Prolyte Campus at A.C. Entertainment Technologies, UK

When: 25 July 2017 till 25 July 2017
Time: 09:00 - 16:00
Location: High Whycombe
Category: Events

Prolyte Campus – A Learning Initiative

“Prolyte Campus” is a worldwide initiative to support the entertainment rigging industry with the best and most up to date knowledge available.  By providing the tools and training to use their products in compliance with application standards and regulations, Prolyte aims to create increased awareness on their safe use.

Who is the course for?
The course is ideal for anyone specifying or installing trussing, staging or roof structures.  In particular it is aimed at AV and Lighting Production, Events and Rental Companies or Venues who regularly use staging and trussing but maybe don’t have in house structural engineers. It aims to provide a broad overview of the important considerations in safely selecting, installing and using truss structures with specific reference to the Prolyte range of products. 

Course Content
The course is split into three modules:

Module 1 – Trussing

  • Overview of legislation and standards
  • Trussing loads and forces; use of loading tables; load safety factors
  • Truss selection for different applications
    • Light weight; high load
    • Practical tips for using Prolyte trusses

 Module 2 – Roof Systems

  • Roof system design considerations
  • Selection of the appropriate roof system
  • Practical considerations and examples

Module 3 – Staging

  • Staging system selection
  • Prolyte staging options

Course Trainers

Eric-LaanstraThe course will be run by Eric Laanstra from Prolyte in the Netherlands. Based on his broad technical experience and practical skills, acquired working in the rental site of the entertainment business, Eric was warmly welcomed to join the Prolyte team in 2000 to support the Customer Service department. After more than 8 years as manager Customer Service Eric knows all the tricks and details on nearly every product Prolyte supplies. Moving on as Product Manager ProlyteStructures  Eric's responsibility focuses on Prolyte's extensive trussing and staging range. Close contact with users and customers is highly valued by Eric, where sharing knowledge and jokes usually go hand-in-hand.


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A.C. Entertainment Technologies Ltd.
Centauri House
Hillbottom Road
High Wycombe
Bucks  HP12 4HQ
DDI: +441494 838370
Fax: +441494 461024

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