“These pads are bulletproof!”
AJ’S CONCRETE PUMPING
Strength, Rigidity & Weight Savings
FiberTech Super Duty Pads effectively spread loads over large areas on all types of ground. With crush ratings of 600 psi and rated capacities of up to 170,000 lbs, FiberTech Outriger Pads deliver extreme rigidity wherever needed for mobile cranes, hi-lift aerials and concrete pumpers.
FiberTech Pads are able to support high loads and pressures and are virtually indestructible when used within usage guidelines. The continuous glass fibers of our FRP Material is what makes possible their exceptional strength and stiffness. FRP Composite combines multiple components to produce a new material that retains important properties from the original components.
Targeted Weight Savings
1″ thick FiberTech Outrigger Pads weigh less than equivalent 3″ thick SafetyTech Pads. All factors being equal, if your pad choice is driven by weight, FiberTech is the likely choice. If weight is not the deciding factor or you prefer a thicker pad for handling purposes, SafetyTech Super Duty Pads are the direction to look.
Durability and Longevity
Due to their engineered FRP composite construction, FiberTech Super Duty Outrigger Pads are extremely long lasting and impervious to water, chemicals, and ultraviolet light. These DICA pads are also easy to handle while providing the engineered rigidity and strength the most demanding environments require.
- Mobile Cranes
- Hi-Lift Aerials
- Digger Derricks
- Boom Trucks
• Extremely Long Lasting
• Hi-Viz TuffGrip® Handles
• Waterproof and Chemical Resistant
• Industrial Grade Safety Texturing
• Will Not Rot or Wear Out
• Significantly Stronger & Lighter than Wood
• Engineered for Maximum Strength & Rigidity
• Provides Support Even in Poor Soil Conditions
FiberTech Super Duty 1” Thick Pads
Best for mobile cranes, concrete pumpers, aerial lifts and digger derricks.
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1″ FiberTech = 3″ SafetyTech
Specific to Crush Rating and Working Load Limit Performance
SafetyTech Super Duty 3” and 4” Thick Pads
Best for mobile cranes, concrete pumpers and aerial devices.
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Which DICA Pad is Right for Me?
FiberTech Super Duty Outrigger Pads
FiberTech 1″ thick Super Dity Outrigger Pads provide operators with maximum strength and rigidity.
If extreme rigidity is needed or when the performance you can get in a 3″ SafetyTech Pad means more thickness and weight than you want, FiberTech Outrigger Pads are a great choice.
SafetyTech Super Duty Outrigger Pads
SafetyTech Super Duty Outrigger Pads provide operators with exceptional ergonomic safety and reliable load distribution.
If you have a situation that requires extra rigidity and weight or 3″ of thickness is not an issue, SafetyTech Super Duty Pad are a great choice.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What size outrigger pad do I need?
Call 800-610-3422 or click here to provide your contact information. We’ll ask a few basic questions about your equipment, current products and results you’re seeing. Our team will detail the best options for you based on your equipment, application, and desired results.
What are FiberTech Outrigger Pads made of?
FiberTech Outrigger Pads are made of Fiber-Reinforce Polymers (FRP). This is a composite material made of a vinylester polymer that is reinforced with specially designed fiberglass.
Are there any chemicals to avoid when using FiberTech Outrigger Pads?
No. This is one of the significant advantages of fiberglass materials. These same materials are used in the most corrosive environments in the world and will outperform wood crane pads in the most common situations. Nothing encountered on a typical job site will have any effect on the fiberglass materials used in FiberTech Outrigger Pads.
What is the expected lifetime of FiberTech Outrigger Pads in wet or dry environments?
Wet or dry environments have no effect on our fiberglass materials and will not limit their service life. The same material is utilized for applications in submerged salt water and extremely dry desert environments. The typical failure of these pads would be from damage during handling. You can expect 20+ years of service life from FiberTech Outrigger Pads.
Are FiberTech Outrigger Pads susceptible to UV deterioration?
UV will not affect the structural integrity of the crane mats for at least 40 years. The resins in the crane mats have UV inhibitors that greatly slow UV degradation. We also apply a secondary coating that also has extremely good UV stabilization.
How do FiberTech Outrigger Pads compare to wood outrigger pads?
Wood is a natural material with a very high absorption rate. Due to absorption, wood fibers will splinter crack and break and have large variations of strength, stiffness, and reliability under pressure. All of which leads to unsafe conditions. In comparison, FiberTech Outrigger Pads constructed of FiberReinforced Polymers are virtually impervious to absorption and have reliable molecular, strength and stiffness properties.
What are the minimum and maximum temperature operational ranges of FiberTech Outrigger Pads?
-40°F to 131°F / -40C to +55C. FiberTech Outrigger Pads will work outside this range, but there will begin to be a reduction in performance. Please contact us if this is a concern for you.
Do your outrigger pads conduct electricity or create static electricity?
I’ve heard you sometimes recommend neoprene under your crane pads, why?
Neoprene is a fantastic solution for all of our load distribution products. It allows our products to flex a little on hard surfaces which allows for significantly improved load distribution.
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING
DICA’s new 1″ thick FiberTech Pads are the cats ass! 1″ thickness seems to be the perfect blend of manageable weight and good stiffness. These pads are bulletproof; a very hard material with no noticeable flex. I have zero concern about them standing up over time. Thanks again for a fantastic product, super happy with the pads!!!. Scott Sutherland, AJ’s Concrete Pumping
Our new FiberTech Outrigger Pads are working out really well. Our site basically consisted of a soil compaction C. I really tested the pads, constant crane relocation. Heavy lift set up, trying to stabilize the ground to support all of the gross load weights. These pads made my job a lot easier and safer. I was able to reduce my set up and tear down time by at least an hour per set up working by myself, and even faster when I had the convenience of a crew working with me. – Anthony Boyd, US Army Corps of Engineers
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DICA is a family-owned and operated company that specializes in building high performance engineered outrigger pads, crane pads, cribbing blocks and magnetic sling protectors that are lightweight, easy to use, and long-lasting.
DICA products are proudly Made in the USA, ASME B30.5 compliant and used by operators on all seven continents and 50+ countries around the world.