Specifications and Quality Assurance
Ultra is happy to provide Specifications for our fence and railing. Shop drawings, technical data, and testing information are available here for your reference.
Gate Shop Drawings
Independent Test Documents
LEED Certification. Ultra Aluminum products qualify for 2 points in the MR Credit-4 Recycled Content category.
ICC Test Handrail
UAF 200 2.5 Post Wind Test
UAF 200 3.0 Post Wind Test
Fencing Rail Strength Test
UV Protection Test
Independent Testing & Certification
Ultra Aluminum Fencing and Railing are designed for superior performance and long-lasting good looks, using the highest technologies at a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. In support of those efforts, we submit our fencing and railing components for independent testing and certification from the leading agencies in the world, some of which are listed below.
American Architectural Manufacturers Association
Since its inception in 1936, AAMA ( American Architectural Manufacturers Association) has become recognized for the development of standards that provide third-party validation of product performance and quality. Their continuing objective is to develop the highest level of technical expertise and to support member companies with business services, market research and marketing programs that make practical contributions to our members' success and profitability. www.aamanet.org
American Fence Association
Originally founded in 1962, the American Fence Association benefits the fence, deck, and railing industry – as well as the consumer – by promoting the highest levels of professionalism, ethics, and product standards by disseminating information and educating its members. Today, the American Fence Association is the largest organization representing the entire fence, deck, and railing industry in the United States and parts of Canada. With 31 member chapters serving the association, AFA offers several educational and certification options, along with providing networking opportunities to keep its members above and beyond their competition. www.americanfenceassociation.com
North American Deck and Railing Association
NADRA helps improve its members through continued education, and setting the standard to build the highest quality custom decks and docks while giving courteous service. NADRA is the voice of the deck & railing industry helping guide code writing and regulations with International Code Council (ICC). www.nadra.org
The American Society for Testing and Materials
The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International is one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world-a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services. Known for their high technical quality and market relevancy, ASTM International standards set the pace for the toughest performance testing for coatings fade resistance and rail load impact resistance. www.astm.org
Powder Coating Institute
The Powder Coating Institute (PCI), representing the North American powder coating industry, promotes powder coating technology and communicates the benefits of powder coating to manufacturers, consumers, and government. PCI works to advance the utilization of powder coating as an economical, non-polluting and high quality finish for industrial and consumer products. Beyond being the most attractive, durable, high-quality finish for fencing and railing, the powder coating process itself offers another advantage -- it is environmentally friendly...virtually pollution-free! www.powdercoating.org