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TECHNICAL MANUAL

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FITTINGS SPECIFICATION are Hot Dip Galvanised (to BS EN ISO 1461) Malleable Iron fittings which are supplied with proprietary corrosion resistant setscrews that are case hardened to securely fix tubes in position. EASY TO USE fittings are manufactured with simplicity and ease of use very much in mind. No special skills are required no welding, no bending, no threading just a hexagonal key to tighten the set screws and you can join tubing together in a matter of seconds. The comprehensive range of fittings and sizes means that fittings can be used in a wide variety of applications, either temporary or permanent.

CONTENTS 2.

Fitting Specification & Tube Sizes

4.

Fittings 101 -124

5.

Fittings 125 -130

6.

Fittings 131 -136

7.

Fittings 138 -144

8.

Fittings 145 -150

9.

Fittings 152 -158

10.

Fittings 160 -167

11.

Fittings 168 -171

12.

Fittings 173 -182

13.

Fittings 184 - 233

14.

DDA Handrailing for the Disabled

15.

DDA Handrailing for the Disabled

16.

DDA Installation Instructions

17.

Upright Construction for Inline Guardrail

18.

How to Calculate Correct Tube Length

19.

Base and Wall Plates, Weather Flange, Gate

TUBE SIZES TUBE DIA. Ø MM

26.9mm 33.7mm 42.4mm 48.3mm 60.3mm 2

NOTE: The blue tubes shown in the brochure are for visual effect only, standard tubes are

The main cover photograph and the one above are of Guernsey harbour supplied by stockist, Bougard and Harry Limited, Vale Avenue, Vale, Guernsey.

authorised

galvanised.

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101 : SHORT TEE

type

tube size

a

101A 101B 101C 101D 101E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

40 48 60 67 86

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg

125 : 2 WAY ELBOW

0.19 0.32 0.44 0.52 0.78

a

a

Typicallyusedonstraightandlevelguardrailtoconnecttheuprighttothetoprailortheendormidrailto theupright.Tubescannotbejoinedinsidea101;tojointubesinsidethefittingusea104.Normallyused in conjunction with the 119 fitting when building two rail guardrail.

A101 : ADD ON SHORT TEE

type

tube size

a

b

A101C A101D

42.4 48.3

60 68

55 60

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.60 0.71

126 : ANGLE CROSS UP TO 45° a

type

tube size

a

b

104A 104B 104C 104D 104E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

40 48 60 67 86

80 96 122 134 172

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.35 0.60 0.75 0.91 1.47

127 : ANGLE TEE UP TO 45° a

Typicallyusedonstraightandlevelguardrailtoconnecttheuprighttothetoprail.Tubescanbejoined insidea104fitting.Normallyusedinconjunctionwiththe119fittingwhenbuildingtworailguardrail.

116 : 3 WAY THROUGH

type

tube size

a

116A 116B 116C 116D 116E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

40 48 60 67 86

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg

128 : 3 WAY 90° ELBOW a

a

Typically used on straight and level guardrail to connect the mid rails to the upright at a 90° corner. Normally used in conjunction with the 128 fitting when building two rail guardrail.

119 : 2 SOCKET CROSS

type

tube size

a

b

119A 119B 119C 119D 119E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

40 48 60 67 86

80 95 120 134 172

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.36 0.43 0.62 0.71 1.50

129 : ADJUSTABLE TEE a

60°

Typically used on straight and level guardrail to connect the mid rails to the upright.The upright must remaincontinuouswiththecrossrailsbeingcut.Normallyusedinconjunctionwiththe104fittingwhen building a two rail guardrail.

124 : VARIABLE ELBOW

type

tube size

a

b

c

d

124B 124C 124D

33.7 42.4 48.3

65 80 95

60 66 75

13 16 17

50 55 55

e

Ø

Kg

130 : ADJUSTABLE CROSS

0.41 0.68 0.89

a

30/45 °

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125A 125B 125C 125D 125E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

40 48 60 67 86

22 25 33 36 47

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.28 0.39 0.55 0.65 1.06

type

tube size

a

126B 126C 126D

33.7 42.4 48.3

162 190 218

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.87 1.20 1.51

type

tube size

a

127B 127C 127D

33.7 42.4 48.3

162 190 218

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.91 1.31 1.63

type

tube size

a

128A 128B 128C 128D 128E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

40 48 60 67 84

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.37 0.53 0.80 1.05 1.82

Typically used on straight and level guardrail to connect the two top rails to the upright at a 90° corner post. Normally used in conjunction with the 116 fitting when building two rail guardrail.

type

tube size

a

129B 129C 129D

33.7 42.4 48.3

74 85 102

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.58 0.87 0.90

Typically used on steeper slopes or stairs as a tee connector with an angle between 30° & 60° with the uprightremainingvertical.Tubecannotbejoinedwithinthefitting.Normallyusedinconjunctionwiththe 130 fitting.

