Industrial Storage, Safety Flooring and Architectural Security

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104 N. Maple Ave.
P. O. Box 646
Leola, PA 17540-0646
Toll Free: 800-345-8170
Fax: 717-656-2041
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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Ross Technology manufactures a diverse line of public safety and physical security solutions designed to protect people, property and products in a wide range of applications including slip and fall prevention, anti-terrorism/force protection and heavy-duty industrial storage. Based in Leola, Pennsylvania since 1962, the company supports ground-up construction and capital improvement projects throughout the world. Ross specializes in creating products that are engineered and tested to meet the highest standards for safety, quality and reliability within their respective fields:


• Industrial Storage - Dexco™ brand structural I-beam cantilever, coil, tool & die, salvage yard and shed racking systems that meet American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) standards for structural steel buildings. Engineered to provide unparalleled loading for heavy-duty applications.


• Safety Works - ALGRIP® slip-resistant metal floor plate, bar grating, stair treads, ladder rungs and expansion joint covers that meet OSHA and ADA legacy standards for slip-resistance. Fabricated with a unique laser-welding process that provides unparalleled durability, superior traction and easy maintenance.


• Architectural Security - forced-entry, ballistic- and blast-resistant windows, doors, louvers and escape hatches that meet Department of State (DOS), UL 752 and NIJ standards. Custom designed to suit individual project requirements for aesthetics, functionality and environmental stewardship.


• Perimeter Security - anti-ram vehicle barriers and fencing tested to ASTM crash test standards. Designed to minimize cost, maximize durability and simplify installation.


ALL PRODUCTS

{{this.show}} {{this.hide}} Safety Works - Algrip Slip-Resistant Flooring

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Slip-Resistant Metal Floor Plates

Metal Floor Plates provide maximum protection against slips and falls in any environment where the accumulation of liquids, dust, grease or other substances creates potentially hazardous conditions. Unique laser-welded deposits deliver unparalleled durability and traction, making this technology a smart choice for high-traffic applications in workplace or public settings. ALGRIP Metal Floor Plate is designed for easy cleaning and is intended for projects where a solid walking surface is desired.

Design Features

Available in a wide range of standard materials, sizes and finishes, ALGRIP Metal Flooring is extremely versatile and used throughout many different industries. Custom fabrication and finishes are also available for projects with special performance or installation requirements.Ross' patented CNC laser deposition process applies more than 1,000 rugged, custom-alloy deposits per square foot in a highly precise and uniform pattern. The superior bond strength of these deposits not only increases the useful product life, but also allows nearly any type of onsite fabrication without compromising the traction providing surface. And the smooth area between raised deposits helps deter the pooling of liquids and trapping of solids, which results in a product that exhibits exceptional self-cleaning characteristics.

ALGRIP is an ideal choice for a variety of applications requiring slip-resistant walking surfaces, such as:

  • Work platforms
  • Production line crossovers
  • Inclined ramps
  • Catwalks
  • Utility vault covers
  • Loading platforms
  • Sidewalk/culvert covers
  • Steps and stairs
  • Food processing equipment
  • Industrial machinery platforms
  • Assembly line floors
  • Trench covers
  • Dock boards
  • Decks/mezzanines


Architectural Resources

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ALGRIP- Slip-Resistant Metal Bar Gratings

In the design and construction community, ALGRIP Slip-Resistant Metal Bar Gratings are viewed as the preferred flooring of choice for applications requiring an open or permeable walking surface. Unique laser-welded deposits deliver unparalleled durability and traction making this technology an intelligent choice for demanding environments, especially where exposure to outdoor elements is a factor. ALGRIP grating is designed for easy cleaning and used extensively throughout many different industries.

Design Features

Available in a wide range of styles, spacings and finishes, ALGRIP Slip-Resistant Metal Bar Grating is an open metal flooring designed to provide maximum protection against slips and falls in conditions where the penetration of light, water or air is considered beneficial.Ross' patented CNC laser deposition process applies more than 1,000 rugged, custom-alloy deposits per square foot in a highly precise and uniform pattern. The superior bond strength of these deposits not only increases the useful product life, but also allows nearly any type of onsite fabrication without compromising the traction providing surface. And the smooth area between raised deposits helps deter the pooling of liquids and trapping of solids, which results in a product that exhibits exceptional self-cleaning characteristics.

