Posts made in February, 2013

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Scaffolding – Don’t Forget Your Tools!!

Posted on Feb 27, 2013 | 0 comments

Before you can erect, maintain or dismantle scaffolding, you will require a few basic tools and items of equipment. Let’s take a quick look at the basics… Scaffold Spanner – A box or tube type wrench with a swing over handle that has been purpose designed for the tightening and releasing of couplers. Magnetic Spirit Level – A spirit level is used to sure the footings of the scaffold. The job of levelling the scaffold is made easier when the spirit level is magnetic. These are available at most harware stores. Tape Measure – The tape measure is used to check...

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Scaffolding – Components and Equipment

Posted on Feb 19, 2013 | 0 comments

  Aztex scaffoldings are designed to Australian Standards and consist of a number of component parts. When used in accordance with recommended job procedures, Aztex scaffolding provides safe, easy to use scaffolding solutions for a diverse range of jobs, work site requirements and conditions. We will look at some basic scaffolding components below… Frame – The Frame consists of two standards (or uprights) joined at the top by a transom (or horizontal structural member). Punced Hole Cross Brace – The brace is fixed diagonally to the pinlocks on the frame...

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