An introduction to access towers.

An introduction to access towers.

Access towers are a type of scaffold tower that are predominantly made of aluminium. They are lightweight and portable, making them easy to move and assemble. Aluminium access towers are also corrosion-resistant, so they can be used outdoors without fear of rust.

Aluminium access towers are typically used for a variety of tasks, including painting, cleaning, and maintenance. They can also be used for construction projects, such as roofing and window installation.

When choosing an aluminium access tower, it is important to consider the height of the work area, the weight capacity of the tower, and the number of people who will be using it. It is also important to make sure that the tower is certified for use in your country.

Here are some of the benefits of using aluminium access towers:

  • Lightweight and portable
  • Corrosion-resistant
  • Easy to assemble
  • Durable
  • Safe for use in a variety of applications

If you are looking for a safe and versatile way to access heights, then an aluminium access tower is a great option.

Here are some additional facts about aluminium access towers:

  • The maximum height of a freestanding aluminium access tower is 12 metres internally and 8 metres externally.
  • Aluminium access towers can support a weight capacity (including the self weight of the tower) of up to 2500 kilograms (dependant on brand).
  • Aluminium access towers are typically certified to EN 1004, which is the European standard for mobile access towers.

If you are considering using an aluminium access tower, be sure to get appropriate training, always read the manufacturer's instructions carefully and follow all safety precautions.


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