Light-Duty Guardrails

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Enhancing Safety in Low-Traffic Areas

Pricing Table

Part #
Description 
Height
Length
Weight
Price
2-Rail-Lite-14 2′ Rail-Lite Gage 7.25″ 19.5″ 10.0 Call
3-Rail-Lite-14 3′ Rail-Lite Gage 7.25″ 31.5″ 11.0 $77 each
4-Rail-Lite-14 4′ Rail-Lite Gage 7.25″ 43.5″ 14.0 $74 each
5-Rail-Lite-14 5′ Rail-Lite Gage 7.25″ 55.5″ 16.0 $74 each
6-Rail-Lite-14 6′ Rail-Lite Gage 7.25″ 67.5″ 18.0 $80 each
7-Rail-Lite-14 7′ Rail-Lite Gage 7.25″ 79.5″ 21.0 $87 each
8-Rail-Lite-14 8′ Rail-Lite Gage 7.25″ 91.5″ 23.0 $90 each
9-Rail-Lite-14 9′ Rail-Lite Gage 7.25″ 103.5″ 26.0 $98 each
10-Rail-Lite-14 10′ Rail-Lite Gage 7.25″ 115.5″ 28.0 $105 each

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Light-duty guardrails are protective barriers designed for use in areas with lower traffic volumes, lighter loads, and reduced impact risks compared to heavy-duty guardrails. These guardrails are typically made of lightweight materials such as aluminum, steel, or polymer and are ideal for protecting equipment, machinery, pedestrian walkways, and workstations in industrial, commercial, and institutional settings.

Light-Duty Guardrails

Benefits of Light-Duty Guardrails:

  1. Safety: Light-duty guardrails provide a physical barrier to prevent accidents, falls, and collisions, protecting personnel, equipment, and inventory in low-traffic areas.
  2. Visibility: The bright colors and reflective elements of light-duty guardrails enhance visibility, making them easily identifiable and alert individuals to potential hazards or restricted zones.
  3. Flexibility: Light-duty guardrails are versatile and can be easily installed, relocated, or reconfigured to adapt to changing layout requirements and safety needs.
  4. Space Optimization: By creating clear boundaries and pathways, guardrails help optimize space usage, improve traffic flow, and organize work areas effectively.
  5. Durability: Despite being lightweight, light-duty guardrails are durable and resistant to corrosion, rust, and wear, ensuring long-lasting protection and reliability.
  6. Cost-Effective: Light-duty guardrails offer cost-effective safety solutions for low-traffic areas, providing essential protection without the need for heavy-duty materials or installation.

Types of Light-Duty Guardrails

  1. Aluminum Guardrails: Lightweight, corrosion-resistant, and suitable for indoor and outdoor use, aluminum guardrails offer durability and aesthetics for pedestrian walkways, equipment protection, and perimeter fencing.
  2. Steel Guardrails: Strong and sturdy, steel guardrails provide robust protection for machinery, workstations, and inventory storage areas in manufacturing, warehouses, and distribution centers.
  3. Polymer Guardrails: Non-conductive, chemical-resistant, and impact-absorbent, polymer guardrails are ideal for protecting sensitive equipment, electrical enclosures, and hazardous areas.

Applications of Light-Duty Guardrails:

  • Pedestrian Safety: Creating safe pedestrian walkways, crosswalks, and designated pathways using guardrails to separate pedestrians from vehicle traffic and machinery.
  • Equipment Protection: Installing guardrails around machinery, equipment, and workstations to prevent collisions, falls, and damage from forklifts, carts, and moving parts.
  • Workstation Dividers: Using guardrails as dividers or partitions to separate workstations, assembly lines, and production areas, improving organization and workflow efficiency.
  • Perimeter Fencing: Securing perimeters, access points, and restricted areas with guardrails to control access, deter unauthorized entry, and enhance security.
  • Loading Docks: Protecting loading dock edges, platforms, and staging areas with guardrails to prevent falls, accidents, and damage during loading and unloading operations.

Installation and Maintenance:

  • Professional Installation: Light-duty guardrails should be installed by trained professionals according to safety standards and manufacturer’s guidelines to ensure proper alignment, stability, and effectiveness.
  • Regular Inspection: Periodic inspections of guardrails are recommended to check for damage, loose fasteners, or signs of wear. Damaged or worn guardrails should be repaired or replaced promptly to maintain safety.

Light-duty guardrails are essential safety components that provide protection, visibility, and organization in low-traffic areas and environments. With their lightweight yet durable construction, these guardrails offer cost-effective solutions for enhancing workplace safety, preventing accidents, and reducing the risk of damage to personnel, equipment, and property.

Explore our range of light-duty guardrails to find the perfect solution for your safety and organization needs. From aluminum and steel rails to polymer options, our team at Carolina Material Handling Inc. offers reliable and customizable guardrail solutions for various applications.


At Carolina Material Handling Inc., we provide light-duty guardrails for businesses in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Florida, Indiana, Wisconsin, California, Illinois, Virginia, and Georgia.