30°

Variableelbowforconnectingtwotubestogetheratanglesbetween15°&60°onguardrailsorhandrails. This fitting avoids the need to bend tube.

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b

Typicallyusedonguardrailforconnectingthetoprailtotheupright.Normallyusedinconjunctionwith the 126 fitting. Fittings stocked as blanks, machined to order to the angle specified between 0° and 45°.

0/45 °

0.26 0.43 0.58 0.69 1.70

a

Typicallyusedonguardrailforconnectingthemidorlowerrailstotheupright.Theuprightmustremain continuous with the cross rails being cut. Normally used in conjunction with the 127 fitting. FITTINGS STOCKED AS BLANKS, MACHINED TO ORDER TO THE ANGLE SPECIFIED BETWEEN 0° AND 45°.

0/45 °

104 : LONG TEE

tube size

Typically used on straight and level guardrail to connect the top rail to the upright. Normally used in conjunctionwiththe101fittingwhenbuildinganendpostonatworaillguardrail.Thisfittingcanalsobe used to create a 90° bend.

b b

TheAddOnShortTeeallowsexisitingstructurestobeextendedwithouttheneedforanydismantling. The tube must not be joined within this fitting.

type

type

tube size

a

130B 130C 130D

33.7 42.4 48.3

162 190 218

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.82 1.17 1.50

Typicallyusedonsteeperslopesorstairsasanintermediatecrossconnectorwithananglebetween30°& 45°withtheuprightremainingvertical.Normallyusedinconjunctionwiththe129fittingwhenbuilding two rail guardrail. The 130 fitting is not recommended for use as the top fitting on guardrail.

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131 : WALL FLANGE b

c a

d

132 : RAILING BASE FLANGE e b

d c

a

type

tube size

a

b

c

d

Ø

Kg

131A 131B 131C 131D 131E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

86 89 102 114 127

42 45 50 57 64

57 64 76 89 95

4 6 6 6 6

8 9 9 9 9

0.32 0.40 0.50 0.65 1.10

138 : GATE EYE a

b

c

tube size

a

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg

132A 132B 132C 132D 132E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

114 128 140 152 165

76 89 89 89 128

76 89 102 114 127

65 76 80 89 88

8 9 10 10 9

11 14 14 14 18

0.65 0.96 1.07 1.24 1.80

140 : GATE HINGE

c a

d

type

tube size

133A 133B 133C 133D 133E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

a

b

c

d

e

141 : RAILING HORIZONTAL SIDE SUPPORT Ø

a

b

c

138A 138B 138C 138D

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3

30 33 38 41

25 25 25 25

15 15 15 15

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.21 0.23 0.25 0.29

type

tube size

a

b

c

d

140A 140B 140C 140D

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3

30 33 38 41

25 25 25 25

13 13 13 13

38 38 38 38

e

Ø

Kg 0.24 0.27 0.30 0.33

Male section of a two-part gate hinge, used in conjunction with the 138 fitting. For heavy duty or wide gates use a 147, 101 & 179 to construct the gate hinge, for details see drawing on page 19.

b

Astructuralbaseplateforallapplicationsusingverticalposts.Forguardrailthefittingshouldbepositioned with the base holes at 90° to the line of the rail to give maximum strength.

133 : PLASTIC END CAP

tube size

Femalesectionofatwo-partgatehinge,usedinconjunctionwiththe140fitting.Forheavydutyorwide gates use a 147, 101 & 179 to construct the gate hinge, for details see drawing on page 19.

This fitting can be used for terminating cross rails to walls etc., it can also be used as a base plate for non-load bearing structures such as chairs, benches, tables etc.THIS FITTING IS NOTTO BE USED AS A BASE PLATE FOR GUARDRAIL OR IN LOAD BEARING APPLICATIONS.

type

type

Kg 0.008 0.010 0.010 0.016 0.024

b

c

a

type

tube size

a

b

c

141B 141C 141D

33.7 42.4 48.3

90 90 90

30 35 41

12 12 15

d

e

Ø

Kg

18 18 18

0.92 1.41 1.53

TheRailingHorizontalSideSupportisdesignedtoprovideabaseforrailingsandotherstructuresthatneed asidemountedflushfixingplate.Whenusedasasecondaryinlinefixingthebaseneedstobereamedout to allow the tube to pass through.

A plastic end cap to seal the open end of tubes.This fitting is a frictional fit only. For a permanent fix, a suitable adhesive should be used. For a metal alternative use the 136.

