Material Specification


Laminated Timber Poles

Timber Poles 01Machine rounded, laminated pine from managed forests. These are used throughout our ‘Timber’ range. All timber is pressure treated in compliance with EN 351-1 and EN 335-2.
Covered by a 20-year guarantee against structural failure due to rot or infestation when above ground level (i.e all horizontal and vertical timbers are installed in conjunction with Playdale’s steel ground fixing brackets). Covered by 15 year guarantee against structural failure due to rot or infestation when timber poles are installed directly into the ground.*


Steel Ground Fixings

steel ground fixingsMade from heavy duty, corrosion resistant, galvanised steel.
Covered by a 20 year guarantee against structural failure.

 

 

 


Structural Stainless Steel

climbing wall-py-park-wetpour-01Used throughout our ‘City’ range. All structural pipe and box section made from 3mm thick 304 grade stainless steel.
Covered by 25 year guarantee against failure.

 

 

 


Sawn Timber

sawn timberSawn timber is from high quality European Redwood giving a good, smooth, splinter free finish. All sawn timber used is from totally sustainable managed forests with FSC or PEFC accreditation. Many of our sawn timber components are manufactured  from specially designed profiles of timber i.e. treads, floor trims and barrier infills. Following the final stage of machining, all sawn timbers are pressure treated in accordance with EN 351-1 and EN 335-2 with Chronium and Arsenic free preservative in accordance with latest EU directive.
Covered by a 15 year guarantee against structural failure due to rot or infestation.

 


Galvanised Steel Frames

steel frames 1Steel frames are from strong corrosion resistant galvanised steel for floors and brackets.
Covered by 15 year guarantee against structural failure.

 

 

 


Colour Coated Steelwork

painted stainless steelworkThis is shot blasted and primed with corrosion inhibiting zinc rich epoxy primer and then coated with a high performance Polyaspartic top coat with total coating thickness of 250μm. This meets the criteria of ISO 12944 for C4 / C5 environments.

Covered by a 5-year guarantee.

 


Platforms and Floors

CGL FloorsPlatforms and floors on towers, playhouses and rotating units are made from 13mm thick Compact Grade Laminate with a textured grip pattern. This material is extremely tough, vandal resistant, wear resistant, chemical resistant, fire resistant and will not rust.
Covered by a 5 year guarantee.

 

 


Coloured Panels and Roofs

coloured panels 1Coloured Panels are produced from 12mm thick Compact Grade Laminate. This material is extremely tough, vandal resistant, wear resistant, chemical resistant, UV protected, fire resistant and will not rust.

Covered by a 5 year guarantee.

 

 


Stainless Steel Slides

SLIDESThese are constructed from a 2mm or 1.5mm stainless steel sheet with continuous welds on all seams.

Covered by a 10 year guarantee.

 

 


Plastic Slides & Tunnels

IMG_1213-207Our plastic slides are constructed from Polyethylene moulded sections with bolted joints.

Covered by a 5 year guarantee.

 

 

 


Rope Nets, Rope Ladders, Suspension Bridges and Pull-up Ropes

nets rope etcManufactured from vandal resistant steel core rope. End terminals are hydraulically pressed steel or aluminium ferrules with stainless steel (A2) bolts. Net joints and rope ladder rungs are from heavy duty custom moulded coloured plastic components. Hydraulically pressed aluminium net joints are used in high strength applications.

Covered by a 2 year guarantee.

 


Chains

CHAINSHigh grade (316L) stainless steel chain manufactured in accordance with ISO 1834. The chain is calibrated to give an internal width of less than 8.6mm to comply with the requirements of EN 1176.

Covered by a 3 year guarantee.

 

 


Swing Seats

swing seats 13Bumper, Cradle and Button seats are moulded from high quality rubber which encases inner aluminium / steel frames. The Team Swing seat is constructed from moulded Polyethylene with a stainless steel outer ring encased with high quality rubber impact trim. All swing seats are impact tested in full compliance with EN 1176-2.

Covered by a 2 year guarantee.

 


Bearings

Standard Junior and Cradle swing bearings consist of a high wearing, self lubricating oilite bronze bushes and stainless steel machined shackle pin. Team swing bearings consist of self lubricating polymer bushes with stainless steel machined shackle pins. Anti-wrap swing bearings consist of custom design self lubricating Acetal bushes with outer stainless steel strap. Other bearings are high quality sealed bearings.

