Essential Scaffold Components

scaffold pieces

A single scaffold bay incorporates a variety of parts, each with their own purpose, to create functioning workspace. All pieces fit together exactly to safeguard workers while also maintain strength and stability for extended periods of time. The list below covers Kwikstage scaffold components, but, many parts below are universal across a variety of different […]

What is Formwork Construction and why it is Important

Formwork is a variety of modular components or materials that act to encase and support concrete pours until they set. The process has existed for millenium, dating back to ancient history, but modern tools have increased its importance in the 21st century. Key characteristics across all systems include braced components capable of supporting fresh concrete, […]

What is Laminated Veneer Lumber and its Advantages

lvl timber applications

Only a select few timber products are quite as strong as Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL). But what is LVL timber, and why is it so popular? Laminated Veneer Lumber (or LVL timber) is a high-strength engineered wood product used in construction. The timber uses thin veneer sheets layered together and heavy-duty adhesive for high-pressure bonding.  LVL is […]

How To Easily Install Portable Temporary Fencing

Finished Temporary Fencing set

As a new project begins, it’s vital to understand how to build a Temporary Fence around a construction site. It is required by law in Australia to erect Temporary Fencing around a worksite for a multitude of reasons, including worker and public safety. If an accident occurs and it is discovered that there was insufficient, unsafe, […]

The Benefits of Scaffold Maintenance

importance of scaffold maintenance

Scaffolding provides access for hard-to-reach areas allowing builders to complete work in a safe manner. For Scaffolds to be secure, parties involved (either employment-related or otherwise) must continually assess their equipment and realise the benefits of regular scaffold maintenance and when to upgrade completely. Quick and effective maintenance includes: Benefits Regular maintenance is minimal its […]

The Importance Scaffold Inspections

Importance of scaffold inspections

Scaffolds are temporary structures erected on construction sites to complete elevated work. Scaffolds exist to improve workplace safety. Unfortunately, simply assembling such platforms does not guarantee security. Accidents still occur on these structures ranging from bad luck to an incident resulting from an inadequate inspection. Failure of inspection can cause injury or death which is […]

Mobile Scaffold Tower – The Builders Guide to Safety

What is Mobile Scaffolding

What is a Mobile Scaffold A Mobile Scaffold is an aluminium structure on castor wheels that supports tools and tradesmen. Scaffold towers consist of four vertical standards connected by ledgers whereas aluminium structures use modular bracing. Mobile scaffolds provide convenient access to elevated areas and can freely move around on site without the need to […]

Aluminium Mobile Scaffold Tower Installation Guide

Aluminium Mobile Scaffold Tower Installation Guide Our mobile scaffold towers are easy to install and dismantle.  Simply follow the steps below and you will have your mobile scaffold tower installed in 10 – 15 minutes. Attach Castor Wheels Fit the caster wheels to the ladder frame. Ensure that the caster brake is on before building up the […]

Transform a tall mobile scaffold tower to a wide platform in 10 minutes

Transform a tall mobile scaffold tower to a wide platform in 10 minutes With our new modular system, you can turn a high mobile tower to a wide platform in 10 minutes. Step 1. Dismantle the top rack from the existing access tower with care. Step 2: Divide the tower into half, install two pieces […]