Case study 4
Industrial rope access vs. scaffolding
Municipal swimming pool, St. Pieters Woluwe, Brussels, Belgium for Group Baeck Jansen
The brief was as follows:
Paint repairs and corrections working from snag-list to new roof and support structure of swimming pool.
Options: Scaffolding, Rope Access or Cradles
|Erection||60 hours||Set up||1 hour||Set up||12 hours|
|Task||230 hours||Task||160 hours||Task||205 hours|
|Dismantle||36 hours||Clear||1 hour||Dismantle||8 hours|
|Total||326 hours||162 hours||235 hours|
Value of rope access vs. scaffolding
Traditionally a task involving scaffolding, the table demonstrates how these other forms of access can gain the client flexibility and savings.
Value of rope access vs. cradles
Even mobile platforms require a measure of installation - industrial abseiling does not.