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Strongwell company logoManufactured from corrosion resistant, advanced composites supplied by Strongwell, the world’s largest pultrusion company, and recognized leader in the pultrusion industry.

Strongwell SAFRAIL® from Pipex px® is a Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) square top handrail offering a cost effective flush top rail system.  The continuous top rail is directly fixed to the post and is suitable for level walkways or inclined surfaces such as stairs.  This system can be manufactured to meet specific BS and other regulatory requirements as required.

Ladders -
Pipex px® Supply Strongwell® SAFRAIL® FRP ladders - ideally suited for Offshore applications.


  • Lightweight
  • Specifically designed for Strength, Durability & Longevity
  • Highly Corrosion Resistant –  long term integrity with minimal maintenance
  • Ideal for provision of vertical access to all types of platforms and walkways
  • Gritted rungs for maximum safety and durability offshore
  • Safety cages can be provided as required
  • Manufactured using FRP Pultruded profiles & Components
  • Significant Weight Savings compared to conventional metallic materials

SAFETY GATES – All Pipex px® handrail systems are available with a full range of additional opens including safety gates - ideally suited for Offshore applications.


  • Available in half or full height
  • Intermediate bars to suit
  • Self-closing as standard
  • Latches included where specified
  • Retro-fit designs available to suit existing steel handrails or ladders
  • Bespoke manufacture to suit client specifications


Client feedback following Clair Ridge project completion;

"Pipex px® innovative Phenolic FRP composite structural products, including MARRS® Offshore handrails, access structures, ladders, safety gates and grating have been designed, supplied, and installed extensively throughout the BP Clair Ridge project, all performing beyond expectations throughout fabrication, and passing Lloyds Class Project testing. The Pipex px® team also provided expert technical & engineering services as part of a packaged-solution from design to completion.  

The Pipex px® FRP products successfully provided a cost effective, corrosion resistant alternative solution to steel equivalents and made a significant contribution towards critical weight saving objectives. " - Lead Topside Structural Engineer, BP


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