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How to Choose a Ladder

Extension Ladder

Height of Gutter
Top SupportPoint
Size
Ladder Required
2,74m max 4,80m
2,74m – 3,96m 6,10m
3,96m – 5,18m 7,22m
5,18m – 6,40m 8,53m
6,40m – 7,82m 9,75m
7,82m – 8,53 10,97m
8,53 to 9,45 12,10m

Reflects section overlap, ladder angle & 1m extension above roof line

Step Ladder

Maximum Height
To Reach Point *
Size
Ladder Required
2,13m 0,91m
2,44m 1,22m
2,74m 1,52m
3,05m 1,83m
3,35m 2,13m
3,88m 2,44m
4,27m 3,05m
4,88m 3,60m
5,49m 4,27m
6,10m 4,88m

* AVERAGE HEIGHTS: Assuming a 1,7m person, with a vertical reach of 305mm.

Choose the Correct Load Capacity

LOAD CAPACITY TYPICAL USES
135kg
Extra Heavy Duty
Industrial Construction, Building, Roofing and General Construction
115kg
Heavy Duty/ Industrial
General contraction, Building, Maintenance and Drywalling
100kg
Medium Duty/ Commercial
Light Commercial, Painting, Cleaning and Light Repair
90kg
Light Duty/ Household
Painting, Yard Work and Domestic

Aluminium, Steel or Fibreglass?

Aluminium Strong, Lightweight, Corrosion Resistant
Steel Strong, Economical, Corrosion Resistant
Fibreglass Electrically Non-Conductive, Strong, Leading Choice of Professionals