RailingWorks® Cable Railing Technical Info

Technical specs for aluminum and stainless cable railing

  • Material: Railing components are of 6005A-T65 Aluminum.

  • Finish: Durable high-density polyester Powder-Coat finish. Meets AAMA 2604 standards.

  • UV Stable Powder Coat. No before and after color changes found with most composite deck products. Most composite products fade more in 3 months than FSI's AAMA 2604 powder coat in 5 years.

  • Height: Standard heights are 36" (9) cables and 42" (11) cables. Alternate heights available by request.

  • Cable Spacing: Standard cable spacing is 3" inside.

  • Cable Components: All stainless steel cable components are 316 grade. Standard SS cables are 1/8" in diameter and have a 1x19 braid.

  • Fabrication: All holes are pre-drilled for easy assembly!

  • Fasteners: Stainless steel fasteners are used throughout the railing assembly.

  • Code Compliance: Picket Railings meet national safety standards and the 2003 ICC International Building Codes. Codes do vary by city and county and is the customers responsibility to ensure the rail system will meet local codes.

  • Load Testing: Rails are professionally tested by an independent testing laboratory and Professional Engineers to meet international safety requirements. Typical testing requires the railings to pass 200 lb. concentrated loads, 100 lb. per linear ft. and 50 lbs in a 1 square foot area of the infill. Visit the Downloads section of this page for more details. Alternative testing may be available. Contact us for details.

  • Maintenance: Railings may be washed as needed with water and mild soap. Do not use acidic solutions, harsh solutions or abrasive cleaning materials or solutions as they could harm the finish.

  • Additional information available upon request.