TRADGUARD Temporary Mesh Edge Protection is our highly versatile edge protection solution, compliant to EN 13374 Class A. The system is suitable for nearly all types of construction; including reinforced concrete, structural steel, timber frame and civil engineering applications. Since TRADGUARD’s launch in 2014 it has been used on a number high profile projects across various sectors.
The core component of the system is the TRADGUARD Mesh Barrier. A mesh panel, 1.2m high, with an integral toe-board that provides complete edge protection. The standard size barrier is 2.6m long and weighs just 17.5kg per unit, making it one of the lightest and user friendly barriers on the market.
The barriers use aluminium posts, connecting to a variety of different socket attachments for different applications. This light yet robust system connects to almost any suitable base material using one of the many different attachments available.
When a greater edge protection height is the required the addition of the TRADGUARD Make-up Barrier, working as an additional mesh panel which increases the total height to 1.9m.
Lightweight – aluminium posts and the 2.6m barrier altogether weigh 17.5kg
Wide range of attachments for a variety of applications
Compliant to BS EN 13374 Class A: 2013
Adjustable vertically and horizontally (structural steel applications)
Can be installed by any competent person
Fully adjustable in-situ
Greater level of containment than guardrail solutions
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