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About Us

At Ascend Fab, we fabricate the highest quality aluminum products available. We specialize in aluminum fixed ladders, platforms, walkways, stairways, custom pipe handrail and guardrail designs. Our design and shop quality is unmatched compared to any global supplier and our pricing is always “low cost competitive”. All products are manufactured and shipped from our facility located in Garfield, AR. Our aluminum products are available for shipment worldwide!

About AscenFab - Aluminum Caged Ladders

Aluminum Product Line

Fixed aluminum ladders
– with cage & intermediate platforms
– commercial, industrial, municipal applications

Stairways with pipe handrails
Platforms & walkways Mezzanines
Pipe handrails – bolted construction

Pipe handrails – welded construction
Structural designs
Architectural designs
Custom aluminum fabrication

Ascend Fab sets the HIGHEST STANDARDS for the most robust aluminum fixed ladder design available. It remains unmatched in comparison to competitor products. Ascend’s superior access ladder component design includes:

Materials – Aluminum shapes 6061-T6 unless otherwise noted

  • Stringers – C3 x 1.50” x .130”
  • Rungs – 1.5” diameter extruded pipe rungs, non-slip per OSHA
  • Lower, mid & upper cage hoops – 3” x .25” flat bar
  • Vertical cage bars – 1.5” x .1875” flat bar
  • Attachment brackets – 4” x .375” flat bar
  • Platform frame – C6 channel x 1.92” x .200”
  • Platform walking surface – 2” plank grating, 5052-H32
  • Platform guardrail posts – L3 x 3” x .25”
  • Platform rails – 1.5” diameter sch. 40 pipe
  • Platform toe-board – 4” x .25” flat bar
  • Hardware – 304 stainless steel

Ascend Fab aluminum fixed ladder products are made in the USA at our manufacturing facility located in Garfield AR. Call or email us on your next application and we will provide you with a firm quote within 24 hours. Standard caged ladder sizes are stocked and available for immediate shipment from our manufacturing facility. Orders requiring customized client specifications are typically available for shipment within a few weeks. Ascend aluminum products are available for shipment worldwide!

Benefits of Aluminum Construction

  • Conservative, heavy duty design parameters provide the highest quality aluminum construction available.
  • All aluminum construction is virtually maintenance free and never requires painting.
  • Modular design assemblies are typical.
  • Handrails and guardrails are available in both bolted and welded construction.
  • Aluminum construction represents superior quality that is preferred in the field by both installers and the end user.
  • Stainless steel connection hardware utilized.
  • Products are available with standard mill finish. Anodized or powder coated finishes are also available.
  • Component assemblies can be shipped to the job site broken-down, crated and wrapped or assembled in large sections.
  • Special engineering, stamped calculations and PE stamps can be provided for any U.S. location at additional cost.
ASCEND FAB | Aluminum Fixed Caged Ladders

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