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5/32″ Stainless Steel Cable

5/32″ Stainless Steel Cable


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Viewrail offers stainless steel cable railing for your cable railing systems project. Our 5/32″ stainless steel cable is 316 Stainless Steel with high corrosion resistant properties. Although considered “Marine Grade,” Viewrail only uses Rod Railing or Glass Railing for coastal projects, or projects within 10 miles of the coast.

Our cable comes in 1×19, which is 19 single cables wound into a single cable. When purchasing bulk footage of cable, we highly recommend using our cable railing installation kit including our cutters to give a clean cut to the cable railing wire, which allows fittings to easily slide over the ends. Viewrail cable railing is 316 Stainless Steel made for interior and exterior installation.

316 Stainless is a high grade of stainless used in architectural applications in both interior and exterior environments. Stainless Steel Cable Rail Installation suggestions:

Spacing for cables is 3.125″ on center, and balcony height for residential is 36″ minimum (check local codes). A 36″ railing height will require 10 cables. A 39″ handrail height requires 11 cables. A 42″ handrail height requires 12 cables.  Recommended cable post spacing is a maximum of 4 feet between posts. Do not exceed the 4′ post spacing. Recommended cable tension is 150 pounds. Stainless Steel Wiring can make up to a 45 degree turn.

Recommended purchase: Stainless Steel Insert Sleeve. The insert sleeve covers the hole where the cable exits, giving a clean and symmetrical installation.

Cable railing wire working load limit: 750lbs.  Cable breaking load limit: 2000lbs.

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