What is the Best Scaffold Tower

 The best tower for you will of course depend on the work that you wish to perform and the environment in which it will be performed. In this article, we are going to take look at the most commonly available types and see which ones may be suitable for your needs. Sometimes there may be more than one type that will do the job, in which case you can make your decision based on cost or availability. If you have any questions after reading through the options below, you are of course welcome to call Top Tower whenever convenient.


Choosing the Right Tower

 Firstly, whatever type of scaffolding tower you decide to use, it will be much safer than ladders. Good quality scaffold towers are designed to make working at heights as safe as working on the ground and as long as you do not try to cut corners by using inferior equipment, you can rest assured that your tower will provide your workers with a safer platform than if they were to use ordinary extension ladders. Having said that, it is important to choose the best type of tower for your needs so let us have a look at what is available.

  • DIY Scaffold Towers – Made from strong, high quality pre-galvanised steel or lightweight aluminium, this type of tower is designed to be easy to assemble and to provide the ideal platform for DIYers who want to get those domestic decorating and maintenance jobs done quickly and safely.  These towers are not suitable for commercial applications.
  • Speedy 80 Tower – This aluminium scaffold tower system is ideal for light use and includes all the components you need to comply with the 3T assembly method. Perfect for Schools, colleges, factories and warehouses, it can be used for working at heights of up to 7.2 metres.
  • Reachmaster Tower – A mobile scaffold tower range manufactured to the highest of standards, the Reachmaster can be used in a wide variety of commercial settings. Whether you are painting high ceilings or working at heights on the exterior of tall buildings, these towers can be erected and dismantled quickly and easily, and will provide a safe platform for multiple workers. Fully compliant with Health & Safety requirements and can be assembled using the 3T method. Made in Germany by Zarges – a name synonymous with strength and high quality in the access industry worldwide.
  • Minimax Tower – An aluminium tower by Youngman a trusted brand in the alloy scaffold tower sector.  One-person operation of base unit and available up to 7.8m working height.  These towers are fully compliant and 3T ready.
  • Stairspan Tower – An industrial scaffold tower, this range is available in 6 different base sizes with platform heights up to 9m; making it the perfect choice for teams that need to work in almost any scenario. Fully compliant and 3T ready.
  • Telescopic Tower – The main advantage of a telescopic tower is that it can be assembled in a matter of minutes by a single person, and be used to work at heights of up to 4 metres. This makes it an excellent choice for small teams or individuals who need a reliable low level solution that is easy to transport, simple to erect and complies with the law.

If the type of tower you need is not listed above, or you would like more information on one of the varieties that is mentioned, please do not hesitate to call or email us. We are eagerly awaiting your call and will respond immediately.