Approved by HCAOurHelidecksarealsoinspected andapprovedbyHCA(Helideck CertifyingAgency).Ourdesigns andcompletedinstallationsare checkedandapprovedbyHCAfor compliancewithCAACAP437 requirements.
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..
Helidex LLC186 Paterson Ave, Suite 303 | East Rutherford | New Jersey | 07073 | USAP. 201-636-2546 E. email@example.com
Helidex South Carolina Plant116 Sun N Sand Road | Spartanburg| South Carolina | 29303 | USAP. 864-310-5928 E. firstname.lastname@example.org
Supplying Aluminum Helidecks - Heliports Since 1998Standard Solid Aluminum PancakesSED 6000 (Safe Deck) Aluminum PancakesAluminum Support FramingAluminum and Intermediate PlatformsAluminum WalkwaysComplete Helideck Lighting SystemComplete AFFF Fire Suppression SystemRefueling System
Ourhelidecksaredesignedandfabricatedtomeetthefollowingcodes and regulations: •HSAC RP 161- Helideck Design Guidelines•CAP 437- Standards for offshore helicopter landing areas- 2018•API recommended practice 2L. •CAAP 71- Offshore Helidecks•ABS - American Bureau of Shipping•Brazilian Norman 27, Annex 6 and Brazilian Navy Specifications •International civil aviation organization (ICAO) - Heliport design. •International maritime organization, IMO. •LR - Lloyds Register. •UK CCA, CAP 437 •DNVGL- Det Norske Veritas. •FAA Heliport Design Manual •BV - Bureau Veritas. •Rina •USCG
Class, Third Party Tested…
•TeststoconfirmcompliancewithCAP437requirementsforthedeck capacity,safetynetdroptestandtie-downspulltestareperformedfor eachhelideckwemanufacturedandareperformedatourfacilitiesin SouthCarolinaandarewitnessedandcertifiedbythirdparty inspectors, Client’s reps and Class surveyors. •ShoptestedFrictionCoefficient: Thetestrevealedacoefficientoffriction close to 0.7 in both directions of the deck top surface. •DeckingplankstestedandcertifiedbyNRLwithacoefficientoffriction of 0.67 for unpainted decks and 0.75 for painted decks. •OurSafetyNetTestPanelsaretestedasperCAP437testdroppinga weightof125kgfromadistanceofonemeterabovethenet.Oursafety netpanelshavebeentestedforupto300kg(wellabovetestloads)and themesh,framesoroutriggersdidnotshowanysignsofdamageor failure.•Tie-downsPullTest:OurstandardD-ringtiedownsarealsotestedfor eachdeckwesupplyundertheirpresenceofaclasssurveyor.Ourtie-downsmeetthestringentrequirementsofNormam27andareratedfor about 8t each.