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Application

  • Single or multi-dwelling units.
  • Offices and industrial buildings.
  • Schools.
  • Health care.
  • Assisted living facilities.
  • Public buildings.

Description

Pre-engineered, modular stainless steel post balustrade system with cable infills as standard. Suitable for exterior and interior applications.

Features and benefits:

  • Hidden mechanical connections minimize on-site fabrication and provide security after installation.
  • Comprised of rectangular 12 or 25 by 76 mm posts with 12 or 76 mm top rails in either brushed stainless steel or a selection of hardwoods that can be a natural finish or stained to match other interior wood finishes.
  • Welded and hidden mechanical connections throughout minimize on-site assembly and provide security after installation.
  • Bends or mitred joints are factory prepared to tight tolerances ensuring quality of fit and finish.
  • Manufactured from 1.4307 (304L) grade stainless steel for internal use. 1.4404 (316L) grade stainless steel is required for external use.
  • Components are interchangeable with all HDI systems.
  • Top rails and infill cables are available in-line with posts.
  • Designed, engineered and manufactured in accordance with BS 6180, BS 6399 and BS 8300.
  • Low maintenance, highly durable system.
  • Designed to accommodate high loading requirements.
  • 25-year guarantee.

Applications:

  • Single or multi-dwelling units.
  • Offices and industrial buildings.
  • Schools.
  • Health care.
  • Assisted living facilities.
  • Public buildings.

Approvals:

Koto™ handrails meet ADA requirements. Clear space to walls: 38 mm.

Specification data
Product Reference

Koto™ Post Railing System

Layout

Insert details, drawing reference number or similar.

Loading requirement

0.36 kN/m

0.74 kN/m

1.5 kN/m

3.0 kN/m

Top rail

Beech

Standard.

Beech with dark cherry stain

Beech with light cherry stain

Birch

Standard.

Birch with light cherry stain

Maple

Standard.

Oak with dark cherry stain

Stainless steel true bar

Wood, bespoke species

Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

Handrail -
Diameter

38 mm

Material

1.4307 (304L) grade stainless steel

Standard for internal use.

1.4404 (316L) grade stainless steel

Standard for external use.

Solid wood/ stainless steel

Wood species

Not required

Stainless steel handrails only.

Beech

Standard.

Beech with dark cherry stain

Beech with light cherry stain

Birch

Standard.

Birch with light cherry stain

Maple

Standard.

Oak with dark cherry stain

Bespoke

Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

End style

Curved wall return

Straight

Supports -
Type

Elbow

Diameter

13 mm

Material

1.4307 (304L) grade stainless steel

Standard for internal use.

1.4404 (316L) grade stainless steel

Standard for external use.

Fastening base

80 mm diameter stainless steel rosette

Post -
Fixing

Core mounted

Side mounted to steel or concrete with plate fixing

Top mounted to wood or concrete with plate fixing

Top mounted to steel with welded fixing

Accessories/ Other requirements

Not required

LED lighting inserts

Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

Standard product features

Finish:

All stainless steel supplied in a brushed (240-grain) satin finish.

Infill:

  • Cable rails: 1.4401 (316) grade stainless steel, 5 mm diameter stranded wire (6 x 7-strand wire ropes around a wire core; minimum breaking strain: 13 kN) with stainless steel thread adjusters. Maximum cable spacing: 79 mm.
  • Configuration: In-line with post centres.

Product Options

Top rail:

- Size:

  • Stainless steel true bar: 76 x 12 mm.
  • Wood (all species): 101 x 25 mm cap placed over 76 x 12 mm stainless steel true bar.

Handrail:

- Dimensions:

Tube wall: 2 mm-thick (stainless steel only).

- Material:

Wood species:

  • Kiln dried as standard.
  • Other species and finishes available on request (a sample must be submitted for finish required).
  • Wood rail attaches to 13 x 18 mm continuous stainless steel bar at supports and connections.

Post:

- Size (w x d):

  • End posts: 76 x 25 mm.
  • Mid posts: 76 x 13 mm.

- Spacing:

Maximum post spacing: 1194 mm.

- Material:

1.4301 (304) grade stainless steel.

- Fixing:

  • Core mounted: Post extends into hole in the concrete structure. Concrete minimum: Thickness 254 mm; 3000 psi.
  • Side mounted to steel or concrete with plate fixing: Minimum thickness: Concrete: 260 mm; steel: 13 mm. Consult manufacturer for options for thinner steel structures.
  • Top mounted to steel or concrete with plate fixing: Minimum concrete depth: 152 mm, when used with suitable anchors.
  • Top mounted to steel with welded fixing: Requires minimum 78 mm-wide structural steel. Welded fastener to be installed by factory approved welder. Post secured to base with set screws.

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