Scaffolding History in China
- Sep 15, 2017-
In the early 1960s, Chinese began to use steel pipe scaffolding , because this kind of scaffolding is disassembling flexible, easy to carry, strong commonality, and the low price, so they are widely used in China.
However, the biggest weakness of this scaffolding is not very safe , low efficiency and high material consumption. More than 80% teel pipe scaffolding in China are not qualified and overdue . It has become a construction safety problems.
In the early 1980s, China imported frame , cuplock and other types of scaffolding successively from abroad. Frame scaffolding has a large number of used in engineering, and achieved good effect . As a result of the scaffolding products quality problem, the scaffolding didn't get a lot of popularization and application.
Since the 1990s, some enterprises in China had imported advanced technology from foreign countries and developed various new scaffolding system, such as wheel - buckle scaffolding, ringlock scaffolding, quickstage scaffolding, and various types of climbing racks.
Technically, some of the scaffolding enterprises in our country has the ability of production research and development of various new type scaffold, but the domestic market has not yet been cultivated, the enthusiasm of adopting new technologies is not enough.
In the first decade of the 21st century Chinese construction market was in the golden period of rapid development, all the major cities in China construction markets are booming. And various types of scaffolding products are flooding into the construction market.