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Category Archives: Technical Advice

Types of pedestrian guardrail and their benefits

Road safety is highly important to protect both pedestrians and drivers from potential accidents. Pedestrian guardrail plays a key part in this by guiding pedestrians […]

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The Process of Galvanisation for Railings and its Benefits

Corrosion is a metal worker’s worst enemy, compromising the stability of the metal and making it look worn over time. So, we must take steps […]

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Commercial Railing Height Regulations – All You Need to Know

Railings fulfil a variety of different roles. From helping keep people safe to deterring access, they are an important aspect of any commercial property. Because […]

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Things to consider when choosing metal railings Part 2 – Infill Bars

Vertical infill bars are what makes up most of a metal railing panel, playing a major part in the rigidity, strength and even appearance of […]

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When to use Pedestrian Parapet

The material composition of pedestrian parapet is to a much more heavy-duty specification than standard pedestrian guardrail.

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How heights and weights of railings affect section sizes – things to consider when specifying and purchasing railings

The relevant British Standard governing the specifying and manufacture of vertical bar steel railings is BS1722-9:2006. This contains information which should be taken into account when specifiers are looking to include railings within new projects.

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Thinking of specifying grating fencing? – The benefits

Grating fence is a composition of mild steel flat and round bars, it is an extremely versatile medium when employed in the field of architectural metalwork.

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Thinking of installing railings? – things to consider

What should you consider when installing metal railings? Alpha Rail provides some key points that need to be considered when installing metal railings.

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Specifying metal railings? – Key points from Alpha Rail

Alpha Rail provides useful insights into specifying metal railings, discussing key points of the specifying process and what to consider

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