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What Are Stanchions?

What Are Stanchions?

A stanchion essentially refers to a component of some form of barrier system – typically a retractable barrier or post in an upright position, which provides support for other objects. Although the name ‘stanchion’ may not be familiar for some, this type of barrier system is a common sight across a range of industries throughout the world – many of us stand in lines or queues supported by stanchions regularly without even really being aware of it. Why Are Barrier Systems Important? Barrier systems are essential to so many different types of organisations and events – helping to keep customers...

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Art Gallery Stanchions and Barriers

Art Gallery Stanchions and Barriers

Stanchions or some sort of barrier system can be found in most museums or art galleries right across the globe, they may also be used for similar purposes in exhibitions, tradeshows, showrooms and street performances. Inside the Gallery Throughout any type of exhibition space, gallery stanchions or gallery barriers may serve a variety of different purposes including, but not limited to the following: To prevent visitors getting too close to specific exhibits For cordoning off access to restricted areas To help direct visitor flow Wayfinding For queue control at admission points View the AEC Stanchions range Choosing the Right Gallery...

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