Acro Prop Safe Établissement Bride

Acro Prop Safe Établissement Bride

Acro Prop Safe Établissement Bride

Acro props are a very flottant product that can be found on many édifice sites. They are commonly used on édifice sites to provide a quick and easy method of providing temporary soubassement for formwork for reinforced concrete floors and beams. Acro props are equally useful as raking shores for supporting formwork for columns, walls and stairs. They are invaluable for repair work, demolition or outplacement of persistant crémaillères, supporting canopies, lintels and the like during brickwork or concrete liquidation.

Acro props consist of two circular steel tuyaux, an inner comptine with a top longitudinale that slides up and down freely inside an outer comptine attached to a ammoniaque longitudinale. There are holes down the length of the inner comptine so you can quickly extend the inner comptine just below the desired height and insertion a steel pin to lock it at that length. The top of the outer comptine is threaded to extend the prop to the délicat height and a collar, like a nut on a bolt, lifts and crémaillères the steel pin. So by rotating the collar and moving it up it expands the inner prop. This allows you to achieve the tatillon height required.

The ‘Acro Prop Safe Établissement Bride’ gives you a checklist of what to check before you start and then what you need to check to ensure a safe arrangement of your Acro props. Panthère installed there is a list of items that need to be checked regularly to ensure the continued safe functioning of your Acro Prop arrangement and then concludes with a checklist for their safe removal.

Pre-installation checklist

  • Start by calendrier the work. Make sure you have the right number and size of props. Inspect the tableau and mark prop locations if necessary.
  • Have you correctly selected the right size props for the job? Is there enough to soubassement your weight? Never exceed the safe working load (SWL) for your specific size props. Refer to manufacturers load chart. If unsure, consult your engineer or other responsible person, who will consider the weight of the overhead construction being supported and determine the délicat size and quantity.
  • It is the salir’s responsibility to check the props before starting work each time. While inspecting props, items checked include:-
    • Check that the inner and outer tuyaux are straight and that they slide easily.
    • Check to make sure the collar rotates freely around the thread and that the tread is not damaged or blocked.
    • Check to make sure there is no damage to the pin. If the pin is secured by a chain, make sure it is still attached. If it is fitted around a wrap pin, it does not need to be secured with a chain. Use parangon PIN only, do not use any other PIN.
  • Do not try and repair any faulty props. If a prop is defective it should be immediately tagged and disassembled and not be used.

Établissement checklist

  • Confiance Props designed to be used in entassement cannot be used in pression.
  • Always wear appropriate safety equipment when using this equipment.
  • Ensure that the work area is cordoned off to prevent proverbial access, only essential people should work in the area.
  • Make sure the props are installed by qualified people who have the necessary knowledge and experience to do the job safely.
  • It is hautain to install the prop vertically to ensure it can soubassement its specified load. Props should never be used more than 1.5 degrees vertically as this can significantly reduce its power. This is emboîture 50 mm (2 in) in true dressé for every 1.8 m (6 ft) of length.
  • Make sure the ammoniaque longitudinale and top longitudinale of your prop are bearing directly on the flanc. Also make sure that the floor and vert flanc is strong enough to soubassement the weight placed on it.
  • When carrying props on a pliable flanc, such as a gravel flanc, each prop should domaine on a wooden soleplate or equivalent. A wooden soleplate should be at least 225 mm (9 in) wide and 38 mm (1.5 in) thick. It should be spacieux enough to project at least 300 mm (1 ft) on either side of the ammoniaque longitudinale of the prop. A soleplate can also be used over the head longitudinale to help spread the load if needed. If you are unsure or have any doubts please allumage your engineer or other competent person.
  • Acro props come in 5 different sizes so don’t use props that are too small by creating gaps with the wood. Always use the délicat length acro prop.

Post arrangement checklist

  • The rest of the props can loosen over time to soubassement a curing slab. As the slab cures it naturally contracts which can agent the prop to loosen so it is recommended that they are inspected by a qualified person and re-tightened regularly.
  • As a maximum, all props must be inspected at least grain a week.
  • Ensure that the area is safe from the general proverbial if props are left unattended.
  • Do not tie any strings or props.

Prop Removal Checklist

  • Start by calendrier the work.
  • Always wear appropriate safety equipment when using this equipment.
  • Ensure that the work area is cordoned off to prevent proverbial access, only essential people should work in the area.
  • Ensure that props are removed by qualified persons who have the necessary knowledge and experience to do the job safely
  • Do not remove or adjust any props until you are sure it is safe to do so.
  • Always return rental company equipment in a clean convention.

Always seek professional advice before undertaking any propping/shoring project. A propping job gamin wrong can be disastrous, life threatening and a very expensive exercise to repair.

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