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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 suitable for interior and exterior applications.

Features and benefits:

  • Comprised of rectangular 13 by 51 mm posts with 38 or 51 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.
  • Hidden mechanical connections throughout minimize on-site assembly, requiring no welding or gluing 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 options are available offset to the side of posts.
  • Supports are based on a single rectangular profile used throughout the system from posts to wall mount supports, ensuring a coordinated and minimalist design.
  • Quick, efficient installation.
  • Accepts infill panels between 9.5 and 19 mm thickness.
  • Designed, engineered and manufactured in accordance with BS 6180, BS 6399 and BS 8300.
  • Environmentally friendly.
  • 25-year guarantee.

Applications:

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

Approvals:

Kubit™ handrails meet ADA requirements. Clear space to wall: 38 mm.

General information
Finish

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

Uniclass 2015
Balustrade and guarding systems (Ss_25_60_05_05)Primary
Specification data - Balustrade and guarding systems
Product Reference

Kubit™ Balustrade and Handrail 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 -
Diameter

38 mm

Standard.

51 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

Steel/ stainless steel rails 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

Not required

Elbow

Diameter

31.75 mm

Angled rectangular support with round horizontal support.

Material

1.4307 (304L) grade stainless steel

Standard for internal use.

1.4404 (316L) grade stainless steel

Standard for external use.

Fastening base

31.75 mm secret fastening

80 mm diameter stainless steel rosette

Infill -
Type

Glass panel, fully tempered

Resin panel

Interior only; consult manufacturer for colour and finish options and insert requirements.

Stainless steel panel, perforated

Stainless steel grade

Not required

Glass panel only.

1.4307 (304L) grade stainless steel

Standard.

1.4404 (316L) grade stainless steel

Glazing

Not required

Stainless steel panels only.

Toughened glass, clear, 10 mm

Toughened glass, clear, 16 mm

Toughened glass, tinted, 10 mm

Toughened glass, tinted, 16 mm

Bespoke

Consult manufacturer for options and insert requirements.

Configuration

Offset to side of posts

Fixing

Panel link infill holder

Through bolt connection

Post -
Size (d x w)

13 x 51 mm

Material

1.4307 (304L) grade stainless steel

Standard.

1.4404 (316L) grade stainless steel

Fixing

Core mounted spigot fixing with cover plate

Core mounted spigot fixing without cover plate

Top mounted to steel or concrete with plate fixing

Top mounted to steel with welded fixing

Two point side mounted to steel or concrete with plate 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.

Product Options

Top rail:

- Dimensions:

Tube wall: 2 mm-thick (stainless steel rails 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 9 x 13 x 203 mm continuous stainless steel bar at supports and connections.

Infill:

- Type:

Bespoke materials and perforations are available; consult manufacturer for details.

  • Glass panels, fully tempered: Infill panels have nominal radius or blunt corners and polished edges.
  • Resin: A blend of polyester resin for interior applications.
  • Stainless steel panel, perforated: Rectangular frame 13 x 38 mm; brushed finish; 2 mm-thick panel, 10 mm squares on 13 mm centres; polished longitudinally to mitre cuts.

- Fixings:

  • Panel link infill holder: Through bolt connection extended from each post for individual panels between single posts. Accommodates panel thickness 10–19 mm.
  • Through bolt connection: Mounted directly off of the post with cylindrical fastening detail to accommodate for single panels between two posts.

Post:

- Spacing:

Maximum post spacing: 1524 mm for stainless steel handrails; 1300 mm for wood handrails between post centres.

- Fixing:

  • Core mounted spigot fixing with cover plate: Post extends into hole in the concrete structure. Concrete minimum: Thickness 152 mm; 3000 psi; edge distance 76 mm.
  • Top mounted to concrete with plate fixing: Consult manufacturer for options.
  • Top mounted to steel with plate fixing: Consult manufacturer for details.
  • Top mounted to steel with welded fixing: Requires minimum 76 mm structural steel.
  • Two-point, side-mounted to steel or concrete with plate fixing: Precise measurements are required for accurate installation of posts and glass. Maximum post spacing 1524 mm for stainless steel handrail.

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