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How to install a Standard DIY System

Posted by Miami Stainless on 05-Apr-2021 10:00:00

Standard DIY System - Miami Stainless

The Standard DIY System suits straight and angled sections using metal posts and is a true do-it-yourself kit supplied with stainless steel fittings and wire rope installations on-site. Although this system has a much more involved and time consuming installation process, it is ideal for those on a strict budget. Kit form balustrade systems are generally shipped same day while factory swaged wire balustrade systems within three working days meaning you can measure one weekend and install the next! Miami Stainless Wire Balustrade Systems are unique, functional, easy to install and provide a stylish and contemporary finish to any project. 

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Topics: Wire Balustrade, Wire Trellis, Design

Bushland Balustrade Bonanza

Posted by Miami Stainless on 19-Jan-2021 09:30:00

Loyal customer and Gold Coast locals, Oscar Building Projects has been installing Miami Stainless balustrade posts and wire systems on projects in Southeast Queensland for years. So when it came time to renovate his tranquil hinterland home, wire balustrade systems were his first choice.

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Topics: Wire Balustrade, Balustrade Posts, Design

Stainless Steel Used In Nautical Designs

Posted by Miami Stainless on 06-Nov-2020 14:18:07

There are numerous and ingenious ways to use stainless steel hardware. Like Jack Tars Locker, who uses Miami Stainless fittings in numerous nautical product designs. Pared with either rustic brown Manila rope, sandy beige, or the blue synthetic rope, the standard stainless steel hardware is transformed. Their handmade pieces combines a unique design pared with talent showing how creative you can get with stainless.

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Topics: Wire Balustrade, Stainless Steel Maintenance, Design

Which construction of wire rope do I need?

Posted by Miami Stainless on 22-Sep-2020 10:18:00

Wire Rope consists of multiple strands of wire, twisted together, sometimes compressed, to form a flexible mechanism for supporting, rigging, lifting or hoisting.

Wire rope is available in various types and constructions, each having specific uses. Different configurations of the wire and construction will provide different benefits for the specific lifting application, including:

  • Strength
  • Flexibility
  • Abrasion resistance
  • Crushing resistance
  • Fatigue resistance
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Rotation resistance

Hence it is important to select the wire for the intended applications and the necessary to see what properties are required for the rope to be used correctly. Properties such as breaking strength, flexibility, resistance to bending fatigue, anti-friction, resistance to deformation, non-rotation and anti-corrosion.

Our aim is to provide you with the knowledge and understanding of the components so that you select the correct wire rope for your chosen application.

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Topics: Wire Balustrade, Design, Shade Sail

Which Brand Of Stainless Steel Do I Need?

Posted by Miami Stainless on 07-Sep-2020 14:20:11

Weigh Up Your Stainless Steel Options

Miami Stainless is proud to offer a variety of stainless steel brands, Econ, ProRig & Blue Wave.

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Topics: Wire Balustrade, Design, Shade Sail

New Rafter Bracket RB-30

Posted by Miami Stainless on 15-Jun-2020 15:41:56


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Topics: Design, Shade Sail, New Products

New Catenary Lighting Wire Kits

Posted by Miami Stainless on 08-Feb-2020 09:30:00

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Topics: Design, Catenary

Simple to Install Green Wall Structures Using Stainless Steel

Posted by Miami Stainless on 04-Feb-2020 10:00:00

One of the most wonderful developments in green wall and building landscaping is the dynamic use of stainless-steel tension systems and wire rope arrangements. The benefits of stainless steel are that that it's resilient, long lasting, aesthetic, and very strong. The options of stainless steel are various arrangements that can be configured across multiple situations both walled or in space.

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Topics: Wire Trellis, Design, Green Wall

How To Add Glamour To Your Dwelling With Stainless Steel

Posted by Miami Stainless on 29-Jan-2020 10:44:00

In an ever-diverse world, architects have been looking for that element that finishes a design in a way that creates differentiation as well as dimension. Advances in stainless steel composition and stainless-steel products for construction have also provided for new ideas and innovation.

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Topics: Wire Balustrade, Design

Why plant climbers and green walls are so exciting – inside and out

Posted by Miami Stainless on 21-Jan-2020 10:43:52

The world is realising how important greenery is in the modern developments and building constructs. It's naturally being driven by many factors including the need for better climate, more aesthetic settings for humans to work and live, and fundamentally as a type of addition to visual creativity to counteract the stiffness of straight blank walls.

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Topics: Wire Trellis, Design, Green Wall

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