134 : GROUND SOCKET b d c

type

tube size

a

b

c

d

134B 134C 134D

33.7 42.4 48.3

60 60 60

140 140 140

130 130 130

4.5 4.5 4.5

e

Ø

Kg

142 : BASE FLANGE & INTEGRATED TOEBOARD a

1.42 1.42 1.42

Typically used as a base plate for a removable upright that can be removed without leaving any obstructions.Thetubeisheldinplacebythesetscrew.Thecastingholeshouldbeaminimum300mmx 300mm x 300mm.

d

b

135 : CLAMP ON TEE

a

type

tube size

a

135A 135B 135C 135D 135E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

50 53 67 77 90

b

c

d

e

Ø

c

Kg

d

0.35 0.45 0.65 0.70 1.20

a e

b

c

144 : RAILING SIDE SUPPORT (VERTICAL) type

tube size

136A 136B 136C 136D 136E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

a

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.05 0.10 0.12 0.17 0.29

a

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg

42.4 48.3

45 45

90 90

58 58

30 30

100 100

18 18

2.00 2.12

e

Typicallyusedforaddingtoanexistinginlinestructurewithouthavingtodismantletheoriginalstructure. MAXIMUM Bolt torque 15N/m. Uses a M10 stainles steel bolt.

136 : METAL DRIVE IN PLUG

tube size

142C 142D

TheBaseFlangewithIntegratedToeboardisidealforguardrailingandbalustradingapplicationswhere theadditionofatoeboardorkickplateisrequired.Theslottedholesinthebackplateallowforsideways movements to ease installation.

143 : HANDRAIL BRACKET

a

type

d a

e

c

b

type

tube size

a

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg

143A 143B 143C 143D

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3

55 57 63 67

44 44 44 48

78 82 102 108

57 63 76 85

6 6 8 8

9 11 11 11

0.45 0.49 0.60 0.63

Typically used for wall mounted handrailing, this fitting can also be used to hold in place kick plate on guardrail, or even display boards at exhibitions. THIS FITTING IS NOT TO BE USED AS A solitary BASE PLATE FOR GUARDRAIL OR SIMILAR LOAD BEARING APPLICATIONS.

type

tube size

a

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg

144B 144C 144D

33.7 42.4 48.3

104 114 120

96 109 123

67 72 86

65 65 65

45 50 60

14 14 14

0.91 1.20 1.50

Typically used as an offset structural side palm fixing for either straight or sloping guardrail.The tube is unabletopassthroughthestandardfitting,shouldthisberequiredthenthebasemustbereamedout. Use in conjunction with a 143 when a secondary inline base fixing is required.

A metal drive in plug that is difficult to remove. Please note this plug can only be used with 3.2mm wall thick tube. For a Plastic alternative use a 133.

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145 : OFFSET RAILING SIDE SUPPORT (HORIZONTAL) d

type

tube size

a

b

c

d

145B

33.7

104

98

62

65

44

Ø

Kg

14

0.95

Typicallyusedasanoffsetnon-structuralsidepalmfixingforeitherstraightorslopingguardrail.Thetube isunabletopassthroughthestandardfitting,shouldthisberequiredthenthebasemustbereamedout. Use in conjunction with a 143 when a secondary inline base fixing is required.

a

b d

e a

d

b c

tube size

a

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg

152C 152D

42.4 48.3

91 96

140 152

79 80

102 114

10 10

14 14

0.90 1.40

c e

b

146 : SIDE PALM FIXING

type

Typicallyusedasastructuralbaseforslopingguardrailbetween0°and11°enablingtheuprighttoremain vertical.

a

e c

152 : BASE FLANGE 0° - 11°

type

tube size

a

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg

146B 146C 146D

33.7 42.4 48.3

76 84 92

89 98 104

71 82 86

63 72 78

97 108 112

11 11 11

0.65 0.82 0.88

0°-11°

153 : SHORT TEE 0° - 11° 0°-11°

type

tube size

a

153C 153D

42.4 48.3

60 68

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.62 0.76

Typicallyusedonshallowslopingguardrailbetween0°and11°toconnecttheuprighttothetoprailorthe endormidrailtotheupright.Tubescannotbejoinedinsidethisfitting,tojointubesusethe155.Normally used in conjunction with the 154 fitting.

Typicallyusedasastructuralsidepalmfixingfortheuprightoneitherstraightorslopingguardrailkeepingthe uprightascloseaspossibletotheslopeorstairs.Whenusedasasecondaryinlinefixingthebaseneedstobe machined to allow the tube to pass through and the bottom fixing hole then becomes redundant. Base thickness 7mm

a

147 : INTERNAL SWIVEL TEE

b a

type

tube size

a

b

c

147B 147C 147D

33.7 42.4 48.3

23 29 31

33 42 48

34 40 44

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.39 0.58 0.66

154 : ELBOW 0° - 11° a

0°-11 °

c

148 : SHORT SWIVEL TEE a

type

tube size

a

148A 148B 148C 148D 148E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

65 66 73 81 110

b

c

d

e

a

type

tube size

a

Kg 0.31 0.32 0.54 0.49 1.14

149A 149B 149C 149D 149E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

76 89 102 100 120

b

c

d

e

a

154C 154D

42.4 48.3

60 67

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.87 1.02

0°-11°

Ø

155 : LONG TEE 0° - 11° b

Ø

Kg

type

tube size

a

b

155C 155D

42.4 48.3

60 67

144 158

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 1.02 1.10

Typically used on shallow sloping guardrail between 0° and 11° to connect the upright to the top rail. Tubes can be joined inside this fitting. Normally used in conjunction with the 156 fitting.

