GRP Grating use in Garage Inspection Pit
A deep pit in the garage floor left uncovered can be very hazardous. Oil spills and other slippery areas can cause slips and falls leading to nasty injuries unless the pit is covered when not in use. Some pits are covered with heavy wooden planks but over time these can splinter, rot and split.
A simple long term remedy using durable fibreglass composite open mesh Grating solved this problem. Read on...
How We Helped
- Using lightweight grating for easy lifting
- Provided a solid and safe anti-slip walking surface
- Anti-slide beneath the grating
- Special attached ramp edging as an anti-trip measure
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Marquis Northants ( Part of Auto-sleepers Group Ltd) required to enhance the safety on their vehicle inspection pits.
The requirement was to supply a grating with side ramp to include an anti-slip top surface and a box section enough to clear the Jacking rail/beam to ensure it cannot move once in place within the pit when vehicles are not being worked on. When work takes place with a a vehicle, normally a HGV the Grating can be removed and replaced once finished.
Our GRP ISOPTHTHALIC Anti-slip Open Mesh Grating is the IDEAL and Practical solutions because it is not only Lightweight but it is tremendously strong enough for pedestrian traffic. A 1m x 1m Grating at 38mm thick weighs 19kgs and takes a point load of 725kg and 1165kg on a uniformed loading.
The system is made up of GRP Grating with additional attached Grating Ramp Edge and and GRP Box Section beneath so that it lockes in between the internal side walls of the pit without the fear of it sliding or moving.
It was delivered in a 1000mm sections ready to simply lay down when the pit is not in use.
Corrosion resistant, choice of colours, fire rate options, choice of fine, medium or coarse grit walking surface and virtually zero maintenance.
GRP Safety Floor Grating on Inspection Pit
GRP Grating has to be the most practical product for this application, strong, light weight and anti-slip..simple - Barry Eagle-Director