What Is Cantilever Scaffolding?

Cantilever scaffolding, aka ‘cantilever scaffold’ is a specialised construction and maintenance support system. It is designed to provide access to elevated areas. You will tend to come across it when the ground below is obstructed or inaccessible. What makes a cantilever different to conventional scaffolding, is that it extends horizontally from an existing structure. Cantilever scaffolding essentially reaches out to create a work platform. In comparison, conventional scaffolding relies on vertical support from the ground up. This unique design allows construction and maintenance professionals to carry out their tasks safely and efficiently in situations where traditional scaffolding may not be possible.

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