ALGRIP is an ideal choice for a variety of applications requiring slip-resistant walking surfaces, such as:

  • Work/Pedestrian Platforms
  • Mezzanines/Catwalks
  • Inclined Ramps
  • Bridge Decking/Walkways
  • Utility Vault Covers
  • Sidewalk/Culvert Covers
  • Steps and Stairs
  • Trench Covers
  • Pit Covers


Architectural Resources

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ALGRIP™ Stair Treads, Tread Repair Covers & Nosings

ALGRIP™ Slip-Resistant Metal Stair Treads, Tread Repair Covers and Nosings provide maximum protection against slips and falls on stairways. Unique laser-welded deposits deliver unparalleled durability and traction, making this technology a smart choice for high-traffic applications in workplace or public settings. ALGRIP Stair Tread Products are designed for easy cleaning and are particularly effective in environments where the accumulation of liquids, dust, grease or other substances creates slippery conditions.

Design Features

Available in a wide range of materials, sizes and finishes, ALGRIP Slip-Resistant Stair Tread Products are exceptionally versatile and can be implemented in both new construction and retrofit applications. Stair Treads are intended for use in the production of new stairways and are available in plate or bar grate configurations. Tread Repair Covers are formed to fit over top of existing treads for a quick and cost effective method of upgrading stairways already in service. Nosings are appropriate for both new and retrofit construction.

Ross' patented CNC laser deposition process applies more than 1,000 rugged, custom-alloy deposits per square foot in a highly precise and uniform pattern. The superior bond strength of these deposits not only increases the useful product life, but also allows nearly any type of onsite fabrication without compromising the traction providing surface. And the smooth area between raised deposits helps deter the pooling of liquids and trapping of solids, which results in a product that exhibits exceptional self-cleaning characteristics.

ALGRIP is an ideal choice for a variety of applications requiring slip-resistant walking surfaces, such as:

  • New construction (treads)
  • Retrofit/repair over concrete or carpet (covers)
  • Spiral stairs
  • Mezzanines
  • Platforms
  • OEM equipment


Architectural Resources

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ALGRIP™ Slip-Resistant Ladder Rungs and Covers

The use of ladders exposes personnel to increased levels of risk and elevates liability concerns for employers. Outdoor applications can raise the odds of an accident by adding rain, snow or ice to the equation. ALGRIP Slip-Resistant Ladder Rungs and Covers feature unique, laser-welded deposits with unparalleled durability and slip-resistance, making them a wise choice for high-risk applications.

Design Features

ALGRIP Slip-Resistant Ladder Rungs and Covers are designed to provide an added measure of safety to both new and retrofit construction projects. Ladder Rungs are intended for use in the production of new ladders. Rung Covers are formed to fit over top of existing rungs, for a quick and cost effective method of upgrading ladders already in service.

Ross' patented CNC laser deposition process applies more than 1,000 rugged, custom-alloy deposits per square foot in a highly precise and uniform pattern. The superior bond strength of these deposits not only increases the useful product life, but also allows nearly any type of onsite fabrication without compromising the traction providing surface. And the smooth area between raised deposits helps deter the pooling of liquids and trapping of solids, which results in a product that exhibits exceptional self-cleaning characteristics.

ALGRIP is an ideal choice for a variety of applications requiring slip-resistant working surfaces, such as:

  • Rooftops
  • Machinery and equipment
  • Water towers
  • Wastewater tanks
  • Platforms
  • Loading docks


Architectural Resources

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ALGRIP™ Slip-Resistant Trench and Expansion Joint Covers

Public works and civil construction projects often require safety covers to conceal and protect utility lines, expansion joints and drainage ditches. ALGRIP Slip-Resistant Metal Trench and Expansion Joint Covers provide an added measure of safety by offering exceptional slip-resistance to areas where the accumulation of liquids, dust, grease or other substances creates hazardous conditions. ALGRIP's unique laser-welded deposits offer unparalleled durability and traction, making it a smart choice for high-traffic applications in workplace or public settings.

