PolyPad

Product Description

A unique, 600 x 900mm Tactile ground surface indicator pad manufactured from new generation long lasting UV stable polymer. Designed to warn the vision impaired of an impending hazard or to provide directional guidance. As part of The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) compliance, it is now mandatory to provide Tactile Warning Indicators (TGSI) to stairs, ramps and many other changing conditions.

Features

  • Embossed anti-slip top surface, R11 rated in accordance with the Australian Standards AS/NZ4586

  • Available in 600x900mm format to ensure minimum joins and no chance of dirt ingress.

  • Can be easily trimmed to suit any combination of Tactile pad size

  • PolyPad® has a maximum base thickness of 2.5mm, i.e. below the required 3mm, to ensure it is never a trip hazard

  • Easy to install over all substrates including concrete, ceramic tiles, bitumen, timber decking and most other surfaces

  • Low maintenance polished surface manufactured from a blend of polymers to ensure long lasting performance, resistant to heavy traffic abuse and maintenance machinery

  • UV stable to ensure the product lasts the test of time both indoors and out

  • Abraded bottom surface to ensure optimal adhesion

  • Available with a DIY installation kit.

Formulated Advantage

PolyPad® is manufactured from a blend of high performance polymers for improved resistance to acids, solvents, ozone and oxidation. It also exhibits: good flame retardance; good abrasion resistance; superior resistance to weather, ozone, sunlight and oxidation; excellent resistance to alcohols, alkalis and acids, very good color stability; moderate resistance to oils and gasoline.

Service Temperature Range

-50°F(-60°C) to +250°F(+120°C)

Dimensions

Designed to conform with the Australian Standards. PolyPad retrofit Tactile pads have:

  • an overall size of 600x900mm
  • a stud protrusion height of 5mm, the maximum to ensure
  • longevity and optimum anti-slip

Colours Available

High visibility Yellow, Black, Ivory, Grey, Dark Grey, Ocean Blue, Terracotta, Orange and Sky Blue

Luminance Contrast

In accordance with the Australian Standards, a minimum luminance contrast of 30% must be provided between the tactile indicator pad and the surrounding substrate. PolyPad® is available in a range of colour allowing specifiers the option of selecting the most appropriate luminance value for any given installation. Refer to the PolyPad® luminance chart for selection details.