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What is the warranty on your platforms?2020-10-15T07:15:56+00:00

The complete Con-form Group product range is backed by a 25-year warranty barring the Phantom Screen which is covered by a 10-year warranty.

How do I mount my air conditioning units to the platform?2020-10-15T07:04:49+00:00

As there are so many varied units with different mounting configurations, our certification does not cover this aspect, hence we do not provide fixings for air-con units – our recommendation is to bolt the units down to the mesh (with a piece of AVANT Anti-Vibration, Anti-Noise Technology pad between them) using a plate with a hole in it, below the mesh or to bolt through the mesh and cross beam, if the mounting foot of the units is directly above it.

Will I need to crane my platform onto the roof?2020-10-15T07:04:08+00:00

If the complete platform is required on the roof in one package, a crane would be required – the alternative is to cut the package open and carry the individual parts up.

What tools do I need to assemble a platform?2020-10-15T07:03:39+00:00

A 13mm spanner which is supplied with the fixings, a drill and a tek driver.

How long does it take to assemble a platform?2020-10-15T07:02:58+00:00

A 3m x 3m platform would take one person 2 hours at their first attempt.

How much weight can I place on the platform?2020-10-15T07:02:35+00:00

The square meter size of the platform x 250Kg – providing the weight is centralised on the platform – the structural design of the platform ensures that a centrally located weight on the platform is evenly distributed over the footprint size of the platform.

What do I have to rate the roof structure beneath the platform to?2020-10-15T07:01:34+00:00

Total weight (combined) of Platform, Screens, Louvers etc (*²Refer to weights below), plus any plant equipment (platform area in m² x weight of platform) + weight of plant equipment)/ platform area in m²

Example of a typical scenario:
6 m x 6 m EasyMech MR platform, with 2000 kg unit:
Platform = 36m²
Platform weight = 14 Kg/ m² @ 3 Degrees
(36 x 14)+2000)/36 = 70kg per m²

How often is a roof penetrated & how are roof penetrations sealed?2020-10-15T07:00:57+00:00

Less than 1% of platforms sold by Con-form Group have required the roof to be penetrated to fix the platform down. Each wedge comes with a self-adhesive strip of foam rubber or VHB tape which, as the foam rubber compresses, acts as a dissimilar metals barrier, waterproofing element and sound & vibration barrier.

How are our metal deck platforms fixed to the roof?2020-10-15T06:59:48+00:00

For our Metal Deck HVAC platforms, we evaluate our fixing methods based on the pitch, location and roof sheet profile. To view our range of fixings (including siesmic fixings), click the button below to download our EasyFix Specification Sheet.

DOWNLOAD OUR FIXINGS SPEC SHEET
How do I get a price on a platform?2020-10-15T06:58:10+00:00

In order to get a price on one of our HVAC / Mechanical Plant Platforms, we need some information. If you’re looking for DIY Solution, head on over to our shop, where you can purchase our off-the-shelf solutions.

For a custom job, we need to know the roof pitch in degrees and the approximate size of the platform required (in 600mm increment sizes). Or provide us with information on the size of the unit that will be installed and where the access panels are on the unit (if space is required on these sides to provide for maintenance access), and we can provide you with a quote.

Contact our team today.

What is the warranty on your platforms?2020-10-15T07:15:56+00:00

The complete Con-form Group product range is backed by a 25-year warranty barring the Phantom Screen which is covered by a 10-year warranty.

How do I mount my air conditioning units to the platform?2020-10-15T07:04:49+00:00

As there are so many varied units with different mounting configurations, our certification does not cover this aspect, hence we do not provide fixings for air-con units – our recommendation is to bolt the units down to the mesh (with a piece of AVANT Anti-Vibration, Anti-Noise Technology pad between them) using a plate with a hole in it, below the mesh or to bolt through the mesh and cross beam, if the mounting foot of the units is directly above it.

Will I need to crane my platform onto the roof?2020-10-15T07:04:08+00:00

If the complete platform is required on the roof in one package, a crane would be required – the alternative is to cut the package open and carry the individual parts up.

What tools do I need to assemble a platform?2020-10-15T07:03:39+00:00

A 13mm spanner which is supplied with the fixings, a drill and a tek driver.

How long does it take to assemble a platform?2020-10-15T07:02:58+00:00

A 3m x 3m platform would take one person 2 hours at their first attempt.

How much weight can I place on the platform?2020-10-15T07:02:35+00:00

The square meter size of the platform x 250Kg – providing the weight is centralised on the platform – the structural design of the platform ensures that a centrally located weight on the platform is evenly distributed over the footprint size of the platform.

What do I have to rate the roof structure beneath the platform to?2020-10-15T07:01:34+00:00

Total weight (combined) of Platform, Screens, Louvers etc (*²Refer to weights below), plus any plant equipment (platform area in m² x weight of platform) + weight of plant equipment)/ platform area in m²

Example of a typical scenario:
6 m x 6 m EasyMech MR platform, with 2000 kg unit:
Platform = 36m²
Platform weight = 14 Kg/ m² @ 3 Degrees
(36 x 14)+2000)/36 = 70kg per m²

How often is a roof penetrated & how are roof penetrations sealed?2020-10-15T07:00:57+00:00

Less than 1% of platforms sold by Con-form Group have required the roof to be penetrated to fix the platform down. Each wedge comes with a self-adhesive strip of foam rubber or VHB tape which, as the foam rubber compresses, acts as a dissimilar metals barrier, waterproofing element and sound & vibration barrier.

How are our metal deck platforms fixed to the roof?2020-10-15T06:59:48+00:00

For our Metal Deck HVAC platforms, we evaluate our fixing methods based on the pitch, location and roof sheet profile. To view our range of fixings (including siesmic fixings), click the button below to download our EasyFix Specification Sheet.

DOWNLOAD OUR FIXINGS SPEC SHEET
How do I get a price on a platform?2020-10-15T06:58:10+00:00

In order to get a price on one of our HVAC / Mechanical Plant Platforms, we need some information. If you’re looking for DIY Solution, head on over to our shop, where you can purchase our off-the-shelf solutions.

For a custom job, we need to know the roof pitch in degrees and the approximate size of the platform required (in 600mm increment sizes). Or provide us with information on the size of the unit that will be installed and where the access panels are on the unit (if space is required on these sides to provide for maintenance access), and we can provide you with a quote.

Contact our team today.

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