Hand Railing Standards

Why choose British Standard Gratings’ Hand rail Standards?

British Standard Gratings Standards are manufactured from tube or solid bar as follows.

Standards are manufactured with one, two or several balls. Ball centres “Y” are generally 550 mm for platform type and 450 mm for raked type but these are flexible to suit customers requirements or any applicable regulations.

Tubular Standards
Manufactured from tube, 33.7 mm diameter, 42.4 mm and 48.3 mm diameter. Ball sizes differ to suit the size of hand railing passing through.
63 mm diameter balls to suit 33.7 mm diameter hand railing.
82 mm diameter balls to suit 33.7 mm, 42.4 mm and 48.3 mm diameter hand railing.

Solid Welded Standards
Manufactured from 32mm diameter and 38 mm solid bar. Ball sizes differ to suit the hand railing passing through. 60 mm diameter balls to suit 33.7 mm diameter hand railing. 70 mm diameter balls to suit 33.7 mm and 42.4 mm diameter hand railing.

 

Advantages of  Handrail Standards

  • Can be supplied in fully fabricated or modular configuration
  • Handrail Standard bends and stock lengths available
  • British Standard Grating’s Handrail Standards are used extensively in the UK & Europe
  • Handrail Standards can be fabricated from tube or from solid bar
  • We have an extensive range of bases to suit your application needs
  • There are no corrosion traps around joints
  • All of British Standard Gratings’ Handrail Standards are compliant to British & European standards

Solid Welded Handrail Standards
Manufactured from 32mm diameter and 38 mm solid bar. Ball sizes differ to suit the hand railing passing through. 60 mm diameter balls to suit 33.7 mm diameter handrailing. 70 mm diameter balls to suit 33.7 mm and 42.4 mm diameter handrailing.

The table below sets out the maximum recommended dimension between Handrail Standards to achieve the three categories of load shown.These are based upon design height as detailed to the centre line of the handrailing using deflection to BS 6180 and strength to Eurocodes 0, 1 & 3.

CIRCULAR FLAT BASE

RAKING FLAT BASE

TRIANGULAR SIDE PALM

VERTICAl SIDE PALM

HORIZONTAL SIDE PALM

RECTANGULAR FLAT BASE

For more information on our range of Handrail Standards, please contact our sales team on 01384 563464, email sales@bsgratings.com, or simply fill in the contact form at the bottom of this page.

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