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metalinai tureklai

Metal Handrails

Handrails are structures designed to ensure stability and support. Metal handrails are commonly used in industrial buildings for servicing platforms and different types of stairways as well as machinery in various types of access stairs to avoid falls and injuries. Handrails are usually manufactured of round and square tubes. 

Handrails are one of the key elements of buildings to prevent injuries from falls. Years of experience and continuous development allow us to offer you the metal structures of highest quality of Execution Class 2 (EXC2) in accordance with the requirements of EN 1090-2:2018+A1.

Pursuant to the Technical Construction Regulation 2.02.02:2004 of the Republic of Lithuania,  the height of partition handrails and balustrades shall be at least:

  • 0.90 m for stair flights and landings
  • 1.20 m for outdoor stair flights and landings 
  • 1.20 m for primary education institutions, general education and boarding schools (primary year departments) 
  • 1.50 (1.80) m for stair flights and landings at education institutions for children with special needs (blind, partially sighted, mental disabilities
  • 1.0 m for balconies and loggias in buildings of < 30 m in height
  • 1.10 m for balconies and loggias in buildings of > 30 m in height
  • 1.20 m for walkways, galleries, terraces 
  • 0.60 m for parapets, fences of unused roofs

Technical characteristics of metal handrails

Element Materials / control
Materials Carbon steel, S235, S275, S355
Surface preparation In accordance with EN ISO 8501-1, preparation grade P2, Surface preparation Sa2,5.
Anti-corrosion coating
  • C1-C5
  • The color may be selected from the RAL Color Chart according to the customer’s needs 
  • Coating: 
    • Powder coating up to 7 m in length;
    • Wet (airless) painting up to 15m in length;
    • Hot-dip galvanization up to 15m in length in accordance with LST EN ISO 1461;
    • Thermal spray galvanization up to 12m in length in accordance with  ISO 2063-1.
Nondestructive inspection
  • Visual inspection (VT)
  • Radiographic testing (RT)
  • Ultrasound testing (UT)
  • Magnetic particle test (MT)
  • Penetrant testing (PT) 
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