TRAD Continually Developing ALTRIX Temporary Roofing System

06th October 2020

Strong, lightweight temporary weather protection system benefits from professional insight

TRAD UK, the new brand for the combined TRAD Hire & Sales and TRAD Safety Systems companies, is continually innovating and developing new products to complement its proprietary ALTRIX Temporary Roofing System.

Developed by industry experts, with decades of experience in the design and use of temporary roofing systems, ALTRIX is a flexible, fully metric system that can be used with almost any other scaffolding type, which is easy to erect and handle, due to its all-aluminium construction.

It’s a system for scaffolders, designed by scaffold specialists, and so has been clearly thought through from both practical and financial perspectives.

The roofing system gets its strength from the bespoke 790mm deep lattice beams and varying brace patterns – something that TRAD can tailor to every individual roof requirement, dependent on the project – while maintaining the integrity and strength of the construction. In addition, the company is constantly looking to enhance the system, with new components which are developed with the intention to benefit the end-user.

Fast to erect, saving time and money on site
Can be supported by almost any scaffold type
Particularly efficient when used with PLETTAC METRIX
Strong, all aluminium system
Fully metric system is versatile and cost-effective
Tailored bracing patterns available

“Like TRAD’s PETTAC METRIX scaffolding system, ALTRIX has colour-coded components to make installation as quick and easy as possible,” says Alan Slater, Head of Technical and Product Support. “There’s minimal need for the use of tools, and many parts of the system have been designed to have a dual purpose and be effective elsewhere on site – for example, the beams that form the truss sections of the roof – unlike other roof systems – have been specifically designed so they can also be used in other applications, whereby increasing stock utilisation and helping to save money on equipment and installation costs.”

The ALTRIX Temporary Roof System also comes complete with a full designer’s pack, including AutoCAD Blocks and individual data sheets, allowing each temporary roofing project – whose global structure must be designed and certified by appropriately qualified temporary works or scaffolding engineer – to be erected with complete confidence.

NASC

NASC

The NASC is recognised as the national trade body for access and scaffolding in the UK, producing a wide range of industry guidance for scaffolding contractors, their operatives and their clients. Members of the NASC are strictly regulated to ensure a continuous high standard of scaffolding practice.

Temporary Works Forum

Temporary Works Forum

Leading the Construction industry to change for the better in the discipline of temporary works…

The aim of Temporary Works forum (TWf) is to encourage open discussion of any matter related to temporary works, for the good of the industry overall. The Forum is open to anyone, individual or corporate, working within the industry and sharing this intent.

Mission
To be an advocate and recognized authority on temporary works and construction method design, working to raise standards and awareness across the construction sector.

ROSPA

ROSPA

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents – actively involved in the promotion of safety and the prevention of accidents in all areas, demonstrating our commitment to safety and providing us with operational guidelines.

BSI ISO 9001

BSI ISO 9001

ISO 9001 is the internationally recognized Quality Management System (QMS) standard that can benefit any size of organization and is designed to be a powerful business improvement tool.

TRAD UK have been audited by BSi and are accredited to ISO 9001:2015.

The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme for fleet operators which aims to raise the level of quality within fleet operations, and to demonstrate which operators are achieving exemplary levels of best practice in safety, efficiency, and environmental protection.

CHAS

CHAS

CHAS is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK. It is available to suppliers (those who provide goods and services) and to organisations (buyers) looking for suitably competent suppliers.

Constructionline

Constructionline

Constructionline is the UK’s largest Government-owned register of contractors and consultants for the construction industry. Constructionline standards are high, all suppliers are pre-qualified to the official Government pre-qualified standard.

BM TRADA membership and subsequent annual Scaffold Board grading accreditation allows TRAD to inspect the quality of their scaffold boards both new and in service. This ensures that the quality of their scaffold boards are always measured and comply with the current BS2482 – 2009 standard.

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