Stainless Balustrade Steel Wire is made of high quality AISI 316 marine grade stainless steel. Stainless Steel wire is a durable, low maintenance safety option for your deck, fence, veranda, pergola or staircase. The Fastener Factory has a wide range of marine grade stainless steel (316) wire. There are three main types of stainless steel marine grade (316) wire.
1.) 7 x 7 wire rope is 7 individual strands of wire twisted into a substrand, there are 7 separate substrands forming a total of 49 wires. 7x7 Stainless Steel wire is a super strong and flexible, thus ideal for use with manual and hydraulically swagged fittings.
2.) 1 x 19 balustrade wire rope is 19 individually stranded wire which forms one super strand. The 1x19 stainless steel wire is recommend only for use with hydraulically swaged fittings. The 1x19 wire is not as felixible as 7x7 stainless wire.
3.) 7 x 19 wire wire rope consists of 7 substrands of 19 wires forming a commercial strength wire of 133 individual wires. Whilst the 7 x 19 stainless steel marine grade wire can be used for balustrade, it is more commonly used in lifting and pulling machinery.