Aluminum versus Steel …. Aluminum construction has advantages over steel Lighter weight – Savings of up to 60% over steel Corrosion resistant, no rust Maintenance free Extruded: Deck surface includes non-slip surface. Special paint or slip resistant coating not required. Lower cost (particularly considering life cycle costs) Stiffer, stronger deck construction with extruded deck slats versus flat metal plates Lower fabrication/installation labor cost.
Aluminum helidecks are used throughout the world
Published on Nov 21, 2011