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ALGONQUIAN®  (WG-2251)
CHIPPEWA®  (WG-2252)

The east coast Algonquian Indians strung seashells and beads to use as money exchange (wampum). The Chippewa Indians named the Great River Mississippi. The Algonquian® and Chippewa® Wall Guards are designed for industrial or utilitarian uses. The hollow, flexible all vinyl guards provide excellent protection to block walls and are economical. The Algonquian® has a single hump and the Chippewa® has two.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
High impact vinyl.
Thickness: 1.187" and 1.375"
Length: 12 ft.
Widths: 2.375" and 4.375"
Weights: 0.5 lb./ft & 1.4 lbs./ft.
Accessories: Black urethane end caps.
Colors: (1)Black, (3)Tan, (4)Brown, (5)Gray, (10)White, (70)Safety Yellow.

 

 

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WG-2251
WG-2252

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APACHE®  (WG-2171)
ZUNI®  (WG-2170)

The fierce Apache Indians dominated the Rocky Mountains of New Mexico. The Apache® Wall Guard also dominates any wall protection system with its projection of 2-1/4" of rugged aluminum channel and mar resistant vinyl surface. The Zuni Indians were the artisans of the mesas of Arizona. The Zuni rub-rail is aesthetically designed with a rugged vinyl face that projects from the wall 1-1/2" which accommodates most standard carts.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Rigid vinyl with clear  anodized aluminum.
Length: 12 ft.
Width: 1.5"
Depths: 1.5" or 2.25"
Weights: 0.6 lb./ft. or 0.9 lb./ft.
Accessories: Vinyl end caps and outside corners to match.
Colors: (1)Black, (5)Gray, (210)Silver Gray, (265)Windsor Blue, (297)Chinchilla, (301)Linen White, (370)Eggshell, (377)Teal, (385)Beige Desert.

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WG-2170 & WG-2171

CODES, CERTIFICATION
Physical Specifications:
Aluminum Thickness: 0.125", 6063-T5 Alloy.
Fire Resistance: Flame spread of 25 or less (ASTM-E-84-81A)
Rigid Vinyl: Tensile 22,000 PSI, Elongation 8%, Yield Strength 16,000 PSI.

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ARAWAK®  (WG-2106)
The friendly Arawak Indians of the Caribbean Islands were one of the first tribes to greet Columbus. This Wall Guard fills the gap between the 4" and 8" previously made. Now The new EZ-clip attach system is the alternative to the continuous aluminum retainer which save labor during installation and money in material and freight cost. Ten EZ-clips are enough to install a twelve foot length of wall guard and weigh only 12-ounces.

SPECIFICATIONS
Furnish and install Bumper Rails as manufactured by American Floor Products. Contractor shall furnish architect with a location schedule and color selection sample for approval prior to installation.
Length: 12 ft.
Height: 6"
Weight: 1.25 lbs./ft.
Specify surface: Plain, Grooved or Coextruded.
Select: Continuous aluminum retainer or EZ-clip system.
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EZ-Clip

WG-2106

Accessories: Vinyl end caps, outside corners to match, return units (Grooved), brackets and rubber spacers (2" x 6" x 1/4"). Use spacers every 16" O.C.
Colors:
Listed on Universal Guard System Colors page.

CODES, CERTIFICATION
Physical Specifications:
Aluminum: 0.10" thickness wall. Alloy 6063-T5 exceeds minimum strength standards under ASTM B-221-83. Federal Spec QQ-AA-200/9D. Rigid vinyl cover: 0.100" thickness wall.
Fire Resistance: N/A
Impact Resistance: 25.4 ft. lbs./sq. in. notched IZOD (ASTM 256-78)
Bacteria Ban: Incorporated in vinyl compound. Tributyl Tin.

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AZTEC®  (WG-2180)
The Aztec Indians of Mexico were considered to be the finest architects of their day. Our Aztec® Wall Guards have been designed with sculptured contours. Excellent for use with heavy duty carts, mechanized equipment, etc. The Aztec® protrudes 1-3/4" from the wall. This can be increased with a 2" x 2" x 1/4" thick rubber spacer mounted behind the aluminum.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Rigid vinyl.
Length: 12 ft.
Width: 3.5"
Weight: 0.7 lb./ft.
Aluminum Retainer: Channel natural anodized.
Accessories: Vinyl end caps, outside corners to match and rubber spacers (2" x 2" x 1/4"). Use spacers every 16" O.C.
Colors: Listed on Universal Guard System Colors page.

