AKM Fabrications Ltd
AKM FABRICATIONS LTD are based in Chorley, and supply products Nationwide. We supply Rubbish Chutes – Guard Rail Systems – Temp Guardrail System - Walkways & Rooflight Covers - Demarcation Systems - Ladders & Platforms in galvanised and aluminium - Mobile Man Achors – Air Conditioning Stands – Cable Tray Stands and also produce bespoke steel work. We specialise in sheet metal work, we produce many of our in-house designed products.
We are committed to the constant improvement of our exisiting products and in the develpment of new ones, and are fully focused on providing our customers with the best possible service. AKM Fabrications has achieved CE Marking BS/EN 1090-1. This standard regulates the fabrication and assembly of load bearing structual steel components up to EXC 2 in accordance to BS EN 1090-2:2008 + A1:2011 as of the 1st July 2014 CE Marking became mandatory.
AKM Fabrications are leading manufacturers of Roof Safety Products, Rubbish Chutes and a vast range of bespoke metal fabrications. After years of reseach & development and experience in manufacturing and engineering plus site installations, AKM have brought the - Evorail and Evowalk systems to provide a turnkey solutions to all your Roof Maintenance & Access issues.
EVOrail takes guardrail to the next level both technically and aesthetically. Standard, Radius Non-Trip and Collapsible are all Freestanding to avoid penetration to the roof in additon to Parapet and Top and Front-Fix systems depending on your requirement.
EVOwalk has been ultimately designed to protect the roof type from wear and tear from maintenance traffic and offers a demarcation route from any hazardous risk on the roof and is available to order in a choice of RAL colours
On average, one person dies per month from falling through weak roofs, and as such, the Working at Height Regulations 2005 set out strict guidlines to avoid this.
EVOwalk system has many features and benefits inherent with evowalk roof systems. They can be installed on all roof surfaces and have fixing brackets specifically designed for simplicity and ease of installation.The walkways can also be used in combination with EVOrail guardrail to satisfy all safety regulations. Evowalk can be fitted on:-
- Standing Seam Roofs
- Composite Roofs
- Secret Fix Roofs
- Membrane Roofs
- Tiled Roofs
When you’re in a location where it’s not viable to fit a guard rail, EVO Mobile Man Anchor provides an easy cost effective solution without compromising safety.
We manufacture both a 6 leg mobile man anchor and a 8 leg mobile man anchor. The system splits into pieces which allow it to be easily transported, and is fast and easy to assemble. The centre of the system weighs 20kg which is constructed from galvanised mild steel and is weighted down with a 20kg rubber and a 20kg steel weight Our Mobile Man Anchor has been tested to Standard.EN795.1997 by Lloyds British Testing Ltd on the following surfaces in both dry and wet conditions.
- Chipping surface
- Bitumen roof
- Paving slabs
- Asphalt roof
- Steel roof
- PVC membrane
- Damage Resistant - The superior grade of high-density polyethylene used in our rubbish chutes ensure maximum resistance to abrasion and will not crack even in extreme temperatures.
- Lightweight -, our sections weigh only 8Kg.
- Stacks Easily - AKM Rubbish Chute sections are 1100mm high and taper from 500 to 400mm. This ensures flexibility and easy stacking - valuable space is saved.
- Easily Erected - Either by hand or purpose designed winch systems our range of rubbish chutes are ready for use in minutes.
AKM Airconditioning Stands are manufactured from 50mm x 50mm box section, with our unique modular system. This allows simple installation for one man on site, whether it is a two or eight unit frame within minutes.
KEY STANDARD: width - 1200mm Adjustable / removable feet to allow adjustment to the correct height, and keep the system level on uneven surfaces Only a 17mm spanner/rachet is required to build The 1200mm span has a safe wide distribution load of 3.2KN and a point load of 1.6 KN
Our unique cable tray offers the support of any width of cable tray to suit your requirements. It’s also been designed to cater for small duct work and pipe work. Cable Tray support stands not only protect workers from trip hazards and maintain health and safety, but also provide a method to contain neat and clear cabling to reduce the time taken during maintenance work.
The feet are supplied in two sizes: Small – 350mm long, and Large – 490mm long. They are supplied complete with revelant 12mm threaded bar and support bar or unistrut to meet your requirements. All you have to do is place in position on the roof. AV mats are available. Feet are usually placed about 1 Metre apart to support the cable tray.