Scaffolding (scaffold) refers to the construction site for the operation and address the vertical and horizontal transport and erection bracket. Building industry in general terms, refers to the construction site in the exterior walls, interior decorating or where higher storey is not directly. Mainly to construction workers up and down jobs or install components such as perimeter safety net enclosure and air, that is scaffold, scaffold materials usually include: bamboo, wood, steel or synthetic materials. There is scaffolding when the template use, in addition to the advertising industry, municipal works, traffic roads and bridges, mines and other sectors are also widely used.
In China before 1949 and the early 50 's, method of construction scaffolding bamboo or wood construction. 60 's promotion of steel tubular scaffold with couplers.
80, and China in the development of advanced, multi-function scaffold aspects of remarkable achievements, such as door-like scaffold and Bowl fastener-style steel pipe scaffolding series, the scale of annual production capacity has reached tens of thousands of tons, and has a number of exports.