Energy
Hydropower

Hydropower

Fraco work platforms can support excavators with hydraulic accessory tools (eg hammers, shears, etc.) used during repair or restoration projects for the various structures of a hydroelectric plant. Fraco also offers different types of lifts and elevators that find their application in high, medium or low head plants.

A complete range of work platforms and elevators

  • Work platforms for for chipping, reinforcing, formworking and pouring
  • Transport platform for drilling wells and penstocks
  • Site elevators for transporting people and tools
  • Service elevators for maintenance work
  • Permanent elevators to access the engine rooms.

High-performance Access Equipment

Mast working platforms represent one of the most useful types of equipment during construction or repair work on concrete structures present in hydroelectric power plants. If necessary, this equipment can be modified to fit inclined surfaces without compromising productivity, in addition to being loaded with all the materials and tools necessary to complete a project.

Fraco also offers temporary elevators for transporting workers and materials. Designed to minimize on-site interruptions, the SEH Series rack and pinion construction hoists and the SEP Series transport platforms are available in multiple size-capacity-speed combinations.

Ou rack and pinion permanent elevators of the SEL Series can be installed in limited spaces. Fraco offers a variety of standard and custom cabin dimensions, with lifting capabilities from 500 lb to 7000 lb, with lifting speeds of up to 300 feet per minute.

Compliance with Industry Standards

Fraco products comply with industry codes and current safety guidelines:

  • ANSI A17.1, CSA B44 et EN-81 (permanent elevators)
  • ANSI A10.4; CSA Z185; EN 12159 (personnel hoists)
  • ANSI/SIA A92.10; CSA B354.12-13; EN 12158 (transport platforms)
  • ANSI/SIA A92.9; CSA B354.5; Directive machine 42 / CE (mast climbing work platforms).

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