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Watco Anti Slip Aluminium Treads

An easy way to improve safety inside and out

  • Pre-drilled for easy fixing
  • Tough and durable
  • Resin bound aluminium oxide grit
  • Helps meet DDA requirements

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This tough, resin bound aluminium oxide provides a long-lasting, gritty finish to these stair treads. Easy to apply inside and out, on a range of surfaces.

Recommended areas of use

  • Ideal for application to cold, damp or difficult to clean surfaces.
  • Can be used on steps or walkways. The anti slip insert is firmly stuck to the surface and predrilled for screw fixing.


  • Self adhesive – easy to apply
  • Tough, resin-bonded aluminium oxide provides a long lasting, gritty finish
  • Water resistant pressure sensitive adhesive backing
  • Suitable for industrial and commercial use
  • Helps meet the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) and 2004 Building Regulations
  • Suitable for internal and external use - When used externally we suggest that this product is used with Watco Safety Tape Primer
Properties Aluminium plates with an anti slip PVC Surestep tread, predrilled for screw fixing.
Suitable for Floors, ramps, steps.
Interior or Exterior Interior and exterior.
Minimum application temperature Avoid application at temperatures below 10°C. Low temperatures can reduce adhesion.
Length (mm) 635mm
Width (mm) 115mm

Surface preparation

Apply to clean, smooth, dry surfaces such as painted or varnished wood, concrete, metal, tiles, and Terrazzo. Apply direct to smooth, hard concrete; dusty concrete will require a primer.


Smooth, non porous, dust free surfaces do not require priming. To improve adhesion on weak, dusty surfaces, apply a coat of Watco Safety Tape Primer.


Avoid application at temperatures below 10°C. Low temperatures can reduce adhesion. On steps and nosings, apply the product approximately 10mm in from the edge to prevent premature wear and edge curl. Peel back the backing strip approximately 50mm to reveal the adhesive layer. Avoid removing too much of the backing strip, but slowly keep peeling it back whilst firming the product into place. Firming down by hand or foot pressure is generally sufficient. You may need Watco Safety Tape Edge Sealer if the area gets very wet, it will help stop water penetrating under the adhesive.


Although the product can be walked on virtually straight away, the adhesive can take 24 hours to set fully. Immediately after placing the item onto the substrate, it can be peeled off reasonably easily. Please allow the adhesive to set if using in heavily trafficked or hazardous areas.

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£31.10 (Ex VAT)

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Tools and accessories

Watco Solvent Based Safety Tape Primer

Watco Solvent Based Safety Tape Primer

Increases the adhesion of self-adhesive tapes and treads

£20.10  (Ex VAT)

Watco Safety Tape Edge Sealer

Watco Safety Tape Edge Sealer

Protects tape edges from wear and water ingress

£16.00  (Ex VAT)

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