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GRP Handrail & Guardrail Systems

GRP handrails are durable, cost effective and practically maintenance free. We offer a choice of round or square tube section modular handrail and guardrail systems. Plus, we can provide custom built fibreglass railings to fit a wide range of settings.

Our fibreglass handrails are suitable for most industrial or commercial environments.  They are commonly used for stairways, walkway and platform handrails and for guarding around machinery. The provision of a mid (knee) rail and kick (toe) plate offers a full guardrail configuration.

These long lasting GRP handrail systems are designed to comply with relevant standards and provide a versatile, cost-effective alternative to metal or wooden rails.

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GRP Handrail Benefits

Evergrip fibreglass handrails not only offer excellent value for money, they are electrically non-conductive and ergonomic (warm to the touch). What’s more, GRP handrails can be specially built and installed to meet your specific requirements. Plus, they have excellent resistance to fatigue and impact and have great resistance to corrosion, common chemicals and the weather.

Your handrail is available to order in high visibility safety yellow (RAL 1023) or steel grey (RAL 7045) colours with a full range of fittings available for the modular range.

GRP Handrailing Options and Fitting

We offer two types of high-quality GRP handrail types:  Modular Round Section  Systems or Profiled Top Square Section

All of the necessary fittings and fasteners required for assembly are supplied as standard. Plus, we can offer engineering confirmation, drawings and fabrication as additional services.

The basic design principles for GRP guardrails:

In accordance with general building standards:

Handrail Design Standards:

Our GRP handrails adhere to the following design standards:

Installation Scenarios for GRP Handrail and Guardrails

A modular GRP handrail system can be installed in a variety of different scenarios. They are particularly suited for industrial environments. The most common applications include:

The fibreglass handrail profiles are manufactured from polyester resin and glass filaments with a surface veil by a process called pultrusion. This ensures consistently high-quality product.  The associated GRP fittings are made by a process of casting.

The optional application of a clear polyurethane coating or UV wax to completed assemblies when used in exterior environments, can further enhance durability by reducing any long-term colour fade.  Painting of profiles is also possible, and you can contact us for further details on this.

GRP materials have been used successfully in building and construction for 40+ years, with no discernible degradation in performance.

WHY EVERGRIP GRP Handrail & Guardrail Systems?

  • Strong and durable – load tested for safety
  • Non corroding – no issues with rust, virtually maintenance free, low life-cycle costs
  • Impact resistant
  • UV resistant – maintains structural integrity after long service
  • Fire retardant – test results available. Please contact us for further information.
  • Chemical resistant – resists a wide variety of chemicals, suitable for many environments
  • Low electrical and thermal conductivity – ideal near electrical installations or in extreme cold
  • Light weight – reduced transport costs and load on existing structures
  • Easy handling, fabrication and assembly – no welding, TCT tools for cutting

Contact us for further information, general guidance and any specific requirements you are considering.

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GRP Handrail & Guardrail Systems PRODUCTS

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GRP Modular Square Handrail

Premium quality handrail system in a square profile.

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GRP Modular Round Handrail

Premium quality industrial handrail system in a round profile.

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Evergrip Limited

Flaxley Road, Selby, North Yorkshire
YO8 4BG United Kingdom

PHONE: 01757 212744
EMAIL: info@evergrip.com
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27th March 2020

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Covid 19 - Confirmation Statement

We would like to reassure all customers and enquirers that we remain open for business, while carefully following Government guidelines issued here:

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

The majority of our administration staff are working remotely and we have rostered production staff to make numbers available to meet demand.

We are able to provide the full range of our standard products from stock to serve any ongoing requirements you may have and will be pleased to receive any invitations to quote for future projects.

At the present time, in accordance with social distancing regulations we will not be conducting face to face meetings with business partners until further notice. However it may be possible to arrange video link meetings if required, please contact us for further information.

Collections of orders from our workshops are possible, by prior arrangement only please and visitors are reminded to observe the standard 2m distancing rules, for the safety of all.

Our transport partners are all providing us with a normal service.

We will update this statement if required and following any further guidance issued by the UK Government.

We wish you well.