- Ensure ladder
rungs are clean and free of loose paint and corrosion. If there is
any rust, chip off, convert the residue with rust converter and clean
with a solvent.
- Remove Ladder
Rung Covers from pack and ensure that the bonding surface (Colorbond
steel) is clean and free of dust, etc.
- Insert a cartridge
of Sikaflex 291 into a cartridge gun and screw the nozzle on to the
- Cut approximately
25mm from the end of the nozzle leaving a hole of about 6mm diameter.
- Apply a generous
bead of adhesive along each internal corner of each Ladder Rung Cover
so that they are about one quarter filled. Do not apply adhesive to
more than 20 Ladder Rung Covers at a time.
- Starting with
the top ladder rung, place a Ladder Rung Cover over it and while swivelling
it back and forth, apply downward pressure until adhesive oozes out
- Ensure that
the top surface is horizontal, and clean the adhesive from each end
- Wipe over the
second top ladder rung with a solvent soaked rag and repeat procedures
6 and 7.
- When completed
do not use the ladder for 6 hours.
- Tubular profile
Ladder Rung Covers can be installed by welding, pop rivets or self
tappers as well, however, gluing is the most effective and can be
done without hot work permits, etc.
- Please ensure
that caution is taken whilst climbing ladders and appropriate safety
clothing is worn.