Access Mat Rentals in Canada

Access Mat Rentals in Canada

Access mats are temporary portable solutions designed to help workers and heavy machinery navigate through Canada’s unstable terrain. Generally, access mats can be used in remote locations or on large worksites for temporary roadways, temporary staging yards and drilling pads.

Since access mats can be manufactured using a wide variety of materials and different compositions, the first step in choosing the right access mat is choosing the right material for your needs. Learn more about choosing the right access mat below!

Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Access Mats

With the current technological advancements nowadays, GFI Solutions’ access mats are manufactured using our innovative Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) technology. Instead of fastening planks of wood together using bolts, CLT mats use an environmentally safe structural adhesive to bond the planks together.

Sustainable and Long Lasting Access Solution

While traditional mats use Douglas Fir, which grows to harvestable maturity in 80 years, our CLT mats are manufactured using Long Leaf Southern Yellow Pine, which only needs about 20 years to grow to maturity. Not only is Long Leaf Southern Yellow Pine much more sustainable than Douglas Fir, but it is also 33% stronger! Combined with our environmentally safe adhesive, our CLT access mats are three to five times more robust than our competition, offering you a sustainable and long-lasting access solution.

Lightweight and Cost-Effective Access Solution

Now that we’ve established the strength and durability of CLT access mats, it’s time to uncover their cost. As a project manager, the cost of access mats doesn’t only include the price of the product, but it also incorporates delivery, installation and removal costs. Since CLT access mats are two-thirds the weight of traditional bolted mats, GFI Solutions can transport 72 CLT access mats per load, saving you up to 60% in transportation costs!

As our CLT access mats are lighter in weight, you can fit more mats on loaders and shuttle trucks, increasing your savings by up to 40% on installation and removal costs. When choosing GFI’s CLT access mats, you’re definitely choosing the more cost-effective option.

Bring Down Your Costs with Access Mat Rentals

Other factors that contribute to the cost of your access matting budget are washing, transporting and storing your access mats. As per Canada’s matting standards, used access mats must be properly washed and bleached to avoid cross-contamination. Once you’ve completed your project, why spend unnecessary amounts of time and money on cleaning, transporting and storing your access mats? With GFI Solutions’ access mat rental service, you can eliminate extra costs and only pay for what your project requires! Our access mat rental services allow us to take the responsibility off your hands!

Access Mat Rentals and More at GFI Solutions

As Canada’s leading supplier of access solutions, GFI Solutions offers a variety of access products and services to meet the demands of your project. Contact our 24/7 support and service team today at +1 (833) 434-6287 or fill out our online form with all your needs, and one of our matting experts will reach out to you as soon as possible!

GFI Solutions is Alberta’s Access Mat Rental Experts

GFI Solutions is Alberta’s Access Mat Rental Experts

Are you looking for an affordable access mat solution for your project? If so, then CLT access mat rentals from GFI Solutions are an excellent option for you! TerraLam CLT mats are quickly becoming an industry favourite for access matting. They provide numerous benefits compared to traditional bolted mats. At GFI Solutions, we have the knowledge and experience to assist you with all of your access needs. From TerraLam CLT mats to access bridges and exceptional service, you can trust our team to help you keep your project accessible and operating safely. Below, we’ll discuss some benefits of renting access mats from GFI Solutions and a more in-depth look at TerraLam CLT mats. Continue reading to find out more!

Rent with GFI Solutions

Renting the safety access products your project requires should be a straightforward process. That’s why at GFI Solutions, our rental options are hassle-free. GFI offers same-day shipping, on-site installations, expedited delivery options, and more to our rental customers. In addition to the previously mentioned benefits, rentals also reduce your upfront costs. They are an affordable option if you’re testing TerraLam’s CLT mats for the first time. Suppose you’re unsure whether renting or buying is the right solution for you. In that case, our team of experts can assist you in determining your best option. GFI Solutions is here to help you with access mat rentals across Canada.

Engineered for Success

Compared to traditional bolted mats, CLT access mats are more durable, lightweight, and easier to install. Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) mats are made from Southern Yellow Pine and glued together with environmentally friendly adhesive. By utilizing adhesive instead of bolts, the weight of CLT mats is significantly less than traditional bolted mats. That means you can fit more CLT mats per load, so transporting these access mats is more affordable. Also, since these mats are manufactured using high-quality materials, their lifespan is 3-5 times longer than traditional bolted mats. Overall, CLT mats come with a range of benefits that ultimately make them the more affordable option. Below are some specs on the TerraLam 300 and 500 CLT mats:

TerraLam® 300 CLT Mats:

  • 3-ply cross-laminated timber
  • Bevelled edges
  • Weight: – 1,350 lbs.

TerraLam® 500 CLT Specifications:

  • 5-ply cross-laminated timber
  • Bevelled edges
  • Weight: – 2,667 lbs.

Your Source for Access Solutions

Your worksite comes with its own unique challenges, which means you may need rig mats, access mats, or both! GFI’s CLT mats are up to the challenge if you’re looking for affordable access matting for demanding environments. At GFI Solutions, we are proud to offer mat rentals. If you’re looking for access mats but don’t want to worry about long-term storage and transportation, renting is an excellent option. We even provide our customers with 24/7 support. So if you’re having issues, you can get a hold of us at any time, and one of our experienced team members can assist you. Our team of experts at GFI can assist you in determining the appropriate amount of mats for your project and answer any questions you may have. Contact us today if you’d like to learn more about access mat rentals at GFI Solutions!

