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ADE Art Stanchion Barrier
ADE Art Stanchion Barrier
Museum barrier at ADE
ADE Art Stanchion Barrier
ADE Art Stanchion Barrier
Top Caps - B1210G
Q-Cord signage, Museum Signs, Automotive display
Q-Cord signage, Museum Signs, Automotive display

Freestanding Barriers

* Neutral, clean lines that blend with the environment

* Stable base with non-skid/scratch pads

* Click here for elastic cord

* Discreetly Protective

*Options to accommodate signage and tie-back to wall

* Click here for wall terminators

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    16"H with 9" x 9" base
    Grey 1 - 2
    16"H with 9" x 9" base
    Stainless Steel 1 - 2
    16"H x 9" x 9" x 12 lbs - SALE PRICE
    Black 1 - 2
    16"H with 9" x 9" base
    Black 1 - 2
    16"H with 9" x 9" base
    White 1 - 2
    individual spare tops for grey barriers- each
    Grey 1 $7.00
    spare tops for white barriers- bag of 10
    White 1 $19.00
    45° Signage Cap used on art stanchions for small signs. Stainless Steel. (Adaptor unit only) (Uses double sided tape)
    Stainless Steel 1 $70.00
    45° Signage Cap used on art stanchions for larger signage plates. Stainless Steel. (Adaptor unit only)
    Stainless Steel 1 $70.00

    This barrier is the standard in many of the world's major museums.

    The stable steel base and upright supports an elasticated cord that defines restricted access but gives to the touch without tripping or injury. The base is cushioned with slip resistant neoprene pads to improve grip and protect polished floor surfaces.

    We recommend a maximum of 7 feet or 2 metres between barriers when planning your layout.

    Stainless steel barriers have steel base with stainless steel cover.

    **Sold individually**

    **elastic cord not included**

    Additional Information


    You will of course require elasticated cord to go with your stanchion layout.

    Wall terminators are an excellent way to complete some stanchion installations by returning the line of cord back to the wall.

    You can now apply information signage directly to the top of our barriers by using one of our signage adaptors that will accept our range of aluminum label holders.

    Our stanchions are supplied complete with an Allen key and that is the only tool you will require to assemble them.


    It is important to select a stanchion finish that blends well with the environment and minimises visual impact, and to assist this process our standard cord color is grey. However in areas where it is important to draw attention to the line we can supply cord in a range of colors that will enhance the contrast. These are white, red or black.

    If a floor is highly polished the stanchions will need to be closer together (5') than a floor that has plenty of grip, in which case barriers can be spaced further apart (7').

    Whenever possible stanchions should be placed in a symmetrical fashion in front of an artwork as this maintains good overall visual harmony.


    1. Assemble the stanchion by removing the bolt from the end of the upright, check that the washer is on the bolt and put it through the hole of the base plate and into the end of the upright. Tighten securely with the Allen Key provided.
    2. Place the stanchions in position to protect the artwork allowing 5' to 7' between each. Be sure to check the cord does not ‘droop’ between stanchions.
    3. Twist the top cap until it pops up using your finger and tie a simple knot in the end of the elasticated cord. Pull it very tight and cut off any excess cord close to the knot.
    4. Push the knot into the recess in the top of the upright with the cord exiting through one of the slots and push the cap down and twist into place.
    5. Pull the cord tight to the next stanchion with enough tension to make a straight line and push into the slots: straight across if it is a straight line or at right angles if it is at a corner.
    6. Repeat step 4 for the last stanchion or use a wall terminator.

    In an installation where the object is completely surrounded, instead of two separate knots tie the two ends together with a reef knot, pull very tight and cut off the ends.

    A line of stanchions can also end with the cord returning to the wall by using a wall terminator.

    Other ResourcesWhat's in the Box

    1 Upright with attaching bolt

    1 Base weight
    1 Base cover plate
    1 Allen key

    What's not included: Elasticated Cord, Wall Terminators

    ADE elastic cord
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    Price: $14.00-$59.00