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Davit Arm System Aluminium davit arms

Aviator Davit Arms

A lightweight davit arm system.

Aviator lightweight aluminium Davit Arms are designed to be removable and to be used together with the permanent Davit base plates. They are designed to provide abseil points, providing access for cleaning and maintenance, projecting over roof-edging or balustrades. When equipped with a winch they can be used for the lifting and lowering of materials.

When not in use with a Davit arm the base can be used as an anchorage point for a personal fall-arrest or fall-restraint system.

Davit arms are manufactured in aluminium section to ensure they are light weight and easily transportable. The DA 300 weighs only approximately 15 kgs and folds to be carried as one piece and the DA 400 weighs 32 kgs and separates into two pieces. Each comes with a cover to ensure the arm is kept in prime condition. In both cases the arm can be locked into 2 positions – 135 degrees and 90 degrees off the vertical arm.

The locking pin and clip are permanently fixed to the Davit arm to prevent them being mislaid.

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A davit arm system is needed to provide access over a balustrade or other obstacle to the façade of a building for the purposes of cleaning or maintenance. It is flexible in use particularly as portable versions can be moved from base to base along the perimeter of a roof to provide rapid access to any specific area. It provides a cost effective and efficient alternative to a Building Maintenance Unit (BMU) which are much larger installations and considerably more expensive.

For abseiling and for the purpose of lifting and lowering maintenance materials, from the ground or from roof-level, davit arms are used in pairs to provide total security. The davit bases are mounted around the perimeter of the roof area and a pair of davit arms are fitted and then secured to each davit base providing the anchor points for the cleaning or maintenance operation in hand. If access is required to the whole façade the arms themselves can be moved to the next pair of davit bases giving access to the next area to be cleaned or maintained.

Typically this system is used by teams cleaning windows starting at the top of the building and lowering themselves to the ground cleaning as they go. Sayfa provide a range of davit arms and bases used for both personnel and goods and can also be used for raising or lowering for example, replacement glazing units.

The Sayfa range comprises of the DA300, DA400 and DA500.

Sayfa Aviator davit arms are manufactured in aluminium section to ensure they are lightweight and easily transportable. The DA 300 portable davit arm weighs only approximately 15 kgs and folds to be carried as one piece.

The DA 400 weighs 32 kgs and the DA500 42 kgs. Both separate into two pieces and each comes with a cover to ensure the arm is kept in prime condition.

In all cases the arm can be locked into 2 positions – 135 degrees and 90 degrees off the vertical arm. The locking pin and clip are permanently fixed to the Davit arm to prevent them being mislaid.

All Sayfa davit systems have a maximum lifting height of 20 metres.

Davit bases can be either mechanically fixed in or cast in to the concrete.

Sizes:

The DA300 and DA400 davit arms are manufactured to a height of 1300mm, each with a reach of 800 mm.

The DA500 has a height of 1500mm and a reach of 1000mm.

Working Loads:

DA300: 1 person (136 kgs) or 272 kgs load

DA400: 1 person (136 kgs) or 450kgs load

DA500: 1 person (136 kgs) or 450kgs load

Inspection every 6 months is a legal requirement to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005. Sayfa personnel are fully qualified to LOLER standards to carry out the necessary inspection at installation and at subsequent interval inspections. Please contact Sayfa Systems for all necessary inspection and maintenance services.