Heavy Duty Cable and Tank Covers and Structural Work Platforms
Fibreglass cable duct covers are immensely strong and lightweight. The walking surface is gritted for incredible anti-slip traction.
Cable duct covers for troughs and trenches
Dura Slab is ideal for new constructions and replacements for cable duct covers but is also well suited for refurbishment applications to replace old, heavy and cumbersome traditional flooring materials and covers. The characteristics of Dura Slab make it more favourable than steel, timber or concrete systems due to its lower weight, anti-slip surface, ease of installation and absence of maintenance.
Fibreglass structural panels for heavy duty structural work platforms.
Lightweight structural work platforms
Dura Slab is a fibreglass structural work platform flooring system manufactured sing a unique construction technique that provides an incredible strength to weight ratio. The use of Dura Slab for structural work platform flooring virtually eliminates maintenance. This can drastically reduce costs since painting is not required, and UV inhibitors protect against degradation from the sun which means the material does not need replacing.
The benefits of Dura Slab for structural work platforms are that the material weighs about one quarter as much as steel or concrete. Two men can easily handle full panels, without the need for hoists, pulleys or dollies. If the panels need to be moved for cleaning, maintenance or utility access, there is less chance of back injuries.
Dura Slab lightweight, high strength panels can be tailored into chemical resistant tank covers with an anti-slip surface.
Fibreglass tank covers
Using Dura Slab for industrial tank covers offers excellent resistance against deterioration from chemicals and environment factors. This makes it a logical and cost-effective alternative to carbon steel, aluminium, wood or other conventional materials. The Dura Slab panels will not corrode even when exposed to continuous submersion, splash, spoils, fumes or gases.
The non-sparking qualities of Dura Slab for tank cover use are ideally suited for those installations where hydrogen or other combustible gases may be found. This prevents explosion or fire resulting from sparks produced from accidental dropping of tools onto the tank cover surface. The non-magnetic properties allow the panels to be used in sensitive installations where the inherent magnetic properties of other materials would prove unsuitable.
Dura Slab composite panels are lightweight, high strength and easily removed for maintenance access.
Dura Slab composite panels
Dura Slab composite panels have been tested to BS EN 124. This European standard applies to gully covers, trench covers and manhole tops for vehicular and pedestrian areas. In order to reach this approval a Dura Slab composite panel of 74mm thickness and 1280mm span was subjected to a load equivalent to two thirds of the Class B test load, 83.3kN, and then reduced to zero.
Dura Slab panels can replace concrete caps and are ideal for new or replacement trench covers, work platforms and industrial flooring projects.
Replacement for concrete
Dura Slab is suitable for new constructions and replacement trench and duct covers but is also well suited for refurbishment applications to replace old, heavy and cumbersome concrete caps and covers. The characteristics of Dura Slab make it more favourable for trench and duct covers over using steel, timber or concrete systems due to its lower weight, anti-slip surface, ease of installation and absence of maintenance.
- Gully Covers
- Duct Covers
- Trench Covers
- Industrial Flooring
- Work Platforms
- Service Duct Covers
- Bridge Decks
- Tank Covers
- Chemical Plant Flooring
- Balcony Flooring
- Cable Duct Covers
- Anti-Slip surface
- Light Weight
- High Strength
- Fast Installation
- Health & Safety compliant
- Allows easy access
- Anti Corrosive
- Fire Resistant
- Impact Resistant
- Zero Maintenance
- Suits 1 or 2 Men Lift
Pultruded Dura Slab profiles are manufactured by combining various resins with pure glassfibre reinforcement. They are formed and cured in a continuous process creating a product of extraordinary strength and resilience. The resultant profile offers a combination of benefits and mechanical properties exceeding those of metal. Weighing up to 80% less than steel and concrete, Dura Slab offers equivalent performance for considerably less weight. This results in major weight savings and lower installation and servicing removal costs due to more economical transportation, handling and on site positioning. The high strength to weight ratio has particular relevance for many applications in the structural flooring, trench, gully and duct cover industries.
British Standard Slip Resistance Test Results
The B.S. 4592 test was devised to test and assess the slip resistance of industrial type flooring intended for use in water and wet areas. A co-efficient of friction (CoF) is calculated by determining the mean angle of inclination that an operator can safely maintain when the flooring is subjected to a continuous stream of water.
Standard colours are Green and Grey, other RAL colours available on request for volume orders.
Note: Due to the printing process colours shown are a guide only.