Vega Picket Aluminum Railing

StellarCraft Vega Picket Guardrail

Vega Picket Aluminum Railing

The Vega picket aluminum railing is a durable, robust guardrail. It is commonly applied on pedestrian bridges and public walkways.  In addition, they are at universities, zoos, sports arenas, apartment complexes, commercial properties and amusement parks. The vega picket is indeed for high traffic areas!

Special Fabrication

special fabricationWe model our customers’ design concepts and work with engineers to guarantee it meets the project’s specifications. Strength is the factor in the engineering process. They are lightweight to meet code requirements, too. Plus, rails can follow both the pitch and the curvature of the site, if needed. In addition, we provide workmanship standard samples.  If needed, we provide certified welding documentation as well. This, of course, is to give the customer peace of mind that the railings meet their specifications for any application.

Code Requirements

The Vega picket aluminum railing is designed to meet the IBC codes, 2012 edition. Therefore, this railing system meets structural requirements.  Equally important, it ensures compliance by horizontal concentrated load of 50 lbs. applied to 1 sq. ft. at any point in system. This includes panels, intermediate rails, balusters, or other elements composing infill area. Nevertheless, see the printable Product Description for a complete listing of the Standards and Codes to which StellarCraft products conform.

Performance Criteria

Vega picket aluminum railingDesign metal guardrails, including comprehensive engineering analysis, by a qualified professional engineer. Hence, use performance requirements and design criteria indicated. At any point in the system, horizontal concentrated load of 50 lbs. is applied to 1 sq. foot. This is while using panels, intermediate rails, balusters, or other elements composing infill area, to meet requirement.

  • Top Rails: rectangular tube; 3 inches wide by 2 inches high, by 0.1875-inch wall thickness.
  • Bottom rails: rectangular tube; 3 inches wide by 1-inch-high, by 0.1875-inch wall thickness.
  • Pickets: Flat bar; 2 inches wide, by 0.375-inch thick.
  • Posts: Flat bar; 3 inches wide, by 0.50-inch thick joined by horizontal flat bar 2 inches wide, by 0.375-inch thick, welded to verticals.

Finishing

The finish is a high-performance two-coat fluoropolymer finish in the color of your choice. Also, there is a 10-year warranty. Indeed, StellarCraft products meet your exact dimensions. Wherever you place these robust aluminum picket railings, you can still count on the quality craftsmanship of Astro Metal Craft.  StellarCraft™ pre-engineered architectural metal products are by Astro Metal Craft.

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