Category Archives: Technical

SLIP RESISTANCE FOR RAMPS

NCC 2016 requires slip resistance ratings for new construction of ramps. The pendulum or ramp rating testing must satisfy both WET and DRY minimum requirements. Given the broad range of test methods available deciding how to best evaluate the safety of your pedestrian surface can be confusing.  Correct test method selection depends on a range…
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Anti Slip Stair Nosing the Basics

Anti Slip Stair Nosing inquiry has increased dramatically in the last few years. A significant percentage of inquiry is based around the types of nosing and how we install it. It is important to understand some of the terms when researching so here are some stair basics. A "flight" of stairs is defined as a…
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Vinyl Anti Slip Coating

Anti Slip coating Vinyl Anti Slip may be the best alternative to restore the traction on old vinyl that has been buffed and waxed over the years. Surfaces like vinyl and timber are traditionally coated with all kinds of sealers and coatings to maintain the shine and help buff out marks and scuffing but rarely…
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Check your tile slip rating

Check the tile slip rating       One of the critical factors missed by a lot of shoppers hunting for tiles is the safety of the surface and the tile slip rating. As much as 50% of our work is devoted to fixing basic bad decisions made when first researching the tiles for your…
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