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Typical Handrail Bracket Attachment

Jan 01,1970 Qingdao Toption

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Due to structural requirements for Handrail Brackets, proper attachment is critical to assure safety. While there are other methods of attachment, what we show here are the most typical.

Check with your fastener supplier regarding Epoxy Anchors and Anchors for hollow block.
In hollow wall applications, Handrail Brackets must be fastened to wood studs or appropriate blocking must be provided to meet structural requirements.

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Building Code Issues Related to Handrail

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Check with your local authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) prior to specifying any railing system. The following are the most common requirements in commercial and residential applications:

  • Handrail is required on stairs and ramps.

  • Height: 34 to 38 inches above stair nosings and ramp surfaces.

  • Load Requirements:

    • 50 lbs/ft uniform load or

    • 200 lbs. concentrated load

  • Clearance:

    • 1-1/2″ minimum

    • For each 1/2″ of additional handrail perimeter dimension above 4″, the vertical clearance dimension of 1-1/2″ shall be reduced by 1/8″.

    • Exceptions:

    • Exceptions:

    • NFPA 101: 2-1/4″ minimum

    • 1991 ADAAG: 1-1/2″ between the wall and handrail (Updated to 1-1/2″ minimum for 2010 ADASAD)

    • Between wall and Handrail: 1-1/2″ minimum

    • Between underside of Handrail and horizontal Bracket Arm:

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