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BS 1139-6:2014

BS 1139-6:2014 Metal scaffolding. Prefabricated tower scaffolds outside the scope of BS EN 1004, but utilizing components from such systems. Specification

Details: A4, 34 pages.

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Publication date: 31/12/2014

Publisher: British Standards Institute (BSI)

ISBN: 9780580836466

Publication Status: Active

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BS 1139-6:2014 Metal scaffolding. Prefabricated tower scaffolds outside the scope of BS EN 1004, but utilizing components from such systems. Specification

BS 1139-6:2014 specifies requirements for the structural design of prefabricated tower scaffolds utilizing components from mobile access and working towers specified in BS EN 1004 but in configurations that are outside of the scope of that standard.

These configurations include:

  • Prefabricated tower scaffolds outside the height limits of BS EN 1004
  • Towers with more than one working platform
  • Large deck tower scaffolds
  • Linked tower scaffolds
  • Cantilever tower scaffolds
  • Stepped tower scaffolds
  • Tower scaffolds used as a means of access
  • Towers built on base plates instead of castors

BS 1139-6:2014 applies to prefabricated tower scaffolds subject to windloads up to and including 0.1 kN/m2.

Contents for BS 1139-6:2014 includes:

  • Foreword
  • Scope
  • Normative references
  • Terms and definitions
  • General Requirements
  • Materials
  • Dimensions
  • Structural design
  • Verification
  • Markings
  • Information to be supplied with a prefabricated tower scaffold

Supersession

This part of BS 1139 supersedes BS 1139-6:2005, which is withdrawn.

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