What is cable railing?
Cable railing system is a kind of popular modern railing substitute for traditional metal or wood railings. Instead of wood, glass or iron infill, the cable railing system uses stainless steel cable to serve as a traditional guard without blocking the view.
How to design my railing?
You could have a customized design on your railing, choose your favorite styles. However, there are things you need to be aware of. Always follow the local building codes. There might be some differences between states. Please check that before designing. Consider the application environment. For example, indoor or outdoor, coastal area, the material of the post, etc.
Watch some videos of cable railing before you start the work, which will effectively reduce the chance of mistakes. You can find the video of each product on its page on this website. You could also find them on our YouTube channel.
How to caculate the materials?
You should calculate all the materials you need before placing the order. So there won't be too much waste or lack. For beginners, It is recommended to buy a little more than you need. Since there might be some issues when you do it for the first time.
How to deal with corner?
For corners greater or equal to 90 degrees, you could let the cable go through the hole directly.
For corners less than 90 degrees, you will need to use another pair of terminals, since you might not be able to tension the cable with an acute angle.
The max space between cable and posts?
We recommend that cable spacing should not be more than 3" in most states and it should passed the4" sphere test. The post spacing should not exceed 6 feet according to the code of California.
Please check your local building codes for accurate information and follow them.
How to choose fittings for deck railings?
Since most deck railings are horizontal, almost all the fittings could work with them. You just have to consider the material of posts.
How to choose fittings for stair railings?
Stair railings need fittings capable of angle installation. We have picked out these models. Just click the following URL or click the product menu. You can also use filters to pick them out on collection pages.
How to choose cable railing fittings for metal posts?
Metal posts have less choice in the fittings than wood posts. We have picked out these models. Just click the following URL or click the product menu. You can also use filters to pick them out on collection pages.
How to choose wire rope?
We have a video about how to choose wire ropes. Please click the following URL.
How to choose tools for installation?
You will need some cable railing fittings and stainless steel cable. The quantity depends on the dimensions of your project. In almost all cases, you will need a hydraulic crimper to swage the fittings so the cable could be fixed firmly. Unless your fittings are wageless.
What is LED channel?
LED channel, known as LED strip channel or LED profile, protects and conceals LED strips or light bars. It provides a finished look, and helps with heat dissipation for optimal LED performance.
What types of LED channels do you sell on your website?
On our website, we sell various types of LED channels, including:
U-shape LED Channel
V-shape LED Channel
Silicone LED Channel
Spotless LED Channel
LED Skirting and Baseboard Channel
Suspended LED Channel Recessed LED channels
How do you cut the LED channels and covers?
Step 1 : use a ruler to determine the length you need
Step 2 : mark the part to be cut with a marker pen
Step 3 : choose a angle Grinder or miter saw with circular saw blade to cut easily
Why should I purchase LED channels from you?
Choose Muzata's LED channels for their spotless appearance, waterproof design, bendable flexibility, patented innovations and our 10 years of professional experience.
What are the common applications of LED channels?
LED channels have common applications in:
Cabinet and furniture lighting Display lighting
Signage and letter lighting
Cove lighting Outdoor lighting
Stair lighting Automotive lighting
What are the different materials available for LED profiles?
LED profiles are available in two main materials: aluminum and silicone. Aluminum profiles offer excellent heat dissipation and durability, while silicone profiles provide flexibility and waterproof properties.
What is silicone light channel? What are the advantages of silicone light channel?
The silicone LED channel is a great option for both indoor and outdoor lighting applications. Its advantages include flexibility, diffusion of light（Except for USC1）, protection for the LED strips, heat resistance, easy installation, and versatility in various applications.
What kind of led channels are what I need?
To determine the LED channel you need, consider the following factors: Application: Decide whether you need a surface-mounted, recessed, suspended, kickboard, or DIY LED channel based on your installation requirements. LED
Strip Size: Measure the width of your LED strip to ensure it fits properly within the LED channel.
Installation Method: Choose an LED channel that is compatible with your desired installation method, whether it's surface mounting, embedding, suspending, or attaching as a kickboard.
How to install LED Channel?
① Check the proper installation position and measure the required LED channel length
② Cut aluminum channels as needed
③ Mark the hole location to install the mounting clip
④ Fixed the mounting clip with self-tapping screws
⑤ Put the aluminum channel on the mounting clip
⑥ Attach the LED strip to the channel
⑦ Melt the solder joint of the LED strip, remove the wire and pass it through the hole of the end cap
⑧ Solder the terminals to the light strip
⑨ Install the cover on the LED channel
⑩ Install end caps on both sides（The gap can be sealed with hot melt glue）