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Watco Safety Tapes

Tough, safe anti slip floor tapes

  • Resin bonded aluminium oxide safety surface
  • Makes slippery steps, floors and ramps safe
  • Low slip potential (wet PTV 71)
  • Full colour range including Yellow and Hazard
Description

Recommended areas of use

  • This anti slip tape is an easy and highly effective way to improve safety
  • Use on concrete, wood, metal and painted surfaces

Features

  • Tough aluminium oxide grit for great slip resistance and long life
  • Ideal for indicating hazardous areas or safe escape routes
  • Long lasting and consistent colour - Custom colours are available in rolls of any size up to 1m wide x 18m long with a minimum order of 1000m²
  • When used externally we suggest that this product is used with Safety Tape Primer
  • Helps meet the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) and 2004 Building Regulations
Specifications
Properties Self adhesive, ideal for indicating hazardous areas, long lasting, anti slip.
Suitable for Concrete, timber, brick, stone, metal.
Surfaces Floors, ramps, steps.
Interior or Exterior Interior and exterior.
Primer required Yes, on dusty, porous or gritty surfaces.
Curing time Immediately ready for traffic.
Minimum application temperature Avoid application at temperatures below 10°C. Low temperatures can reduce adhesion.
Depth (mm) 25, 50, 75, 100, 150, 300, 500.
Roll length (m) 18
Application

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.

Priming

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.

Application

If appearance is critical we recommend the application of a small trial area first.

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.

Adhesion

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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