Maritime Museum replaces fixed barriers with ATDC’s portable safety barriers

Portable safety barriers from The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC)
were installed at the Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney’s Darling
Harbour, replacing the existing fixed barrier systems.

The old fixed barriers at the Maritime Museum were badly corroded, faded
and tarnished due to their proximity to the marine environment at Sydney
Harbour. These barriers were also a permanent eyesore and an unwelcome sight
for the visiting public.

The Maritime Museum sought a new perimeter fencing solution that would
allow them to unlock the barriers and store them completely out of sight. The
new barriers would also be able to withstand the highly corrosive marine
environment.

ATDC supplied and installed their premium grade aluminium portable
safety barriers, which were designed to meet all the objectives of the Maritime
Museum.

Key features of ATDC’s portable safety barriers include high tensile 20mm x 1.8mm all aluminium square box
sections with solid stainless steel rivets; anodised finish to 25 microns
withstanding the highly corrosive marine environment; non-marking thermoplastic
rubber tread castors to suit installations on any type of finished floor; and professional
powder-coated finish with UV inhibitors preventing fading or tarnishing in outdoor
environments.

ATDC’s portable barriers are completely retractable, mobile and trackless,
and can be manufactured to span an unlimited width, making them ideal for
securing extremely large openings required at high thoroughfare public access
areas such as ports, airports and railway stations. The barriers are available
in standard heights of 1200mm or 1800mm (or in custom heights as required).

The portable safety barriers can also be supplied in a high tensile
steel version, with both wall mounted and floor mounted locking options as well
as low friction heavy duty thermoplastic rubber non-marking castors for easy
operation.

ATDC’s portable steel barriers are safety tested for OH&S compliance and have also been
successfully tested for compliance with Australian Standards AS 4687-2007 for
Temporary Fencing and Hoardings.

ATDC’s portable safety barriers can be used to secure pop-up stores, kiosks and other
temporary tenancies; access control for shopping centres and public buildings; WorkSafe
applications such as construction sites; as well as sports stadiums, public
events, entertainment venues, and factory loading docks. ATDC’s portable safety
barriers are also available for hire.

For further information on ATDC’s wide range of industrial and
commercial portable safety barriers, please visit the ATDC website
or contact toll free on 1800657435.

ATDC’s portable safety barriers are now sold in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane,
Adelaide, Perth, Canberra and Darwin as well as in all major regional areas across
Australia including Newcastle, Wollongong, Geelong, Townsville, Hobart and
Cairns.

ATDC’s portable safety barriers are also being
successfully exported to Singapore, Vietnam and Hong Kong, and throughout
Southeast Asia and the Asia Pacific as well as the Pacific Islands and the UAE.

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