INTERVIEWED BY Jayashree Kini Mendes
You adopted the PERI UP Hanging Working platform for the finishing work at Hyderabad Metro. What are some of the unique aspects of this platform?
Hyderabad Metro is one of the best examples of PERI India’s solution and engineering capability. This metro station was constructed on one of the most active roads and sees immense traffic on that particular stretch.
The challenge for the project was to create a solution for a hanging working platform to carry out finishing work at stations. There was no possibility of blocking the traffic even during the night as the arterial road sees constant traffic. PERI with its best-in-class engineering service provided the solution of hanging platform with PERI UP scaffolding system that can be pre-assembled and erected without affecting traffic movement.
Brief us on the planning and execution you adopted.
PERI UP has unique features like gravity lock to ensure easy assembly, less individual component weight for easy handling, high load capacity, high flexibility at node and metric grid pattern. This metro route sees constant heavy traffic and there’s no permission to block it even during the day. Hence, the erection was planned at night. PERI UP scaffolding solution was preassembled at the location and lifted during the night. Considering the USP of PERI UP, the team completed the erection in an hour’s time.
What were some of the challenges encountered during the execution of the project?
The challenges encountered during the project was continuous running traffic and strict safety regulations. Hence, It was up to PERI to provide the choice of an innovative solution. Overcoming all challenges, PERI offered solutions that was fast, safe and innovative.
PERI has some unique solutions for buildings, electrification projects, protection and cost-effective solutions. What are some of the USPs of the numerous solutions?
For nearly 50 years, PERI products and systems have proved themselves in the market globally. PERI has developed ground breaking formwork and scaffolding technologies that continue to set standards. Today, PERI India offers a wide range of solutions for wall, columns and slab formwork, climbing formwork, scaffolding system and components associated with it for daily use on construction sites. In 2017, PERI India celebrated the 10th anniversary, a successful journey with our continuous endeavour to build a strong customer relationship by offering distinct solutions for every construction need. Innovation supported by adequate R&D is a key driver for our growth. With landmark projects such as Mahatma Mandir, Statue of Unity, Agra-Lucknow Expressway, and Hyderabad Metro using our state-of-the-art formwork and scaffolding system, we have proved our mettle in delivering customised solutions for every complex need cost effectively. The USPs of the successful solutions are robust product design, excellent engineering expertise & innovation.