Temporary Roadways and Ground Protection

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When using access platforms on rough terrain or weak ground there can be a requirement for temporary roadways or ground protection.

At Blade Access we offer different types of temporary roadway and surface protection solutions for all ground conditions. This can be from a complete temporary roadway to access site or simply large outrigger pads to reduce outrigger point loadings.

Trackway hire or the installation of a temporary road can be most useful when access platforms are required to work where weak or soft ground is present. This could be on grass or water logged rough terrain for example.

We can offer either composite or aluminium panels all of which can be deployed at any location throughout the UK. For more information please contact our hire desk on 0845 1 900 800.

Ground Protection Road System

This lightweight road track access system provides a quick, simple and safe alternative to more heavy duty temporary road ways. They are guaranteed unbreakable by equipment of up to 60 tonnes making them ideal for access platforms being used off-road. These panels can also be quickly loose-laid for short term ground protection making them ideal for single day site works.

Although not designed to be used for point loading reduction, these composite panels will prevent the wheels or tracks of an access platform damaging the surface which it is required to traverse over and in turn providing a simple cost effective alternative to the costly reinstatement of damaged ground. For more information please do not hesitate to contact our hire desk on 0845 1 900 800.

Terrafirma Temporary Roadways

Manufactured from High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Plastic, these heavy duty panels provide the ultimate temporary roadway surface. Offering all weather performance and the ability to cover any off-road distance required, this durable solution is ideal for longer term projects where site safety and the environment are of primary consideration. In addition to offering a heavy duty site access solution, these panels can also be used to create access equipment berthing pads. Compatible with the largest access platforms and site equipment, each panel can support compressive loads up to 40kg-cm2.

For more information please do not hesitate to contact our hire desk on 0845 1 900 800.

Point Loading Reduction

All Access Platforms generate a loading either during travel or when elevated. Consequently, it is occasionally a requirement to reduce these loadings. This can be to meet the loading design criteria of a particular surface or to simply increase the stability of a platform on untested ground. We have various options available to reduce point loadings and for more information please contact our hire desk on 0845 1 900 800.


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