Category Archives: Floor Safety

SLIP RESISTANCE FOR RAMPS

NCC 2016 requires slip resistance ratings for new construction of ramps. The pendulum or ramp rating testing method is used to determine the grip on incline surfaces. The the ramp surfaces must pass both WET and DRY slip resistance requirements to comply with the construction code. Given the broad range of test methods available deciding…
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Slippery Pool Tiles

SLIPPERY POOL TILES We are regularly called out to treat slippery pool tiles that were fine when laid, and over time have become a slippery nightmare! All private and particularly public swimming pools have oil slicks, not the ones from damaged bulk tankers or drilling rigs but the oil and grease slick for the human…
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Slippery carpark floors

Why carpark floors are slippery when wet Slippery floors create one of the most memorable features of the typical underground carpark. The incredible squeal made by car tyres when navigating on these surfaces, like fingernails down a chalkboard this sound is very high pitched and can even hurts the ears. Have you ever wondered¬† what…
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Focus on slippery tiles

Zooming in on slippery tiles One of the most critical requirements in maintaining good traction on tiles is keeping them clean! Why invest in a professional treatment if you don't look after it? Here we show where you start and where you end up if you neglect good housekeeping.   Figure 1 is a brand…
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