The only handleable interlocking aluminium outrigger mat system in the world

ALIMATS® is a unique interlocking outrigger mat system – made from certified aluminium. It has been specifically developed to spread outrigger loadings and has been fully load tested up to 1856 tonnes/m². They’ve been used on all sorts of high-profile projects – HS2, Tideway, Heathrow Airport, London Guildhall, Google HQ Kings Cross, Olympic Park, Tottenham Hotspur and London Bridge; to name just a few.

ALIMATS® are available for nationwide hire and delivery.

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Interlocking design

Interlocking design enables monolithic action and bi-directional load spread

A range of sizes

Standard mat sizes range from 0.67m² to 8.41m²

Easy to carry

Light enough for two people to safely carry and set up

Easy to transport

Small enough to fit in a van

Load tested

Fully load tested up to 1850 tonnes/m2

Extruded Aluminium

Fully certified Aluminium system

Designed for Outriggers and more

Props, Concrete Pumps, Scaffolding and MEWPS

Features and Benefits

  • Certified – Fully certified Aluminium system
  • Engineered – Interlocking mats in a multi-mat set-up, behave like a single monolithic unit, enabling bi-directional load spread
  • Strong – Fully load tested up to 1856 tonnes/m²
  • Range – Available from 0.67m2 to 8.07m2. Extra-long module coming soon – 6.05m² / 7.06m² and 8.07m² mat configurations.
  • Lightweight – Mat modules only weigh 38kg/m², easy for two people to safely move and place into position
  • Handleable – All modules fitted with handles as standard
  • Safe – No short rigging or plant required to set up
  • Transportable – Easily fit into a van
  • Tested – Capable of spreading the load. Independent FEA simulations tested Aluminium, Timber (D40 Oak) and Plastic (UHMW) as a simply supported beam. Results showed Timber bent five times more than Aluminium but remained elastic and Plastic bent 50 times more than Aluminium having reached its elastic limit.

To find out more about ALIMATS® call the Brilliant Ideas team on 01335 345111 or email

ALIMATS® Core Sizes

1.346m2 Mat Area

(1.160m X 1.160m)

2.018m2 Mat Area

(1.740m x 1.160m)

3.028m2 Mat Area

(1.740m x 1.740m)

4.037m2 Mat Area

(2.320m x 1.740m)

5.046m2 Mat Area

(2.320m x 2.175m)

6.055m2 Mat Area

(3.280m x 1.740m)

7.064m2 Mat Area

(3.480m x 2.030m)

8.073m2 Mat Area

( 3.480m x 2.320m)

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    “ALIMATS are lightweight – they come as interlocking panels, they’re easy for two people to pick up/move around and easy to use. This is an excellent product, backed up with an extremely supportive team. Brilliant Ideas deliver on time every time.”

    John Whitham, Balfour Beatty Modular

    To find out more about ALIMATS® call the Brilliant Ideas team
    on 01335 345111 or email

    “We’ve used ALIMATS® for as long as I can remember – they are fairly unique; we can’t fault them.
    ALIMATS® does exactly what it says on the tin. They’re a massive improvement on the timber mats.”

    Tom Drury, Cahill Welding