What to look for when buying a scaffold – Braces

What to look for when buying a scaffold – Braces

The generic term Brace when used in relation to scaffolding refers to the diagonal and/or cross section bracing component of the scaffold construction.  In most mobile scaffolding systems, Braces are fixed length, and have dedicated couplers on each end to make erection and dismantle quicker and easier for workers. Braces for Mobile Scaffolds can be
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What to look for when buying a scaffold – Frames

What to look for when buying a scaffold – Frames

Frame   –              A rigid structure formed of relatively slender pieces, joined so as to surround sizable empty spaces or non-structural panels. In Scaffolding use, frames generally run perpendicular to the length of the scaffold run.  Frames define the width of the scaffold, and they are also used to provide the height.  Frames are used in
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What to look for when buying a scaffold – Platforms

What to look for when buying a scaffold – Platforms

Platforms (Decks) are a temporary work surface used for supporting workers and equipment.  Generally built using a frame made from steel or aluminium, they are designed to fit between two cross members in a scaffold framework set at specific lengths depending on the scaffold manufacturer. Frames The Frames are made in a ladder style, with
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What to look for when buying a scaffold – Wheels

What to look for when buying a scaffold – Wheels

Although often overlooked as a critical part of any mobile scaffold, Wheels are an integral part of the structure, and need to be looked after in the same way.  There are quite a variety of scaffold wheels available on the Australian market, which is right for your scaffold? Wheel or Caster (Castor) Caster is a
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What to look for when buying a scaffold – Ladders

What to look for when buying a scaffold – Ladders

Ladders Mobile scaffolding is wonderful for providing a safe working platform for any kind of purpose.  The mode of ascent continues to be by means of a ladder.  There are however quite a few points to consider in your purchase of a scaffold when you are looking at the type and fittings of the scaffolding
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What to look for when buying a scaffold – Joins

What to look for when buying a scaffold – Joins

Rivets v Welds I plan to run a couple of posts to give everyone some ideas on how to choose a scaffold for their own use, and some of the differences that you may see when looking at buying a scaffold. This week, we will concentrate on the joins between the fittings (or claws) and
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Meticulous planning keeps everyone safe

Mr Scaffold has the reputation of being the pinnacle of Scaffolding Contractors in Australia.  Our reputation stems from precise application of proven and detailed processes for each and every project we undertake.  We ensure that our personnel are trained and competent in every situation, maintaining scaffolding, RISI & Confined Space certifications across our team. This
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Everyday Jobs on an every day basis still require the best in efficiency and safety

Everyday Jobs on an every day basis still require the best in efficiency and safety

A lot of the posts within these pages have focussed on the more photogenic or larger jobs that Mr Scaffold undertakes.  It is much easier to talk of the larger, more prominent jobs. Today however, I would like to take the opportunity to give you a little look inside what Mr Scaffold might be involved
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International Womens Day 2017

International Womens Day 2017

IWD 2017 campaign theme: #BeBoldForChange Mr Scaffold wishes to acknowledge the cause and the challenges behind the message of International Womens Day. Mr Scaffold boasts a high ratio of women amongst the staff who are not physically involved in scaffolding operations. The contribution of women to our company is invaluable and irreplaceable.  Mr Scaffold supports the
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Safety Starts with you – Mr Scaffold embraces Safety

Safety Starts with you – Mr Scaffold embraces Safety

Mr Scaffold has a commitment to Safety, with a mature and active WHS committee, which is fully supported and nurtured by all management levels. Our safety record speaks for itself, however we are constantly vigilant in ensuring that the safety message is foremost in every task and project we undertake. Mr Scaffold supports the message
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Versatility of KwikScaf Walk through scaffold on show in Melbourne

Versatility of KwikScaf Walk through scaffold on show in Melbourne

The photos you can see within this post display very well the complete versatility and flexibility of the Kwikscaf walk through system proudly used and sold by Mr Scaffold. Our experienced qualified and certified Melbourne scaffolding team was able to complete this entire scaffold in a single day.  The light weight of aluminium scaffold coupled
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