CODES, CERTIFICATION: Same as ARAWAK® above.

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WG-2180
 

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CATAWBA®  (WG-2186)
The Catawba Indians were coastal tribes living in the South Carolina area and were friendly to the English settlers. The Catawba® Wall Guard was originally designed as a cart bumper, but architects and designers have specified its use as a protective wall guard or decorative trim. The flexible vinyl material allows it to be applicable to any surface and even contours to irregular construction. Superior bumper protection.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Flexible vinyl with aluminum channel.
Length: 12 ft.
Depth: 1"
Width: 1.125"
Weight: 1 lb./ft.
Accessories: End caps and outside corners.
Colors: (1)Black, (2)Ivory, (3)Tan, (4)Brown, (5)Gray, (97)Polar White, (337)Carnival Red.

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WG-2186

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CHEYENNE®  Mini-Rail  (WG-2174)
The Cheyenne Indians of the western plains hunted buffalo and were excellent horsemen. The Cheyenne® Wall Guards are uniquely designed with a continuous metal washer inside which allows the guard to conform to contours and angles.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Flexible vinyl and metal retainer, 1/16" gauge formed steel 1/2" x 1/4"
Length: 12 ft.
Width: 1.125"
Weight: 0.7 lb./ft.
Accessories: End caps and outside corners.
Colors: (1)Black, (2)Ivory, (3)Tan, (4)Brown, (5)Gray, (97)Polar White, (337)Carnival Red.

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WG-2174

CODES, CERTIFICATION
Fire Resistance:
Self extinguishing ASTM 635-74

ASSEMBLY, INSTALLATION
Drill through the vinyl bumper and metal retainer contained within the bumper. The fastening device (by others) is then countersunk within the material and the metal retainer serves as a continuous washer. 3" should be allowed for outside corners and 4" for end caps. Cheyenne® may also be mounted from the back side on carts which eliminates the mounting holes on the front bumper side.

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CHICKASAW®  (WG-2189)
The Chickasaw Indians were founders of a city which is now called Memphis. The Chickasaw® Wall Guard projects 3/4" from the wall and is made of rigid vinyl. The bumper completely wraps around the aluminum retainer without metal being exposed. This guard is designed to spring back when hit.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Rigid vinyl.
Length: 12 ft.
Height: 4"
Weight: 0.75 lb./ft.
Specify surface: Plain or Grooved.
Accessories: End caps (specify left or right), outside corners and rubber spacer (2" x 6" x 1/2"). Use spacers every 16" O.C.
Colors: Listed on Universal Guard System Colors page.
Select either lightly pebbled or fluted stripe surface.

CODES, CERTIFICATION: Same as ARAWAK® above.

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WG-2189
 

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CHOCTAW®  (WG-2173)
The Choctaw® Wall Guard is one of the widest wall guards on the market. The rigid vinyl completely covers the aluminum retainer with a rubber cushion concealed under the middle of the bumper.

SPECIFICATIONS
Length:
12 ft.
Height: 12"
Weight: 1.92 lbs./ft.
Aluminum Retainer: Channel natural anodized.
Accessories: End caps and outside corners.
Colors: Listed on Universal Guard System Colors page.
For installation instructions click here.

CODES, CERTIFICATION: Same as ARAWAK® above.

WG-2173

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COMANCHE®  8"  (WG-2198)
KIOWA®  5"  (WG-2178)

The 8" Comanche® is the larger version, which is also available in the same 60 colors with or without stripes. The 5" Kiowa® has a pleasant crescent shape with a reinforced impact support. Offered in a choice of 60 textured colors with optional decorative contrasting vertical stripes.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Rigid vinyl with clear  anodized aluminum.
Length: 12 ft.
Heights: 5" or 8"
Weights: 0.7 lb./ft. or 1.1 lb./ft.
Accessories: Vinyl end caps and outside corners to match.
Colors: Listed on Universal Guard System Colors page.
 

