Product Updates

DDA Ramp Access handrails

Most building to which the public have access require ramp access. Many of them can be “high traffic” areas. In such locations the handrail needs to be robust, resist knocks and bumps, does not chip, be warm to the touch (or not cold to the touch), of a contrasting colour to its surroundings and have a low maintenance requirement. Stargard handrail meets all these requirements.…

Sentinel Stainless Steel balustrade and handrails.

    Sentinel is a stylish component-based system of handrails and balustrade. It is available in either Grade 316 for external applications or grade 304 for internal use. The product can have a satin or bright polished finish and individual LED lights can be factory fitted if required.      A variety if infill panels are available and should DDA handrail be required, then our…

Problems with Powder Coating?

Problems with Powder Coating? When the basic handrail metal has not been prepared correctly, the powder coating finish will soon “chip or flake” when the handrail is in use. This WILL NOT happen with Stargard, PVC sleeved handrail Stargard, with its 4mm (4,000 microns) thick PVC sleeving WILL NOT “chip or flake”, and will resist knocks and bumps. (Powder Coating is approx. 110 microns thick.)…

Railway DDA Handrails with LED Lighting – Stargard

Stargard is not simply a DDA handrail with a powder coated finish. Stargard is a true DDA handrail that is “warm to the touch.” Powder coating is approx. 110 microns thick whilst Stargard is 4,000 microns thick. The colour is consistent throughout the thickness of the PVC sleeving, which is fitted to galvanised steel tube after fabrication. As a result, the handrail is robust, resists…

Railway Applications

There are many “high traffic” areas within a railway station where a handrail may be required. The handrail needs to be robust, resist knocks and bumps, warm to the touch (or not cold to the touch), of a contrasting colour to its surroundings and have a low maintenance requirement. Stargard handrail meets all these requirements. It is 4mm (4,000 microns) thick PVC sleeved over galvanised…

Education Applications

Stargard PVC sleeved handrail is ideal for the needs of Schools, Colleges, and Nurseries. In fact, wherever hard wearing yet robust handrail is required due to “high” pedestrian traffic. It is suitable for internal or external use on stairs or ramps. Stargard with its 4mm (4,000 micron) thick PVC sleeving over galvanised steel tube, in a range of colours, fitted to a range of balusters…

Tactile Handrails

Visually impaired people can benefit from the use of tactile changes to the surface of a handrail, especially where there are changes of levels or direction. Stargard DDA handrail is perfectly suited for the incorporation of tactile elements. Metal “domes” are fitted directly into the steel core of the handrail before the fitting of the PVC sleeving. These tactile elements cannot be removed , and…

BPI launches new Illumine handrail range

A new illuminated handrail has been added to the extensive portfolio of SG System Products’ range of handrail and balustrading systems. The Illumine range can be specified on the Stargard, Sentinel and Citadel handrail systems manufactured by SG System Products and the discreet LED inserts can be spaced to suit individual customer requirements. Illumine provides direct lighting to stairs and walkways for both internal and…

The original ‘Warm to touch’ handrail

Stargard the original “Warm to touch” DDA compliant handrail system from SG Systems is proving a popular choice with both architects and contractors looking for a durable and aesthetic handrail system that can be specified across a wide range of applications. Fabricated from galvanized mild steel tube, Stargard is sleeved in a tough impact resistant 4mm PVC coating that provides a continuous smooth finish in…

Hygienic handrails

SG Systems have further enhanced their Sentinel stainless steel range of handrail and balustrade systems, with the addition of a new handrail coating that has been specifically developed for healthcare and care home environments. The new hygienic handrails finish incorporates SteriTouch an antimicrobial additive which when added to the handrail coating provides an effective barrier against bacteria and hand borne germs such as MRSA, Ecoli and Salmonella. It…