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Watco Surestep Tiles

Makes slippery floor tiles safe

  • Ideal for 6’’ quarry tiles or similar
  • Resin-bonded aluminium oxide grit
  • Self adheisivewater resistant backing
  • Meets DDA requirements
Description

You may need Watco Safety Tape Edge Sealer if the area will get very wet to help stop water penetrating under the adhesive. One tube is sufficient for approximately 60 Watco Surestep® Tiles.

Recommended areas of use

  • Concrete
  • Wood
  • Metal
  • Painted surfaces

Features

  • Self adhesive: easy to apply
  • Ideal for 6’’ quarry tiles or similar
  • 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
Specifications
Suitable for Concrete, wood, metal and painted surfaces.
Interior or Exterior Interior and exterior.
Primer required To improve adhesion on weak, dusty surfaces, apply a coat of Watco Safety Tape Primer.
Drying time 24 hours.
Minimum application temperature Avoid application at temperatures below 10°C.
Length (mm) 140
Width (mm) 140
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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