Portable Access Platform

Portable Access Platform

The Portable Access Platform is designed to provide safe access and fall protection on the top of tanker trucks, bulk trucks, and railcars. The unit provides portable access with a safety enclosure designed for applications that do not allow the ability to use permanent truck loading platforms or when space is limited.

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Description

The Portable Access Platform is designed to provide safe access and fall protection on the top of tanker trucks, bulk trucks, and railcars. The unit provides portable access with a safety enclosure designed for applications that do not allow the ability to use permanent truck loading platforms or when space is limited.


FEATURES & BENEFITS

MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION
Rugged construction includes:
• Welded steel frame with aluminum safety cages
• 2, 8″ swivel casters with brakes
• 2. 8″ fixed direction casters

FINISHES
• Hot Dip Galvanized
• Painted Standard Grey Enamel

SELF-SUPPORTING DESIGN
• Counterweighted design allows access without being supported by the vehicle.
• Rated to 500 lbs.

SAFETY CAGES
• Standard Tank Trucks and Railcar designs available
• Custom designed safety cages to meet your specific application

Portable Access Platform - System ComponentsThe Portable Access Platform System includes:
(1) Access Platform
(1) Staircase
(1) Safety Enclosure
(2) 2.8″ Fixed Direction Wheel Casters
(2) 2.8″ Swivel Wheel Casters with brakes


PLEASE NOTE: This is a custom fabricated product and prior to fabrication, we will send you a drawing for your review and approval. Upon approval, we will proceed with fabrication.

Top, Front & Side Views

Portable Access Platform - Railcar DimensionsPortable Access Platform - Railcar DimensionsPortable Access Platform - Railcar Dimensions

 

  • The stationary base is to have 8” swivel casters with brakes on the rear and 8’ stationary caster wheels on the front.
  • The unit is to be equipped with two (2) telescoping leveling jacks for added stability and adjustment.
  • The upper platform is to have neoprene bumpers on the outboard end and complete with handrails.
  • The lifting feature will be with a manual cable winch, this is adjustable from grade.
  • The entire unit to be finish painted with a grey enamel finish or hot dip galvanized.
  • The standard wheels are a 10” cast iron wheel with a solid rubber outer tread. Two wheels are strait and two are swivel with wheel locks on them. To move the platform, the two swivel wheels help direct or turn the platform.

Top, Front & Side Views

Portable Access Platform DimensionsPortable Access Platform Dimensions

 

  • The stationary base is to have 8” swivel casters with brakes on the rear and 8’ stationary caster wheels on the front.
  • The unit is to be equipped with two (2) telescoping leveling jacks for added stability and adjustment.
  • The upper platform is to have neoprene bumpers on the outboard end and complete with handrails.
  • The lifting feature will be with a manual cable winch, this is adjustable from grade.
  • The entire unit to be finish painted with a grey enamel finish or hot dip galvanized.
  • The standard wheels are a 10” cast iron wheel with a solid rubber outer tread. Two wheels are strait and two are swivel with wheel locks on them. To move the platform, the two swivel wheels help direct or turn the platform.
Swing Gate Aluminum - Portable Access PlatformSwing Gate (Aluminum)

A swing gate at the entrance of the platform staircase to restrict access.

Towbar - Portable Access PlatformSteel Tow-bar

A steel tow-bar to relocate the platform from one place to another.

placeholderForklift Pockets

Forklift pockets are used to transport the platform with the help of a forklift. These pockets fit onto the system when relocating the platform.