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GRP Handrails

If you’re looking for a cost-effective alternative to conventional metallic rails, GRP modular handrails are an excellent choice. Made up from 50mm tubes for the top-rail, mid-rail & upright posts, GRP moulded fittings are used in a key-clamp style, pieced together to complete the handrail system. Our modular handrails can be supplied pre-built to drawing or cut to size ready to be built on-site from flat pack form for your convenience.

Safer handrail systems for a range of environments

GRP modular handrails are most commonly used for stairways, guarding machinery & walkway support. However, they are suitable for use in both commercial and industrial environments, offering a safer and longer-lasting alternative to conventional handrail systems. The GRP modular handrail is certified to meet the requirements of BS4592:0 2006+A1 2012 industrial flooring, stairs and handrail for general duty (0.36kN/m).

Our GRP modular handrails offer a huge range of benefits, including:

  • Ergonomic design
  • Affordability
  • Low maintenance
  • Weather resistance
  • Low thermal conductivity
  • Corrosion resistance
  • High strength
  • Easy and quick installation

 

GRP Fabricated Handrails

HR Fibreglass offer fabricated handrails bespoke to the client’s requirements, so we’re confident that whatever your needs may be, we can deliver reliable results.  The handrail is built entirely from GRP Pultruded Profiles, with multiple GRP Pultruded Profile sizes available.

We can fabricate any handrail required. GRP Box section is used for vertical posts, whilst Pultruded tube is used for mid-rail. Completing the fabricated handrail is a pultruded kick plate at the bottom of the posts. GRP heavy-duty base feet or side mounts can be used to fasten the handrail down for additional stability.

We have all profile dimensions available here at HR Fibreglass, so feel free to get in touch at any time.

 

FAQs

What are GRP handrails?

Glass Reinforced Plastic, or GRP handrails have fast become the preferred choice when it comes to the safest handrail systems. Used in a wide range of environments, GRP handrails are ergonomically designed using polyester resin and glass filaments to create the sturdiest handrail options, whilst meeting the demands of modern life.

Able to withstand all weathers, aesthetically pleasing, low maintenance and affordable, GRP handrails manufactured here at HR Kilns meet all BS4592:0 requirements.

Where can GRP handrails go?

Along with the wide variety of benefits GRP handrails have to offer is the fact that they are versatile for a range of environments. Here at HR Kilns, we also offer customers the option of our GRP fabricated handrails which can be made to your specific design preferences and requirements for bespoke safety solutions.

Thanks to their ergonomic design, our GRP handrails have become one of our most popular products and can be found across a range of applications, including:

  • Wash bays
  • Access ramps
  • Workstations
  • Roof walkways
  • Railway trackside
  • Manufacturing plant
  • Airports
  • Defence sites
  • Walkways
  • Platforms

And many more. So, if you have a project and you feel a GRP handrail may the best fit for the job – don’t hesitate to contact our team today!

Why choose GRP handrails?

There are so many benefits when it comes to GRP handrails. From their versatility to their unrivalled durability, here are just a few reasons why you should choose GRP handrails for your next project:

  • High impact resistance
  • Incredibly low maintenance
  • Highly resilient
  • Low-cost
  • Long-lasting
  • High strength-to-weight ratio
  • Non-conductive
  • Non-corrosive

Able to be moulded into a range of shapes and size, the GRP handrails we manufacture here at HR Kilns are second to none in reliability and quality.

 

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Benefits Include

Lightweight
Non- Conductive
Easy to install
Chemical Resistant
Warm to touch
Corrosion Resistant
High Strength & Stability

 

Applications

Platforms
Walkways
Ramps
Wash Bays
Bridges
Roof Walkways
Workstations

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