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Strut Post SP160 Base Fix

The Strut Post system is an adjustable clamping system, designed for 12-17.52mm toughened glass (base fix) without holes. Manufactured from 2205 Duplex Grade Stainless Steel, Strut Posts are a popular choice for their modern, minimalist finish. Strut Posts have crafted covers that hide the engineered stainless steel fixings.

The Metro Glass Generic PS1 System covers most standard installations for fast PS1 turnaround generally just a few days.

Key Features
  • Available for base fixed (top) mounted applications for 12- 17.52mm glass
  • Manufactured from 2205 Duplex Stainless Steel to withstand coastal conditions
  • Cover plates conceal the fixings and provide a smart finish
  • No holes required in the glass

Glazing Options:

  • 12mm TempaFloat Toughened Safety Glass
  • 12mm TempaSoak Heat Soaked Toughened Safety Glass

Material Finish

  • Made from 2205 Duplex grade stainless steel.
  • Available in machined, satin, or polished finish.
  • Powdercoated upon request. Note: Powder coating is available in a wide range of colours with commercially available surface integrity warranties from 10 to 30 years
  • All fixings must be Stainless Steel

Interlinking Rail

  • All monolithic toughened frameless glass balustrades must have an Interlinking Rail to conform to NZS 4223.3.2016, including the latest amendment of NZBC B1
  • See Railing and Handrail Systems for options
Scope of Use


Scope of Use

  • The SP160B and SP300S Strut Post is ideal for those seeking a more industrial looking Frameless Glass Balustrade aesthetic.
  • The strut posts assist with water draining and cleaning, making it an ideal choice for Pool Fence applications
  • The system is ideal for external balconies and stairs - as well as for internal stairs and landings. It can be fixed directly to either timber, steel or concrete surfaces.
  • An interlinking top rail finishes off the system, producing a low profile modern look.
Limitations on Use

Occupancy Type

  • Suitable for occupancy types A, A Other, B, E, and C3. (Subject to glass & fixing type)
  • Occupancy Types as per AS/NZ 1170.1.2002


  • Exceeds the wind loading for all Wind Zones up to and including Very High Wind Zone as set out in NZS 3604:2011
  • Max design Wind pressure subject to glass type and fixing method
Statement of Building Code Compliance
  • Complies with AS/NZS 1170:2002, NZS 4223.3.2016
  • NZ Building Code B1, F2, F4, and F9
Strut Post SP160 Balustrade System Rails and Brackets
Strut Post SP160 Balustrade System Setout Elevation
Strut Post SP160 Balustrade System Design Tables
Metro Glass PS1 System
Railing and Handrail Systems
CAD/PDF Details
Strut Post SP160 Concrete M12 Theaded Bolt and Anchor
Strut Post SP160 Steel (Hollow) M12 Bolt and Nut
Strut Post SP160 Steel (Open) M12 Bolt and Nut
Strut Post SP160 Timber Lag Bolt

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