FAQ's

Frequently Asked Questions About ANKAme

The Primary Product Uses

The Temporary and Permanent ANKAme roof anchors are the ONLY roof anchors in Australia that align to all common roof screw Pattern / Profile and that have been tested by a NATA accredited company

What makes ANKAme different from other Roof anchors?

The ANKAme roof anchor complies with current Australian Standards AS/NZS 1891.4:2009 and is an accredited Product, tested by a NATA accredited testing company. Most other products are not certified or only comply with “parts of the Australian Standards and sometimes are only tested by the manufacturer making them non-compliant with Australian Standards. The ANKAme roof anchor can be installed on 9 different roof profiles but has up to 14 different applications.

Does the installer need to have completed a Working from Safe Heights Course?

The end user and installer need to be able to deem themselves competent. Therefore they must have knowledge of roofing and be trained by a relevant training authority.

Is there any maintenance required for the ANKAme?

The temporary anchor does not require any further testing or re-certification once purchased, but recommend the screw fastenings be replaced every 3 months. The permanent fix anchors once installed need to be re-certified by a competent person every 12 months as per the Australian Standards.

What fastenings are required for Timber, Steel & Concrete?

TIMBER & STEEL. The Bremick 14-20 X 65mm screw is to be used only for the temporary fix (both steel batten and timber batten) This is the only screw that can be used with the temporary anchor because this is the specific fastening used during testing.

Temporary Fastening (Metal Roofes)Timber purlins / Steel purlins

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Permanentnt Fastening (Metal Roofs)

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CONCRETE: M10 x 75mm AnkaScrew

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CONCRETE:  M10 x 75mm True Bolt

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How do I install the ANKAme?

Refer to owners manual for correct use and installation found here, if not sent when ordering please call us on 02 9666 1069 or email us [email protected]

Can I paint my ANKAme a different colour?

No. The Temporary comes as Hi Visible Orange and the Permanent Gull grey.

Can ANKAme be used on Polycarbonate roofs?

No

Where can I get a copy of the Safe Work Australia Code of Practice?

Go to the Web Site and click on the following link to access the ‘Managing the Risks of Falls at Workplaces’. Additional documents are available from the website that detail processes for managing working-at-height risks for specific industries.

Where is the ANKAme made?

In Australia

How long is the ANKAme guaranteed for?

No warranties are given with the ANKAme, once used in a fall the product can no longer be used.