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Fibrelite Solve Manual Handling Issues by Developing Composite Covers to Replace Heavy, Difficult to Remove, Concrete Covers

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Fibrelite has recently developed a range of composite access covers to replace traditional heavy concrete infill covers. The range includes D400, E600 and F900 load ratings. These have been designed to be installed into existing frames. This industry first means it is now possible to upgrade to modern composite materials simply and effectively without the costs and disruption associated with breaking concrete to replace with new frames.

Lightweight and Strong – Safe Manual Handling

Traditional concrete covers are extremely difficult to remove to allow access, often requiring time-consuming, expensive, specialist lifting equipment. This often leads to manual handling problems and possible risks to operatives trying to remove the covers. Fibrelite’s new range of bespoke replacement composite covers offers the best strength to weight ratio in the industry. Whilst achieving BS EN 124, D400, E600 and F900 load ratings their unique composite design means they can be easily removed using a simple ergonomically safe lifting handle.

Lifting equipment required to remove heavy concrete covers
Lifting equipment required to remove heavy concrete covers
Time consuming and costly removal process
Time consuming and costly removal process
Bespoke Fibrelite covers installed into existing frame
Bespoke Fibrelite covers installed into existing frame

Bespoke Composite Covers for Retrofitting

Composite materials are becoming increasingly popular across a range of industries and Fibrelite’s composite covers now offer an innovative solution by eliminating common health and safety issues often associated with manual handling.

Innovative. Durable. Practical. Proven.

Key Benefits to Fitting Fibrelite

  • Lightweight for easy and safe manual removal
  • Load ratings from A15 to F900 (BS EN 124)
  • Designed to fit in existing frame
  • No need to break concrete
  • Quick convenient installation process
  • Bespoke solutions available for complex projects
Easy and safe manual handling with Fibrelite lifting handle
Easy and safe manual handling with Fibrelite lifting handle

Unrivalled Strength-to-Weight

The Ultimate in Composite Engineering