Site Location: These units are highly recommended by barrier-free design experts because they provide the optimum approach path for wheelchair use. Consult applicable codes for specific requirements.
Features: Swing up bar is only as strong as the wall and anchors to which it is attached. Grab bar must be securely fastened to wall to withstand the load it is intended to support. Units must be secured and anchored to wall or approved carrier according to installation specifications by a qualified tradesperson. Mandrel bending process on all curves maintains uniform bar diameter. Grab bar is manually lowered to horizontal support position and raised for departure. A locking system enables the flip up grab bar to be locked in either a horizontal or retracted position.
Materials: Tubing is either 16 gauge type 304 1-1/4″ O.D. (outside diameter) stainless steel with exposed surfaces in polished satin finish or 16 gauge steel with white finish. The Frost 1055 grab bars also have a peened finish.
Capacity: The Code 1055 series of bars will sustain loads of 300 lbs under it’s intended use.
Weight: 11 lbs. (5.0 kg.)
Dimensions: 11″H x 3″W x 30″D
Installation: Secure to wall where adequate in wall backing exists. Use wall plate as a template to locate mounting holes. Drill holes and set anchors as appropriate. Mount grab bar and secure mounting screws. The 1055 flip up grab bar will sustain loads of 300 lbs. and greater. Also the types of loads (especially dynamic) applied are hard to predict. It’s up to the designer to determine the suitability of the use of these grab bars in this situation. Caution: The grab bar is only as strong as the anchors and wall to which it is attached and therefore must be firmly secured in order to sustain the load(s) for which it is intended. We suggest installation by a qualified tradesperson.
Maintenance: Normal preventative maintenance and cleaning will keep Frost products functioning properly and may extend normal product life. Products should be wiped down with a damp soft cloth periodically. Approved stainless steel cleaner may be used to clean scuffs or fingerprints on stainless surfaces. Do not use harsh detergents or chemical cleaners.
Safety Warning: All grab bars must be installed by qualified trades persons. Installers must consult and comply with local building codes. Mounting hardware and other systems to be determined by contractor and installer pending specific structure, design, and conditions. All installations must be fully inspected and approved by property owners and maintenance personnel prior to bar being put into use. Failure to comply to proper installation procedure will void warranty and may result in malfunctioning or injury.
See also, 1055-500 – Carrier Stand