Suspended access system, usually referred to as a cradle or suspended work platform, are an efficient and effective method of providing safe access to internal and external building facades or elevated structure. A cradle can either be a permanent installation, or de-rigged after use, for removal to a storage location for convenience and to improve a building's aesthetics.
Self-hoisting cradles are equipped with on-board powered winches, statutory safety devices and an emergency manual descent function, including a remote control option operated from the ground. Cradles are extremely reliable and have a proven record for providing a safe means of access when carrying out maintenance and cleaning works at height, furthermore cradles are extremely adaptable and have been the best option when tasked with some of our more challenging projects.
Fixed overhead suspension options for a cradle or work platform include; davit’s and ‘A’ frame, whilst traversing options range from including the suspension point under a mobile gantry or alternatively and more commonly used; suspended from a monorail system, all mobile systems can be equipped with a powered or manual drive.
When incorporating a monorail system, there are a number of track section profiles available, in both aluminium and steel, dependent on the architectural requirements or spans between the track suspension points. Available in a variety of finishes such as mill finish aluminium, galvanized steel or a polyester powder coated finish to the client’s chosen RAL colour.
Our suspended access systems are specifically designed & manufactured to suit the client’s bespoke requirements; to the highest quality standards under Certificated ISO 9001 Quality Procedures, BS EN 1090 CE marked, and in accordance with current Statutory Requirements, BS EN Codes of Practice and compliance with the current EC Machinery Directive. Our suspended access systems comply with BS EN1808, BS6037-1 and the LOLER Regulations.