Covered by a 2 year guarantee.


Bolts

BOLTSBolts used in our ‘Timber’ range are made from high corrosion resistant treated, high tensile steel, or stainless steel for high stress applications. All standard nuts and bolts are concealed by our custom made, durable plastic caps. The caps give a tamper resistant and smooth fixing point. Security bolts and heavy duty security coach screws are made from stainless steel.
Bolts used in our ‘City’ range are made from 304 grade stainless steel. All nuts are nylock nuts of grade 304 stainless steel and are concealed by our custom made, durable plastic caps. The caps give a tamper resistant and smooth fixing point. Security bolts made from 304 grade stainless steel are also used throughout the range.

All structural bolts are covered by a 10 year guarantee against structural failure. All other fixings and bolts are covered by a 5 year guarantee against structural failure.


Plastic Components

F501(P)_1Plastic components are from UV stabilised Nylon, High Density Polyethylene or PVC.

Covered by 5 year guarantee.

 

 

 


Scramble Net, Rope Climb Ground Anchors, Moulded Seats and Moulded Handles

Ground Anchor mat spec pic copyMoulded from polyurethane and impact tested in full compliance with EN 1176 and EN 1177.

Covered by a 2 year guarantee.

 

 

 


Suspension Joints

Rosta Suspension UnitConstructed of a painted steel outer and inner section with a high quality natural rubber suspension.

Covered by 2 year guarantee.

 

 


Springs

Ledon SpringManufactured from 18mm or 19mm diameter high quality spring steel. After coiling, the spring is phosphorised and then coated with a tough, durable polyester paint.

Covered by 5 year guarantee.

 

 


Product Labels

Prod Tag 2008Stainless Steel or Anodised Aluminium tags with all required information in accordance with EN 1176 are fixed to each piece of equipment before despatch. The product reference and year of supply are type pressed into the surface of each tag to ensure the required information is still in place for years to come.

 

 


Springers Material Specification

All Springers have been independently tested by TUV as proof of compliance to BS EN 1176.

All springers are covered by a 5 year guarantee.

The information and guarantees in this section apply to the Springers on pages 56-61

Springs

Ledon SpringAll springs are manufactured from 18mm diameter high quality spring steel. After coiling, the spring is phosphorised and then coated with a tough, durable polyester paint.

 

 

 


Coloured Body Panels

Ledon Body Panels15mm thick solid coloured polyethylene board. This specially formulated material requires little or no maintenance, can be 100% recycled, is UV stabilised with a 5 year guarantee against fading and is non toxic in accordance with the Toy Directive EN 71.

 

 


Seats

Ledon SeatsAll seats and standing surfaces are manufactured from 15mm polyethylene with a slip resistant 3mm surface.

 

 

 


Steel Brackets

Ledon Steel bracketsPressed steel plates with galvanised finish.

 

 

 

 


Moulded Parts

Ledon Moulded PartsCustom made from tough, durable nylon in a range of colours.

 

 

 

 


Caps

Ledon capsAll nuts and bolts are covered with custom made plastic caps to give a smooth, safe and tamper resistant fixing point.

 

 

 


Bolts

Ledon BoltsAll bolts are stainless steel (grade A2) or corrosion resistant treated steel bolts.

All springers are covered by a 5 year guarantee.

 

 

 


Guarantees

All guarantees cover failure arising from material or manufacturing defects only. General wear and tear through use, damage caused by vandalism or defects resulting from work carried out by a third party are not covered by our guarantees.
Guarantees cover the full cost of the faulty parts. Additional fitting and associated surfacing costs are excluded.
All parts are covered only for the original guarantee period. Once a guarantee period elapses, the guarantee on any replaced or repaired part also expires.
*The guarantee on timber poles only covers machine rounded laminated timber poles. Non-laminated machine rounded timber poles used for landscaping are covered by a 5-year guarantee against structural failure due to rot or infestation. All timber infestation guarantees exclude structural failure as a result of a termite attack.

Email: customercare@playdale.co.uk

Tel No. 015395 39771