Scaffolding is the erection of temporary structure in order to support site worker or the materials during the construction process including infrastructure, building and other types of structures. Scaffolding supplier in Malaysia also call it as staging or scaffold, which they also supply scaffold to contractor who does repair, refurbishment and maintenance of buildings. When scaffold is applied in the construction site, height is no longer a restriction with proper scaffold setup.
In addition to building, scaffolding has been also widely employed in many other forms, such as shorring, formwork, exhibition, artwork, concert stage, viewing tower. There are several types of scaffoldings supported by scaffolding system supplier in Malaysia such as prefabricated scaffold (modular component system), façade or H frame modular, tube and coupler fitting system, as well as other materials such as bamboo and timber scaffolds.
The main component of scaffolding includes base plate or jack that act as load-bearing base for the scaffold, the batten which is the board deck as a platform, joint coupler, horizontal brace (known as ledger), scaffold tie that connect structure from scaffold, cross-sectional bracing component, width extension bracket, transom which is required to hold board, decking or batten units and it is load-bearing lie with horizontal cross-sectional way.
According to scaffold system supplier Malaysia, there is also connector joint’s upright component besides ladder, stair type walkway, heavy duty load bearing transom as well as the beam ladder for the purpose of extending rubbish chutes, obstacle which is applied to eliminate undesirable supplies during the construction, away from the scaffolding.
Scaffold supplier in Malaysia has the full responsibility to ensure the construction working platform is having high level of security and meet best safety guideline, because the scaffolding is created to provide a safe accessible climbable platform for site labour to carry out the construction jobs on-site, such as painting, roofing, plastering, waterproofing or other scopes. Scaffolding supplier Malaysia can do repair and maintenance works for the contractor too which include accessories such as coupler, board or tube.
Scaffolding is used to be made by timber from the ancient, which timber is highly available yet cheap in cost at that time; However, it is not always being the case, frequent deforestation worldwide makes many species of trees diminishing, the useable timber for other industries and products are also getting lesser and cause more expensive. Therefore, scaffolding supplier Malaysia has innovated into different kind of scaffold materials such as steel, bamboo or aluminium and many more.
The basic components of scaffold from scaffolding system supplier in Malaysia are transoms, ledgers, standard. Transom is the one located besides standards and on the ledger, it is sited at this position just to support the board, grasp the standard to ensure the other modules are firmed at the right location. The ledger is those tube lied horizontally, connecting the standards correctly.
Last but not least, the standard (which also known as upright) is tube that vertically positioned to carry out structural mass shifting in the direction of ground base; the base is normally designed in a square shape as a load spread support by scaffold supplier in Malaysia, shank is located at the center of base plate as a tube holder.