Warehouse Barrier Rigid Posts

The latest innovation in modular warehouse barrier systems providing superior design, rapid installation and driver confidence.


  • Modular warehouse barrier design
  • Protection from low-energy impacts
  • Available with 20mm or 10mm base plate designs
  • Can be configured for single rail or double rail
  • Can be configured with a balustrade
  • Four (4) anchor fixing per post

“Our Company undertakes the repair of existing and installation of new guardrail and pedestrian fencing in the Sydney region.

We use Safe Direction for the supply of the hardware. They are the very best in my view, timely, well organised, conscientious, very easy to deal with and the prices are reasonable.

Orders are ready to pick up in a short time which helps our business because we receive jobs at short notice and need hardware at short notice. Thanks for your help over the years Safe Direction we really appreciate your efforts.”

John Hunt – Hunt Civil P/L

Rigid Posts FAQs

When are Rigid Post Guardrail Systems used for?

W-beam guardrail supported by rigid posts provides protection for plant, equipment and footpath areas. They are not recommended for protection of a drop to a lower level. Safe Direction recommends the RHINO-STOP®️ range of products for these applications.

How do Rigid Post Guardrail Systems function?

W-beam guardrail supported by rigid posts feature base plates that typically require up to four (4) anchor bolts per post. The strength of these system are typically limited to the pull-out strength provided by the anchors.

What posts are available?

Safe Direction provides three (3) standard post types;

  1. 700mm U-Post welded to a 300x300x10mm base plate for mounting of single height w-beam guardrail.
  2. 750mm C-post welded to a 200x280x20mm base plate for mounting of single height w-beam guardrail.
  3. 1000mm C-Post welded to a 200x280x20mm base plate for mounting of double height w-beam guardrail.
What is the spacing between posts?

The spacing between posts is variable and depend upon the hole distance provided by the w-beam guardrail which are manufactured in standard lengths of:

  • 1000mm
  • 2000mm
  • 2500mm
  • 3000mm
  • 4000mm
  • 5000mm
What attachment are available?

W-beam guardrail supported by rigid posts is available with handrail when installed adjacent to pathways.

What is the finish of Rigid Post Guardrail Systems?

Posts and w-beam guardrails are hot dip galvanised. Powder-coating of w-beam guardrails is an optional extra.

What are the rigid posts made of?

Our rigid posts for warehouse barriers are made in Australia from Australian steel.

What are rigid barriers?

Rigid barriers are modular guardrail systems designed to protect plant and equipment and provide a safe path of travel for vehicles and pedestrians.

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