We design FRP ladder and safety cage ladder systems for use where safe vertical climbing access is required. We can develop a fixed ladder system to meet site-specific requirements. In addition, our products provide you with corrosion resistance, low maintenance, lightweight, non-conductive, slip resistance and high strength.
Engineered FRP resins are incorporated into our composite ladders. This includes vinyl ester fire-retardant and polyester fire-retardant resin systems. The standard color we use for our composite ladders is a highly UV-resistant bright safety yellow. Our engineering and manufacturing teams use this resin system because it outperforms all other systems in the pultrusion industry.
The fiberglass ladder system consists of 2” x 2” x ¼” thick pultruded square tube for side rails. We mechanically fasten 1 ¼” fluted rungs using ¼” diameter stainless steel spring pins. A standard ladder width is 24”, with the distance between rungs not exceeding 12”. Fiberglass ladders require support back to a wall or structure at an interval of no greater than 6’ 0”. Standard fiberglass ladders are required to be base supported. Fluted rungs offer secure gripping and slip resistance.
We design our fiberglass ladder and safety systems to withstand a concentrated load of at least 200 pounds at the mid-point of the rung. As a result, this exceeds the requirement of OSHA 1910.27, Fixed Ladders. Best of all, we can provide fiberglass ladders with safety cages to meet OSHA requirements.
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