Crossover ladders VECTAWAY® are intended to get safely over obstacles located on the roofs of buildings or industrial halls. Those obstacles are usually parapets, casings, turrets, expansion joints, pipes, electrical installations, or even moving on roofs of different heights. Our crossover stairs are made of aluminium so it does not constitute any load on the roof. They are certified in accordance with the European standard EN ISO 14122-2. Crossover ladders are a simple and cheap solution to secure roof access.
Crossover ladders uses
We have designed VECTAWAY® crossover ladders to ensure safely and comfortable get over obstacles on the roofs. Thanks to their 25 kg plastic counterweights attached to the device arms, we can avoid any drilling on the roof membrane. Thanks to that, system is stable and able to carry the forces specified in the legal provisions. Other fixings are also available.
Because our crossover ladders are designed as a modular structure, the assembly of them is quite simple. Crossover stairs assembling consist of joining ready-made elements and screwing them together in accordance with the instructions provided by the manufacturer. Installation takes less than 10 minutes (2 people). Most customers do their own assembly. This saves time and installation costs.
VECTAWAY® crossover ladders are made of 6063 T6 aluminum with an excellent finish. The standard raw aluminium finish ensures a C3 corrosion category. Other finishes on request, such as anodized aluminium, thermal varnishing and matched to any RAL colour. It is a lightweight device that does not require any maintenance.
Legal basis – European standard EN ISO 14122-2
VECTAWAY® crossover ladders complies with EN ISO 14122-2 European standard of December 2007 relating safety of machinery – permanent means of access to machinery – Part 2: Working platforms and walkways. Our crossover ladders have successfully passed all the tests required by the above-mentioned standards.
VECTAWAY® freestanding crossover ladders are the perfect solution when it is not possible to drill the roof membrane. As they are made of aluminium, they do not almost load the roof and we guarantee many years of use without any special maintenance. It represents a one-time investment allowing saving on the building operational costs for many years. Most customers do their own assembly. Installation takes less than 10 minutes (2 people). This saves time and installation costs.
If you want to read more about securing your roof with collective protection equipment (CPE), we recommend you reading our guide. You can save a lot of money throughout the entire operating time of the building.