FLS Rail Overview

Rigid Rail Fall Protection Solutions

The FLS Rail family of rigid rail fall protection solutions includes our FlexRail, FlexBridge, FlexTraxx and Twin FlexRail solutions. FLS Rail solutions have gained popularity in recent years due to their ability to arrest falls in very short distances and wide variety of configurations available.

FlexRail

Our enclosed track rigid rail system used in overhead applications with limited fall distances. The FlexRail system is cable of curves and intersections allowing for increased user functionality.

FlexBridge

A variant of a FlexRail system used in a Cartesian bridge format. The FlexBridge system provides large areas of fall protection coverage. This is a favored solution in applications where the required location of the fall protection can change often.

FlexTraxx

An extruded aluminum rigid rail system used commonly for fall protection on metal roofs. Its’ low profile and ability to be color matched to the roof make it virtually invisible from the ground.

Twin FlexRail

By combining to parallel FlexRail tracks, the Twin FlexRail allows user to by-pass each other. This feature frees users up to work without worrying about getting tangled up with each other.

All steel based FLS Rail solutions are available in painted or galvanized finishes. The FlexRail trolley has a 100:1 weight to movement ratio, ensuring the trolley always stays overhead even with retractable lifelines exceeding 85’ in length.

FlexRail Fall Protection Case Studies


Rigid Rail Installation for 60,000 Sq. Ft. Hangar

FLS engineered, fabricated and installed a total of twelve enclosed track and trolley systems capable of supporting three users each. FLS designed the safety systems at elevations below HVAC and fire protection equipment to prevent interference with other hangar systems.

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FlexRail Installation Global Industrial Packaging Company

Overhead fall protection was needed to safely access the tanker trucks in the inside truck bays as well as the railcars along a 300’ section of track.

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Fall Protection for New Locomotive Maintenance Facility

FLS engineered a solution to accommodated the facility’s overhead gantry cranes so they could travel unimpeded by the overhead self-retracting safety lanyards.

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FlexRail Installation for Packaging Supply Company

FLS designed and installed three FlexRail Fall Protection Systems, one approximately 350 feet in total length over the rail line and two FlexRail approximately 292 feet in total length over the loading area and rail line.

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FlexRail Installation for Plastics Company

Overhead fall protection was needed on the old and new plastics silos for workers to connect the feeder tubes to tanker trucks while on top of the trucks. FLS designed, fabricated and installed 8 FlexRail Systems.

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FlexRail Installation for a Warehouse

Due to new operational needs, the client needed to extend the existing systems in one bay to offer further fall protection coverage for their workers. The total addition was of 250ft of Twin FlexRail.

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CCRC Chicago Enterprise Center

As part of the new development, FCL Builders contracted Flexible Lifeline Systems for the design, fabrication, supply, inspection, load testing and certification of the FLS’ rigid rail fall arrest solution, FlexRail.

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Wood-frame Aircraft Hanger FlexRail Retrofit

The FLS team devised a hybrid system, in which a very light-weight tube would be installed the full length of the cable system run. This tube acts as a compression strut along the entire length of the cable, and will distribute any fall arrest loads, both horizontal and vertical, without structural damage to the wood trusses.

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Rigid Rail Fall Safety System for New Aircraft Hanger

For this project, Flexible Lifeline Systems designed, engineered, and installed a total of six (6) Type 1 FlexRail systems. Each system was designed and engineered for a two (2) user fall arrest.

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FlexBridge Fall Protection Case Studies


FLS Fall Protection for Piping Distribution

Merfish came as a new customer for Flexible Lifeline Systems, seeking out a fall protection solution for its employees climbing stacks of pipe in order to attach rigging hardware for lifting with overhead cranes.

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FLS Rail Fall Safety Solutions

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FlexRail

FlexRail

Overhead rail and track systems with optional bypass capability.

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FlexBridge

FlexBridge

A rigid rail enclosed track fall protection system in a bridge format.

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FlexTraxx

FlexTraxx

The FlexTraxx system provides a secure attachment eye that combines with the weatherproof characteristics of a traditional ridge piece.

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Twin FlexRail

Twin FlexRail

The patented Twin FlexRail system consists of twin enclosed tracks with sealed bearing trolleys which provide 1:100 movement-to-weight ratio.

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Custom

Custom

We can design and manufacture custom solutions per your requirements.

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