The modern railing cable kits shown in the following video are supplied by Ultra-tec®, The Cable Connection.
Modern Railing & Frequently Asked Questions
How far apart are the cables and do they meet international code requirements? +
Each cable is 3.275 inches apart and exceeds code requirements for cables.
How many cables are there per Stainless Steel cable run? +
There are 10 cables per run on 36 inch posts and 12 cables per run on 42 inch posts.
What are cable railing code requirements? +
National code requirements for Cable deck railing is 36 inches high for Residential. Code requirements for commercial are 42 inches high.
How much does cable railing cost? +
Costs can vary due to start and stops of the cables. A rough estimate is $60 – $100 per running foot.
What colors do the deck railing posts come in? +
Standard powder coating is black; however, any custom powder coating can be done. Typically, customers order to match the color of their windows.
What size of stainless steel cable is used for this cable system? +
1/8 Stainless Steel cable
What are the dimensions of the cable deck railing posts? +
1.5″ inches by 1.5″ Inches square and 36″ inches tall
How far apart should cable deck railing posts be placed? +
48″ inches Max. 42″ Inches or less recommended.