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508-1 8 ft Type IAA Aluminum Round Rung Straight Ladder


Performance Overview

SizeStyleReach HeightLoad CapacityTypePerformance Rating
8 ftSingle Section11 ft375 lbsType IAA Duty Rating

The 508-1 one-section aluminum round rung 8 ft straight ladder has a duty rating of 375 pounds. The exclusive ALFLO® rung joint means TWIST-PROOF® performance every time. The side rails are extra heavy duty I-beam rails and the aluminum round rungs are deeply serrated for slip resistance.




Features

  • Exclusive ALFLO® rung joint means TWIST-PROOF® performance
  • 1-1/4 in slip-resistant TRACTION-TRED® round rungs
  • Extra heavy duty I-beam rails
  • Heavy duty, self-aligning, free-swinging shoe with slip-resistant tread and replaceable steel spur plate
  • Hoop end caps


Specifications

FeatureSize / Details
Size8 ft
Reach Height11 ft
Max Working Length8 ft
Extended Length8 ft
StyleSingle Section
Load Capacity375 lbs
TypeType IAA Duty Rating
Performance Rating
MaterialAluminum
Rung TypeRound
Foot MaterialSlip-resistant pad
Number of Sections1
Base Width16-7/8 in
CertificationsANSI A14.2 (2007); OSHA
Approx. Cu. Ft. Per Unit2.9
Approx. Shipping Wt. Lbs.16.5




Package Contents

Part NumberQtyDescription

Dimensions

FeatureSize
Rails Dimension3 in
Flange Dimension1-3/16 in
Rung Dimension1-1/4 in


Additional 500-1 Series Models

Model No.SizeReach HeightMax Working LengthExtended LengthLoad CapacityType
508-18 ft11 ft8 ft8 ft375 lbsType IAA Duty Rating
510-110 ft13 ft10 ft10 ft375 lbsType IAA Duty Rating
512-112 ft15 ft12 ft12 ft375 lbsType IAA Duty Rating
514-114 ft17 ft14 ft14 ft375 lbsType IAA Duty Rating
516-116 ft19 ft16 ft16 ft375 lbsType IAA Duty Rating
518-118 ft20 ft18 ft18 ft300 lbsType IA Duty Rating
520-120 ft22 ft20 ft20 ft300 lbsType IA Duty Rating
524-124 ft26 ft24 ft24 ft300 lbsType IA Duty Rating


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500-1 Series Aluminum Single Section Extension Ladders
 
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what is the web and flange thickness of the i beam for the rail

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8' to 14' Rails 3" wide, Flange 1-3/16"
16' to 20' Rails 3" wide, Flange 1-1/4"
24' Rails 4" wide, Flange 1-3/8"
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514-1 14 ft Type IAA Aluminum Round Rung Straight Ladder
 
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Is the the 16 7/8 width quoted to the outside of the rails and/or shoes?

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Bethpage, NY 11714, USA
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Yes, the 16 7/8" width is from outside rail to outside rail.
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508-1 8 ft Type IAA Aluminum Round Rung Straight Ladder
 
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What is the length of the rungs on the 508-1 (8 ft aluminum straight ladder?

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Newport News, VA, USA
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The rungs on the 508-1 are 16 13/16" long
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520-1 20 ft Type IA Aluminum Round Rung Straight Ladder
 
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Do you make a lighter ladder in the 20' length...if so what are the choices

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Portland, OR, USA
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Please see the D1520-1. This ladder weighs 43.5lbs.
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500-1 Series Aluminum Single Section Extension Ladders
 
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single ladder

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Barrington, NH, USA
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Barrington, NH, USA
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To clean my chimney, I need a 16ft single ladder that I hook on the top of the upper roof. I have one: type 2 commercial 225#. I am only 160# and I find this ladder very heavy to move from the first roof to the second. Do you have a ladder of the same size but lighter?
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We currently manufacture 2 single aluminum ladders with a height of 16ft. Please see the 516-1 and the D1516-1. The 516-1 weighs 37lbs. The D1516-1 weighs 32.5lbs.
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508-1 8 ft Type IAA Aluminum Round Rung Straight Ladder
 
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what are the dimensions of the I-beam side rails

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The dimension of the side rails on the 508-1 are 3"x 1 3/16".
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520-1 20 ft Type IA Aluminum Round Rung Straight Ladder
 
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Is the width the same from the bottom to the top on the 20' round rung straight ladder?

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Yes the width of the ladder is the same at the top and bottom of the ladder.
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524-1 24 ft Type IA Aluminum Round Rung Straight Ladder
 
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What is the weight please? 24' 300# alum extension ladder.

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Peterborough, NH 03458, USA
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The weight of the 524-1 is 60.5lbs.
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What is the inside diameter of the rungs of this ladder?

1 year, 8 months ago
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SWFL
I want to slide a pipe through it.
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The measurement you are looking for would be 1.29". We do not suggest placing anything inside the rung.
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508-1 8 ft Type IAA Aluminum Round Rung Straight Ladder
 
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what ladder style for vertical 10'

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Factory mezzanine access for maintenance personnel
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I would suggest using a straight ladder such as the 512-1 if you need to reach a height of 10ft. If you want something in fiberglass please see the D6212-1.
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Different types of ladders are designed to keep you safe and productive when climbing or standing. Using the wrong style of ladder or simply ignoring the limitations of climbing equipment can result in a fall or serious injury.
Height is referring to the actual ladder height. Extension ladders should be 7 to 10 feet longer than the highest support or contact point, which may be the wall or roof line. The highest standing level is four rungs down from the top. The highest permitted standing level on a stepladder is two steps down from the top.

Reach height is the maximum reach assuming a 5’6” person with a vertical 12” reach.
Ladders are designed to safely hold up to a specific amount of weight. The Werner Performance System defines five different capacities using a color and star rating system. The Duty Rating is defined as the maximum safe load capacity of the ladder. A person’s fully clothed weight plus the weight of any tools and materials that are carried onto the ladder must be less than the load capacity.

Werner offers ladder made from fiberglass and aluminum. Each material has characteristics which make it best for certain applications, or one material may simply fit the personal preferences of the user. For example, if working around electricity users should select fiberglass products due to their non-conductive side rails.