Ease and speed of installation, combined with outstanding versatility, make Kee Klamp® fittings from Kee Safety ideal for use in highway environments. Offering a flexible and convenient solution for the construction of tubular structures, Kee Klamp® fittings are suited to a range of guardrail applications.
The Kee Klamp® system securely joins structural steel tube into almost any conceivable configuration across a variety of angles and is also capable of accommodating on-site variations. Designed with ease of installation in mind, the components completely eliminate the need for installers to weld or fabricate, resulting in significant cost and time savings, as neither hot work permits, specialist labour, nor special tools are required. Kee Klamp® components can be installed using a standard hex key, with each fitting incorporating an internal set screw to lock the respective fitting safely and securely onto the tube to create a strong, stable and safe guardrail structure.
Vernon Barry, Product Manager at Kee Safety, comments: “Our off-the-shelf product range is one of the largest available on the market and we provide fittings for every possible application. They offer a versatile barrier system that is also cost-effective, straightforward to install and, most importantly, safe and secure.”
Kee Klamp® handrails and guardrails have been installed in various locations across the UK road network to safely separate people from hazards, whether they are pedestrians crossing bridges, maintenance teams accessing electrical boxes on the carriageway, or contractors maintaining the highways.
Kee Klamp® fittings are installed along several major highways, such as the M2 and M6 Toll, whilst approximately 20 Kee Klamp® Edge Protection schemes have been installed in the area 12 Network on the M1 Dearnside Underpass, near Barnsley. A permanent safety solution was also provided by Kee Klamp® on a Sussex-based project to widen the A23 trunk road running between London and Brighton. Though not a road to which pedestrians have regular access, Kee Klamp® guardrailing was installed to protect workman who are required to access electrical boxes situated by the side of the road.
Made of galvanised cast iron and manufactured to BS EN 1562 and 1563 requirements, each fitting is capable of supporting an axial load of 900kg and incorporates a safety factor of 2:1. The main fittings are TÜV-certified for strength, manufacturing quality and consistency, and are fitted with both Kee Koat® grub screws and Thredkoat® recess protection to ensure superior corrosion resistance, in addition to defence against signs of wear.
Kee Safety provides comprehensive customer service in support of its Kee Klamp® range, including free technical advice, site surveys and installation, to help with all aspects of a project. For further information, please visit www.keesafety.co.uk