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That’s what he said… [project won]

“Following the successful installation of the system on our Kearns Crescent project, we jumped at the chance to utilise the system again.
The speed and ease of installation, together with the increased safety aspects and the great finish, were all factored into our decision.”

Thanks Philip Knight, we’re looking forward to working with you again on this project!

>>> project won <<<

THE FOUNDRY – 636 Newcastle Street, Leederville WA
32 apartments & office space over 8 storeys
196 risers of #FastTread stairs coming your way, Thomas Building.

FTI Group Pty Ltd (Fast Tread®) – your formwork specialist

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Maximising Metal Decking Formwork: Key Design Considerations for Enhanced Safety and Performance

Metal decking formwork is widely used in modern construction for its versatility from civil applications and sacrificial formwork to concrete slabs with full composite action.

Whilst it’s crucial for a product to be certified and compliant with relevant building codes, it’s equally important to have a comprehensive understanding of composite action to realise the full potential of metal decking formwork.

Exploring More Compliance Hurdles in Stair and Handrail Design

In our previous blog, we delved into the top four compliance issues our Design Team encounters while assessing fire cores. In this installment, we’re going deeper into common compliance concerns, highlighting four additional issues that pertain to fire cores, stairs, and handrails.

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You can trust Fast Tread®
to be compliant with:

• AS/NZS1657:2018
for fixed platforms, walkways, stairways, and ladders
• AS/NZS1428.1:2009
for design for access and mobility
• AS/NZS1170.1:2002
for structural design actions
• AS/NZS3990:1993
for mechanical equipment
• AS/NZS4100:1998
for steel structures
• AS/NZS4991:2004
for lifting devices
• AS/NZS1554.1:2011
for structural steel welding
• AS/NZS4761:2001
for steel reinforcing materials

Compliance assured for your peace of mind. For more information, contact our design team.