0°-11 ° a

Typically used on level guardrail to create a corner at other than 90° with an upright. Creates angles on plan between 85° & 235°.When using the 148 fitting the top of the tube needs to be closed using a 133 end cap. The 148 fittings are used in pairs.

149 : SLEEVE JOINT

tube size

Typicallyusedonshallowslopingguardrailbetween0°and11°atthestartorendofaruntoconnectthe upright to the top rail.This fitting can be used at either the bottom or top of an incline. Normally used in conjunction with the 153 fitting.

a

Typically used for offset variable angle sloping guardrail in conjunction with a 101 or 125 fitting. This fitting eliminates the need for specialised angle fittings such as the 126 or 127.

type

156 : TWO SOCKET CROSS 0° - 11°

0.33 0.39 0.50 0.55 1.14

a

b

0°-11°

type

tube size

a

b

156C 156D

42.4 48.3

144 158

72 79

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.93 1.00

Typically used on shallow sloping guardrail between 0° and 11° to connect the mid or lower rails to the upright.Theuprightmustremaincontinuouswiththecrossrailscut.Normallyusedinconjunctionwiththe 155 fitting.

Inline external connector for joining two tubes together in a run. For an inline joint that is the same diameter as the tube, the 150 fitting should be used. Not recommended as a structural joint.

150 : INTERNAL JOINT a

b

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type

tube size

a

b

150B 150C 150D

33.7 42.4 48.3

75 75 75

19 19 19

c

d

e

Ø

Inline internal connector for joining two tubes together. Only medium gauge 3.2mm wall thick tube can be used. The 150 should never be used as a load bearing joint. The 150 must be used within 100mm of an upright.

Kg 0.25 0.35 0.45

158 : FOUR WAY CROSS a a a

a

type

tube size

a

158A 158B 158C 158D 158E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

41 48 60 67 86

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.60 0.84 1.21 1.19 2.50

A FourWay Cross for joining tubes together in the centre of a structure.The fitting allows the upright to pass through the centre with the cross rails joining at 90° to the upright.

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160 : CLAMP ON CROSSOVER

a

type

tube size

a

160A 160B 160C 160D 160E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

28 34 43 49 62

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg

168M : 90° CORNER SWIVEL MALE SECTION

0.18 0.30 0.47 0.65 0.81

161 : 90° CROSSOVER b a

type

tube size

a

b

161A 161B 161C 161D 161E 161BC 161BD 161CD

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3 33.7 / 42.4 33.7 / 48.3 42.4 / 48.3

36 40 45 51 61 45 51 51

35 40 49 55 64 45 48 52

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.20 0.34 0.41 0.54 1.06 0.46 0.50 0.59

tube size

a

168AM 168BM 168CM 168DM

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3

40 44 49 53

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.28 0.30 0.34 0.38

Double male fitting with the connection lugs at 90° to each other.This fitting can also be used to retain display panels etc. in place. THIS FITTING IS NOT DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND LATERAL LOADINGS.

a

Typically used for adding to an existing offset structure without the need for any dismantling.

type

168 : 90° CORNER SWIVEL COMBINATION

type

tube size

173F

168A 168B 168C 168D

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3

173F

a

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.90 1.06 1.29 1.50

Adoublecornerswivelconnectortypicallyusedforslopingguradrail.Thisfittingcombines1x168M&2 x173F.Theswivelscantravelapproximately85°fromthehorizontalinbothdirections.THIS FITTING IS NOT DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND LATERAL LOADINGS. AN ENTIRE STRUCTURE SHOULD NOT BE BUILT USING ONLY SWIVEL FITTINGS, THIS WOULD BE UNSTABLE.

168M

Typically used for racking systems or offset guardrail. Tubes cannot be joined inside this fitting.

