GRP Modular Handrails
GRP modular handrails system offers a cost effective and lasting alternative to conventional metallic materials e.g Key Klamp. With low installation and maintenance costs, outstanding corrosion and impact resistance, and high strength-to-weight ratios, GRP modular handrails significantly outperform steel, aluminium and timber equivalents.
50 x 40mm GRP pultruded tube (5mm wall) in 5m lengths that fit exactly into a comprehensive range of matching GRP moulded fittings. The pultruded tube and toe plate are manufactured from high grade isophthalic polyester resin with E glass fibre roving, a continuous filament mat and a surface veil. The moulded fittings are made from a proprietary sheet moulding compound, which includes chopped E glass fibre, isophthalic polyester resin and mineral filler. The handrail also complies with BS1422-3 Stairs, Stepladders and Guardrails.
Please note: The yellow products below are also available in grey.
Independently tested by the Engineering Department at Lancaster University, our modular handrail system meets the requirements of BS4592:0 2006+A1 2012 Industrial Flooring, Stairs and Handrails for General Duty (0.36kN/m). Our modular handrail system exhibits excellent resistance to a wide range of chemicals, including acids, alkalis, fresh and salt water, ethylene glycol, petrol and other fuel oils. It is not recommended for extensive exposure to acids and alkalis. The handrail also complies with BS1422-3 Stairs, Stepladders and Guardrails.
- Stanchions, handrail and - Knee rail: GRP tube
- Toe plate (kickboard): pultruded profile
- Moulded fittings: hot pressed moulding
- Yellow (full range)
- Steel grey
What Are The Main Benefits?
GRP Modular Handrails are a popular choice for a number of industrial and commercial environments. If you’re looking for a cost-effective type of handrail system that is much more durable than traditional alternatives such as steel and aluminium, GRP Modular Handrails should be seriously considered. Moreover, just like the GRP Standard Handrails, they are also weather and corrosion-resistant.
Where Are They Most Suitable?
GRP Modular Handrails are suitable for a wide range of applications and environments. Here at Engineered Composites, we get many different customers enquiring with us about the supply of handrails. The main purpose of the handrails is for protection and safety. Therefore, they are ideally suited for staircases, pedestrian barriers, and ramps.
Are Modular Handrails Safe?
Yes, of course. Modular handrails are completely safe. GRP Modular Handrails are one of the safest options in the industry because of the connectors used within the structure. There is no sharpness with the handrails so no risk of injury whatsoever to anyone using or touching the handrails. Moreover, Modular Handrails are also really easy to transport due to being lightweight.
Why Choose Engineered Composites?
Engineered Composites are the UK’s industry-leading GRP supplier. When you choose our team for the supply of GRP products, you are guaranteed an excellent service from start to finish. With over 35 years of experience, quality is promised and delivered.
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