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    Loss Of An Industry Leader

    I have just learnt of the passing of one of the scaffolding industries leaders Mike Morris.
    Mike was a friend, colleague, and consummate professional.
    Mike will be missed by many, myself included...
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    Always certified sheeting. Doug. until recently...

    Always certified sheeting. Doug.
    until recently there was only one suitable sheeting but I now believe there are two.
    Note:
    Internal sheeting is to a different spec
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    Hi Doug FR sheeting is a "REQUIREMENT" of the...

    Hi Doug
    FR sheeting is a "REQUIREMENT" of the HSE (HSG168 point 168-170 fire safety in construction)
    FR Sheeting is a "REQUIREMENT" in the Joint Code of Practice on the protection from fire of...
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    Me Doug, it is a requirement for all scaffold...

    Me Doug, it is a requirement for all scaffold sheeting (netting included) to be FR so that's all I use
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    Someone is always watchin Phil :)

    Someone is always watchin Phil :)
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    Morning Doug, (Andy Needham)

    Morning Doug, (Andy Needham)
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    1) If you are using the 3:1 basis for your 9m it...

    1) If you are using the 3:1 basis for your 9m it is not enough you would need 9.35m minimum
    2) you may find that this only applies to internal scaffolds not external
    3) the 3:1 option refers to the...
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    Go and buy a copy

    Go and buy a copy
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    What alternative facility's are in place for...

    What alternative facility's are in place for transferal of horizontal loads?
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    Talk to Tony Jenkins 01480 475297

    Talk to Tony Jenkins 01480 475297
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    It was probably Northern Labour Only...

    It was probably Northern Labour Only :amazed::nuts:
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    Hard to find on the street these days!!

    Hard to find on the street these days!!
  13. Thread: Black steel

    by Alan Reade
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    Morning Harvey Page 121 of TG20:13 gives...

    Morning Harvey
    Page 121 of TG20:13 gives permissible stress for both New & Used tube (Used being black) Black whilst not as common as it was is still in use.
  14. Track down a guy called Andrew Dobinson at Brand...

    Track down a guy called Andrew Dobinson at Brand in Oz he may help you
  15. Self weight is self weight and occurs where it...

    Self weight is self weight and occurs where it occurs, so for leg load you would calculate the material content on the outside leg including legs, ledgers, trans & braces along with guard rails...
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    Morning spanner, word is you dress in spandeck's...

    Morning spanner, word is you dress in spandeck's at the weekends
  17. Thread: Readyloks

    by Alan Reade
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    I'm almost sure that Engineers feel the same...

    I'm almost sure that Engineers feel the same about Scaffs, but that has always been and may well always be the case.
    You will always find good and bad Engineers and Scaffolders.
    Regards
    Alan
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    There are plenty of tools in this industry :)...

    There are plenty of tools in this industry :)
    The first thing to do is to get your ideas on paper and registered with a patents office!!
  19. Thread: Readyloks

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    No point in having an engineer if you don't take...

    No point in having an engineer if you don't take his advice
  20. Thread: Readyloks

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    I am unsure why the addition or omission of a...

    I am unsure why the addition or omission of a kicker lift would affect the use of Readylok. But this may be a requirement of a TG20 compliant Readylok??
    I note TG20 pages 31 & 32 make reference to...
  21. Thread: Van thiel

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    If you are talking about three inside boards yes...

    If you are talking about three inside boards yes they are available, if you cannot get from VT try Trade Magic they may be able to help
    If you are looking for three boards between the standards I...
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    Many Thanks 7/16 hope you are well? Sensible...

    Many Thanks 7/16 hope you are well?
    Sensible answers are not the problem sensible questions are few and far between these days
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    Checks on hangers are a back up to a failure....

    Checks on hangers are a back up to a failure.
    The only thing keeping you in the air is your support coupler, should your support coupler fail for whatever reason then you have a catastrophic failure...
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    You may use standard scaffold boards on Cuplok...

    You may use standard scaffold boards on Cuplok scaffolds, there is nothing to say you may not.

    Your requirement is to position transoms at the relevant board crs to support the boards

    Cuplok...
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    Staggered the beams just in case :) Hope them...

    Staggered the beams just in case :)
    Hope them sleeves are tight 0)
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