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Escalator handrails are complex – they must be extremely flexible while remaining dimensionally stable. Handrails are required to perform a number of functions: bend forward and backward as they pass through the drive, maintain a constant length, be strong enough not to snap and be absolutely rigid in their profile. All of the components within the handrail that preserve flexibility and rigidity must be cured together in a way that ensures the components stay together while in use on the application.

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