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WG-2178 & WG-2198

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CREE®  (WG-2132)
SENECA®  (WG-2135)

Introducing our two new wood chair rail systems, The Cree® offers two horizontal black petit vinyl protection strips. The Seneca® offers a soft vinyl insert, surrounded with rich warm wood available in oak, maple, beech or ash in a wide range of stains.

SPECIFICATIONS
Length:
Random.
Height: 5-1/2"
Weight: 1.4 lbs./ft.
Vinyl Bumper Insert Colors: (1)Black, (301)Linen White, (385)Beige Desert.

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WG-2132
WG-2135

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HOPI®  (WG-2182)
The Hopi Indians built cave pueblos dating from 300 AD in the canyons of New Mexico and Arizona. The Hopi® Transparent shield allows attractive wallpaper, wood paneling or custom paint to show through and yet be protected against scuffs and bumps. It will not shatter, chip or crack.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
G.E. Lexan vinyl (high impact resistant)
Length: 8 ft.
Heights: 3" or 4"
Weights: 3 oz./ft. or 4 oz./ft.

CODES, CERTIFICATION
Physical Specifications:
Tensile strength 9 PSI x 103, Dielectric strength 380 volts per mil. Coefficient Thermal Expansion in/in °F x 105 (3.75)

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WG-2182

Fire Resistance: Self-ignition 1000 °F ASTM D-1929
Smoke Test: NFPA-258, less than 450

INSTALLATION
Six nickel plated Phillips head screws are provided with each length. Pre-drilled countersunk holes make installation into dry-wall and wood relatively simple.

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INCA®  (WG-2175)
The Incan architects carved an empire out of the Andes over 4,000 years ago, which rivaled that of the Roman achievements. The Inca® Wall Guard is a 1" bumper strip that provides low-cost wall protection. The Inca has often been used in multiple stripes for decoration.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Rigid vinyl with aluminum channel.
Length: 12 ft.
Width: 1"
Weight: 0.5 lb./ft.
Retainer: Channel is rigid vinyl. Made in matching colors or aluminum.
Insert: Rigid vinyl channel (flexible requires aluminum channel)

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WG-2175

Accessories: End caps and outside corners.
Flexible Insert Colors: (1)Black, (2)Ivory, (3)Tan, (4)Brown, (5)Gray, (6)Fawn, (97)Polar White.
Rigid Vinyl Colors: (1)Black, (2)Ivory, (3)Tan, (4)Brown, (5)Gray, (176)Taupe, (210)Silver Gray, (301)Linen White.

CODES, CERTIFICATIONS
Physical Specifications:
Yield Strength 16,000 PSI. Tensile 22,000 PSI. Elongation 8%. Vinyl meets requirements of ASTM D-2287
Fire Resistance: Self-extinguishing ASTM 635-74
Impact Resistance: 18 ft. lbs./sq. in. (notched IZOD ASTM D-256-78)

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IROQUOIS  (WG-2197)
The fearsome Iroquois (people of the Panther), united 5 tribes in an area near Lake Erie. New larger design of SHAWNEE® (WG-2179), for areas that need heavier impact protection. May be used in combination with (WG-2179) or separately.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Rigid vinyl with aluminum channel.
Length: 12 ft.
Width: 2"
Weight: 0.1 lb./ft.
Accessories: End caps and outside corners.
Colors: Listed on Universal Guard System Colors page.

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WG-2197

CODES, CERTIFICATIONS
Impact Resistance:
Vinyl 25.4 ft. lbs./sq. in. (Notched IZOD ASTM D-256-78)
Flame Resistance: Vinyl flame spread 15 (ASTM E-84-81A) Class 1

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MAYA®  (WG-2176)
The Maya® Wall Guard is a new fortified wall guard made of urethane rubber with aluminum retainer for maximum "cushioning" fully absorbs impact. Very good weather resistance. Easily installed with no visible hardware.

SPECIFICATIONS
Thickness:
1.5"
Length: 8 ft.
Width: 4"
Weight: 1.5 lb./ft.
Accessories: Black urethane end caps and outside corners.
Color: Black.

WG-2176

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NAVAJO®  (WG-2169)
The Navajo Indians were considered to be one of the first native American tribes to build multiple family living units. Likewise the Navajo® Wall Guards were one of the first wall guards to be used in the modern apartment building, dormitories, etc. It projects 1" from the wall. The rigid vinyl bumper completely wraps around the aluminum retainer leaving no metal exposed. It is designed to spring back when hit.

