Expandable Scaffold Plank

Expandable Scaffold Plank

Scaffolding tubes are now usually constructed of galvanised steel but historically have been made of wooded staves and bamboo.

A license needs to be obtained for any scaffolding that is put up on the highway including the pavement. This is the responsibility of the scaffolding hire company.

If scaffolding has been erected completely around a building, use 'stand off' bracing members to ensure that the scaffolding is restrained.

The width of the boards will always determine the width of the scaffolding structure. It is recommended that the width scaffolding should be no less than 600mm. A four board scaffold would be 870mm.

Good jobs in scaffolding could be difficult to find - make sure you keep ahead of the game when looking for scaffolding jobs.

Scaffolding bars can be used horizontally, vertically and diagonally using a variety of clamps including swivel clams, right angle clams and straight connectors.

When finding a scaffolding company you will to decide exactly what you want from them in terms of service, safety and peace of mind.

When you buy scaffolding that is second hand, always carefully inspect all parts of the scaffolding to ensure that it is in good condition.

Clamp connectors are inexpensive to manufacture and have a long life. They are suitable to use with just about any scaffolding design.

Be sure that when you research a scaffold companies you keep in mind your own needs for scaffolding - make sure the scaffold companies will be able to be flexible enough to accommodate what YOU want from them.

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