Grated Flooring uses 3/8 or ¼ in. thick ASTM A36 steel bar.

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Wheels n' Heels grating satisfies both vehicle loading requirement of AASHTO and pedestrian comfort requirements of Americans With Disabilities Act. ASTM A36 steel bar product will clear span up to 8 ft under H15 and H20 wheel loads and can be provided in pieces up to 3 ft wide and 20 ft long. Applications include parking garages, bridges and walkways, piers, pedestrian accessible roadways, boat landing ramps, drainage pit covers, and trenches.

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Ohio Gratings, Inc. Manufactures A New Version Of Their Wheels N' Heels Product

Canton, Ohio -- July 5, 2005 -- Ohio Gratings, Inc. (OGI) manufactures a new version of their Wheels n' Heels product. This grating product satisfies both the vehicle loading requirement of AASHTO and the pedestrian comfort requirements of the American With Disabilities Act. Made from 3/8" or 1/4" thick ASTM A36 steel bar, this new product will clear span up to 8' under H15 and H20 wheel loads and can be provided in piece sizes up to 3' wide and 20' long. This new manufacturing
process requires less labor and is lighter per square foot than the traditional style. More information is available on Slip resistant surfaces are also available. Some applications of this product are; parking garages, bridge & walkways, piers, pedestrian accessible roadways, boat landing ramps, drainage pit covers, trenches, etc.

Ohio Gratings, Inc. headquarters and 112,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility are located at 5299 Southway Street, SW, Canton, OH. They also have a second 15,000 sq. ft. Southern facility in Ridgeland, South Carolina that offers an array of grating products and services including a generous inventory of light duty steel grating and aluminum. This Southern facility also provides fabrication services from end banding to the most complex fabrication request. Since 1970, OGI has manufactured one quality product, bar grating. Based on our motto "Make It Right and Ship When Promised," OGI is the market leader in quality and service in all bar grating products. They also
manufacture a variety of pressure locked bar grating of aluminum, light duty carbon and stainless steel. These styles are also part of their Grater Access® line of close mesh products. For rolling loads, they also offer heavy duty steel products.

From traditional industrial flooring to architectural applications, OGI offers extensive design and custom fabrication services with design commentary, engineering support, budget estimates for your projects and shop drawings. They operate in accordance to ANSI (American National Standards
Institute) and NAAMM (National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers) standards. Some applications of their bar grating include entranceways, sun screens, vent grilles, handrail panels, ceiling tiles, security screens, visual barriers, fences, trenches, pump & lift stations and water &
wastewater treatment plants. To place an order or inquiry, call 800-321-9800, e-mail or for additional information, view

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