Grate-Lock® Accessories

Grate-Lock® Fastening Anchors

Hold Down Clampgrate-lock-safety-grating_hold-down-clampgrate-lock-safety-grating_hold-down-clamp-parts

  • Item Includes: (1) Hold Down Clamp
  • Order Separately:
    (1) 5/16”-18 HHCS **
    (1) 5/16” Flat Washer
    (1) 5/16”-18 Hex Nut
  • Field drilling is required

** Hex Head Cap Screw lengths = Side Channel Height + 1”

Assemblygrate-lock-safety-grating_hold-down-clamp-ex

  • Align Grate-Lock plank on I-Beam or other anchoring cross-member.
  • Mark the I-Beam for drilling purposes near the outer edges of Grate-Lock plank. Drill a pilot hole.
  • Remove Grate-Lock plank and drill a finish hole.
  • Replace Grate-Lock plank to its original position. Place the hold down clamp in slot Grate-Lock plank, which is now over the drilled hole. Make sure the hold down clamp and drilled hole line up.
  • Run cap screw through the hold down clamp, Grate-Lock plank, and I-Beam. Tighten with washer and nut until secure.
  • Test for movement or slippage. If Grate-Lock planks are not secure, check fastening system for loose or missing parts. Repeat steps 1 thru 5.

Note: Do not walk on Grate-Lock planks if they are not secure. Serious injury could result.grate-lock-safety-grating_hold-down-clamp-ex2

Welding

A common method of fastening safety grating is welding. It is recommended that all Safety Grating products be fillet welded per AWS D1.3.
For more information, consult Technical Services.

 


Hold Down Clipgrate-lock-safety-grating_hold-down-clipgrate-lock-safety-grating_hold-down-clip-parts

  • Item Includes: (1) Hold Down Clip
  • Order Separately:
    (2) 1/4” Self Tapping Screws

Hold Down Clip Assemblies
Item 1:
 Plank Height 1-1/2”  – Wt./Ea. 0.10
Item 2: Plank Height 2-1/2”  – Wt./Ea. 0.20
Item 3: Plank Height 3”  – Wt./Ea. 0.20
Item 4: Plank Height 4”  – Wt./Ea. 0.30

Assemblygrate-lock-safety-grating_hold-down-clip-ex

  • Align Grate-Lock planks on I-Beam or other anchoring cross-member.
  • Mark the I-Beam for drilling purposes under the second or third slot from the end of the Grate-Lock plank. Drill pilot holes.
  • Remove Grate-Lock plank and drill finish holes.
  • Replace Grate-Lock plank to its original position. Align hold down clip over the drilled holes. Make sure the top of the hold down clip attaches firmly to the ridges of the Grate-Lock plank.
  • Tighten screws until snug.
  • Test for movement or slippage. If Grate-Lock planks are not secure, check fastening system for loose or missing parts. Repeat steps 1 thru 5.

Note: Do not walk on Grate-Lock planks if they are not secure. Serious injury could result.grate-lock-safety-grating_hold-down-clip-ex2

Welding

A common method of fastening safety grating is welding. It is recommended that all Safety Grating products be fillet welded per AWS D1.3.
For more information, consult Technical Services.

 


Anchor J-Boltsgrate-lock-safety-grating_anchor-j-boltsgrate-lock-safety-grating_anchor-j-bolts-parts

  • Item Includes:
    (2) 5/16”-18 x 213/16” J-Bolts
    (2) 5/16” Flat Washers
    (2) 5/16”-18 Hex Nuts
  • Wt./Ea. = 0.10
  • Field drilling is required.

Assemblygrate-lock-safety-grating_anchor-j-bolts-ex1

  • Align Grate-Lock planks on I-Beam or other anchoring cross-member.
  • Mark the I-Beam for drilling purposes near the outer edges of Grate-Lock plank. Drill pilot holes.
  • Remove Grate-Lock plank and drill finish holes.
  • Replace Grate-Lock plank to its original position. Place the threaded end of the J-Bolts into drilled holes. Place the ‘J’ end of the J-Bolt in the gutters along each edge of the Grate-Lock plank. Tighten the washer and nut until secure.
  • Test for movement or slippage. If Grate-Lock planks are not secure, check fastening system for loose or missing parts. Repeat steps 1 thru 4.

Note: Do not walk on GRATE-LOCK planks if they are not secure. Serious injury could result.grate-lock-safety-grating_anchor-j-bolts-ex

Welding

A common method of fastening safety grating is welding. It is recommended that all Safety Grating products be fillet welded per AWS D1.3.
For more information, consult Technical Services.