For the suspension of a variety of services, including electrical and mechanical containment where fire resistance is required.
Site C, Glasgow
Site C is a new purpose-built distribution centre in central Glasgow Scotland. M&E contractor, Emtec were looking to use suspend modules on-site in the quickest and safest way
- Building Type: Warehouse
- Main Contractor: Muir Group
- M&E Contractor: Emtec Group
- Services: Electrical Containment
"Using the Gripple solution, as well as the Gripple technical team on product choice, proved to be a faster install, neater, more environmentally friendly and lighter than the older, traditional methods. It also provided a safer install by cutting down working at height timescales, another plus point for us."
Site C is a new purpose-built distribution centre in central Glasgow Scotland. M&E contractor, Emtec were looking to use suspend modules on-site in the quickest and safest way. Due to the large drops at certain points on-site, Gripple’s efficient suspension solution, Trapeze Plus FR, was selected to suspend containment modules within the warehouse section of this project. These kits have been independently tested and offer a fully compliant, fire-resistant suspension system which is suitable for a range of applications. Adjustments can be made completely tool-free, allowing installers to save time and labour and allow for changes during installation.
Kirk Willoughby, Gripple Area Sales Manager for Scotland, spoke of the project, saying “Mark Graham of Emtec is at the forefront of innovation and one of the best in the industry. The project worked very well and feedback from the site has been excellent”.
Due to the large size of Site C, electrical and mechanical engineers would normally need to spend a significant amount of time working at height to install various suspended systems using traditional methods. However, by using Gripple, Emtec was able to shorten the length of time spent at height installing systems which helped to improve health and safety on-site.
|Gripple Solution||Traditional Method|
|Overview||Trapeze Plus FR||Channel, threaded rod|
|Installation Time||6.5 hours||45.2 hours|
|Total Material Weight||34 kg||702 kg|
|Total Embodied CO2||77 kg||1,593 kg|
Why use Gripple?
- Innovative, patented solutions designed by an in-house team of engineers
- Considerable reductions in packaging, vehicle movements & embodied CO2
- A range of support services at every stage of your project, provided by our technical team
- Complete, off-site solutions which minimise health and safety concerns
- Significant time and cost savings on your project