Design Features

Available in a wide range of materials, sizes and finishes, ALGRIP Trench and Expansion Joint Covers are extremely versatile and used in major projects throughout the country. Ross' patented CNC laser deposition process applies more than 1,000 rugged, custom-alloy deposits per square foot in a highly precise and uniform pattern. The superior bond strength of these deposits not only increases the useful product life, but also allows nearly any type of onsite fabrication without compromising the traction providing surface. And the smooth area between raised deposits helps deter the pooling of liquids and trapping of solids, which results in a product that exhibits exceptional self-cleaning characteristics.

ALGRIP is an ideal choice for a variety of applications requiring slip-resistant surfaces, such as:

  • Sidewalks
  • Roadways
  • Bridges
  • Platforms
  • Parking garages
  • Runways


Architectural Resources

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ADA Compliant Access Hatches, Covers & Gratings

Access Hatches, Covers & Gratings provide ventilation and secure entry to underground utility vaults used by electric, telecomm, gas and water services to house their equipment. Ross custom manufactures these products to meet individual customer designs and project specifications, specializing in applications requiring ADA compliant bar grating and slip-resistant surfaces.

Typical construction includes:

  • Prefabricated assembly with structural frame and rebar
  • Precast or ready-to-finish concrete infill panels
  • Fixed or hinged metal panels in various plate or ADA compliant, welded bar-grating designs
  • Tamper resistant hardware and locking devices
  • Galvanizing or abrasive blasting with paint finish
  • ALGRIP Slip-Resistant Technology
  • Optional materials and finishes are also available


Architectural Resources

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Louvered Door Panel & Frame Assemblies

Louvered Door Panel and Frame Assemblies serve as wall panels for above-ground utility vaults, providing necessary ventilation and access to equipment. Door panels provide simple entrance for routine service. Fixed panels can be removed to create ample room for replacing large equipment. These products are custom fabricated to meet individual customer and project specifications.

Typical construction includes:

  • Prefabricated assembly with structural frame for embedding into concrete or block wall
  • Welded louver blades and hardware
  • Door panels - choice of right or left handing
  • Screens for preventing rodent access
  • Galvanizing or abrasive blasting and paint finish


Architectural Resources

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Pre-Hung Vault Doors

Pre-hung vault doors offer security and floor level access to transformers and other critical equipment located in utility vaults and network protector compartments. Ross custom fabricates these doors to meet individual customer and project specifications in (3) primary configurations: Tin-clad fire doors (three-hour fire rating); Louvered doors (where ventilation is required); Steel plate doors (for interior of network compartments).

Typical construction includes:

  • Pre-hung assembly with frame and hardware
  • Steel doors receive galvanizing or abrasive blasting and paint; tin-clad doors have a mill finish
  • Options include single or double leaf, right or left hand opening, in-swing or out-swing and vent dampers.
  • Other material and finish options are available


Architectural Resources

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Traffic Rated Access Hatches, Covers & Gratings

Access Hatches, Covers & Gratings provide ventilation and secure entry to underground utility vaults used by electric, telecomm, gas and water services to house their equipment. Ross custom manufactures these products to meet individual customer designs and project specifications, specializing in applications with AASHTO traffic loading requirements. ALGRIP Slip-Resistant Technology can be added to the traffic side of the appropriate substrate to provide exceptional traction for pedestrians and vehicles.

Typical construction includes:

  • Prefabricated assembly with structural frame and rebar
  • Precast or ready-to-finish concrete infill panels
  • Fixed or hinged metal panels in various plate or grate configurations (welded bar / reticuline)
  • Tamper resistant hardware and locking devices
  • Galvanizing or abrasive blasting with paint finish
  • Optional materials and finishes are also available


Architectural Resources

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Utility Vault Accessories & Services

In addition to traditional infrastructure access solutions, Ross also custom fabricates ancillary products used to support utility vault construction and operation. Sump Frame and Panel Assemblies are one such example.

Used to cover and provide secure access to sump pump cavities.

