Quality Materials for Generations To Come


Quality Materials 

When we talk about “quality”, we don’t just see a single aspect. Quality really is a guiding principle of everything Playdale takes part in. Playdale has over 40 years of experience in the design, manufacturing, and installation of everything from traditional climbing frames to modern sensory playground areas. Providing quality products is at the core of our values.

At Playdale Playground we only use high-quality materials, such as stainless steel, galvanized steel, and FSC-certified timber, to manufacture our  playground equipment. This ensures that our products are durable and can withstand heavy usage and adverse weather conditions. Our towers are built to last! The high quality of all our materials is continually monitored through our ISO 9001 certified Quality Assurance Procedures to ensure all the  specifications are met and are of a consistent quality.

Laminated Timber Poles

The laminated timber vastly reduces the natural effect of fiber separation which could cause splits in the poles, therefore, giving high-strength, highly engineered timber poles.

All the high-quality, round timber poles on Playdale equipment are produced from extremely slow-grown pine from totally sustainable, managed forests. These forests are also FSC or PEFC accredited. The laminated timber vastly reduces the natural effect of fiber separation which could cause splits in the poles, therefore, giving high-strength, highly engineered timber poles. Covered by a 20-year guarantee against structural failure due to rot or infestation when above ground level.

Did you know – where most companies use square poles, Playdale makes use of rounded timber poles to improve the durability of the product and reduce the risk of finger entrapments from splits in the timber.

Stainless Steel

Playdale structural Stainless Steel is made from high-quality 304-grade stainless steel. This is the most adaptable and widely used steel in the world

All structural metal used on Playdale equipment is made from high-quality 304-grade stainless steel This is the most adaptable and widely used steel in the world, and it exceeds the standards for structural playground equipment durability and safety. Covered by a 25-year guarantee against failure.

Did you know – Playdale fabricates all of our steel components in-house, right through to welding, bending, shot blasting, and painting! It makes our stainless-steel ranges extremely competitive, durable, and highly engineered.

Steel Ground Fixing

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

This is a high-strength, highly durable system for installing playground equipment. Galvanised steel brackets are secured to the timber poles lifting them clear of the surface. The steel brackets are then concreted into holes in the ground. Covered by a 20-year guarantee against structural failure.

Did you know – If for any reason your timbers need replacing, The work can be carried out without digging a hole, breaking out the concrete, re-concreting, and having to repair your safety surfacing

Click here for more information on materials  https://www.playdale.co.uk/quality-materials/

At Playdale we dont just measure our quality in our materials, it is in every step of our processes and your customer journey. From Product design to the final installation.

Product Design & Safety

All our play equipment products go through an intense and comprehensive development process before being released into the market. During our design we put rigorous testing in place to ensure all quality issues such as play value, ergonomics’, general safety, compliance with European & American safety standards, appearance, strength, durability, fire resistance, vandal resistance, UV stability, colours, graphics and cost are addressed .All Playdale manufactured play equipment has been independently tested and certified as proof of compliance to the European Playground Safety Standard EN 1176. Our design layouts and installations also comply with the European Standards EN 1176 and 1177.

Environmental Responsibility

At Playdale we are committed to environmental responsibility. We use sustainable materials, such as FSC-certified timber, and use a zero-waste policy in our production process. We also recycle as much waste as possible  and in 2022 we produced 22% less waste due to the implementation of lean manufacturing process.

As you can see, we take great care in selecting the materials that go into everything from our products to our services to allow us to consistently provide our consumers with high-quality product.To find out more about the materials we use and why then please contact us here. To read about our extensive guarantees please  click here.

We’re here to help you every step of the way, from design to playground equipment installation and beyond.

 

 


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