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NASC Releases TG20:13 Update

22nd September 2014

TG20 13The NASC have  released the first update to TG20:13. The update, which in our view demonstrates the progressive nature of the package, comprises two elements: –

An upgraded version of the TG20:13 eGuide

The issue of a document entitled, ‘Supplement 1’, which describes the updates in detail  (Download here)

(Note – the supplement should be used in conjunction with version 1.1 of the eGuide software).

The enhancements to the new version of the package are summarised thus: –

  • In addition to the standard 48.3mm Type 4 galvanised tube, compliance sheets are now available for BS EN 10219-1, 3.2mm thick high tensile galvanised steel tubes. Supplement 1 provides detail on the background to this improvement and considerations when using mixed tube stock.
  • The inclusion of sheeted scaffolds, constructed with TG20:13 compliant transom units. (These did not form part of version 1 of the software).
  • TG20 compliance sheets are now available for tied independent scaffolding and tied towers that are 2.0m, 3.0m or 4.0m tall;
  • Minor modifications to Compliance Sheets, including clarification on when it is acceptable to tie to the inner face of a scaffold only and a note that illustrations are intended to enhance understanding of design criteria and that they should not be viewed as design drawings per se.

Clients requiring additional advice are free to contact their Account Manager on 0845 6022418. (Option 1)