A choice of Layher stairtower systems is available to provide a range of load bearing capabilities, with safety and versatility key benefits. Simply assembled, almost any application requirement can be met – from lifts shafts and compact spaces to site stairs and public access facilities.

In all cases, stairtower selection benefits from a choice of purpose-designed accessories and additional features that enhance site efficiency and performance.

The Layher Stair Selector Chart gives full details of the range that offers:

  • Loading capability from 2 kN/m2 – 7.5 kN/m2
  • Occasional to Heavy Duty designs with capacities from 2 – 28 persons per lift
  • Proven suitability in construction and in specialist applications such as railway stations, sports and concert grounds, fire escapes and private dwellings/offices

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Frequently asked questions

A stair tower is a vertical structure specifically designed to provide safe and convenient access to different levels of a building or construction site. It consists of a series of interconnected platforms that form a staircase, allowing workers to move up and down easily. Stair towers are commonly used in construction projects where temporary access is needed during the building phase. They are made from durable materials such as aluminum or steel to ensure stability and safety. Stair towers typically feature handrails, non-slip surfaces, and other safety measures to prevent accidents and provide a secure pathway for workers.

A stair tower in construction is a vertical structure that provides safe and easy access to different levels of a building or construction site. It consists of interconnected platforms forming a staircase, enabling workers to move up and down conveniently.

The weight capacity of a scaffold tower can vary depending on the specific design and manufacturer. However, standard scaffold towers are typically designed to safely support a load of around 225 kilograms (496 pounds) per platform level. It’s important to adhere to the manufacturer’s guidelines for maximum weight capacity to ensure safety.