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Scaffolding type –

1. SYSTEM SCAFFOLD (Coup lock, pin type etc. )
2. TUBE & COUPLER

Type of scaffold(capacity base) –

1. Light duty- 1. 5KN/m2 / 150 kg/m2
2. Medium Duty-2.0KN/m2 / 200kg/ m2
3. Heavy Duty- 2.5KN/m2 / 250kg/m2
4. Special Purpose
LIGHT DUTY – Bay length – 2.4m
lift height – 2 to 2.5m
MEDIUM DUTY – Bay length – Below 2m
Lift height – Below 2m
HEAVY DUTY – Bay length – Below 1.5m
Lift height – Below 1m

Type of coupler –

1.Double coupler( Right angle coupler – Load bearing coupler-90°)
2.Swivel coupler(Rotating)- Only for bracing
3. Sleeve coupler
4.Single coupler – (Transom supporting)
5.Board clamp
6.Grave lock(Beam clamp- for structure)
7. Spigot pin – (Stndrd join pin)

SCAFFOLDING STANDARDS –

General Scaffolding standard – BS – 5873
Scaffolding Plank – BS2482
Scaffolding Tube – BS1139
Scaffolding coupler – EN 74

Disclaimer: As obtained from the Internet