SPECIFICATIONS
Length:
12 ft.
Height: 3"
Weight: 0.5 lb./ft.
Specify Surface: Plain or Grooved.
Accessories: End caps, outside corners and rubber spacer (2" x 2" x 1/4"). Use spacers every 16" O.C.
Color: Listed on Universal Guard System Colors page.
Select either lightly pebbled or fluted stripe surface.

CODES, CERTIFICATION: Same as ARAWAK® above.

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WG-2169

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ONEIDA®  (WG-2185)
The Oneida Indians were farmers of the fertile western New York state area, living in fortified villages. The Oneida® Wall Guard is a new fortified wall guard made of EPDM rubber. The aluminum retainer channel may be bent to a 12" diameter radius to wrap around columns or along curved walls.

SPECIFICATIONS
Thickness:
1"
Length: 12 ft.
Width: 2.25"
Weight: 1 lb./ft.
Accessories: Black urethane end caps and outside corners.
Color: Black.

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WG-2185

ASSEMBLY, INSTALLATION
Drill through the rubber bumper and metal retainer contained within the bumper. The fastening device (by others) is then countersunk within the material and the metal retainer serves as a continuous washer. 3" should be allowed for outside corners and 4" for end caps.

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PAWNEE®  Cart Bumper Corner  (WG-2168)
The Pawnee Indians were nomadic hunters who lived in western Nebraska and roamed the foothills of the Rockies. The Pawnee® Corner Bumper is designed for carts and rolling equipment. Made of non-marking gray rubber, the bumper features 4-3/8" wings. The Pawnee® is molded with countersunk holes.

SPECIFICATIONS
Thickness:
1"
Weight: 0.5 lb./each
Inside Dimension: 3.250" x 3.250"
Outside Dimension: 4.125" x 4.125"
Color: (5)Gray.

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WG-2168

INSTALLATION: Use #8 x 1-1/4" sheet metal screws or bolts.

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POWHATAN®  (WG-2181)
The Powhatan Indians greeted the first Virginia colonist who had sailed across the wide sea. The Powhatan® Wall Guard is one of the widest wall guards on the market. The rigid vinyl completely covers the aluminum retainer with a rubber cushion concealed under the middle of the bumper. Now The new EZ-clip attach system is the alternative to the continuous aluminum retainer which save labor during installation and money in material and freight cost. Ten EZ-clips are enough to install a twelve foot length of wall guard and weigh only 12-ounces.

SPECIFICATIONS
Length:
12 ft.
Height: 7-3/4"
Weight: 1.3 lbs./ft.
Aluminum Retainer: Channel natural anodized.
Accessories: End caps, outside corners, return units, brackets and rubber spacer (2" x 6" x 1/4"). Use spacers every 16" O.C.
Colors: Listed on Universal Guard System Colors page.
Specify surface: Lightly pebbled or fluted stripe.
Select: Continuous aluminum retainer or EZ-clip system.
For installation instructions click here.
CODES, CERTIFICATION: Same as ARAWAK® above.

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EZ-Clip

WG-2181
 

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ROANOKE®  (WG-2131)
The Roanoke® wall guard has a rich wooden retainer, enhanced with our impact resistant rigid vinyl 4" shield. Excellent as a chair or rub rail. Available in oak, maple, beech or ash in a wide range of stains.

SPECIFICATIONS
Length:
8 ft.
Weight: 1.87 lbs./ft.
Colors: Listed on Universal Guard System Colors page.

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WG-2131

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SANDIA®  Stainless Steel  (WG-2107)
The Sandia® is the matching companion to the Taos® Handrail. Made of 16 gauge stainless steel with a choice of smooth surface, grooved and with inserts in the grooved for accent.

SPECIFICATIONS 
Length:
12 ft.
Heights: 4-5/16" or 5.5"
Width: 1.5"
Options:
Vinyl inserts:
Blue, Green, Red, Yellow.
Oak wood insert.
Lighted tube.

