable inside the surface of a wooden post.
Wood Level Tension Kit: mounts level cable by going through the entire wood post and tensioning on the outside of the post.
Wood Angle Tension Kit: mounts angled cable by going through the entire wood post and tensioning on the outside of the post.
Level Tension Kit: mounts level cable by going through the entire metal post and tensioning on the outside of the post.
Angle Tension Kit: mounts angled cable by going through the entire metal post and tensioning on the outside of the post.
KeyMount Kit: hides the beginning of a cable line within a metal post. Does not hold tension.
Cable Railing Posts
Cable railing posts are designed to give you a modern railing with a stunning view. These posts will hold the tension for your lines of cable and attach to a beautiful handrail while grounding your railing and keeping everybody safe. Viewrail cable railing posts come in 3 different materials: aluminum, 304 stainless steel, and 2205 duplex stainless steel.
Cable railing posts can go up stairs, turn corners, mount onto the sides of decks, and drill into the surface of concrete. No matter what mounting application you are looking for, Viewrail has a post that will meet your needs. Choose between aluminum, 304 stainless steel, and 2205 duplex stainless steel, as well as a flat top or universal top for each post.
Standard Surface Mounted Cable Railing Posts: used on either flat or angled runs when going into a wooden surface.
Side Mounted Cable Railing Posts: attached via bolts or screws to the fascia of a project. Minimizes surface area lost.
Concrete Mount Cable Railing Posts: used in unique applications to mount onto concrete, tile, ceramic, and other hard surfaces. Either comes with a larger base than standard applications, or is core drilled.
Handrail for Cable Railing
An exquisite wood or metal handrail should be the finishing touch on every Viewrail cable railing system. These handcrafted handrails are offered in a myriad of shapes and styles. Choose between different profiles, lengths, and finishes.
Viewrail offers wood or metal handrails for cable railing in the following materials:
Metal Handrails: options include a 1” x 2” rectangular handrail and 2” round metal handrail in aluminum, 304 stainless steel, or 2205 duplex stainless steel, and an aluminum metal beverage handrail.
Endurance Series Handrails: perfect for outdoor use. These wooden handrails are thermally modified to withstand the elements, and resist rot, insects, and decay. Available in 6002 and 6007 profiles.
Wooden Handrails: options include a 6000 45 degree mitered handrail, a 6000 handrail, a 6002 solid handrail (made from one piece of wood), and a 6005 beverage handrail (may include glue joints; should only be used indoors).
Cable Railing Installation Tools
If you want to install your Viewrail cable railing in the best manner, you will need to use the best tools. Viewrail has put together cable railing installation tools and kits that will allow you to get the job done quickly and correctly.
Cable railing tools are sold both in kits (or bundles) and individually.
Cable Rail Installation Kit: includes a crimper, cable cutter, insert tool, guide pin, allen wrench, T-30 screw bit, insert sleeve driver, bundle of string, and touchup kit.Used with all cable railing kits except DriveTite Surface. Can be returned for a refund after installation.
DriveTite Surface Installation Kit: includes modified pliers, cable cutter, 6” T-30 bit, insert sleeve driver, and bundle of string. Used to install the DriveTite Surface Kit.
Cable Rail Insert Tool: individual tool used to hold a threaded insert while the tension receiver is rotated.
Cable Crimper: used to crimp cable to its corresponding attachment stud.
Cable Cutter: used to cut cable efficiently. Used to cut down your spool of cable to the correct sizes needed for each line.