A161 : ADD ON 90° CROSSOVER

type

tube size

a

b

A161C A161D

42.4 48.3

49 55

46 50

c

d

e

Ø

Kg

169M : SWIVEL BASE SECTION

0.65 0.73

a

167M : DOUBLE MALE SECTION OF SWIVEL b

c a

a

b

165A 165B 165C 165D 165E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

40 48 60 67 86

35 40 50 56 68

d

e

Ø

Kg

b c

tube size

a

b

c

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

32 32 32 32 50

40 44 49 52 63

8 8 8 8 8

169 : SWIVEL BASE 173F

169M

167M

167A 167B 167C 167D 167E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

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Ø

Kg 0.27 0.28 0.34 0.35 0.63

170 : MESH PANEL CLIP - SINGLE a

Doublemalefittingwiththeconnectionlugsat180°toeachother.Thisfittingcanalsobeusedtoretain display panels etc. in place. THIS FITTING IS NOT DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND LATERAL LOADINGS.

tube size

173F

d

a

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.90 1.06 1.25 1.45 2.50

Adoubleinlineswivelconnector.Typicallyusedonslopingguardrail.Thisfittingcombines1x167M&2 x173F.Theswivelscantravelapproximately85°fromthehorizontalinbothdirections.THIS FITTING IS NOT DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND LATERAL LOADINGS. AN ENTIRE STRUCTURE SHOULD NOT BE BUILT USING ONLY SWIVEL FITTINGS, THIS WOULD BE UNSTABLE.

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg

169CM

N/A

50

81

111

40

8

10

0.35

e

0.30 0.57 0.79 0.96 1.65

type

type

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167AM 167BM 167CM 167DM 167EM

167 : DOUBLE SWIVEL COMBINATION

173F

10

tube size

a

a

d

Acombinationfittingtypicallyusedfortheconstructionofpalletrackingorshelvedrackingsystems.Tube cannot be joined inside this fitting.

b

b

type

tube size

Non-structural male locating base, typically used to create a swivel base. THIS FITTING IS NOT DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND LATERAL LOADINGS.

TheAddOnShortTeeallowsadditionstoexisitingstructureswithouttheneedforanydismantling.This fittingisdesignedtogivea90degreeoffsetcrossoverjoint.Thetubescannotbejoinedwithinthisfitting.

165 : COMBINATION SOCKET

type

b

171 : MESH PANEL CLIP DOUBLE a

c

tube size

169A 169B 169C 169D 169E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

a

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg

10 10 10 10 10

0.64 0.77 0.94 0.98 1.29

Non-structural male locating swivel. This fitting combines 1 x 169M & 1 x 173F. The swivel can travel approximately 85° from the horizontal in both directions.THIS FITTING IS NOTTO BE USED AS A BASE PLATE FOR GUARDRAIL. THIS FITTING IS NOT DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND LATERAL LOADINGS.

type

tube size

a

b

c

170A 170B 170C 170D 170E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

27 30 33 38 44

26 26 26 26 26

58 61 64 68 75

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.06 0.07 0.08 0.09 0.09

Asinglemeshpanelclip.Typicallyusedforretainingweldmeshpanelsintoguardrail.Tocorrectlyretainthe weldmeshpanelinplaceusingthisclip,themeshshouldbeframedwitha8mmbar.Note-DimensionC can be increased by up to 10mm.

c

b

type

a

b

c

type

tube size

a

b

c

171A 171B 171C 171D 171E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

27 30 33 38 44

26 26 26 26 26

58 61 64 68 75

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.09 0.12 0.13 0.13 0.14

Adoublemeshpanelclip.Typicallyusedforretainingweldmeshpanelsintoguardrail.Tocorrectlyretain theweldmeshpanelinplaceusingthisclip,themeshshouldbeframedwitha8mmbar.Note-Dimension C can be increased by up to 10mm.

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173M : SINGLE MALE SECTION OF SWIVEL b a

type

tube size

a

b

173AM 173BM 173CM 173DM 173EM

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

32 32 32 32 48

38 42 47 50 60

c

d

e

Ø

Kg

184 : 45° TEE

0.18 0.20 0.21 0.24 0.53

a

type

tube size

a

184B 184C 184D

33.7 42.4 48.3

45 54 60

b

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.49 0.69 0.91

The 45° Tee is used as a bracing and strut component for strengthening structures.

Asinglemalefittingwithoneconnectionlug.Thisfittingcanalsobeusedtoretaindisplaypanelsetc.in place. THIS FITTING IS NOT DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND LATERAL LOADINGS.

