flooring system manufacturer Signature Fencing & Flooring Systems has announced
the release of MegaDeck, the latest addition to its line of heavy-duty matting
and temporary roadway systems. The extra-large access mats are designed to allow
even the largest vehicles and equipment to traverse any type of terrain while
protecting the ground beneath from chemical and vehicular damage. MegaDeck composite mats are intended for uses
including temporary roads as well as construction and heavy-lift crane
platforms. Signature said that they can be used anywhere heavy-duty access
matting is required.
mat measures 14feet by 7.5feet (4.3m by 2.3m) and has a useable surface of 13feet
by 6.5feet (4m by 2m). MegaDeck composite matting is designed to fit in
standard ISO shipping containers.
According to the company, the panel matting system is incredibly strong
while being slightly flexible, allowing it to accommodate uneven terrain
without cracking or breaking.
manufactured from a proprietary blend of high density polyethylene (HDPE) and a
nano-clay filler exclusive to Signature and is said to be significantly
stronger than traditional composite fillers.
A cross-ribbed interior distributes load weight throughout the panel
while allowing the mat itself to weigh less.
such as a low profile traction pattern provide protection against slips and
skids while allowing tracked vehicles to travel smoothly over the portable
roadways, said Signature.
to the company, installation of temporary roads and construction platforms is
made easy with nesting radius-edged flanges and a simple yet sturdy locking
system. The rounded edges of the access
mats allow them to be nudged into place with a single forklift. The heavy-duty
cast aluminum locking pin is dropped into the lock and turned 90° with a
standard hex key.