Juralco Homestead Aluminium Baluster Panels
Product Technical Statement: 107484
Homestead uses prefrabricated, aluminium balustrade panels for residential installations.
||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
||Juralco confirms that this minimum level of assurance has been met or exceeded by the following:
Nancekivell Cairn (2017) Ltd
Producer Statement (PS1)
Juralco Homestead is a readymade,
prefabricated aluminium balustrade panel for domestic and residential
applications, where a barrier is required. The system consists of a
prefabricated 1360mm wide x 975mm high panel, made up of aluminium post,
baluster and top rail. Panels are riveted and can rake to a 35 degree
Homestead balustrade can be top or face fixed
(with a newel post) and use a gutter bracket for installations on waterproof
Powder coated in NZ with Dulux Duralloy
finish or Duratec where AAMA 2604 performance is required.
Scope of use
Homestead Balustrades is suitable for Domestic and Residential deck and
balcony barriers, stairways, retaining walls or boundary fencing on slopes. NOT
suitable for Commercial C3 applications or pool fencing.
Balustrade must only be installed in accordance with the Homestead 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(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 Homestead Balustrade specification and fabricators manual for design parameters. This specification details the documents the Juralco Homestead 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 Homestead Balustrade must only be installed in accordance with the Juralco Homestead Balustrade System manual. Any deviation from that specified in the Homestead 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 Homestead Balustrade System must only be fabricated/installed by a Juralco approved fabricator.
||Date last validated: 29 August 2019
||Date last updated: 29 August 2019
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