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
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.
About the MUNK Group
With its business units MUNK Günzburger Steigtechnik, MUNK Rettungstechnik, MUNK Profiltechnik and MUNK Service, the MUNK Group is one of the leading suppliers of access solutions and rescue equipment and corresponding service solutions. As a technology and innovation leader in access solutions, the name Munk stands for safety made in Germany. The company is now run by the fourth and fifth generations of the Munk family. With the reorganisation under the umbrella of the MUNK Group, the former Günzburger Steigtechnik GmbH has given itself an even more clearly differentiated company structure to ensure its future and is making it clear with its name that the company will remain in family hands. Under the motto: One family. One name. One mission.
In the MUNK Günzburger Steigtechnik business unit for access solutions, the MUNK Group carries over 2,500 products in its standard range, from ladders for commercial, public and private use to mobile scaffolding, platforms, stairs and bridging steps to custom-made special constructions. These include, for example, work and maintenance platforms, docking systems, walkways and assembly platforms, which, in the era of digitalisation, can also be automatically adapted to the respective environment using the latest control technology.
In the MUNK Rettungstechnik business unit for rescue equipment, the company offers access solutions and transport logistics for fire, rescue and disaster relief operations. These include, for example, multi-functional ladders, scaling and push-up extension ladders, rescue platforms, toolboxes, station equipment and a wide range of mobile containers. In the MUNK Service business unit, the MUNK Group bundles the areas of installation, testing, repair and maintenance of access solutions and rescue equipment, as well as seminars.
The youngest business division, MUNK Profiltechnik, offers high-quality technology for individual and professional configurations with a functional and sophisticated profile system.
The MUNK Group is always drawing attention to itself with new ideas that offer customers real added value in practice. It has already received several awards for its innovations, its economic development, its responsible and sustainable actions and as a family-friendly employer – most recently from the Oskar Patzelt Foundation as one of the three most impressive companies in the German SME sector. The company is also one of the top 100 innovators in the SME sector in 2021.
The MUNK Group manufactures exclusively in its home region of Günzburg. It was also the first provider ever to be audited by TÜV Nord in 2010 with the certified proof of origin “Made in Germany” and grants a guarantee of 15 years on all standard made in Germany products. The MUNK Group employs around 400 people at its headquarters in Günzburg and Leipheim and is currently investing around 20 million euros in its sites.