PVC Tactile Pads

PVC Tactile Pads

PRODUCT CODE: 400

 

 

APPLICATION

 

 

Our full range of commercial tactiles are suitable for internal and external applications. Integrated tactiles are easy and quick to install, simply prepare the surface, peel and stick. The durable polyurethane tiles are designed to be used immediately.

Sticky Back Tactile Pads are…

  • Meets AS / NZ safety standard AS1428.4.1-2009
  • CSIRO slip tested to R12 – This exceeds the required standard.
  • UV stabilized to ensure the colour remains constant 
  • High grade  SUPER STICK bitumen glue backing, peel and stick
  • Very high resistance to mechanical damage, shopping trolly wheels, blunt force impact, Vehicles driving over them, vandalism etc.
  • Rail & Bus authority approved safety yellow colour

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Description

The polyurethane warning tactile indicators are one of the best tactile indicators used at hazardous locations for the safety of the visually impaired people. They have tactile studs and dots that are coated with polyurethane to provide extra protection and make the tactile indicators slip resistant. These are very strong and sturdy indicators that are very cautiously used and installed on many platforms, covers of road ditches and many other facilities. These polyurethane warning tactile indicators work towards alerting the visually impaired in their line of travel to avoid any problems for the pedestrians in a majority of the public and most importantly hazardous places.

These polyurethane warning tactile indicators are reasonably priced according to the designs that we offer. We offer a variety of designs to pick and choose from and also give the clients a choice of customizing the products as per their own need and convenience keeping in mind the place and site of installation. These polyurethane warning tactile indicators are slip resistant to make sure and provide extra safety to the people who will be using our installed products. These are very durable and easy to maintain. These products are flexible and can be customized as per the needs and convenience of the customers.

For a better understanding of our products and to know the variations in design, size, and color, it is best to get in touch with us. We provide the service of customer support on educating them about a variety of products and the prices are shared when you contact us.

 

Installation Methods

Make sure you remove any debris & dust and make sure the surface is completely dry.

IMPORTANT: Please use the Surface Primer supplied. It is advisable to keep the pads warm as this will assist in achieving an instant bond. The warmer they are the better the adhesion will be.

  1. Place the Tactile pads into position leaving a 1-2mm gap for expansion.
  2. Apply masking tape as close as possible to around the edges of the pads
  3. Remove pads and apply the Surface Primer onto the surface and up to the edge of the masking tape allowing the primer to soak in.
  4. Leave primer to dry between 15 – 30 minutes pending on conditions.
  5. Remove backing paper from the tactile pad and place into position leaving a 1-2mm gap. Tap down firmly with rubber hammer.
  6. Once the area is completed remove the masking tape

Compliance

Allway’s self-Stick Tactiles comply with the following standards:

  • National Construction Code
    •  Section D3.8
  • Australian/New Zealand Standard 1428.1 2009 – Design for access and mobility – Design for access and mobility: General requirements for access – New building works
  • Australian/New Zealand Standard 1428.4.1 2009 – Design for access and mobility – Means to assist the orientation of people with vision impairment: Tactile ground surface indicators
  • Australian/New Zealand Standard 4586 – 2013 – Slip resistance classification of new pedestrian surface materials

Luminance Contrast

The Building Code of Australian/New Zealand and the AS/NZS 1428.4.1 require a minimum luminance contrast of 30%. Guide lines are as follows:

  • Integrated tactile indicators – not less than 30% across the entire area
  • Discrete (individual) tactile indicators – not less than 45%
  • Where Discrete tactile indicators are constructed of two colours or materials the raised section shall have a minimum contrast of 60%

Test – AS.NZS 1428.4.1 2009 Appendix E (pg 70-77)