A transport platform is used to move workers safely up and down the outside of a building under construction.

Transport platforms (TPMs) are an essential tool of the trade for any construction project or job site. They enable the safe and efficient movement of materials and workers between floors. 

At Scaffolding Solutions, we’ll provide you with a reliable transport platform designed to solve your toughest material and personnel moving challenges.

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About Transport Platforms

Transport platforms, or TPMs as they’re commonly known, can move men and materials at speeds of up to 39 feet per minute. They’re governed by ANSI A92 and require a dedicated operator. The call box is located inside the car so the operator can start and stop it.

When setting up a transport platform, they need to be installed 18 inches from the building to ensure nobody could be injured by the car while it’s moving.

Transport platforms can move many different things, such as:

  • Debris or trash
  • Construction supplies
  • People
  • Cars
  • Equipment

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Advantages of Transport Platforms

Transport platforms are much faster than a forklift or stairs and are ideal for buildings up to ten stories high. You can also move both people and materials—versus a material hoist that only allows the movement of materials.

Safety is another important benefit of using a transport platform. Brand-name TPMs, such as Alikak, Fraco, and GEDA have built-in features that help to ensure safe and reliable operation.

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Alimak, GEDA, and Fraco 

At Scaffolding Solutions, we carry several brand-name transport platforms to meet the exact needs of your job site. The brands we work with include:

AlimakAlimak small, medium, and large transport platforms come in different sizes and weight capacities. 

Fraco—Transport platforms from Fraco offer some of the highest load capacities in the industry. The SEP Series can transport 5,000 to 8,000 pounds of people and materials.

GEDAGEDA transport platforms can move anywhere from 1,875 to 4,400 lbs of weight when in “material mode.” When in “passenger mode,” they can transport four to seven people at once. They’re perfectly fit for the size of a pallet.

Why Work With Scaffolding Solutions?

Working with Scaffolding Solutions for your transport platform needs offers several key benefits:

Impressive Safety Record—We take safety very seriously and were awarded the Diamond Level Safety rating from ABC Step. We provide each project we undertake with a dedicated safety and project manager.

Reliable and Punctual—When we say we’ll be at your job site at a specific time, you can count on us to keep our word. We also offer 24/7 emergency response and support.

Experienced—We’ve completed many unique and complex projects over the past few decades, and our full-time workers have lots of experience in various industries. 

Brand-Name TPMs—Fraco, Alimak, and GEDA are some of the safest, highly rated, and most reliable brands that we carry.

Safe and Efficient Transport Platforms

At Scaffolding Solutions, we will consult, engineer, set up, and tear down the ideal transport platform for your project or job site. Our strong customer service culture and impeccable safety record make us the perfect TPM solution provider.

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Customer Testimonials

The team at Scaffold Solutions really got me out of a bind this past week. Set-up scaffold on Saturday morning and came back Sunday morning to take it back down. Communication was great, speed and safety were excellent and price was fair. I appreciate the solid communication and follow-up from their team and they did a great job helping me get the steel installed in the elevator shaft. Thank you!
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16:01 24 Jan 23
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