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Scaffolding Fittings

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Orchard Hire and Sales sell new scaffold fittings that are tested to current British or European standards where such exist.

Sacks of scaffold couplers can be usually be delivered by courier on the next working day. Larger loads consisting solely of fittings can be delivered on our own vehicles, or by a pallet delivery company.






Drop-Forged Steel Scaffold Couplers

double coupler drop forged

Double Coupler

Clamps 48.3mm O.D. scaffold tubes at right angles (i.e. standards to ledgers) S.W.L. 6.25kN. EN74 Class B – SWL to BS5973.

putlog coupler

Wrap-Over Putlog Coupler

Clamps 48.3mm scaffold tubes at right angles (i.e. transoms and putlogs to ledgers). Clamps to a ledger. The flat curved part wraps over the side and top of the end of a transom and can sit underneath scaffold boards. BS1139 Part 2 1982 – SWL to BS5973.

swivel coupler

Swivel Coupler

Clamps 48.3mm O.D. scaffold tubes at any angle (i.e. façade, sectional or plan bracing) S.W.L. 6.25kN. EN74 Class B – SWL to BS5973.

Gravlok girder coupler

Girder Coupler

Also known as Gravloks. Used in pairs for right angle clamping of 48.3mm O.D. scaffold tubes to steel beam flanges up to 45mm thick. BS1139 Part 2 1982 – SWL to BS5973.

Swivel Girder Coupler

Swivel Girder Coupler

Used in pairs for variable angle clamping of 48.3mm O.D. scaffold tubes to steel beam flanges up to 45mm thick. BS1139 Part 2 1982 – SWL to BS5973.

Band and plate or universal scaffold fitting

Universal Fitting

Traditional 'band and plate' type scaffold fitting. Clamps to steel scaffold tube (not aluminium) by tightening with podger 'scaffold key'. EN74B.

joint pin drop forged

Joint-pin

Internal end-to-end vertical connection of 48.3mm O.D. scaffold tubes.

board retaining clamp

Board Cleat

For securing scaffold boards, particularly in windy conditions. Drop-forged gate.

half-swivel coupler with hole

Half Coupler

Effectively one half of a swivel coupler with a hole through the centre. EN74B.

flat-back coupler

Flat-Back Fitting

Clamps 48.3mm tube. No hole in the back of the fitting, which is flat and un-plated, suitable for welding. Self-colour. BS1139.

Burton number one girder fitting

Burton Number One Fitting

Clamps 48.3mm tube. Has a lip to grip onto a girder when used in pairs. Self-colour.

euro double coupler

Euro Double Coupler

Clamps 48.3mm O.D. scaffold tubes at right angles (i.e. standards to ledgers) S.W.L. 6.25kN. EN74 Class B – SWL to BS5973. Heavier and stronger than our standard double coupler, with no separate washer. Nut size 716″.

aluminium-frame tower to scaffold tube coupler

Frame Tower Coupler

Connects 48.3mm O.D. to 50.8mm O.D. tube at 90°.

3 inch to 2 inch double coupler

3 Inch to 2 Inch Double Coupler

Connects 3″ O.D. tube to 2″ O.D. tube at a right angle. The smaller half of the coupler will take a 48.3mm scaffold tube.

3 inch to 2 inch swivel coupler

3 Inch to 2 Inch Swivel Coupler

Connects 3″ O.D. tube to 2″ O.D. tube in parallel at a variable angle. The smaller half of the coupler will take a 48.3mm scaffold tube.

Pressed-Steel Scaffold Couplers

pressed steel sleeve coupler

Sleeve Coupler

External end-to-end connection of 48.3mm scaffold tubes horizontally or vertically. Disk bearing plate and shaped washers for better bite and easier release.

pressed steel double coupler

Double Coupler

90° fixing for 48.3mm scaffold tube. BS1139 part 2 1982 – SWL to BS5973.

oyster scaffold coupler

Oyster Putlog Coupler

Clamps 48.3mm scaffold tubes at 90° (i.e. transoms and putlogs to ledgers). BS1139 part 2 1982 – SWL to BS5973. Similar function to a wrap-over putlog coupler, but has jaws that wrap over and clamp both sides of the transom.

scaffold base plate

Base Plate

150mm x 150mm. For distributing load from scaffold tube standards to the ground. Self-colour. Base plates typically need to be seated on timber sole pads or plastic floor protectors.

scaffold toe board fitting

scaffold toe board fitting

Nails to the top of a timber toe board to secure it to an upright scaffold tube. Use in pairs at least.

limpet board retaining clamp

Limpet board retaining clamp

The bolt passes between the boards. The dome and the hook tighten onto the scaffold boards. The head of the bolt is recessed in the top of the dome when the fitting is fully tightened. Can be used to secure boards flat as well as upright for a wall, or diagonally for a fan. Can accomodate some other types of board.

timber to scaffold tube coupler

Timber to Scaffold Clamp

Clamps timber battens to scaffold tube. Used in the construction of film sets and for timber hoardings.

putlog head adapter

Putlog Head Adaptor

Converts 48.3mm scaffold tube into putlog for insertion into brickwork joints. BS1139 part 2 1982 – SWL to BS5973.

roofing coupler

Roofing Coupler

Connects 0.5 to 0.7mm thick corrugated sheets with a pitch of 76.2mm to scaffold tube purlins. Maximum combined thickness of sheets that can be clamped is 3.0mm. Individual sheets must be connected with a minimum of two couplers and installed to BS5973:1990.

scaffolding stair tread coupler

Stair Tread Coupler

Used in pairs for connecting timber treads to scaffold tube at an angle of 28° to 90°.