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Locker group Safe access solutions When searching for ramps, walkways or metal flooring for your site, there are two major considerations; product and company. 1.

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The product you choose must meet the relevant safety standards (AS/ NZ1170) so that you can rest assured your OH&S requirements are met and your people are safe.

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ver the last 50 years, Locker Group has developed an intimate knowledge of the Mining and Quarry market, through its involvement in materials handling machinery, screening media and walkway and access products.

requirements, while the six metre lengths make installation fast and easy, ensuring minimal down time. Gripspan is ideal on ramps and walkways beside machinery, plus it is often used to access rooftop A/C platforms. Locker Group’s Roof Tread™ system provides a total solution including handrail and leveling angles.

The product must be the right choice for your environment; exposure to high levels of moisture or salt necessitates different materials or coatings. If the installation has a high incline gradient or high potential for slippage; a product with strong grip underfoot is a minimum.

Locker Group can offer a number of solutions Locker Group’s Safe-T-Perf® range is a perforated for walkways, ramps or flooring applications depending on the individual requirements of the site. flooring product, offering a fantastic combination of raised flanges, which provide grip, anti-slip Gridforge™ Welded Grating is available in a large properties and drainage holes ideal for areas with range of load bar and cross bar combinations to a high propensity for spillage. The combination meet the varying requirements of load and traffic; in ensures that even if a large spill occurs, the safe either standard panel sizes or fabricated to suit the walking surface isn’t compromised. The range has exact requirements of the installation. Suitable for a built in flexibility, available in three profile sizes, multitude of installations, Gridforge can be supplied depending on requirements; sheets, planks and stair with stair treads and handrail stanchions to suit, and treads. can be hot dip galvanized or bitumen dipped if the environment necessitates. In addition, Locker Group can offer a number of screening media solutions, including: Locker Group will provide a complete handrail stanchion system to suit your installation; using a • Woven wire screens (hooked or flat); with a combination of standard ball and tube stanchions very fast turnaround from three strategically and custom manufactured angles/bends. Locker located manufacturing facilities around the Group’s manufacturing facility in Townsville has country. extensive experience with handrail systems and will fabricate to your exact requirements, including selfclosing gates, kick plates and so on.

You want to choose a product you can install and forget, confident it will stand the test of time.

Gridforge welded grating and Locker Group’s handrail system are both compliant with AS1657; Fixed Platforms, Walkways, Stairwells and Ladders, offering you peace of mind.

The company you choose must understand your business, your objectives and what you value, and be able to provide a total solution; walkway and handrail, pre-fabricated and ready for installation.

Environments with higher risk of chemical corrosion can take advantage of Locker Group’s FRP (Fibre Reinforced Plastic) grating. Supplied in two alternative resin systems, FRP Grating is available in either panels or stair treads and can be combined with Locker Group handrails for a total solution. FRP flooring offers superior resistance to corrosion, is non-conductive and flame retardant. Gridwalk™ expanded metal walkway planks are ideal for quick and easy installation by a small maintenance team. Available in steel or aluminium, the range offers high open area and strength to weight ratio. The raised profile is also advantageous on small inclines, especially when combined with the appropriate handrail solution. The raised profile in either plain or serrated versions of Gripspan® make it ideal for even the steepest inclines. Combining two 300mm wide planks is an easy way to meet the AS/NZ1170 width

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