Spectrum designs and manufactures modular and custom architectural metalwork products including aluminium and glass balustrades, overhead glazing, louvres and screens.

Product literature confirmed current on September 14 2017


Clearspan Fin Balustrade

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Clearspan Fin balustrade is a modular aluminium balustrade system using the popular clearspan post/fixing details. The fins attach to the face of the structural frame provding a clean, seamless look. The system replicates the look of timber or steel balustrades, with the advantages of an aluminium system. When face fixed to the deck it allows the fins to cover the face of the deck and/or be integrated into privacy screens.

Key Features

  • Replicates look of timber or steel balustrades
  • Fins can cover deck edge and/or extend to make privacy screens
  • Fin size and spacing can be customised
  • All components are made using the highest grades of aluminium and stainless steel
  • Speed of installation
  • Seven year material defects warranty and two year workmanship warranty available

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NZ Made

NZ Made

NZ-Owned Business

NZ-Owned Business

Scope of Use

The system is suitable for residential, commercial, external, internal and pool fence applications.

This product can also be used for privacy screens or decorative facades.

This system is suitable for A, B, E & C3 occupancy types

Limitations on Use

This system is not suitable for the following occupancy types:

  • C1/C2: Areas where people may congregate with tables and fixed seating (e.g. restaurants, bars)
  • C5: Areas susceptible to over-crowding
  • D: Retail areas

Statement of Building Code Compliance

Complies with the following provisions of the New Zealand Building Code:

  • Clause B1 Structure
  • Clause B2 Durability
  • Clause D1 Access Routes
  • Clause E2 External Moisture
  • Clause F2 Hazardous Building Materials
  • Clause F4 Safety from Falling

Other Performance Attributes

Spectrum Balustrade Systems meets and exceeds all reference standards:

  • NZS 8500 - 2006: Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs
  • AS/NZS 1170:2011: Structural Design Actions

NZBC Designed to Comply

B1 Structure compliant


B2 Durability compliant


D1 Access Routes compliant

Access Routes

E2 External Moisture compliant

External Moisture

F2 Hazardous Building Materials compliant

Hazardous Building Materials

F4 Safety from Falling compliant

Safety from Falling

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