What size is scaffold tube?
Scaffold tube should be galvanised steel and conform to EN39. They should have a diameter of 48.3mm and a wall thickness of 3.2mm to 4.0mm. In any 3m length, tubes should appear straight and not deviate by more than 15mm. This is an example of the tube being used to strike another object.
What is scaffold tube made from?
Steel or aluminium are the most popular materials for tubes. Hot-rolled steel is the most common type of steel used. Filament-wound tubes of glass fibre in a nylon or polyester matrix may be used in specific situations where there is a chance of live overhead electric cables.
What is the longest scaffold tube?
Scaffold tube in galvanised steel is available in lengths up to 21 feet / 6.4 metres. Tube dimensions are 48.3 x 4.0 mm in diameter with a 4.0 mm wall thickness.
What is suspended scaffolding?
Suspended scaffolding hangs off a building by means of cables; the platform is raised and lowered by electrical motor.