Each type is made from several components which often include:
. A base jack or plate which is a load-bearing base for the scaffold.
. The standard, the upright component with connector joins.
. The ledger, a horizontal brace.
. The transom, a horizontal cross-section load-bearing component which holds the batten, board, or . decking unit.
. Brace diagonal and/or cross section bracing component.
. Batten or board decking component used to make the working platform.
. Coupler, a fitting used to join components together.
. Scaffold tie, used to tie in the scaffold to structures.
. Brackets, used to extend the width of working platforms.