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A balustrade is a railing system that is commonly used on mezzanine floors and platforms to provide safety and support for individuals walking or working on the elevated surface. Balustrades are typically made of metal or glass, and can be designed in a variety of styles to complement the aesthetic of the space.

Mezzanine floors and platforms are often used in commercial and industrial settings to increase the amount of usable space within a building. These elevated surfaces can be used for a variety of purposes, including storage, office space, and production areas.

The use of balustrades on mezzanine floors and platforms is essential for safety. They provide a barrier that prevents individuals from falling off the elevated surface, which can be especially important in settings where heavy equipment or machinery is in use. Balustrades also provide support for individuals walking on the mezzanine floor or platform, which can be especially important in settings where the surface is slick or uneven.

When choosing a balustrade for a mezzanine floor or platform, it is important to consider the specific needs of the space. Factors to consider include the height of the elevated surface, the amount of foot traffic the surface will receive, and the type of activity that will take place on the surface.

Additionally, it is important to ensure that the balustrade meets all relevant safety codes and regulations. This will ensure that the balustrade is safe for use and that it will provide the necessary level of protection for individuals working or walking on the mezzanine floor or platform.

In summary, balustrades are an essential safety feature for mezzanine floors and platforms. They provide a barrier that prevents individuals from falling off the elevated surface and support for individuals walking on the mezzanine floor or platform. When choosing a balustrade it is important to consider the specific needs of the space and ensure that the balustrade meets all relevant safety codes and regulations.

Balustrades are structures that can help to seal areas from which there may otherwise be a danger of falling. These areas includes stairs, mezzanine floors and platforms. At Wrightfield, we have a wide balustrade range and offer bespoke solutions tailored to the individual needs of a client. We discuss the topic further in the following post.

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Choosing Your Balustrade

At Wrightfield, we design, manufacture and install a range of balustrades. Balustrades can be as individual as the needs of a client, with the right solution depending on a number of disparate factors. Decisive considerations include aesthetics, load bearing and price.

As we have mentioned previously in this post, we offer bespoke solutions. We will work with you to understand your requirements and to create a balustrade that meets your individual needs.

Combining Form with Function

The primary purpose of a balustrade is of course to offer protection and support. However, at Wrightfield we understand that aesthetic needs are often almost just as important. We work with companies from a range of different sectors, including architects, property developers, construction companies, hotels, leisure centres and health clubs.

No matter how industrial, functional and sturdy our balustrades are, we always aim to design our solutions to be as pleasing on the eye as possible. We use a range of materials during the manufacturing process and offer a number of different finishes, ensuring that all of our customers are able to find a product that suits their individual preferences.

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