GFI’s CLT Access Mat Rentals Are Coming to Grande Prairie!

GFI’s CLT Access Mat Rentals Are Coming to Grande Prairie!

Get ready Grande Prairie! We’re excited to bring you mat rentals that work perfectly for all of your access mat needs. GFI is proud to be Alberta’s exclusive supplier of access mats. With our innovative CLT (Cross Laminated Timber) mats, made from durable southern yellow pine fibre, we know you’ll enjoy all the perks of our products. Curious about our CLT mats? Keep reading to get some of the answers to your questions!

What Is the Difference Between CLT Mats and Bolted Mats?

CLT mats are engineered for greatness. While traditional bolted mats have been the standard for access matting in the past, CLT mats are an updated access mat solution that comes with a long list of exciting benefits. CLT mats were created as an innovative upgrade to the industry standard, taking access mats to the next level with their incredibly durable construction and lighter weight.

These mats use an environmentally friendly adhesive to bind the wood planks together. This makes it so that bolts are not used, which means that there are no protruding parts on the plank to cause tire damage or trip and fall accidents. Without bolts, you get a safer and more reliable access mat. These mats won’t splinter from weight because they are constructed as one smooth, consistent surface.

Strength is also a major factor with CLT mats. Made from southern yellow wood fibre, CLT mats can hold more load without getting damaged from the weight. These mats, made in two standard series called the 300-series and the 500-series, are designed with toughness in mind. They are capable of holding cranes, rigs and other equipment with ease.

Thanks to the use of southern yellow pine fibre, CLT mats are engineered with strength at the forefront. While other mats like bolted and traditional mats are made with mixed woods, CLT mats utilize southern yellow pine fibre consistently throughout the mat and bound them in a way that allows for even distribution of weight. By evenly distributing, you have a better chance of avoiding splintering or breaking the mat.

How Do CLT Mats Save Me Money?

These mats are durable even in the most intense weather conditions and are able to help you get the job done comfortably. GFI’s CLT mats make it easy to get goods, equipment and crews through any kind of weather or topography. They are moisture and rot-resistant and can handle any high-impact thrown their way.

You also save up to 60% more on transportation since these access mats are made from lighter wood, making it easier to load several per trip. With CLT access mats, you can rest assured that you are investing in a product that will keep saving you money.

Ready to Learn More?

GFI Solutions offers 24/7 rental support to accommodate all of your needs. Contact our team today to learn more about our mat rentals today!

GFI Solutions is Calgary’s Destination for Site-Safe Access

GFI Solutions is Calgary’s Destination for Site-Safe Access

GFI Solutions is Calgary’s premier source for rig mats. Our site safe access rig mats work perfectly to give you long-lasting performance. We save you money on transportation, installation and removal costs.

GFI Solutions’ rig mats are the best choice for your access mat needs with unmatched quality and ROI.

Save on Transportation

As Canada’s exclusive source for Sterling Solutions’ Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) rig mats, we are excited to bring you the benefits of such an innovative matting solution.

Built with southern yellow pine fibre instead of the 30% heavier and more commonly used Douglas fir, CLT mats are much lighter than the standard site access rig mats. With this difference in weight, we can save you up to 50% on freight costs. By saving you up to half of the cost, CLT mats give you more money to stay safely within budget.

Save on Installation And Removal

Installation costs can be a significant strain on your budget. With CLT safe access mats, installation is quick and efficient. These mats take much less time to install and save you up to 40% on labour and equipment costs. Not to mention less time on installation means more time getting the project done.

With easy installation comes easy removal. CLT mats are lighter and make for a quick removal job so you can get your project wrapped as quickly, safely and as efficiently as possible.

Longterm Benefits

With CLT mats, you get to enjoy a long-term ROI. These mats are made to be used over and over again without sustaining extensive damage. Made from southern yellow pine fibre, these mats are 30% stronger than the more commonly used douglas fir. With a Janka Hardness Rating of 870 lbf (3,900 N), these mats last longer and are an extremely reliable staple at any worksite.

Rig mats often feature bolts as an essential part of their structure. With CLT rig mats, you get an environmentally friendly adhesive that joins the wood layers perfectly. This innovative structure allows for even weight distribution that provides better, long-lasting support. This also allows for less damage on the mats and on any machinery.

Partner with the Experts

By trusting GFI Solutions to get the safe and efficient access you need, you partner with proven experts. We have seen it all, and we factor all of our experiences in when we work with you.

As an Alberta-based company, we can cater to Western Canada with a perfect understanding of what it takes to get a job done on a complex and dynamic worksite. Our priority has always been giving you the tools you need for site safety regardless of the terrain. The value of partnering with us is that you get great products that are engineered with your needs in mind.

Partner with GFI Solutions Today

With proven results, the site safe access CLT mats have truly exceeded other rig mats in terms of benefits. As durable and cost-efficient solutions to your site access needs, these mats are an easy choice for anyone hoping to take their worksite to the next level.

Click here to take a look at GFI Solutions’ catalogue for all your rig mat needs!