This porch post is designed for use with the 6" balustrade system. The newel post anchors lengths of balustrade. It also strengthens the balustrade. This plain newel post features a durable urethane construction. Urethane molds with great precision and classic detail. Urethane also includes a unique closed cell structure that prevents high levels of moisture absorption. This allows the urethane balustrade to remain free of peeling, cracking and decay. The 6" balustrade system requires little maintenance over time, and it remains beautiful. Define the exterior space with the 6" system, a balanced and detailed choice. Urethane balustrade components are pre-primed and ready for finishing.