light duty scaffold brace

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

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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medium duty platform

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

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

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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5 metre tower with outriggers deployed

Outriggers on Aluminium Mobile Scaffolds – What do they do and when do I use them

I was watching one of our displays at the Mr Scaffold Head Office in Wetherill Park during a storm last month.  We had a single width easyscaf (light duty) tower with a platform at 5.4 metres.  That meant the top rail was at 6.3 metres, and the scaffold is only 0.85 metres wide.  With the
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scaffolding platforms as steps follow the roof curve

Having trouble with the curve? Not with Mr Scaffold at your site

Mr Scaffold is capable of providing full service scaffolding hire and labour solutions.  We have some large jobs in the pipeline, most of which we cannot share on these pages, so until we have something more recent to show you, I thought I would share an interesting job from a short while ago. Our client
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Does Fibreglass really hold up against Aluminium?

Fibreglass scaffolding also generally falls into the category of Light Duty ratings, This means that fibreglass scaffolding has a SWL=225kg, but normally a design height of 4–6 metres. Fibreglass has nowhere near the longevity of Aluminium. It is a lighter product to handle than Aluminium, although both systems could be classified as very light and
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How is the rating attained?

Before manufacturing, an engineer will draft out the specifications of the scaffolding components. Decisions on materials, manufacturing methods, purpose of design, and specifications of the finished products will all be taken into consideration at the initial stages. Once a plan for the scaffolding system has been adopted, generally, an engineer will use software such as CAD to draw a 3D simulation of the completed tower. Using other software and engineering principles, the engineer
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Aluminium Scaffolding – Main Uses and Users

Ready in 3 minutes What purposes might it Serve Aluminium Scaffolding serves many of the same purposes of steel scaffolding. Height access and safety are of course the primary functions of any scaffold. Aluminium Scaffolds are generally used both internally and externally where access may be limited or the scaffold is not required for heavy
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five metre double width two level mobile tower

Why you should buy scaffolding from Mr Scaffold

  Mr. Scaffold stocks a full range of scaffold solutions ready for you to buy or hire. We have the most extensive range of modules, sizes and scaffold on hand in the country.   If it is scaffolding you need to buy or hire, then look no further. We have satisfied scaffolder purchasers all over
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Scaffold hire? Buy or Hire?

The Choice between Hiring and Buying Scaffold hire is the way to go if you have a one off job that will realistically last less than 6 weeks. Hire is an easy, cheap and effective way to meet your needs quickly. The advantage to hire is of course, there is no need for an extensive
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