San Diego Cable Railings proudly offers engineered cable railing systems for new construction projects and remodels that require load calculations as part of a plan set. Job specific details and calculation packets are available for both wooden and steel cable railing products provided by SDCR: 

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Engineered Cable Railing Systems

Do I Need Engineering?

Certain municipalities (not all) require details and accompanying calculations to be provided by a licensed structural engineer. Check with your contractor or local building department if you have any questions about project plan requirements.

What are the requirements?

Code compliant cable railings utilize rigid wooden and steel frames that must sustain cable tension loads and lateral requirements in order to keep people and pets safe. Raised decks and stairways, as well as certain types of fencing require barrier rails that must adhere to cited building standards. 

For Architects and Builders:

  • SDCR can provide a job specific building packet that includes calculations in as little as 1-2 weeks
  • Plans and calculations for Wooden and Steel railings are available. 
  • Packets include connection details, job specific information and stamped calculation workbooks.
  • Pricing: SDCR engineering costs will typically meet or beat industry standards with the fastest lead times. Call 844-277-7327  or visit our Quote Request page.

Disclaimer: All of the details contained on this page are for sample purposes only. Details are not intended for reproduction or construction use. Please contact SDCR if you have questions about engineered cable railing systems or any of the details included on this page.

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