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Popular: Cable Trellis Systems

Using Stainless Steel cable as support structures for green walls or facades can provide a very practical solution for beautifying buildings and has become very popular for both large scale and domestic greening projects. Cable trellis systems are more robust and durable than those made from other materials such as timber or plastic. They are […]

A Look Back: Suspended Staircase in Midrand

In 2018 Tensile Cables was commissioned by A & D General Services to supply the stainless steel cables to suspend a two flight staircase at the Cummins Southern Africa Regional Offices (CSARO) in Midrand. While other solutions were attempted to secure the staircase from a structural point of view, cables offered a more aesthetically pleasing […]

Industry News: Project by Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects New York

Check out this amazing project by Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects New York. We love the use of Catenary cables to suspend the lights. The term “Catenary” refers to a curve formed by a cable, rope, or chain under its own weight when supported only at its ends. Catenary lighting allows designers flexibility, whether they are […]

New Product Showcase: Wine Rack Cable Systems

Tensile Cables has designed a sleek range of Wine Rack Cables that suspends your Wine Collection on Stainless Steel Cables. Our Wine Rack Cable Systems are ideal for Wine Farms, Retail Outlets, Restaurants & Wine Collectors to display their Wine Collections in a superior way. Tensile Cables supply Cable Wine Racks for three different basic applications: […]

Majik Forest Trellis

Tensile Cables recently completed trellises at Majik Forest Shopping Centre in Durbanville. A green wall is an urban and architectural element in areas that otherwise have no natural green context. A green facade has the ability to transform the outer skin of our cities into a living landscape, allowing the concrete and brick to become […]

Tensile Cables Annual shutdown dates for 2021

Dear client Tensile Cables will be closing for the Builders Holiday from Friday 17 December 2021 at midday. We will open our doors again on Monday 10 January 2022 to assist you again with your cable requirements. Kindly get your last orders in from Monday 13 December – Thursday 16 December. We would like to […]

Stunning Cable Staircase in Kenrock Country Estate

Kenrock Country Estate is a low-density residential Eco Estate that comprises 94 homes on a 34 hectare estate, with more than 13 hectares of communal ground. Kenrock is situated on the foothills of Table Mountain in Hout Bay, which is a unique location where mountain and valley meet on the rising slopes that surround the estate. This staircase required […]

Wine Rack Cable System

Tensile Cables has designed a sleek range of Wine Rack Cables that suspends your Wine Collection on Stainless Steel Cables. Our Wine Rack Cable Systems are ideal for Wine Farms, Retail Outlets, Restaurants & Wine Collectors to display their Wine Collections in a superior way. Tensile Cables supply Cable Wine Racks for three different basic […]

Hand swaging & Hydraulic swaging of cables

Here at Tensile Cables, we have developed our own brand of hand swaging tool which allows cables to be cut to length and conveniently swaged on site. This tool is a specialist tool designed by our qualified Engineers for Tensile Cable’s clients. The tool head is machined out of specialist tool steel and the head […]

Showcase: Wine Rack Cable Systems

Tensile Cables has designed a sleek range of Wine Rack Cables that suspends your Wine Collection on Stainless Steel Cables. Our Wine Rack Cable Systems are ideal for Wine Farms, Retail Outlets, Restaurants & Wine Collectors to display their Wine Collections in a superior way. Tensile Cables supply Cable Wine Racks for three different basic […]

Balustrade in Mount Bain Nature Reserve

Our client required Stainless Steel Cables for the balustrade of their secluded Mountain cabin deck. Stonewood Mountain Cabin is a rustic Mountain Cabin nestled in the Mount Bain Nature Reserve in Bainskloof, South Africa. Positioned high up on the side of a hill the Cabin treats the visitor to uninterrupted views of snow-capped mountains in […]

Stainless Steel Cable Grade 316 Maintenance

Stainless Steel Grade 316 cables and fittings are very popular for their longevity, durability, and aesthetic mirror finish all whilst being able to withstand the harsh conditions of the African Coastline. Tensile Cables supplies a range of high-quality Stainless-Steel Grade 316 Cables and fittings for this purpose.   To ensure your Cables always remain in […]

Deck with a View in the Cape Wine Lands

This Deck with a View was built outside the town of Wellington in the heart of the Cape Wine Lands using Stainless Steel Grade 316 cables. The town of Wellington is situated at the base of one of the oldest Mountain passes in South Africa, Bains Kloof Pass built by Master Road Builder Andrew Geddes […]

Showcase: Wine Rack Cable Systems

  July 2021 Tensile Cables has designed a sleek range of Wine Rack Cables that suspends your Wine Collection on Stainless Steel Cables. Our Wine Rack Cable Systems are ideal for Wine Farms, Retail Outlets, Restaurants & Wine Collectors to display their Wine Collections in a superior way. Tensile Cables supply Cable Wine Racks for […]

POPIA Compliance

Good day to all the subscribers of Tensile Cables. As you are aware, the new RSA Protection of Information Act (POPIA) will become effective soon. As a result, we address this letter to you to explain the usage of your data, and offer you an opportunity to unsubscribe below. In terms of a variety of […]

New Suspended Wine Rack Cables

Tensile Cables has designed a revolutionary and sleek range of Wine Rack Cable Systems that suspends your Wine Collection on Stainless Steel Grade 316 Cables. Our Wine Rack Cable System is ideal for Wine Farms, Restaurants or Wine Collectors who want to display their Wine Collections in a unique way. As well as enhancing the […]

New! Wine Rack Cables

Tensile Cables has designed and manufactured a new range of sleek Wine Rack cable systems to suspend your cellar wine collection on Stainless Steel Cables. Our Wine Rack Cables are suitable for all wine collectors, wine farms and restaurants. This new and suspended display method will allow your wine bottles to appear to float in […]

Vertical Cable balustrade in Grotto Bay

This Vertical balustrade is in Grotto Bay, a private and exclusive property estate on the West Coast of South Africa and was designed by Ontwerp Architecture. The Grotto Bay Estate comprises of 685 hectares of Strandveld and Sandveld bush. Grotto Bay forms part of the Cape West Coast Biosphere reserve which was proclaimed by UNESCO […]

Gatlinburg Sky Bridge

The Gatlinburg Sky Bridge opened on May 2019, in the beautiful American state of Tennessee, home to the Great Smoky Mountains, a sub range of the Appalachian Mountains. It is 42.6 meters long at its mid-point and at 207 meters long and 1.5 meters wide, it is the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America. […]

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New! Vertical balustrade cables

This is a sneak peek of our new range of Stainless-Steel fittings for Vertical cables in balustrades that terminate in the metal post and specifically do not go through the posts. Vertical Stainless-Steel cable balustrades have become very popular in Europe and are starting to form part of building regulations in those countries. Tensile Cables […]