To fix your aluminum scaffolding extension frame we will need to know the problem. This three rung double wide extension frame is missing its bushings.
The missing bushings are what connect the extension frame to the bottom frame. After time these get beat up or lost.
FIX IN THE FIELD:
Fixing your aluminum scaffolding extension frame in the field requires the replacement bushing and the self-tapping screw. You will see from the pictures below the sequence process for replacing the bushing in the field.
Read your owners manual regarding maintenance. By checking your scaffolding daily before it goes out you can catch loose screws or broken rivets. These are the two methods of connections that are used by the manufacturers for connecting the bushing to the frame. It takes less than 10 minutes to read the manual and that time can save you hundreds of dollars.
In fixing your aluminum scaffolding extension frame you will need to know the problem in this situation it was the missing bushings. As you saw above they are easy to replace and if you have any questions please feel free to call me Joe foot at 707. 799. 8902 or email me at [email protected]
As we like to say at Upright Scaffolds North America is,” if you need to get up, get Upright with Upright Scaffolds North America”
Damage scaffolding starts with abuse. Abuse equals misuse.
If a person does not know how to use something like upright aluminum scaffolding they will wind up misusing it and in turn damaging the scaffolding. The pictures below reflects this abuse. The damage to these parts were the result of someone not knowing how to use the scaffolding properly.
HOW TO PREVENT DAMAGE:
Read the scaffolding manual. It will tell you how to use the scaffolding properly. How to set it up properly and tear it down. The instruction manual will talk about scaffolding maintenance. Now taking 10 minutes to read this will save you a lot of money. Train your people on the proper use of the scaffolding. This will prevent damage due to not understanding how to properly set up and tear down scaffolding. Understanding how to use the scaffolding would prevent the above damage.
We all spend a lot of money on scaffolding so take the time to read the instruction manual. 10 minutes of time can save you hundreds of dollars. Damaged scaffolding starts with abuse. Abuse equals misuse. So take some time to train your people on the property use of your scaffolding.
If you have any questions you can give us a call at 707.799.8902 or email me at [email protected]
As we like to say at Upright Scaffolds North America, if you need to get up get upright at Upright Scaffolds North America
Aluminum scaffolding #misused shows a series of pictures with descriptions of misuse. If any of your scaffold looks like the aluminum scaffolding #misused please give us a call at 707 – 799 – 8902 ask for Joe foot.
Your scaffolding needs to be Inspected answer before use. These are some of the aluminum scaffolding #misused items you need to look for. Scaffold needs to be checked before use completely. Remember it’s your body and your life that is going to be off the ground.
There are ways to fixture your aluminum scaffold #misused scaffold parts. You can modify frames, replace interlock clips, clean casters out, replace plywood on platforms as well as fixing or modifying many other items on your scaffolding. If you have any questions just take a picture and email it to [email protected]. Include your contact information and I will get back to you with an answer.
I hope you’ve enjoyed aluminum scaffold #missed used showing the series of pictures with descriptions of misuse. We are always there for you so please give us a call.
As always, “if you need to get up, get upright with Upright Scaffold North America.”