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GRP Handrail & Guardrail Systems

A choice of round tube modular or bespoke-made industrial GRP Handrail & Guardrail Systems. Durable, cost-effective and maintenance free.

Suitable for industrial and commercial environments, fibreglass handrails are commonly used for stairways, walkway & platform handrails and for guarding around machinery. The provision of a mid (knee) rail and kick or toe plate offers a full guardrail configuration. The systems are designed to comply with relevant standards and provide a versatile, cost-effective alternative to metal rails.

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About GRP Handrails

Evergrip fibreglass handrails are a cost effective and long lasting alternative to metal rails. They are electrically non-conductive, ergonomic (warm to touch) and can be specially built and installed to meet your specific requirements.

They have excellent resistance to fatigue or impact and are corrosion, chemical & weather resistant.

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

Offered with a choice of two, high-quality GRP handrail types:  Modular Round Section  system or Profiled Top Square Section

We supply all the necessary fittings and fasteners for assembly / installation and can offer engineering confirmation / drawings and fabrication as additional services.

The basic design principles for guardrails:

In accordance with general building standards:

Design Standards:

The Safety of Machinery – Permanent Means of Access to machinery. Part 3: Stairways, stepladders & guardrails EN ISO 14122-3

BS 6399-1 Loading for buildings – Part 1: Code of practice for dead & imposed loads

BS 6180 Barriers in and about buildings – code of practice

A modular handrail system can be installed in a variety of different scenarios. They are particularly suited for industrial environments.

Typical installation scenarios for composite handrail systems might include:

The fibreglass rail profiles are manufactured from polyester resin and glass filaments by a process of pultrusion with a surface veil. The associated GRP fittings are made by casting.

The optional application of a clear polyurethane coating or UV wax to completed assemblies when in exterior environments, will assist in reducing any long-term colour fade.

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 Industrial Handrail Square Section

Premium quality handrail system in a square profile.

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GRP Modular Handrail – Round Section

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: [email protected]
Company Registered Number: 04186772
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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.

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