Author: Site Editor Publish Time: 2020-06-22 Origin: Site
The city road are very busy areas where safety and efficiency is key. The frequent need to access underground utilities in these highly trafficked areas means that a time saving solution and safe walking surface is essential.
Originally, concrete recess covers had been fitted on road over essential utilities. Due to their weight, the covers were very difficult to remove and replace, causing manual handling risks for operators. Specialised lifting equipment was required, making the process expensive and time-consuming.
The previously installed heavy concrete covers
Genemat’s lightweight securable composite covers
Genemat designed and manufactured bespoke composite covers to fit directly into the existing frames making installation quick and easy. Genemat covers are anti-corrosion; lightweight and securable, and can be safely removed and replaced by two people using lifting handle.Genemat covers have been engineered to provide a safe walking and driving surface, tested to be equivalent to a modern high-grade road surface. The customer opted for covers in a custom color to complement the surrounding area.
The city road now has a long-term solution that requires minimal maintenance and will continue to perform year after year, allowing safe and fast authorised access whilst eliminating previous manual handling issues and providing a safe walking and driving surface for users in all weather conditions.
Genemat covers provide a safe walking surface in all weather conditions