The St Helens Plant team have yet again, another satisfied kwikstage scaffolding refurbishment customer. Finishing their Kwikstage scaffolding stock, with a two-coat paint system.
As specialists of scaffold refurbishment and reconditioning, our experienced team and refurbishment facilities can return your aged and damaged scaffolding stock – back to a fit for purpose condition.
St Helens Plant have scaffold refurbishment facilities located in St Helens, Merseyside alongside, a supporting facility in Glasgow, Scotland.
Fully supported by a growing, national logistics division – with the ability to collect all scaffolding stock for refurbishment, and return fully reconditioned and repaired.
We can also provide a variety of colours, including; painted finishes and two-coat options.
Kwikstage Two-Coat Paint System
Many within the industry will be aware, this type of painted finish is by no means a revolutionary or new option, being used for many years for certain types of customer requirements.
St Helens Plant can offer the two-coat paint system in any required RAL/BS colour, with the collection, refurbishment and return of your scaffolding stock included.
Why is the Two-Coat Paint System Applied?
St Helens Plant, as the UK’s only all-encompassing manufacturer, repairs and reconditioning specialist. Regularly see Kwikstage through our facility that has not been reconditioned at regular periods.
[box type=”note” align=”aligncenter” width=”600px” ]The difference we see nowadays, is genuine Kwikstage – that was originally manufactured and now still manufactured by St Helens Plant Ltd – is finished with a one-coat fully dipped, part Zinc-Phosphate paint.
This process provides the equipment a good standard of protection and lifespan.
Unfortunately, over the years due to recessions and budgets the equipment has not had regular inspections and painting therefore, giving the opinion – that the equipment looks not fit for purpose.[/box]
Many types of Kwikstage nowadays, are painted using non-zinc phosphate finishes, resulting in a system nowhere near as protected or long-life as original Kwikstage, once was.
[box type=”success” align=”aligncenter” width=”600px” ]St Helens Plant continue to manufacture and supply original Zinc-Phosphate dipped Kwikstage.
However, we have said before and acknowledged…
There are very good alternative galvanised systems coming into the market, with the general industry view of – Kwikstage will be left behind.[/box]
The photos in this article is the stock of Safe Access Highland Ltd, Inverness.
The MD and owner Gordon Brown, has gone with this new recommendation of a fully dipped primer – then another fully dipped top coat of silver. Providing our customer with a fully reconditioned Kwikstage scaffolding stock. That is safe, long-lasting and aesthetically impressive.
Safe Access Highland Ltd have recently added an alternative galvanised system to their scaffolding stock. Whilst also opting to still utilize their Kwiksatge, as a paid asset – on projects ideal for the Kwikstage system.
Kwikstage Scaffolding Refurbishment and Repair
Kwikstage remains one of the most popular types of system scaffold used within the UK and ROI.
As ISO 9001:2015 manufacturers of Kwikstage scaffolding and refurbishment specialists. Our team can provide an all-encompassing, cost-competitive and cost-saving refurbishment service – catering for repairs, reconditioning, testing and finishing.
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If you have kwikstage scaffolding stock looking worse wear, damaged, dented or broken and in need of refurbishment.