Tractel T-Rail 17 Portable & Non-Penetrating Guardrails

T-Rail 17 is a versatile line of guardrail systems that fits a variety of applications and meets OSHA guidelines for permanent guardrail without penetrating your roof as no drilling is needed for installation. In addition, it can be used as a portable system to be moved from one area to another.

Installation is easy, so there’s no need to incur the expense of hiring a contractor to install T-Rail 17. Two workers can erect over 500 ft. (150 m) of railing in less than two hours without drilling holes into your roof. No other guardrail system can make this claim. Plus, all railings come with simple installation instructions.




  • Four port base allows infinite positioning of the rail sections.
  • Positive locking system secures rails to base.
  • Height of the standard top rail measures 42 in. (106 cm) from the working surface when installed in base.
  • Complies with OSHA regulations 29 CFR 1910.23 and 1926.502.
  • No intermediate counter weights required, reducing trip hazards.
  • Bases come standard with EPDM pads on bottom.
  • Adjustable midrails available when obstacles need to go through rail.
  • Low profile 1 ft. (0.5 m) high rails also available used for completing a rail system where large obstacles are present.
  • Optional EPDM or BUR pads are available.
  • Working handles are cast into base for easy lifting and positioning.
  • Rail Transport Cart and mover available to facilitate storage and installation.
  • Systems are available in Powder Coated or Hot Dipped.
  • Galvanized finishes. Custom colors are also available – please contact customer service for more information.



  • Manhole barricade
  • Rail car platforms
  • Ramps
  • Construction sites
  • Dig Sites
  • Mezzanines
  • Assembly and break areas
  • Crowd control
  • Hoist areas
  • And more!


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