173F : FEMALE SECTION OF SWIVEL c d b

type

tube size

a

b

c

d

173AF 173BF 173CF 173DF 173EF

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

39 41 44 50 70

35 35 35 35 40

53 60 63 70 95

10 10 10 10 10

e

Ø

Kg 0.28 0.34 0.41 0.46 0.88

Female section used in conjunction with the male fittings (167M, 168M, 169M & 173M).THIS FITTING IS NOT DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND LATERAL LOADINGS.

a

173 : SINGLE SWIVEL COMBINATION 173M

tube size

173A 173B 173C 173D 173E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

a

b

c

d

e

Ø

176 : SIDE OUTLET TEE a

a

type

tube size

a

176A 176B 176C 176D 176E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

40 48 60 66 86

b

c

d

e

Ø

type

tube size

a

179A 179B 179C 179D 179E

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3 60.3

22 25 25 25 40

b

c

d

e

Ø

Typicallyusedasalockingcollarorforprovidingadditionalstrengthtofittingsonhighloadstructures.

a

b

c

d

185D

48.3

67

89

83

51

e

Ø

Kg 1.19

Typically used for the eaves end of a roof system in conjunction with the 191.

c

191 : 27½° RIDGE FITTING a

type

tube size

a

b

191D

48.3

67

89

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.96

Typically used for the ridge of a roof system in conjunction with the 185.

a

b

27.5 °

192 : WEATHER SHIELD

b

type

tube size

a

b

192B 192C 192D

33.7 42.4 48.3

140 150 166

125 150 150

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.25 0.30 0.35

Typicallyusedforweatherprotectionarounda132fittingonaflatroofguardrailsystem.Thisfittingneeds to be sealed with a suitable sealant. For installation details see page 19.

a

199 : FIXING BRACKET b

Kg 0.15 0.15 0.18 0.21 0.31

tube size

d

Kg 0.42 0.49 0.94 0.87 1.67

type

b

Kg

Typically used for constructing market stall or play frame structures.

179 : LOCKING COLLAR

27.5 °

0.48 0.60 0.71 0.86 1.47

Single inline swivel connector.Typically used on sloping guardrail.This fitting combines 1 x 173M & 173F. The swivels can travel approximately 85° from the horizontal in both directions. THIS FITTING IS NOT DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND LATERAL LOADINGS. AN ENTIRE STRUCTURE SHOULD NOT BE BUILT ONLY USING SWIVEL FITTINGS, THIS WOULD BE UNSTABLE.

173F

a

type

185 : 27½° EAVES FITTING

a

type

tube size

a

b

199B 199C 199D

33.7 42.4 48.3

45 53 56

25 40 40

c

d

e

Ø

Kg

6 11 11

0.18 0.34 0.37

Typicallyusedforfixingpanels,displayboardsorflooringtostructures.Thefittingissuppliedwithapredrilled hole.

231 : EXTRA SET SCREWS

232 : HEXAGON KEY

233 : DUAL RATCHET

TYPE a 231A 1/4” BSP SHORT

TYPE a 232ABC 1/4” A/F

TYPE a 233ABC 1/4” A/F

231BC 231DE

232DE (AF - across flat)

233DE (AF - across flat)

a

182 : HOOK

c a d

12

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type

tube size

a

b

c

d

182A 182B 182C 182D

26.9 33.7 42.4 48.3

32 34 39 41

25 25 25 25

10 13 13 13

25 21 25 25

e

Ø

Kg 0.17 0.25 0.25 0.30

AChainHook.Thisisnotrecommendedasapermanentchainlocation,forpermanentchainlocationsone end should be retained in place using a 173M fitting and fixed with a nut and bolt.

1/4” BSP 3/8” BSP

Proprietarycoated,casehardenedsetscrews.Thesetscrews when tightened to a torque of 39Nm, give a slip load of 900kg to a safety factor of 2.

5/16” A/F

Hexagonal Allen Key. This is the only tool required to tighten up a setscrew.

5/16” A/F

DualHeadedRatchetKey.Theratchetissuppliedwithtwo removable hexagon heads to enable all setscrews to be tightened to the correct torque.

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Handrailing for the disabled

DDA04 : INTERMEDIATE BRACKET

tube size

DDA04

e

The DDA range has been designed to meet the requirements laid down in the Disability Discrimination Act by providing a non-discriminatory handrail solution that complies with Part ‘M’ of the Building Regulations 2004 and is a smooth continuous handrail of 42.4mm diameter. DDA fittings are supplied Hot dip Galvanised as standard. DDA fittings can be powder coated making them more visible and in cold temperatures a powder coated finish will give the impression of being warmer to touch.

type

a

b

c

d

e

30

51

84

38

88

Ø

Kg 0.44

Bracket for supporting the top or middle rail tube at an upright in conjunction with a DDA01. The 42.4mm o/d tube is fixed to the DDA04 using either 2 x self tapping screws or 2 x pop rivets.

C/L OF TUBE

c

a d b

2 NO HOLES Ø 5.00 CSK

DDA05 : END RETURN

type

tube size

DDA05 d

a

b

c

d

e

90

82

8

86

46

Ø

Kg 0.64

Bracketforterminatingthe42.4mmo/dhandrailtubebacktoawall.Thisbracketisusedinconjunction with a DDA07.

b

e a

The DDA Range

c

3 NO HOLES Ø 6.50 CSK

Designed to satisfy the requirements of Part ‘M’ of the Buildings Regulations 2004.

