Product Spotlight: Assistrail

30 Sep 2022 by Moddex

Creating an accessible environment that allows those with special needs, the elderly and disabled to freely navigate around buildings and facilities without risking their safety is essential in enabling them to lead a normal life. Moddex Assistrail® Disability Handrails provides ease of access, safety and rest opportunities, particularly for people with limited mobility. Designed for use across ramps, stairs and walkways, Assistrail can be used in a range of applications including aged care, educational, medical, public access areas and community centres. Utilizing a continuous top rail system, the flush connection provides for a smoother, safer finish.

With fifteen configurations available in the Assistrail® family, Moddex proprietary systems offer solutions for any level, ramp, stair and Class 9b buildings (primary schools) applications. View the Assistrail Matrix below.

Product Spotlight: Assistrail

Key Features


All styles are pre-engineered, preconfigured and independently load tested for compliance with Australian Standards AS1428.1:2009, the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) and will adapt to every building classification within the National Construction Code (NCC) and the New Zealand Building Code. For further information on handrail requirements, check out our FAQ’s section.

Seamless Installation

Product Spotlight: AssistrailUnlike traditional welded systems, our modular handrails cut installation times in half. All systems are delivered in ready to assemble, flat pack designed for quick and easy installation. With 100% no-weld you don’t have to worry about any hot works permits, toxic fumes or site shutdown.


Manufactured from hot dip galvanized structural steel, Assistrail offers a low maintenance solution to your project. The galvanized finishing process involves zinc coating to minimum 390GSM, providing outstanding corrosion protection. Through rigorous testing to meet requirements of relevant Australian Standards, you can be rest assured Moddex Disability Handrails will stand the test of time.


For a fully customised look that will set your project apart, the possibilities are endless with Moddex. All components are available in a custom powder coated finish to suit any style without compromising on safety. For ideas to enhance your buildings’ aesthetics, check out our projects page.

Product Spotlight: AssistrailClassic black powder coat finish, alongside an Offset Stainless-Steel handrail creates a smart, modern appearance.


How does Moddex demonstrate they meet the handrail requirements under AS1428?

Click here to find out the list of handrails requirements Moddex meets under AS1428.1 – 2021.

What if my ramp requires both handrail & kerbrail?

There are many guidelines that need to be followed for a compliant kerbrail system. The most important guidelines for compliant kerbrails in AS1428 applications are listed here.

Can Assistrail be used with other Moddex products?

Moddex Assistrail Disability Handrail configurations can be easily used in conjunction with Bridgerail™ and Conectabal®, whilst ensuring it meets Australian and New Zealand Standards. Learn more about our modular system connectivity here.

Where can I find Assistrail design files?

Download our design files that are fully customised for ArchiCAD, Revit, Tekla, and AutoCAD here or visit our BIM page.

Moddex’s innovative, weld-free products solve the unique challenges of civil infrastructure projects as well as those of the defence, construction, mining, transport, education, and public utilities sectors. Our modular, steel systems, including handrails, guardrails, balustrades, and other barrier solutions, coupled with our competitive pricing, project management expertise, ability to meet timelines, and excellent customer service, provide easy repair and maintenance results in the industry’s lowest lifetime cost of ownership.With our design and regulatory expertise, active R&D, and customer service, Moddex modular, no-weld systems are the first choice where any degree of engineering complexity in design, programme, or resources is needed. Our systems are pre-engineered, so cost and time factors are minimised; your crew can quickly cut or add more product on-site for installation and repairs. There’s no need for specialist trades, hot-work permits, fire spotters, welding zones, and welding protection for finished surfaces, so you save time and money. And your installers are safe from toxic fumes and fire risk hazards.Trust Moddex products and services. Our operations are nationwide, so if there is a better product or option, our customer service will help you find it. Talk to our customers and read their testimonials about our hundreds of installations on infrastructure projects. Our customers’ high repeat purchases speak for themselves.For your next project, choose from our line of products which are available in Australia and New Zealand.


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