Our helidecks are now USCG approved . . . We have supplied over ten USCG helidecks to clients operating in the Gulf of Mexico such as SHELL Oil , Harvey Gulf, Hornbeck Offshore and Bordelon Marine, In addition to being approved by all major classification societies, the USCG approval is a major and important milestone for Helidex. We can now serve the many owners, operators and vessel owners in the Gulf of Mexico and  allow them the choice of aluminum helidecks and their advantages compared to the limited choice of using steel helidecks..
Approved by HCA Our   Helidecks   are   also   inspected   and approved   by   HCA   (Helideck   Certifying Agency).   Our      designs   and   completed installations       are       checked       and approved   by   HCA   for   compliance   with CAA CAP 437 requirements.
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Class & CAP 437 Tested - Class & CAP 437 Approved

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CAP 437 and Class Approved

Aluminum Helidecks

Our      helidecks      are      designed      and fabricated   to   meet   the   following   codes and regulations: API recommended practice 2L.  ABS - American Bureau of Shipping  Brazilian Norman, Annex 6 and Brazilian Navy Specifications  International civil aviation organization (ICAO) - Heliport design.  International maritime organization, IMO.  LR - Lloyds Register.  UK CCA, CAP 437  DNV - Det Norske Veritas.  FAA Heliport Design Manual  BV - Bureau Veritas.  • Rina USCG

  Class Tested…

Tests to confirm compliance with CAP 437 requirements for the deck capacity, safety net drop test and tie-downs pull test are performed for each helideck we manufactured and are performed at our facilities in South Carolina  and are witnessed and certified by third party inspectors, ABS and DNV.   Friction Coefficient: The test revealed a coefficient of friction above 1.0 in both directions of  the deck top surface.  Our Safety Net Test Panels are  tested as per CAP 437 test dropping a weight of 125kg from a distance of one meter above the net. Our safety net panels have been tested for up to 300 kg (well above test loads) and the mesh, frames or outriggers did not show any signs of damage or failure. Tie-downs Pull Test: Our standard D-ring tie downs are also tested for each deck we supply under their presence of a class surveyor. Our tie-downs meet the stringent requirements of Normam 27 and are rated for about 8t each. 
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