DDA06 : 90° BEND

type

tube size

DDA06 c

a

b

c

33.7

35

50

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.93

Expanding elbow for creating a smooth 90° bend in the 42.4mm o/d tube. a

c

b b

DDA01 : UPRIGHT CONNECTOR

type

tube size

DDA01

a

b

c

55

40

48.3

d

e

Ø

Kg

Connector for attaching the DDA04 intermediate bracket or the DDA02 handrail connector to the 48.3mm o/d upright. b

a

0.38

DDA07 : INTERNAL CONNECTOR

type DDA07

a

c

tube size

a

b

c

42.4

75

19

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.35

Expanding internal connector for joining sections of 42.4mm o/d tube, or other DDA fittings as and when required.

a

DDA02 : HANDRAIL CONNECTOR

type

tube size

DDA02

c

a

b

c

d

51

86

30

38

e

Ø

0.48

Connector for attaching the end of the 42.4mm o/d handrail tube at 90° to the 48.3mm o/d upright. This bracket is used in conjunction with DDA01 and DDA07

d

b

Kg

DDA08 : END CAP - PLASTIC

type

tube size

DDA08

a

b

c

d

e

Ø

48.3

Kg 0.016

48.3mmo/dplasticendcapforinsertingintotheopentubeonthetopoftheupright.Forapermanent fix, a suitable adhesive should be used.

b

a a

DDA03 : WALL BRACKET

type a

DDA03

2 NO HOLES Ø 5.00 CSK

tube size

a

b

c

d

e

88

82

90

8

84

Ø

Kg 0.62

DDA09 : ADJUSTABLE BEND

type DDA09

Bracket for supporting the 42.4mm o/d handrail tube to a wall.The 42.4mm o/d tube is fixed to the DDA03 using either 2 x self tapping screws or 2 x pop rivets.

C/L OF TUBE

d

a

b

31

86

c

d

e

Ø

Kg 0.61

Fitting for creating an adjustable bend between the horizontal and the vertical. 30° to 220°

e

tube size

a

c

3 NO HOLES Ø 6.50 CSK

14

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UPRIGHT CONSTRUCTION FOR INLINE GUARDRAIL - SLOPING

The Diagram Shows a Typical DDA Range Installation

129

DDA uprights are 48.4mm O/D tube. DDA rails are 42.4mm O/D tube with a 3.2mm wall thickness. The DDA range conforms to the requirement for smooth continuous handrail between 40 - 45mm O/D.

126

130

101

TUBE BENT 132

ADJUST ABLE 30 - 60°

5

125

147 101

129

132

4

127

TUBE BENT

133

When using DDA03 or DDA04 fittings the tube can be connected using either self tapping screws or pop rivets. Uprights are 48.4mm O/D tube DDA rails are 42.4mm O/D tube

147

129

125

6

3

132

VARIABL E

132

132

0 - 45° MACHINED TO required angle

ADJUST ABLE 30 - 45°

FOR DETAILS AND DIMENSIONS ON BASE FIXINGS, REFER TO PAGE 19.

360° RO TAT ION

UPRIGHT CONSTRUCTION FOR INLINE GUARDRAIL - SLOPING 104 125

154

155

154

124

129 129

15-60°

2

153

153

156

119

124

130

101 129

1

152

152

BOTTOM END POST 0-11°

152

MID POST 0-11°

146

146

LEVEL TO SLOPIN G

TOP END POST 0-11°

146

LEVEL TO SLOPING USING 12

4

FOR DETAILS AND DIMENSIONS ON BASE FIXINGS, REFER TO PAGE 19.

UPRIGHT CONSTRUCTION FOR INLINE GUARDRAIL - LEVEL 133 133

125

128

104

176 + 133 to plug top of open end in upright

176

148

101

1

2

3

148

119

116

176

132

132

END POST

132

MID POST

132

DIVIDER

132

CORNER POST 90° TO 180°

90° CORNER POST

FOR DETAILS AND DIMENSIONS ON BASE FIXINGS, REFER TO PAGE 19.

GUIDE TO GUARDRAIL BAY SIZES (DIMENSIONS ARE UPRIGHT CENTRES)

DDA08, DDA01, DDA02, DDA07

4

5

DDA06 16

DDA08, DDA01, DDA04

DDA03

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6

DDA07, DDA05

TYPE SIZE O/D Wall in mm Design Load N/m 360 740 Design Load N/m 360 740 1500

SIZE B 33.7 3.2

42.4 3.2

SIZE C 42.4 4.0

814 396

1369 666

1595 776

666 324 160

1120 545 269

1305 635 313

SIZE D 48.3 48.3 3.2 4.0 GUARDRAIL HEIGHT 900mm 1828 2584 889 1257 GUARDRAIL HEIGHT 1100mm 1496 2114 728 1028 359 507

SIZE E 48.3 5.0

60.2 3.7

60.2 4.5

3052 2229

3265 1588

3858 1876

2778 1824 900

2671 1300 641

3155 1535 757

Uprightwallthicknessisasthechart,crossrailsare3.2mmwallthicknesstube.Theabovearebasedonthemaximumpermissablebendingmomentofthetube. The dimensions above are for guidance only and are not intended to be used as an authorised specification dimension.

