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GRP Industrial Handrail Square Section

Glass Reinforced Polymer (GRP) handrail systems are perfectly suited to interior, exterior and aggressive environments where industrial chemicals or acid/salt air may quickly corrode metal systems.

Specification

  • High quality pultruded GRP Fiberglass profile sections
  • Moulded GRP Fibreglass Fittings
  • Can be fixed to Concrete, steel, wood, asphalt

Benefits

  • Long lasting & durable
  • Suitable for all environments, exterior or interior
  • Fire retardant – materials tested in accordance with EN 13501-1:2007
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Benefits Icon Benefits
  • Corrosion & chemical resistant with little or no maintenance (full details available)
  • Designed in accordance with:
    • BS EN ISO 14122-3:2001 Safety of Machinery – Permanent means of access to machinery. Part 3: Stairways, stepladders & guard-rails.
    •  BS 6399-1:1996 Loading for buildings – Part 1: Code of practice for dead and imposed loads.
  • Available in high visibility safety yellow or steel grey
  • Cost effective replacements for end of life metal rails
  • Long lasting & durable – GRP handrails have been in service for 40+ years
  • Suitable for all environments, exterior or interior
  • Fire retardant – materials tested in accordance with EN 13501-1:2007.
  • High Impact Resistance
  • Relative light weight makes for easy transport, handling & reduced load on existing structures
  • Rapid & simple fabrication – no welding on site. Range of fasteners to suit all scenarios
  • Extremely Low electrical conductivity – good for use near electrical installations
  • Low thermal conductivity – good for use in extreme cold
  • Easily cleaned (mild detergent)
  • Rapid delivery times on ex-stock items: typically 5 days for standard items
  • Pre-fabrication service available
Specifications Icon Specification

Type:

  • Type I

Resin Base:

  • Isophthalic Polyester

Characteristics:

  • Std: steel grey or safety yellow colour
  • Industrial grade corrosion resistance
  • Resin type offers fire retardant to EN 13501-1:2007
  • Materials tested in accordance with EN13706
  • Operating temperature range -50°C to 105°C

Applications:

Suitable for all general industrial environments. Mid concentrations of inorganic acids & alkalis.

Profiles are Manufactured & Tested in Accordance with:

  • ISO9001:2008
  • EN13706
  • EN 13501-1:2007.

Can be Fixed to:

  • GRP grating platforms, concrete, metal or wooden substrates

Fixing Methods:

Rails are assembled by either plain or colour matched rivets or stainless bolt systems.  Typical fixtures to concrete substrates are achieved using expansion anchors (stainless/galvanised or zinc plated) or chemical anchors.

Options Icon Options

Colours Available:

  • Steel grey
  • High visibility safety yellow

To Order:

  • Other resin types and any RAL colour*

Square Section Dimensions:

  • 50 x 50mm
  • Stocked length: 6000 mm

Top Profile Dimensions:

  • Height: 60 mm
  • Width: 71 mm
  • Stocked length: 6000 mm

Mid (Knee) Rail Dimensions:

  • Diameters: 38mm | 40mm
  • Stocked length: 6000 mm

Kicker (Toe) Plate Dimensions:

  • Height: 100 mm
  • Depth: 15 mm
  • Stocked length: 6000 mm

Other sizes cut down to order

Fitting/Connector Range:

  • GRP floor socket | Fabricated steel base/side plates

Additional Options:

  • Cut to size prior to delivery
  • Full or partial fabrication prior to delivery
  • Full range of fasteners

*Note: minimum order quantities & lead times apply.  Please contact us for further information.

Full specifications and performance data for this product range are available.

Description Icon Description

A profiled top, square section industrial Glass Reinforced Polymer (GRP) handrail is an extremely strong, yet cost-effective commercial rail system designed for use on platforms, walkways and staircases.

Utilising a simple rivet connection assembly method, the system can be adapted to fit most requirements and provides a robust & rigid alternative to metal systems.

A tubular knee rail in matching or contrasting colour is employed below the wide, smooth channel top profile, with a kicker (toe) plate for added safety.

The system offers the key advantages of:

  • Simplified construction technique
  • Quick to achieve long straight runs
  • No welding or specialist machining

Square section GRP handrail systems are perfectly suited to an interior, exterior and aggressive environments where industrial chemicals or acid/salt air may quickly corrode metal systems.  Commonly incorporated into new build & refurbishment designs alike, they have shown proven in-service performance for 40+ years. Handrails are manufactured from glass fibre & polyester resins by a process of pultrusion with an applied surface veil.

Available in a standard safety yellow (top profile & knee rail) and a choice of yellow or steel grey stanchions and kicker plate, GRP handrails provide all the advantages of lightweight, high strength and durability, coupled with corrosion resistant, non-conductive, fire retardant and virtually maintenance free life.

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Evergrip Limited

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

PHONE: 01757 212744
EMAIL: [email protected]
FAX: 01757 212 749
Company Registered Number: 04186772
Registered for VAT Number: GB 773 5346 10

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