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Our flagship product line. The value added features of the Series 1000 make it our best seller. Ships set-up from one of our four locations, reducing freight costs and damage. Plus, when it arrives, it goes directly in to use.

450 lb. load rating.

  • All tube members are 1″ steel tube construction.
  • Steps are 7″ deep in your choice of tread.
  • Top steps are 10″, 20″ or 30″ deep.
  • Spring-loaded 2″ casters are used on 1 to 4 step ladders. The Cotterman® SafeLock™ is used on 5 step ladders and above.
  • Gray powder coat is the standard finish.
  • Series 1000 ladders meet applicable OSHA and ANSI standards.
  • CAL-OSHA models also available.

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Superior CONSTRUCTION

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  • All tube members are 1” steel tube construction.
  • All welded construction.
  • Gray Powder coat is the standard finish.
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8 stairway tread support welds per step, for a stronger, longer lasting, and safer ladder.

Multiple Tread OPTIONS

Cotterman® offers a variety of tread types to suit your needs. So, no matter what environment your ladder will be in, we have a tread that will offer the optimal grip.

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  (A3)

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Expanded Metal (A1)

Open step design prevents debris buildup.

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Perforated (A6)

Perforated holes provide excellent slip resistance.

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Vinyl (A2)

Solid metal step with nonslip ribbed vinyl tread.

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Tread WIDTH

Cotterman® offers various tread widths to accommodate almost any situation. So, it is up to you, the user, to determine how and where the ladder will be most commonly used. Our treads vary in widths from 16″ to 30″ to allow for space, storage and usage constraints or requirements.

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16″ Tread Width

Open step Premium Serrated Tread.

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24″ Tread Width

Open step design prevents debris buildup.

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30″ Tread Width

Perforated holes provide excellent slip resistance.

On The Ground

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1-4 Step (B3) Spring-Loaded Casters

Multi-Directional Mobility. Allows 360° mobility. 1-4 step ladders have spring-loaded casters that retract whenever weight is applied.

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5-Step & Up (B4) SafeLock™

with 4” wheels. Foot-activated locking mechanism with swivel casters and rigid rear wheels. Available on 4-step & above.

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5-Step & Up  Dual End SafeLock™

with Multi-directional 4″ wheels. Swivel casters on front and back. Allows 360° mobility. Available on 5-step & above.

First Thing’s First

First, we need to determine what size ladder you need. One of the most common mistakes made in ordering many ladders is getting them too large for the available workspace. Here are some things to consider before ordering your new ladder:

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A: Working Height

is the approximate height that you would like to be able to comfortably reach. It is usually calculated at 5.5′ above the ladder’s platform height.

B: Overall Height

is VERY important. You want to be sure that your ladder will not be too tall to fit into your workspace. This includes being able to fit through any doors that you may need to move it through, or under any ceilings or fixtures that you may have.

C: Top Step Height

is the measurement of the top step from the ground. It’s important that this measurement is not too far above or below your desired working height.

D: Base Width

is also very important because as ladders get taller, the base width increases. It is important to be sure that the ladder will not be too wide for your workspace. We offer different tread widths to accommodate most work areas.

E: Base Length

is the measurement of how long the base of the ladder runs. This is dependent upon the height of the ladder. The taller the ladder, the longer the base. Also lower climb angles increase base length.

*Options such as deeper top steps are available, and will increase the base length. Top steps are available in 10″ – 12″(standard), 20″ – 24″, and 30″.

 
Description Top Step Height Overall Height Working Height Part Number
1 Step 59 Degree Ready 2 Climb Steel Rolling Metal Ladder
NO HANDRAILS
12 16 78 1001G
1 Step 59 Degree Ready 2 Climb Steel Rolling Metal Ladder
NO HANDRAILS
12 12 78 1001N
2 Step 59 Degree Ready 2 Climb Steel Rolling Metal Ladder
NO HANDRAILS
20 20 86 1002N
2 Step 59 Degree Ready 2 Climb Steel Rolling Metal Ladder
WITH HANDRAILS
20 50 86 1002R
3 Step 59 Degree Ready 2 Climb Steel Rolling Metal Ladder
NO HANDRAILS
30 30 96 1003N
3 Step 59 Degree Ready 2 Climb Steel Rolling Metal Ladder
WITH HANDRAILS
30 60 96 1003R
4 Step 59 Degree Ready 2 Climb Steel Rolling Metal Ladder
NO HANDRAILS
40 40 106 1004N
4 Step 59 Degree Ready 2 Climb Steel Rolling Metal Ladder
WITH HANDRAILS
40 70 106 1004R
5 Step 59 Degree Ready 2 Climb Steel Rolling Metal Ladder
WITH HANDRAILS
50 80 116 1005R
6 Step 59 Degree Ready 2 Climb Steel Rolling Metal Ladder
WITH HANDRAILS
60 90 126 1006R
7 Step 59 Degree Ready 2 Climb Steel Rolling Metal Ladder
WITH HANDRAILS
70 100 136 1007R
8 Step 59 Degree Ready 2 Climb Steel Rolling Metal Ladder
WITH HANDRAILS
80 110 146 1008R
9 Step 59 Degree Ready 2 Climb Steel Rolling Metal Ladder
WITH HANDRAILS
90 120 156 1009R
10 Step 59 Degree Ready 2 Climb Steel Rolling Metal Ladder
WITH HANDRAILS
100 130 166 1010R
11 Step 59 Degree Ready 2 Climb Steel Rolling Metal Ladder
WITH HANDRAILS
110 140 176 1011R
12 Step 59 Degree Ready 2 Climb Steel Rolling Metal Ladder
WITH HANDRAILS
120 162 186 1012R

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