Contemporary Prefabricated Baluster Balustrade
Product Technical Statement: 107310
Contemporary Balustrade is primarily designed for retaining walls where balustrading is required
||Level of assurance needed to demonstrate NZ Building Code Compliance
Supporting documentation should include technical information by manufacturer and either a BRANZ or independent Appraisal or CodeMark
||Contemporary Prefabricated Baluster confirms that this minimum level of assurance has been met or exceeded by the following:
Nancekivell Cairn (2017) Ltd
Producer Statement (PS1)
Juralco Contemporary balustrade is a prefabricated
aluminium baluster balustrade panel for residential applications, where a safety from falling barrier is
required, primarily retaining walls. The system consists of
a prefabricated 1435mm wide x 1200mm high panel, made up of aluminium post,
baluster and twin top rails. Fixed panels are welded, whilst raking panels are riveted and can be raked to a maximum 11.5 degree angle (310mm max rise over 1500mm post centres) are riveted.
Contemporary balustrade can be top or face
Powder coated in NZ with Dulux Duralloy
finish or Duratec where AAMA 2604 performance is required.
Scope of use
Juralco Contemporary Balustrade is suitable for Domestic and Residential deck and balcony barriers, but primarily designed for use on retaining walls and other outdoor aplications where safety from falling (F4) is required by NZBC.
Attaching a handrail enables it to be used on stairs.
Contemporary Balustrade must only be installed in accordance with the Contemporary product manual. Any deviation from standard fabrication or installation must be accompanied by a site specific PS1.
New Zealand Building Code (NZBC)
The product will, if employed in accordance with the supplier's installation and maintenance requirements, assist with meeting the following provisions of the building code:
- Clause B1 Structure: Performance B1.3.4(a)
- Clause B2 Durability: Performance B2.3.1(a)
- Clause F2 Hazardous building materials: Performance F2.3.3(a), F2.3.3(b)
- Clause F4 Safety from falling: Performance F4.3.1, F4.3.2, F4.3.3, F4.3.4(a), F4.3.4(b), F4.3.4(c), F4.3.4(d), F4.3.4(e), F4.3.4(f), F4.3.4(g), F4.3.4(h), F4.3.5(a), F4.3.5(b)
The product has and can make available the following additional evidence to support the above statements:
Refer to Juralco Contemporary Balustrade specification and fabricators manual for design parameters.This specification details the documents the Juralco Contemporary Balustrade System refers to in relation to the New Zealand Building Code, the manufacturer's documents, products used in the System, requirements in relation to fixing and surface finishings.
Juralco Contemporary Balustrade must only be installed in accordance with the Juralco Contemporary Balustrade System manual. Any deviation from that specified in the Contemporary balustrade manual must only be in accordance with the site specific PS1, with site specific calculations and drawings listing the non standard details.
The Juralco Contemporary Balustrade System must only be fabricated/installed by a Juralco approved fabricator.
||Date last validated: 27 August 2019
||Date last updated: 27 August 2019
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