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Retractable Access Platform – Folding Stairs

Retractable Access Platform – Folding Stairs

Retractable Access Platform – Folding Stairs

Retractable Access Platform – Folding Stairs


Access to the tops of tank trucks, rail cars, and ISO tank containers from a platform/loading rack is paramount for safe and productive loading, unloading, venting, and inspecting operations.

Retractable Access platform stairs are simple systems that can be lowered into position to access the top of a tank from the stored position. Once the safe working task is completed, the Retractable Access Platform -Folding Stairs is simply raised back to the stored position.

Retractable Access Platform – Folding Stairs


  • Flat ramp or 3, 4, & 5 step configuration Self-leveling non-slip step treads
    through the working range 
  • 200kg working load capacity.
  • Working range of -20° to +45° from the platform to the vehicle
  • Parks out of the way at approx. 80°
  • Standard foot lock for parking position
  • Easy counterbalance adjustable tension springs assist movement. Pneumatic systems option available
Retractable Access Platform – Folding Stairs

Truck And Rail Car Loading, Unloading, And Inspection Platform

  • Standard Modular platform design is the perfect solution for quick delivery and easy installation of the retractable access platform. This pre-engineered platform solution can be shipped to your site and requires no field welding. All systems come pre-drilled on all sides to fit your unique loading situation.
  • Standard Platform height 4000 mm or as required for Tank Truck or Iso Container access.
  • Non-slip or open-serrated platform walking surface available.
  • 1070 mm OSHA compliant Aluminum modular handrails with mid-rail and kick plate, powder coated in Safety Yellow.
  • Available with modular access Stairs, galvanized steel, non-slip stair tread.
  • Detailed assembly instructions and full fitting supervision assistance are part of the supply.
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  • Conforms and exceeds relevant standards, including BS EN 14122-3


The standard width is 600 mm, and the Height is up to 3 meters, but our design team can provide custom width and height crossovers upon request.

A full set of step-by-step assembly instructions manual is part of the supply. If you require installation support our team can offer the same.

Crossovers can be designed with special support plates upon request. That plate is typically sufficient to protect the roof sheets. We always recommend consulting your roofing company for the point load capacity of the sheet/sheeting member before installing a crossover on the roof.

Yes. Let our team know the height of each side of the crossover and the length of the bridge required, and we will provide you with the perfect solution


Retractable Access Platform – Folding Stairs
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Retractable Access Platform – Folding Stairs
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EnduRack – Retractable Access Platform for Tanker Access
EnduRack – Retractable Access Platform for Tanker Access