Typical construction includes:

  • Prefabricated assembly with frame and hardware
  • Solid metal floor plate and grate panels (welded bar or riveted reticuline)
  • 1/4" raised pattern on floor plate. Optional Algrip slip-resistant technology
  • Hot-dip galvanized finish


Other examples of Ross specialty fabrication services include laser-cutting / machine-welding corporate identification information and custom designed locking devices.


Architectural Resources

{{this.show}} {{this.hide}} Architectural Security - Roof / Escape Hatches

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Maximum Security Sliding Hatch - DOS 60 Minute FE/BR

Maximum Security Sliding Hatches provide DOS certified protection against mob-level forced-entry attacks and rifle-level ballistic threats for emergency egress points in both roof and floor mounted applications. Ross heavy-duty rollers significantly reduce the amount of effort required for opening and closing the active panel, contributing an additional measure of safety.



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Maximum Security Hinged Hatch - DOS 60 Minute FE/BR

Maximum Security Hinged Hatches provide DOS certified protection against mob-level forced-entry attacks and rifle-level ballistic threats for emergency egress points in both roof and floor mounted applications. Ross utilizes heavy-duty hinges and gas struts to assist with opening and closing of the hatch doors, allowing personnel to safely handle larger leaf sizes.



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Maximum Security Louvers - DOS 60 Minute FE/BR

Maximum Security Louvers are tested in accordance with UL752 and provide DOS certified protection against mob-level forced-entry attacks and rifle-level ballistic threats. Used in buildings that require airflow for equipment, their unique chevron slat design offers extraordinary protection against firearm assaults and exceptional rain shedding capabilities.

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High Security Doors - DOS 5/15 Minute FE/BR

DOS certified steel systems tested to withstand 5 or 15 minutes of simulated “mob" attack. 15 minute models are also certified for rifle-level ballistic rounds. Hardware includes automatic multi-point or two manually thrown locks for exceptional strength and durability. Options consist of various single or double leaf configurations and vision or opaque panels.

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Maximum Security Doors - DOS 60 Minute FE/BR & Fire

DOS certified steel systems tested to withstand 60 minutes of simulated "mob" attack and rifle-level ballistic rounds. Door leaves are opaque and include three manually thrown locks for exceptional strength and durability. Options consist of various single or double leaf configurations and a 180 minute UL fire rating.

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Aluminum Forced Entry / Ballistic Resistant (FE/BR) Windows

Aluminum Forced Entry / Ballistic Resistant (FE/BR) Windows deliver DOS certified protection against mob-level forced-entry attacks and rifle-level ballistic threats in a complete system designed for energy efficiency and modern architectural appeal. Available in a wide variety of performance ratings for both fixed and teller window applications, they can also be engineered to resist significant blast loads with a “no hazard" rating. Ross aluminum window designs utilize high strength aluminum alloy components for durability and a thermally broken frame with industry leading U-values and condensation resistance.

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Aluminum Ballistic Resistant (BR) Windows

Aluminum Ballistic Resistant (BR) Windows deliver laboratory tested protection against rifle-level ballistic rounds in a complete system designed for energy efficiency and modern architectural appeal. Available in a wide variety of performance ratings for both fixed and teller window applications, they can also be engineered to resist significant blast loads with a “no hazard" rating. Ross aluminum window designs utilize high strength aluminum alloy components for durability and a thermally broken frame with industry leading U-values and condensation resistance.

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Steel Forced Entry / Ballistic Resistant (FE/BR) Windows

Steel Forced Entry / Ballistic Resistant (FE/BR) Windows deliver DOS certified protection against mob-level forced-entry attacks and rifle-level ballistic threats in a complete system that offers minimal sight lines and design flexibility. Available in a wide variety of performance ratings for both fixed and teller window applications, they can also be engineered to resist significant blast loads with a “no hazard" rating. Ross steel window designs utilize a welded, structural steel frame engineered for high strength and maximum durability.

