Archive for October, 2016

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3 Story Loading Platform & Debris Chute, Wilmington, DE

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We normally talk about building a loading/work platform or a debris chute but not a combo loading platform and debris chute in one.  Well here it is – a combo platform at CSC (Corporate Service Company) in Wilmington, DE.

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Our customer called Superior Scaffold and asked if we could come up with a solution to load material into the building while at the same time allowing debris to be moved out.  And this is what we came up with. You see, this ain’t our first rodeo folks (see below).  But this one is constructed from shoring posts and hi-load frames and not system scaffold. That is because of the weight of the material being brought into the building. It needed to support heavier loads of everything necessary for the construction of the interior (skids of equipment, drywall, studs, electrical, mechanicals, etc).

You’ll also notice that the lower floors have steel beam support joists, for that very reason. The top has aluminum beams.  And obviously, there is a fantastic debris chute attached to the left side that allows access at each level.

Below, see the free-standing combo loading platform and debris chutes.  

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Yes, I said chutes!  Take a look at this beauty we erected for a major technology company a few years back. They were striving for a zero carbon footprint and wanted everything recycled on the job.

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This platform was constructed out of system scaffold that had 3 debris chutes that went into individual recycling collection dumpsters.

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How cool is that – striving to recycle all waste from a construction project!  You don’t realize just how much is generated on a single job.  So there you have it, two great examples of loading platform & debris chute combos.

If you need access solutions of any kind call Superior Scaffold today at (215) 743-2200 and ask for Tony P… He’ll hook you up. Or you an visit www.superiorscaffold.com to see more samples of our work.

And no post would be complete without our musical interlude. This is just perfect for today – for no other reason than I couldn’t get it out of my head. Earworm time.

 

 

 

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Customer installed rental equipment, suspended scaffold, swings, work platform

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We talk a lot about the jobs we do; mostly, those we design, deliver and erect.  But we need to recognize a giant portion of our business and customer base – and that’s the customer installed rental equipment.

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This is one of those jobs.

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It’s where a client (or customer) will call Superior Scaffold and request a specific type of scaffold or equipment like these swing stages.  We will pull the order, deliver it to the jobsite and then pick it up again once they are finished.

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We have many clients who install and operate our equipment.  There is a caveat, however, and that is that per OSHA regulations these companies have to have a competent person onsite to oversee the installation and operation of the equipment.  And the crew using the equipment must have scaffold user hazard awareness training.  It’s all in the name of safety.

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These are certifications you get by taking courses right here at our SAIA accredited training facility.  Click on the link to see just what classes and certifications we offer.  Most of the customers we rent to have already completed their training with Superior.  Call Shawn MacDonald, our accredited trainer, at (215) 743-2200 / 105.

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You can see that we provided several Altrex swing stages to our client, Masonry Preservation Group (MPG), so crews could get access to the exterior of this building.  The were doing window work (caulking, weatherstripping and resealing).  They did an incredible job.  It really looks great.

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We provide the equipment and they set it up and use it.

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This post is really a thank you to all of our clients who continue to rent, install and operate our equipment.  And it’s an open invitation for potential customers who have thought about renting this type of scaffolding to come in and get certified.

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Now, I will point out that we did, indeed, design and erect the 4 small overhead protection systems that you see at the main, and side entrances. 

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It’s a wonderful thing when our divisions work together like they did here at the Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute at Penn Medicine.

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If you would like to rent equipment, take training classes, or have us do the entire set up call Superior Scaffold today at (215) 743-2200 or visit www.superiorscaffold.com today.

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And one of my favorite, most groove-a-licious, funk bands brings you this musical gem! 

Everyone get up and dance!!!  It’s a great day.

 

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Thrill of victory canopy (on Jersey Barriers) in Old City!

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Spanning the globe to bring you constant variety of Scaffold.  And this is certainly the thrill of victory – because in the shadows of the Ben Franklin Bridge sits a unique feat of engineering.  A canopy

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All right, calm down all you adrenaline junkies out there (you know who you are – Bee) I’ll get to the point.  This isn’t just your ordinary canopy, no.  This one sits on top of Jersey Barriers.  “How you doin’?”

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Is this the first time we’ve ever done these?  No.  And it won’t be the last but it is unique and something fun to see to break up the monotony of staring at your blank computer screen all day.

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This sits in Old City at the corner of N. 2nd St. and Race where there is a ton of automobile and pedestrian traffic.  The new 197 foot tall new high rise is going up and Superior Scafffold was called in to provide the overhead protection system so work could continue above.

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Only one issue; the client had already placed Jersey Barriers (for obvious reasons) and we had to work around them.  Easy Peasy – erect our canopy using the barriers on one leg. 

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This sidewalk shed is 125’ long using system scaffold with steel and aluminum beams.  It features lights, corrugated aluminum, tie-downs or anchors to the Jersey barriers, debris panels and then, as added protection, we’ve added 5 foot spreaders that are anchored to the sides of the jersey barriers.

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Why?  You ask.  Well I’ll tell you?  That extra spreader helps resist horizontal wind forces, prevents sway, and adds stability – especially if a vehicle were to clip the canopy.  So, you see – it’s all about safety here at Superior.

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I will continue to try to make your days as interesting as possible with these unique little interludes.  Oh, don’t thank me.  I thank YOU for taking the time to view our “Thrill of victory” canopy today.  You all have an incredible day.  You deserve it!

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If you need overhead protection call Superior Scaffold today at (215) 743-2200 and ask for Pat (the photographer on this post – good job!) – or click on www.superiorscaffold.com.

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And for your audio/video experience we present…

Some additional info on the building here.

 

 

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