Category Archives: Helipads

The Importance of Anti Slip Surfacing

Slips and trips can have drastic consequences, particularly when you are operating in a risky environment such as the ramp of a boat or a pedestrian bridge. This is why anti slip surfacing is so important: it helps to keep everyone safe, … Continue reading

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Thortech meets quality and safety standards against the clock

  Thortech’s products and services literally support all these varied individuals going about their daily lives, whether they are aware of it or not. That’s because our waterproofing products and anti-slip surfaces are there to make sure people get around … Continue reading

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The World’s Highest Helipads

Helipads have been a fixture on top of buildings for decades and were a common feature of skyscrapers from the 1970s onwards. Tall buildings have helipads for evacuations during emergencies although other uses include goods delivery and air taxi services. … Continue reading

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What Makes an Effective Helipad?

A safe and secure helipad is critical for the controlled ascent and descent of a helicopter. So, it is obvious that a number of features need to be taken into account during its construction. What are some of the most … Continue reading

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When Are Helipads Used?

  While the concrete and H that marks a helipad may not be a common sight, they can be found in a variety of locations. The following are some of the places they are used. Hospitals Larger medical facilities may … Continue reading

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Thorgrip and Helipad Surfacing Are a Perfect Match

  Thorgrip provide safe helipad surfaces that include anti-slip coatings, and which are also oil and fire retardant. In addition, these accurate and colourful systems are designed to be extremely visible to all helicopter pilots. Thorgrip’s helipad surfaces are long … Continue reading

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The Origins of The Helipad

A helipad is a specially designated landing pad for helicopters. They usually follow a standard design of a round circle with a large letter ‘H’ on it. Helicopters are vulnerable to obstacles when landing, so a clearly marked landing space … Continue reading

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