The kiln is an island without access to it, as such the first consideration in Kiln maintenance is a means to get personnel and equipment in and out of the kiln safely.
Bricking Solutions’ Kiln Access Ramp stands out as an innovative and comprehensive solution. The kiln access ramps are engineered to take into account the burn floor configuration as well as a custom fit for the plant to safely and easily provide access into the kiln. Each ramp is custom designed by certified professional engineer, made of high grade 6061-T6 Aluminum. Below are some of the kiln access ramp’s major attributes:
Custom designed to a specific burn floor and kiln
Can be designed around different obstructions such as; burner tubes, columns, pits, etc.
Multiple lead up access points when requested
The Access Ramps are designed and tested internally to provide optimal solutions for access, weight, and safety
The Access Ramps are load tested to support 6,800 kg (15,000 lb) load capacity
Removable Fall Guards are angled for better visibility for vehicle operations
Aluminum construction is as strong as steel but 1/3 the weight and allows for quick and easy installation
Lifting lugs and modular pieces make installation time 3-4 hours approximately
Bridge Feet ensures direct and stable contact with the kiln shell on brick
Personnel Ramps are available and allow workers safe access
Add a Safety Tunnel to protect workers from falling debris in the cooler hood
The bridges can be installed by forklift, a custom designed Load Fixture, or by a Sling in system