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Steel Ballistic Resistant (BR) Windows

Steel Ballistic Resistant (BR) Windows deliver laboratory-tested protection against rifle-level ballistic rounds in a complete system that offers minimal sight lines and design flexibility. Available in a wide variety of performance ratings for both fixed and teller window applications, they can also be engineered to resist significant blast loads with a “no hazard" rating. Ross steel window designs utilize a welded, structural steel frame engineered for high strength and maximum durability.

{{this.show}} {{this.hide}} Perimeter Security - Gates and Fencing

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M50 P1 Post & Beam Fence - XL-501 / RSS-F501D

Anti-ram fencing safeguards high-risk facilities that require complete perimeter protection against vehicle-borne attacks. These anti-ram barrier systems provide maximum security for buildings, equipment and hazardous materials vulnerable to high-speed impacts or in close proximity to roadways. The XL-501 Post and Beam Anti-Ram Fence is a proven high security vehicle barrier delivering vehicle-stopping strength with an innovative design that reduces overall costs, simplifies installation and improves visual appeal.

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M50 P1 Post & Beam Gate - XT-4200

Beam style gates are ideal for guarding access control points with wide entrances, eliminating the need to install and maintain multiple wedge barriers or bollards. And because the vertical support posts and foundations are often installed beyond the roadway margins, these barriers can reduce the risk of interference with underground utilities. The XT-4200 Anti-Ram Gate features a unique rising beam actuated by a highly reliable, electromechanical drive system. It's also engineered to integrate seamlessly into our XL-501 Post & Beam Fence to create a turnkey perimeter security solution.

{{this.show}} {{this.hide}} Industrial Storage

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Structural I-Beam Cantilever Rack Systems - dexco

Dexco Cantilever Racking Systems offer the strength, durability and layout to store products of practically any dimension or weight. They're particularly ideal for materials that are wide or bulky, and thus difficult to store on traditional pallet racks. And because we use structural steel, our designs can easily accommodate numerous adjustable arms to maximize your floor space and can be engineered to handle virtually any load.

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Structural I-Beam Salvage Yard Rack Systems - dexco

Having the ability to store and access inventory efficiently can be a significant factor in profitability for salvage yards and recycling centers. Ross can help by designing and manufacturing a cost-effective rack system capable of storing more stock in less space, while providing increased organization and inventory control. And like all of our racking solutions, Ross Salvage Yard Racks are built with structural steel components for superior quality, strength and durability.

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Structural I-Beam Coil Rack Systems - dexco

Safely storing and accessing metal coils can pose a real challenge. Ross engineers and manufactures giant, structural coil racking systems capable of handling massive loads. And like all of our storage solutions, Dexco Coil Racks are built with structural steel components for superior quality, strength and durability. So if you've been tasked with sourcing a rack system to store 80,000 pound coils stacked four units high, then look to Ross to engineer a solution that meets your needs.

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Structural I-Beam Specialized Rack Systems - dexco

No matter how uncommon or detailed your storage requirements, Ross can deliver a rack system to store practically any load, of any length, weight or size. Our Specialized Racking Systems include Stanchion Racks, which allow for vertical positioning of materials such as sheet metal, steel plate, glass and granite. Ross also custom designs and fabricates cantilever and other rack styles for bulky and oddly shaped building materials. And like all our rack solutions, Ross Specialized Racks are built with structural steel components for superior quality, strength and durability.

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Structural I-Beam Tool & Die Rack Systems - dexco

Because tools and dies are vital components of your manufacturing process, we think it makes a lot of sense to carefully consider how they're stored. Suitable storage of heavy or large forming dies, fixtures, jigs and molds requires more than standard pallet racks or spare floor space. Ross can design and manufacture an efficient, robust racking system to meet your unique needs. And like all of our racking solutions, Ross Tool and Die Racks are built with structural steel components for superior quality, strength and durability.

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Shed Racks - dexco

Dexco Shed Racks provide the structural foundation for high-density, covered buildings used to store expansive construction materials such as lumber, roofing and siding. Extremely space efficient, they allow for easy storage, organization and access, while reducing material damage and loss due to weather exposure. Shed Racks can easily be utilized for a wide range of products and are available in T-shed, L-shed and drive-thru configurations.

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Last Update: 2019-12-06