TUF RAIL Aluminum Handrails
The Aluminum Handrail System, of Choice, that Meets or Exceeds ALL Major Codes for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants!
Thompson Fabricating’s Aluminum Railing System, TUF RAIL, is the result of over 65 years of industry experience in the water and wastewater treatment plant industry. We strive, continuously, to seek ways to improve our product’s appearance, durability and structural integrity.
TUF RAIL is designed to meet the loading requirements of all major codes:
- OSHA (See OSHA Compliant Handrails)
- The International Building Code
- ADA (See ADA Compliant Handrails)
- State and local codes
- Our products are developed in strict accordance with ASTM standards and specifications
Component Fittings Provides Tight, Close Tolerance Fit-up
Unique Side-mount Brackets Allow Easy Level Adjustment During Erection
Top Mounted Bases and Toe Board Can Be Quickly & Simply Installed in the Field
Our engineering calculations are verified by in-house testing and by an independent testing laboratory.
TUF RAIL is widely accepted by major engineering firms and general contractors engaged in factory/industrial work.
TUF RAIL is fabricated from:
- Pre-anodized, mill-finished, or safety yellow powder coated aluminum pipe
- Pre-anodized or mill-finished permanent mold cast aluminum-magnesium fittings
- Stainless steel hardware
Rails are shipped to the jobsite fully assembled with each anodized pipe plastic wrapped to prevent damage during shipping, storage and erection. The plastic is removed after erection.
TUF RAIL aluminum railing does not utilize pop-rivets, sheet metal screws or adhesives. This allows complete shop assembly of the railing using our precision equipment and highly skilled technicians. The end result is an aesthetically pleasing rail which is extremely rigid and easy to install.
Thompson Fabricating’s engineering calculations are verified by in-house testing and by an independent testing laboratory. TUF RAIL is widely trusted by major engineering firms and general contractors engaged in infrastructure, factory and industrial work.