A Brief Introduction:
A pair of Slab Mounted Swing Davits are mounted on brackets and anchored with galvanized steel anchor bolts to the concrete roof slab of the building. These swing davits arms are fixed with brackets and can be removed easily and transported to another brackets. The davits are fabricated from steel hot dip galvanized or aluminium.
Davit arm types:
Swing Type: The swing davit can be turned 90 degrees manually to bring the cradle to the roof of the building, and the same is lowered to hide.
Fixed type – is a low profile application arm.
More About Davits:
Davit systems are typically broken down into two separate categories. One category is called the ground rigged davit system which usually involves a smaller arm because it only needs a minimal amount of space. The other category is the roof rigged davit system which has a powered permanent platform that is typically
stored on the roof.
Once you get into the mechanics of a davit system is there are some fundamental basics that you should know. For example, this system has two primary components which are the base which is permanently fixed onto the building, and the arm which is typically portable and has the ability to be lowered, raised, or removed. A davit system is versatile in that it can be used in tandem with other suspended equipment like a chair or a cage.
Choosing the right system for your company can incorporate a significant amount of research, but choosing correctly can save you money and make operations move that much smoother.