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Galvanized Greatness

More than Just Highway Protection

Ideal Shield is a trusted seller of highway guardrail as we carry an extensive inventory of standard Class A 12 Gauge Highway Guardrail components such as W-Beams, Galvanized Steel Posts (with and without base plates), Curly Ends, Flared Ends and Hardware.

Our standard highway guarding products are in stock and ready to ship so give us a call today! 

Ideal Shield can also provide custom fabrications on a make-to-order basis, with or without galvanized coating.

Looking for industrial guardrail options? Check out our Standard Guardrail and Heavy-Duty Guardrail systems. 

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Product Details

6" x 9 lbs. Wide Flange Beam (W6x9)
Overall height 6' post or 3' post with 5/8"x10x10 base plate
W Beams:
Class A 12 gauge hot dip galvanized steel
Overall length 13' 6"
Post spacing every 12' 6" or 6' 3"
End Sections:
Class A 12 gauge hot dip galvanized
Curved, Flared, or Corner Ends available

*Installation hardware not included


W-Beams, Posts and End Sections

To prevent rusting

American Made

Made and Fabricated in the USA


curved ends, flared ends or corner sections

class A 12 Ga hot dip galvanized

The Ideal


  • High-Quality Material
  • Standard Sizes In Stock And Ready to Ship
  • Custom Fabrications Available to fit your exact needs 
  • Perfect for blocking off critical assets, machinery, entrance ramps, and parking lots 

Frequently Asked

Our standard length is 12’ sections. For continuous runs, we recommend that you use as many 12’ sections as possible and space each section 6’ – 8’ apart.
Ideal Shield’s highway guardrail has curly, flared and corner sections available.

What our customers are saying

I have been truly impressed with the covers we bought from you so many years ago. They have been exposed to direct sunlight for years and have not faded one bit after all this time! Kudos!

Mark C. - UBT

“First and foremost, we have loved the sign bases. They have gone through the various states of weather that Minnesota has to offer and they are withstanding the weather and doing a great job for us. At this time, we have all of our needs, however, after the Super Bowl and when we head into our spring events we could be looking to purchasing additional signs. ” 

Representative from US Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings & Super Bowl 52

“This is just what we were looking for. Well made. We will be installing it next week. Everyone here is excited to have a railing to hang onto with winter coming. We at St. Cyprian thank you and your facility for help us.”

Carl Baltosiewich w/St. Cyprian

“Ideal Shield had some of the best prices on the market for bollards and covers. They were very easy to deal with and provided prompt shipment. The quality of the material was exceptional and a breeze to install.” 

James Harvill

“Steris Pharmaceutical chose Ideal Shield handrail because it’s sturdy, and the mounting brackets worked really well. Very happy with the product.”

Kevin Korb - Rite Hite

“When compared to other railing systems, Ideal Shield’s anchor system is cost-efficient and super strong – plus fully removable for relocation. Ideal Shield offers quality products that are very durable and never require painting.”

Donnie Frederick - Odessa College

“Ideal Shield has helped me out of many issues over the last couple of years. The restaurant business is always under a sense of urgency. It’s refreshing when someone drops everything & goes the extra mile to help. That is VERY rare this day & age.” 

Kari Carper - BDH Contracting

“I am speechless, I have never had a company go above and beyond what Y’all are doing for Us.  There are only two words to describe Ideal Shield Character and Integrity.  I will be sure to tell everyone I do business with about your company. ” 

Joe W. - AT&T

“Amazing customer service! I had many questions and multiple emails back and forth with them to match the correct product to my needs. They responded very quickly and precisely. Sales associate was exceptional to deal with! Amazing customer service! I had many questions and multiple emails back and forth with them to match the correct product to my needs. They responded very quickly and precisely. Sales associate was exceptional to deal with!”

Dave Albright

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