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WG-2107

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SHAWNEE®  (WG-2179)
The Nomadic Shawnee Indians were hunters on the western slopes of the Allegheny mountains. The Shawnee® Wall Guard is a rigid vinyl which is easily snapped over the channel that holds it in place. It eliminates the need for mounting holes while providing a 1-1/8" protection. This wall guard is also used as wall decoration.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Rigid vinyl with aluminum channel.
Length: 12 ft.
Width: 1.125"
Weight: 0.4 lb./ft.
Accessories: End caps and outside corners.
Colors: Listed on Universal Guard System Colors page.

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WG-2179

ASSEMBLY, INSTALLATION
Cut for length and attach with sheet metal screws (by others). The vinyl cover is snapped onto the channel. Caps or corners should be screwed in place with sheet metal screws.

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SHOESHONE®  Bed Locator  (WG-2108)
This special bed locator bumper installs on walls behind head bands to protect walls and provide space for I.V. stands. Placement of beds is uniform, thus maintaining clean, well defined aisles. Consists of two brackets, two molded vinyl end guides and one standard AZTEC® (WG-2180) Wall Bumper.

SPECIFICATIONS
Overall Width:
4 ft.
Bed Width: 3'-7"
Weight: 4.75 lbs./each
Colors: Listed on Universal Guard System Colors page.
Meets flammability tests 1990 NFPA-80, Class 1 Approved by ULC.
Bacteria Ban: Tributyl Tin.

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WG-2108

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SIOUX®  (WG-2188)
The Sioux Indians settled in the woodlands around Lake Superior. The Sioux® Guard is injection molded of resilient Katon Vinyl. Designed for larger carts, the Sioux® also has countersunk holes.

SPECIFICATIONS
Thickness:
1-1/8"
Weight: 0.4 ounce each
Outside Dimensions: 8" x 8"
Inside Dimensions: 7.125" x 7.125"
Colors: (1)Black, (2)Ivory, (3)Tan, (4)Brown, (5)Gray, (97)Polar White.

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WG-2188

ASSEMBLY, INSTALLATION
Use #8 x 1-1/4" sheet metal screws or bolts.
Avoid use in presence of ktones, Hydrocarbons or oil. Avoid temperatures over 150 °F.

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SUNDANCE®  (WG-2101)
The Sundance Indians were ritualistic neighbors of the Navajos and Pueblo. The Sundance® Wall Guard has a half-round profile, similar to the huts used by Sundance Indians. This sleek design has a very contemporary look.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Rigid vinyl with aluminum retainer.
Length: 12 ft.
Width: 2"
Weight: 0.5 lb./ft.
Specify: High Gloss or Embossed finish.
Accessories: End caps, outside corners and rubber spacer (2" x 6" x 1/4"). Use spacers every 16" O.C.
Colors: Listed on Universal Guard System Colors page.

CODES, CERTIFICATION: Same as ARAWAK® above.

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WG-2101
 

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SUSQUEHANNA®  (WG-2224)
The Susquehanna Indians were the first settlers of Pennsylvania. The Susquehanna® Wall Guard profile resembles that of a teepee. Made of natural rubber, the Susquehanna® has more flexibility in cold temperatures.

SPECIFICATIONS
Thickness:
3"
Length: 10 ft.
Width: 5.25"
Weight: 3.2 lbs./ft.
Accessories: Black urethane end caps.
Colors: (1)Black
            (5)Gray (minimum 600 ln.ft.)

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WG-2224

INSTALLATION
On wood use countersunk flathead screws. On concrete or cinder block use expansion shields/screws.

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TECUMSEH®  (WG-2117)
Tecumseh was the respected chief of the Shawnee tribe of the Kentucky region. The Tecumseh® is our newest design to provide maximum depth for optimal impact protection. The 1/2" rubber spacer adds to the impact absorbing qualities.

SPECIFICATIONS
Length:
12 ft.
Weight: 0.71 lb./ft.
Width: 4-1/8"
Aluminum Retainer: Channel natural anodized.
Accessories: End caps, outside corners and rubber spacer (2" x 2" x 1/2"). Use spacers every 16" O.C.
Colors: Listed on Universal Guard System Colors page.

CODES, CERTIFICATION: Same as ARAWAK® above.

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WG-2117

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T/A: AFCO-USA
7917-G Cessna Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20879-4167

Toll Free Phone: (800) 342-0424
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