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.  They are commonly seens 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 for strength and is lightweight to meet code requirements. Plus, rails are fabricated to follow both the pitch and the curvature of the site, if needed. We also provide workmanship standard samples.  Also, we provide certified welding documentation. This 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. 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

Vega picket aluminum railingDesign metal guardrails, 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 and has a 10-year warranty. Indeed, all our StellarCraft products are 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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