What colour do you require?

SSC have supplied various different colours of composite covers to food factories.

Why? Because they identify risk areas when they are cleaning the factories.

Also they supply watertight seals to stops and liquids or detergents entering the chambers below.

Using coloured manhole covers clearly helps and aids personnel in conducting inspections.

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Further noise and anti-slip reduction with new gasket.

Durable manhole covers, Anti slip manhole coversWe have recently introduced a water resistant gasket for our square D400 – DS6 600 x 600mm clear opening composite cover and frame.

In addition, we have also refined its anti-slip tread pattern and reduced the angle of entry for a tyre to reduce any impact noise as the tyre hits the cover when in road.

SSC’s covers are fitted into locations where noise and anti-slip requirements are the highest, such as traffic light areas, roundabouts and cycle lanes. They have even been fitted on the London Marathon route.

For further information contact us today.

Cover spotting in London

When you are in London why don’t you try and identify SSC covers close to iconic buildings or locations?

SSC have covers by Big Ben, at the BBC headquarters and outside number 10 Downing Street.

Thrubeam composite, lightweight, non-slip manholes are now visible in a wide range of British cities and around the world.

So if you happen upon one we’d be delighted if you’d send us a quick picture and we’ll try and publish the best.

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Hong Kong latest destination

Hong KongSSC continue to grow their global market with further covers being delivered to Hong Kong for use in petrol forecourts in the region.

We are delivering our CR106 42” composite cover and frame with lock and watertight seals.

For further information on our composite covers for petrol forecourts or export sales please do not hesitate to contact our sales team.

No slip ups at London Marathon.

marathon runnersSSC has supplied covers on the London Marathon route.

Why? – because SSC covers have an embedded aggregate in the surface it make them anti-slip even when the covers are wet.

This was the reason that a number of London Boroughs chose to fit SSC covers, to reduce the risk of runners having a mishap while completing the gruelling 26 mile race.

Are you responsible for areas with significant pedestrian traffic where slips and trips could be a real problem? Or perhaps you are responsible for one of the many sports events held around the country on public roads every week.

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Worldwide sales build on increased demand for lightweight solutions

SSC have been successful in winning business across the world, because of the benefits of fitting lightweight composite covers which can be locked, sealed and have an anti-slip surface.

More and more countries are becoming aware of the inherent benefits of fitting lightweight covers and especially when fitting the covers by installers. They are easier to handle when installing which generally improves the installations and makes it easier for inspections at a later date as it only requires one person to remove or replace a cover into the frame.

SSC have designed 2 types of lifting handles which allows the safe and easy removal of a cover from a frame. One can be used on unsealed covers and the other is called a seal breaker. The seal breaker has a foot pedal which rests on the floor and can be stepped on to break the seal, which allows the cover to be removed without putting pressure on the operator back.

This has reduced the number of back injuries for the operators and is one of the major factors why utility and petrol forecourt companies around the world install our covers.

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Meet up at APEA 2017

Apea 2017SSC Ltd are once again exhibiting at the APEA 2017 show in Milton Keynes on November 23rd..

This is the third year in a row that we have displayed their lightweight composite forecourt covers.

It is a great place to see everyone in the Petrol Forecourt industry again and for us to meet potential new users and demonstrate our expertise in this market. Come along and discuss the range of petrol forecourt covers and see our new designs.

See us on Stand A23.

DS6 flood cover performance enhanced.

We are continually developing new covers and improving the performance of their range.

Recently we have concluded further trials with their new DS6 flood cover.

Working with a specialist company, Point Engineering based in Hull, who test marine doors for ships, a specific test rig was designed which would replicate a flood surge. We have designed a unique system, attached to the composite frame, which allows the cover to move within the frame. This allows the release of pressure and water but maintains the cover within the confines of the frame.

SSC’s D400 DS6 – 600 x 600mm clear opening composite cover and frame was tested in increments of 0.5 Bar and actually was tested without failure up to 2.20 Bar. See the slomotion video below.

If you would like more information please contact us now.

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How do we do that?

You have probably seen the recent programmes on TV showing how something is manufactured or constructed, at Structural Science we have done the same.

Take some time, only 2 minutes –  to look at our informative video of how to make a composite, anti-slip, lightweight cover.

These covers are used in pavements, petrol forecourts, factories and utility companies.

They can be made in different colours, can be made watertight, have locks fitted and look great when they are fitted.

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Increased demand from petrol forecourt applications

petrol stationStructural Science work with Petrol forecourts continues to grow with major retail oil companies choosing to fit SSC’s lightweight manhole covers.

The demanding requirements of forecourt covers which now have to be watertight and tested to EN124 standards, has brought renewed interest in our composite covers.

The main advantage of these strong yet lightweight covers is that Structural Science has designed a lifting handle which reduces any strain on the forecourt attendant’s back when a cover has to be removed. This reduces the chance of any personal injury, which eliminates time off work or any claims for injury.

SSC’s forecourt covers also can have a dip cap hole in the centre which allows for easy and quick inspection by forecourt operators.

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