Ramps rate highly

Posted on June 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

UK company L.B. Plastics Ltd featured its new Sheerline ramp system for disabled access at the Naidex exhibition in May. The new ramp, constructed from high impact PVC and featuring a slip-resistant surface, is designed to help everyone comply with the access regulations found in the Disability Discrimination Act which comes fully into force in the UK in during 2004. The ramps, which are semi-permanent and moveable, comprise a timber or steel base which can achieve a Class 1 BS 476 fire rating, over-mounted with slip-resistant, interlocking PVC decking planks and matching balustrading, with a choice of picket styles, lighting and colour options. Sheerline ramps are said to be virtually maintenance free, requiring an occasional wash down with warm water and mild detergent, eliminating the need for costly and time-consuming painting and repair. Designed and built by a national network of approved installers, Sheerline systems include matching gates and skirting systems. Posts and handrails are hollow in constru

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