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RAPIDFAST in the UK for the supply and testing of bolts, fixings and anchors.

Pull out testing for construction, steel erection and scaffold companies.

RAPIDFAST provide essential safety testing services throughout all UK counties which includes proof testing, surface bond testing and load testing, anchor bolt proof testing for construction companies, architects, steel fabrication companies, steel erection companies, scaffold companies, health and safety companies and pipework installation companies.

We can conduct pull out testing either on a large scale or a smaller intensive scale. RAPIDFAST will provide comprehensive, detailed reports to show that all pull out tests, anchor bolt tests and bolt testing that we carry out demonstrate that they meet the conformance of fixings to on site load levels.

RAPID are approved suppliers; and testers for safety anchors & eye bolts According to BS EN795: 1997 and BS 7883:2005, Please remember that class A1 Anchor devices (safety harness eyebolts) for fall protection should only be installed by a ‘Competent Installer’. Each eyebolt assembly is then individually load tested and certified.

Safety Anchors; provide an internal fixed anchor and can be installed and drilled/fitted to a variety of load bearing building substrates. Safety eyebolts or anchors installed must be those specified in the British Standards and ETA approved for optimum safety of personnel and correctly fitted to ensure compliance with current regulations and to prevent injury to the users. All Safe Anchor Testing services are quality controlled, commercially competitive and more importantly fully CFA approved.

Resin/Mechanical Anchor Pull Test; RAPID are specialists in the proof load test of concrete/brick resigned/mechanically fixed anchors/threaded bar. Whether the anchors/threaded bar have been installed into a concrete floor or brick work, RAPID engineers are able to test each structural anchor/threaded bar after installation, giving you complete peace of mind.

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Lifting Loop / Anchor Point; RAPID are a market leader in the supply and load testing of safety critical Lifting / Anchor Points.

Whether it's in a concrete roof or on the floor RAPID can accommodate all requirements.

We deliver a tailor-made planned and preventive maintenance service to private and public organisations that actively seek to derive best value without compromising quality.

  • Approved CFA Testing
  • Resin Anchor testing
  • Anchor point testing
  • Studded bar pull testing
  • Thorough examinations
  • Safety Anchor testing
  • Lifting loop/eye testing
  • Lifting points
  • Safety anchor/eye bolt testing
  • Anchor pull testing
  • Eye bolt used for hanging equipment

Pull out testing services we provide:

  • Screw pull out testing:
  • Carried out in accordance with BRE Digest 421 Measuring the compressive strength of masonry materials:
  • The latest bluetooth Technology for testing:
  • Results are visual and recorded with time, date and GPS location of each test.
  • Heavy Duty Pull Out Testing:
  • This service is designed to meet the demand for proof load testing of larger construction fixings.
  • Medium Duty Pull Out Test:
  • Testing enables our engineers to confirm the holding power of anchors in most construction materials.
  • Scaffold Anchor Bolt Tests:
  • This service is used to check the proof and allowable loads of an anchor type and check they have been installed correctly.
  • Eye And Bolt Testing:
  • For safety harness eyebolts to meet the requirements of PPE. Can also be used to test ladder restraint hooks and most ringbolts in concrete or masonry can be tested. Bespoke pull out testing in accordance with specific client’s requirements.

Why use us?

  • Exceptional knowledge and expertise in all types of anchors, fixings and resins.
  • Established Health and Safety record and documented Risk Assessments
  • Client focused
  • Industry standard testing equipment is used
  • UK coverage by professional technicians

Bluetooth Technology

  • With new digital technology we can capture real time test results to our portable devices. Results are visual and recorded with time, date and GPS location of each test.
  • Graphs can be viewed with clients to explain why tests may not have met the required standard.
  • (Not possible using analogue gauges)
  • This system allows for more accountability for time spent on-site.
  • All test results are linked to a generated report which can compare tests year on year in the same location.
  • Test evidence can be provided electronically from site to clients in a completed report saving time an unnecessary paperwork. (Requires Wi-Fi or Mobile Network Signal)

Other Pull Out Services

  • Safety Post testing
  • Barrier anchors testing
  • Motorway Sign Posts and Gantry anchor testing
  • Foundation anchors testing
  • Lifting eye testing
  • Resin bolts
  • Steel fixings
  • Wall tie testing

Testing Equipment

2018 medium/heavy duty tension tester 50Kn

Ideal for most construction materials to confirm the strength of anchors. The 50Kn Hydrajaws model 2018 tester is used to meet the demand for proof load testing of larger construction fixings. The medium/heavy duty tester can be applied to the testing of anchorage for hand rails, safety barriers, overhead anchors for M&E services, resin anchors and concrete fixings.

Hydrajaws Safety eyebolt and ringbolt testers

Designed to test eyebolts, ring bolts, safety harness connections, ladder restraints and bolts in masonry or concrete.

Est. 1980

Over 37 years of organic growth through achievement rather than acquisition.


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