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HOW TO CALCULATE CORRECT TUBE LENGTH - LEVEL

HOW TO CALCULATE CORRECT TUBE LENGTH - SLOPING, 0 - 11° SLOPE FITTINGS b

SIZE

x

A

14

B

17

B

22

D

25

E

30

b

155

c

CUTTING CHART

154

d

154

b

153

e

156

c f

Calculatingtheuprightheight-selectthetoprailfitting(153, 154,155).Subtracttherelevantdimensionfromtheupright length.Addorsubtractthedimensionforthegroundfitting being used.

Calculatingthecrossrailwidth-selectthefittingstobeused andsubtracttherelevantdimensionfromtheuprightcentres. The upright centres must be measured on the slope.

0-11°

a 152

CORED HOLE INTO CONCRET

x

BASE FIXING

DIMENSION ‘X’ D

19

22

25

16

19

10°

16

15°

B

C

D

19

23

26

22

22

25

29

16

19

10°

25

29

33

13

13

16

15°

25

33

35

20°

13

13

16

20°

29

33

38

25°

9

13

13

25°

33

35

42

30°

9

13

13

30°

35

42

45

35°

9

9

13

35°

39

45

52

40°

6

9

9

40°

42

49

57

45°

6

6

9

45°

48

55

64

=w w

-2

7 25

c

28

d

28

e

28

f

35

x

y x 132

z 134

E

MIN 300m m

DIMENSION ‘X’ C

a b

CUTTING DIMENSIONS FOR BASE AND WALL PLATES

HOW TO CALCULATE CORRECT TUBE LENGTH - SLOPING, 126 & 127 FITTINGS

B

DIMENSION

Cross rail

153

FOR DETAILS AND DIMENSIONS ON BASE FIXINGS, REFER TO PAGE 19.

CUTTING CHART

Upright

z 144

x 146

w = TUBE DIA + 30m m

131

x

y

z

A

6

-

5

B

6

115

5

C

6

127

6

D

6

127

6

145

Dimensionsxandzsubtractfromuprightlength.Dimensionyaddedtouprightlength.Uprightscastintoconcretepocketsmustbeflatononeendandtheholemin 300mm x 300mm x 300mm.

192 WEATHER FLANGE INSTALLATION PROCESS 1.

2.

3.

4.

Sealant

Sealant

FOR DETAILS AND DIMENSIONS ON BASE FIXINGS, REFER TO PAGE 19. 132

HOW TO CALCULATE CORRECT TUBE LENGTH - SLOPING, 129 & 130 FITTINGS

192

Asphal t

Conc rete

y

x

z

B

C

D

30°

35°

40°

45°

-34

x

-34

-37

-43

y

+24 +18 +11

+3

30° B

35°

40°

45°

x

32

34

37

44

y

55

51

48

46

z

+36 +42 +49 +58

z

36

40

43

46

x

-40

-48

-54

x

40

45

49

55

y

+29 +21 +12

+3

y

64

61

57

54

z

+44 +52 +61 +71

z

41

45

49

53

-44

x

-45

-55

-61

y

+33 +24 +14

-50

+3

z

+46 +55 +65 +77

C

D

x

46

51

56

61

y

78

74

64

65

z

55

58

61

66

Remove asphalt down to the conc rete. Fix 132 fitting to conc rete.

Dress asphalt ar ound 132 fitting. Insert upright and apply sealant as illustrated.

TCG1/TCG2 SELF CLOSING FABRICATED GATE & TWO POSTS

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Seal top of 192 fitting to the upright .

WIDE GATE HINGE MADE FROM FITTINGS 147

1070

Available in 48.3mm tube only. 550

101

TCG1 - Left hand gate TCG2 - Right hand gate

Tighten the setscrew on the 147 to the gate. Tighten the setscrew on the 101 to the 147. Tighten the setscrew on the 179 to the upright.

Slam Plate

1090

FOR DETAILS AND DIMENSIONS ON BASE FIXINGS, REFER TO PAGE 19.

Place 192 fitting on upright ensuring that the sealant is drawn down with it .

completewithrubberbacking pad and slotted hole. GA TE

UPRIGHT

179

Leave the setscrew on the 101 to the upright loose.

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