Where would you normally use this stainless steel handrail fitting ?
As part of a stainless steel balustrade. The support is placed at the top of the post, and allows for a stainless steel tube to be welded to it.
What is it made out of ?
316 grade Stainless Steel in a Mirror finish.
What are the important dimensions ?
This fitting fits into the end of 50.8mm diameter round stainless tube with a wall thickness of 1.6mm
Click on the detailed CAD drawing (above) for all the important dimensions.
Can it be used for exterior application ?
As it is 316 grade Stainless Steel with a Mirror finish, it is more than suitable for use outside.
How do you fix it to the stainless steel tube ?
For the DIY market you can use a suitable glue (found on our online shop). For the professional fabricator, you can weld and polish to create a seamless finish.
How should you finish it ?
If you are happy with a Mirror finish, then the product does not need to be touched up in any way.
If though you would like a Satin finish, try using our non-woven web pad that will allow you to fairly easily remove the current high polished finish that it has.