Softcurve Continuous Handrail System from Dresser is the ultimate anti-ligature handrail solution providing exceptional safety and enhanced performance. The handrail system, manufactured from wood, conforms to the DDA Regulations and is up to 70% cheaper than metal and plastic alternatives.
Offering proven performance Softcurve eliminates the sharp edges associated with other handrail solutions and more than meets the demands created by the growing needs of an ageing population, people with disabilities and specifically the requirements in the health and care sectors. Drawing on Dresser's design and technical skills the system makes use of soft curve shapes which creates a continuous flow along corridors, around corners, up and down stairs, door entrances and literally any area which requires safe access. The continuous nature of the Softcurve anti-ligature system provides the user with a sense of mobile safety, security and personal independence and aids easy and unrestricted pedestrian and wheelchair access.
Additionally as the Softcurve system is manufactured from wood, it offers a much warmer solution than aluminium and plastic alternatives and blends perfectly with the more residential feel to interiors within the health and care sectors. Both hard and softwood options are available and the handrails can be primed or fully finished using anti-bacterial lacquers for specific use in healthcare facilities. Architects and designers are also experiencing significant cost advantages in specifying Softcurve as it is up to 70% more cost effective than conventional aluminium and plastic alternatives. The Softcurve continuous handrail system is used in a variety of sectors including hotels, hospitals, care homes, retirement villages and cruise liners.