The release mechanism provides a smooth automatic closing design. These ladders extend in 12″ increments. Top bumper guards and molded rubber feet protect walls and floors against scratches. Meets OSHA and ANSI specifications. FOB Shipping Point. I realize I’m not comparing identical apparatus; these are just ballpark figures. But the rigs are all 100-foot aerials, and sizes are pretty close. The equipment inventory is standardized for truck companies throughout the department. I’m just noting that the weight of our aluminum aerial ladder truck is not significantly lighter than the steel ones. Pound for pound, aluminum is lighter than steel.
O’Keeffe’s ladders have deeply serrated square rungs for maximum foot traction and safety. Structural molded copolymer Tool-Tra-Top® holds quart paint cans and tools — slotted for paint roller tray. Internal steel spreaders protect against abuse, storage and transport damage. Double-riveted aluminum steps are deeply serrated for slip resistance. Combination rail end shield and shoe with extruded rubber slip-resistant foot pad. Front rails 3-1/8″W. Flange 1-3/16″W. Rear Rails 1-7/8″W. Flange 1-3/16″W. Steps are 3″W. Top is 5-3/4″W x 13″L. Meets ANSI and OSHA Standards. FOB Shipping Point. We should, however, take the maintenance of aerial ladders seriously, because there’s a lot more riding on those rungs and rails besides a roof ladder, an ax, and a pike pole-you are! For the rest of the fire service, a poor economy has created stiff competition between apparatus manufacturers to put the best product out there. All you have to do is walk the aisles of the trade shows like the Fire Department Instructors Conference to see that the new fire apparatus are impressive rigs. NFPA 1914, Standard for Testing Fire Department Aerial Devices (2002 ed.), recommends annual nondestructive tests for aerial ladders to be performed by third-party companies.
Our services are spread all over Singapore and beyond. Call us or send us a quick mail to get started. Mobile platforms composed of stairs, railings and a horizontal surface are manufactured from aluminium or stainless steel. Adaptable to various purposes from industrial to maintenance due to its easy rolling movement on braked and pivot wheels. The tilting ladder created in aluminium, stainless steel or carbon steel allows access to upper levels while allowing the benefit of space or transit access beneath. All aspects of our FRP fiberglass composite ladders have safety in mind. The standard fiberglass ladder color is safety yellow, but they can be painted any other color if required. Providing products for the construction and manufacturing industries. We focus on adding value through expert design, precision manufacturing and on-time in full product delivery. For most swimmers, the pool steps and pool ladder is the only way in and out of the pool.
This pontoon ladder must be installed on the side of the pontoon boat so it is supported by the pontoon’s tubes. You are correct, if mounted in the front of your pontoon the ladder will try and swing under the boat. Can the telescoping ladder be mounted to the forward deck or does it have to be mounted to the side to be supported by the pontoons. It looks like it can pull the mounting plates out when the ladder swings in when someone is climbing aboard. It sounds like you received a defective ladder. Please send an e-mail to us at we will get a new ladder to you right away.
Ladder 6 is the only aluminum aerial ladder in the Seattle fleet of twelve. With wider ladder sections and high hand rails, it provides a safer and more secure climbing experience. I prefer it to our steel aerials, which are narrower and have shorter hand rails. You really have to use caution while climbing that last steel fly section, especially when carrying equipment. However, Ladder 6 is not the lightest apparatus of the straight frame Seattle ladder trucks; in fact, it’s the second heaviest. The most common injury made by ladder climbers is bruising from falling off a ladder, but bone fractures are common and head injuries are also likely, depending on the nature of the accident. Ladders can slip backwards owing to faulty base pads which usually fit into the ladder stiles. If badly worn, they can allow the aluminium to contact the ground rather than plastic or rubber, and so lower the friction with the ground.
We also can build them to specific heights and sizes. Browse our Stairway product page for more specifics. All Panel Built metal stairs, railing, and components are engineered, fabricated and powder coated at our plant for a lasting finish and fast delivery. But, that does not mean you will be receiving a cookie-cutter steel stair system. Painted Steel Fixed Ladder are the most popular type. Aluminum and 304 / 316 Stainless Steel Fixed Ladders are available in some models at extra cost. We also create custom design Fixed Ladders to meet specific building codes and customer needs. Bigger and taller are not always better, and stronger usually means heavier. However, many of these pros and cons are governed by factors that have nothing to do with fire apparatus.
Combining usability with durability, this step ladder is a perfect fit for daily use in the home or workshop. Designed for roofers, painters, maintenance and repairmen. Keep up-to-date with our ladder experts blog for the latest safety tips, industry news, and how-to articles. Interested in improving your ladder and accessory offering? Learn how to choose the right ladder, properly setup your ladder, and other valuable ladder safety information. There’s only one name that drives industry standards in innovation and safety. There’s only one name whose quality expectations meet your own.
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These ladders also come with added safety features, such as safety locks and anti-skid shoes for a sturdy grip. Straight ladders do not have a support of their own and they usually require a wall for support. These ladders have more number of steps and they can be utilised to make adjustments to the exterior of your home. The material that is used to make the ladder too would go a long way in ensuring safety. Aluminium ladders are sturdy and are therefore the most preferred choice for home purposes. Ladders made from aluminium are lightweight and non-corrosive. This makes it easy to carry them along wherever you want to clean. Heat sensor warning labels are still required for aluminum aerial ladders. The orange dot turns black at 350°F, the temperature at which aluminum starts to anneal and lose its strength.