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Seamless Fin Balustrade Offers a Classic Look with Contemporary Style

Released early in 2021 Spectrum’s new Seamless Fin balustrade system promised to deliver a combination of both classic and contemporary lines together with fast and cost-effective installation and it certainly has not failed on either of those promises with proven results visible in early installations.

A striking terraced residential complex in Hobsonville Point by Jalcon Homes clearly demonstrates how good building design and contemporary balustrade design can work perfectly together. The building, which features dramatic roof lines and a predominantly white colour palette, is brought to life by significant textural elements and bold vertical lines from the building’s structural columns and the aluminium screening which extend across multiple levels to seamlessly tie all the external elements together.

The seamless theme is continued through the clean white balustrade which stretches from each structural fixing point to the next, and with no intermediate posts the uninterrupted line of balusters appears to almost float in front of the balconies.

Spectrum’s Seamless balustrade uses a unique fixing system that means that once the balustrade is delivered to site in pre-assembled lengths, attachment to the balcony is almost as simple as clipping to the fixing plate and securing at each the structural end points. This results in benefits in installation time which is significantly reduced, and the only limitations on section length are the logistics of transporting from factory to site.

Providing an end-to-end solution, Spectrum worked with Jalcon from early project stages through to installation whilst supplying and managing each aspect of the Spectrum product delivery journey. Being in control of each stage of the process helps Spectrum reduce the embedded carbon content of each project by minimising unnecessary double handling and using as many local suppliers as possible.

“Having our own team of installers also transport the product," says Greg Gibb of Spectrum, “means we immediately reduce our own carbon footprint by eliminating an additional transportation stage often contracted to a third party, and by calculating the shortest possible route and making deliveries in off peak times we further reduce any emissions impact on the environment.”

Spectrum’s procurement policy requires the business to source raw material, extrusions, and components from suppliers that can demonstrate good sustainable and measurable manufacturing practices.

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