Vega Robust Picket Guardrail

This durable, robust aluminum picket guardrail is most commonly used on pedestrian bridges and other public walkways at universities, zoos, sports arenas, apartment complexes, commercial properties and amusement parks. It is specially engineered 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. Our Vega guardrails and railings are engineered to be both strong and lightweight to meet code requirements. Plus, rails are able to be fabricated to follow both the pitch and the curvature of the site, if needed. We also provide workmanship standard samples, as well as certified welding documentation to give the customer peace of mind that the railings would meet their specifications for any application.

Code Requirements

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

Performance Criteria

performance criteriaDesign railings, including comprehensive engineering analysis by a qualified professional engineer, using performance requirements and design criteria indicated. Horizontal concentrated load of 50 lbs. applied to 1 sq. foot at any point in system, including 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.

The finish is a high-performance two-coat fluoropolymer finish in the color of your choice, with a 10-year warranty. All our StellarCraft products get fabricated all in-house at Astro Metal Craft to your exact dimensions. Wherever you place these robust aluminum picket railings, you can count on the quality craftsmanship of Astro Metal Craft. Astro Metal Craft is the home of StellarCraft pre-engineered architectural metal products.

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