The new FlexxTower can be quickly and simply assembled and dismantled tool-free. Assembly is done using the 3-T method so that users are always in a safe place.  | © Günzburger Steigtechnik GmbH The new FlexxTower can be quickly and simply assembled and dismantled tool-free. Assembly is done using the 3-T method so that users are always in a safe place.  | © Günzburger Steigtechnik GmbH

FlexxTower: Fast and safe one-person scaffolding

New Günzburger Steigtechnik product can be assembled by one person without the need for tools. Working heights of up to around 6.10 metres are possible 

02/03/2020

Press release

Reach working heights of over six metres in record time – alone and safer than even before? It’s now possible with the new Günzburger Steigtechnik FlexxTower. The scaffolding produced by the Bavarian quality manufacturer can be assembled and disassembled by a single person without the need for tools, and provides adequate space for two people on its working platform. The 3-T method (Through The Trapdoor) ensures maximum safety at work: users are therefore always safe. Thanks to its contribution to added safety at work, the new FlexxTower has already been admitted to the BG BAU Occupational Safety Premium Programme. Additional bonuses in everyday work: The scaffolding is very lightweight and stands out on account of its compact dimensions. A trolley can also be constructed from a few components.   

“Its name says it all with our FlexxTower: whether you work in construction, trade or in industry, the new one-person scaffolding means that individuals can now work flexibly and totally independently of others at a height – without compromising safety at work. We are offering users real added value in terms of handling and safety with the FlexxTower and are once again being true to our slogan ‘Climb smart.’ This underlines our claim to be an innovation and technology leader,” explains Ferdinand Munk, Managing Director of Günzburger Steigtechnik GmbH. 

FlexxTower is assembled in an instant  

The new FlexxTower has a platform height of 4.10 metres so that working heights of up to 6.10 metres can be reached. The scaffolding can also be assembled in spaces with lower ceiling heights for lower workplaces. The FlexxTower therefore complies with all applicable regulations and conforms to DIN EN 1004. The simple, fast and tool-free assembly of the new product uses the 3-T method (Through The Trapdoor) so that users are always in a safe place, thanks to the pre-assembled double railings, and can rely on a high degree of safety at work. The handy and lightweight aluminium components are suspended on the platform's pull-out suspension brackets (1.20 x 0.60 metres) and so can be simply and easily taken from level to level. Quick-release fasteners and scaffolding claws provide for fast and efficient assembly without the need for tools.    

The FlexxTower’s folding triangular outriggers fitted with swivel feet provide maximum stability. They can be infinitely adjusted on the tubular framework of the scaffolding. Height-adjustable castors also help to compensate for uneven surfaces. 

Thanks to its contribution to added safety at work, the FlexxTower has already been admitted to the Professional Association for the Construction Industry (BG BAU) Occupational Safety Premium Programme. Users can therefore obtain subsidies when purchasing a one-person Günzburger Steigtechnik scaffolding system: BG BAU will assume 25 percent of the procurement costs up to a maximum of €500. 

Suitable for transporting in narrow passages 

Apart from outstanding work safety, the new scaffolding system also stands out in everyday work due to its light weight, which massively simplifies handling in warehouses, in transport and on site. A trolley can also be constructed from a few components without the need for tools, in which the remaining scaffolding parts or even other materials can be quickly and especially ergonomically transported. The FlexxTower therefore fits through most doorways but can also be transported in many commercial vehicles.

As with all products, Günzburger Steigtechnik has also made no compromises with the quality of the FlexxTower. “The new one-person scaffolding system also complies with our ‘Made in Germany’ certified proof of origin claim, and we also offer a 15-year warranty with all other products from our standard range,” stresses Ferdinand Munk. 

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About Günzburger Steigtechnik

Günzburger Steigtechnik is one of the leading suppliers of access technology of all kinds. Its standard range comprises over 1,600 products and ranges from ladders for commercial, public and private use to mobile scaffolding, platforms and bridging steps, as well as rescue equipment and customised special designs. They include working and maintenance platforms, docking systems, walkways and assembly platforms, for example. Industry 4.0 is an everyday reality for the company since its customised products can be adapted automatically to any environment using state-of-the-art control technology. In terms of service, Günzburger Steigtechnik also offers repairs, maintenance and seminars.

The innovation and technology leader whose motto is "Climb smart!" is constantly turning heads with its new ideas that offer customers real added value in practical situations. The company has received multiple awards for its innovations, business development, responsible and sustainable activities and as a family-friendly employer.

Günzburger Steigtechnik is run by the fourth generation of the same family and manufactures its products exclusively in Günzburg. It was the first manufacturer ever to be audited by TÜV North in 2010 with the certified proof of origin "Made in Germany" and grants a quality guarantee of 15 years on all standard products. The company again ended its financial year with increased sales and has been on course for growth for over 120 years now. Günzburger Steigtechnik employs about 380 people at its company headquarters in Günzburg.

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