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Wilgard® XT Steel Guard Rail System

Wilgard® XT protective guard rail systems are painted safety yellow and provide a highly visible physical barrier that guards expensive equipment, shields key work areas, and helps define traffic patterns in your plant or facility.

Customers report that Wilgard industrial guard rail is the best available and Wildeck has the data to back that up. Tests confirm that properly installed Wilgard guard rail will absorb severe impacts from forklifts or other equipment...up to a 13,000 lb. load impact traveling at 4 mph, without failure.

Wilgard Guard Rail systems can be ordered in single, double or triple rail design. Column centers are identical for Standard and Lift-Out Guard Rails. All guard rail components include necessary hardware and anchors.


48-Hour quickship available for standard sizes!


How it works

Wilgard XT ships to your location with all necessary hardware required for installation. The guard rail base plates are anchored to your concrete floor using (4) 1/2” x 5” wedge bolts.

Once installed, Wilgard XT is able to withstand severe impacts of 13,000 lbs. at 4 mph, providing a 10” safe zone behind it. Wildeck specialists will work with you to identify appropriate rail lengths and height needed for your application.

Lift-out rail options exist for equipment and machinery that require access by personnel. Special fabrication options include: custom rail lengths and base plate - column offsets.


  • Column Posts:  5” x 5” x 3/16" structural tube; 18”H Single Rail; 44”H Double Rail; and 44”H Triple Rail
  • Base Plates:  12” x 12” x 3/4" plate steel
  • Anchors:  1/2” x 5” Wedge Bolts (included)
  • Post Cap:  Zinc plated snap-on steel cap
  • Rails:  Corrugated 11 gauge steel guard rails, 12”H with hemmed / rolled edges
  • Lengths: 2 ft. – 10 ft. in one foot increments
  • Rail Hardware Pack: (6) 1/2” x 1-1/2” bolts,  nuts, and flat washers
  • Column Hardware Pack: (4) 1/2” x 5” wedge bolts, yellow plastic plugs for unused holes, and zinc plated snap-on column cap
  • Lift-Out Rail Options Available (for all rail lengths; reference Lift-Out Pocket Hardware Kit: WGLRHP)
  • Common Column Post used for Lift-Out or Bolted Rail systems. (Lift-Out Triple Rail not available)

Guard Rail Lengths

Component Part Number Dim. A (btwn baseplates) Dim. B (rail length) Dim. C (center to center) Dim D. (out to out) Weight (w/ hardware)
10' Guard RailWG10108"115"120"132"71 lbs.
9' Guard RailWG996"103"108"120"65 lbs.
8' Guard RailWG884"91"96"108"58 lbs.
7' Guard RailWG772"79"84"96"52 lbs.
6' Guard RailWG660"67"72"84"45 lbs.
5' Guard RailWG548"55"60"72"39 lbs.
4' Guard RailWG436"43"48"60"32 lbs.
3' Guard RailWG324"31"36"48"26 lbs.
2' Guard RailWG212"19"24"36"19 lbs.

Guard Rail Columns

Component Part Number Weight (w/ hardware)
18" Single Rail ColumnWC1850 lbs.
44" Double Rail ColumnWC4475 lbs.
44" Triple Rail ColumnWCT4475 lbs.

*Lift-Out Rail options available (for all rail lengths; reference lift-out pocket hardware kit: WGLRHP). Pocket hardware kit adds 1" to Dim. C (center to center).

Wilgard XT Guard Rail with lift-out rail pockets
Wilgard XT Guard Rail with lift-out rail pockets

Add a Gate to Your Wilgard XT System

Create entry/exit points along Wilgard XT Guard Rail Systems. Wilgard XT Series Guard Rail can now be configured with a versatile pass-through gate, that is available for all rail lengths of Wilgard XT.



Wilgard® Guard Rail discourages careless behavior around equipment and it looks very professional. I’m glad we installed it at the same time as our mezzanine platform.

-Ron Harris
VP of Real Estate, Construction, & Facilities, Young Living Essential Oils

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