Graphical Construction Glossary >> Temporary Work. >> Scaffolding Transom

Scaffolding Transom
A horizontal member supported on standards, on which the scaffold planks are laid. Also used as safety rails to end bays.
A horizontal member supported on standards, on which the transoms are laid in tube and coupler work. In modular systems they perform the function of stiffening the standards and maintaining the correct bay widths. Also they are used as hand rail and guard rail supports.
A long vertical tube or a shorter tube with welded fitments in modular systems. The main load bearing members.
Scaffold Brace
Sloping angled tubes that provides sideways and length ways bracing.
Safety Mesh
Various forms of mesh, steel or fabric that is designed to stop tools or materials falling off the platforms

terms in scaffolding

Above is a photo of a modular scaffold system (Acrow) showing the position of the various parts and below are the similar equivalents in a tube and coupler layout.

tube and clip scaffold, transoms

If you didn't find exactly what you are looking for try this search tool that will search the site and the web.

"What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?
Adam Smith 1723-1790

"When we build, let us think that we build for ever."John Ruskin 1819-1900

coates hire
Hire Equipment
Furniture Fittings - Architectural Hardware - Electronic Locking Systems - Technical Hardware
BuilderBill sponsorship

BuilderBill Books

building maths
Building Maths

Stair Design
asbestos ebook
Asbestos Book

Calculator Pages.

Concrete yardage calculator

Reader's Questions.

Questions and answers.



Please Note! The information on this site is offered as a guide only!  When we are talking about areas where building regulations or safety regulations could exist,the information here could be wrong for your area.  It could be out of date!  Regulations breed faster than rabbits!
You must check your own local conditions.
Copyright © Bill Bradley 2007-2012. All rights reserved.
Page copy protected against web site content infringement by Copyscape