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How It Works
Our Anti-slip treatment is a uniquely formulated chemical compound designed to react with silica sand in the surface of your floor. This process creates a positive slip resistant environment without aesthetically changing the appearance of the surface. Because this treatment is not a topical application, it will not crack, peel chip or discolor with age. There will be no tread or wear patterns on the surface in high traffic areas. These treatments can be applied and reapplied without jeopardizing the structural composition of the surface material. Although not intended to be a cleaning agent, this process will aslo purge and brighten surfaces, renewing its apearance.

Each anti-slip treatment is applied by one of our certified technicians. Our technicians will conduct an assessment of the surface being treated and determine a customized ratio of treatment and SCOF (Static Co-Efficient of Friction) designed for your surface material. Once the product is applied, there is no need for curing or drying time. Your daily operations can proceed as normal.

 
By Having ourAnti-Slip treat-
ment applied to your floor, you are eligible for a tax credit of almost 50% of the cost through the Americans With Disabilites Act.
The penalty for a commercial
building’s floor being found in violation of the American’s With Disabilities Act, for a first time offender, is $50,000. Second time offenders incur penalties of $100,000.
 
  What is a Tread Pattern?
A tread pattern is best described as the fingerprint of the surface. All silica sand
based surfaces have a smooth fingerprint. Our treatment enters into the pores
of the surface and microscopically changes that fingerprint by widening and
deepening the powers. The end result is the creation of a non-slippery tread
pattern.
 
Customers who have had our
treatment applied have successfully reduced their liability and workers compensation fees by up to 20%.
A floor's tread pattern before and after anti-slip treatment
As an added benefit, our
preparatory cleaning process will remove caked in dirt, grease, and residue from your floor’s grout, restoring it to like new condition. Take a look at the before and after picture below.
 

What is Static Coefficient of Friction (SCOF)?
If you are a business owner you already know that OSHA and ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act) have standards in place that require floors to be safe from slip and fall accidents. At the very least, it is required to take the necesary precautions to ensure the floors are safe. These standards are measured by a term known as the Static Coefficient of Friction, or SCOF.

The SCOF between two solid surfaces is defined as the tangential force required to produce sliding divided by the normal force between two surfaces. SCOF is measured with a “Slip Meter” such as the ASM 825 pictured below.

 
Grout is restored to original condition
ASM 825 Slip Meter used to insure non-slip surface is created These devices are used primarily by insurance agencies when investigating slip and fall injury claims. Our technicians employ the same technology to insure your floor goes above and beyond the standards of OSHA and ADA for safe floor compliance. Our customers have successfully lowered their Workers Compenation and Liability insurance costs, as well as avoided steep fees for violation of ADA standards, by having our treatment applied to their floors.
 
 
.60 or above................Very Safe
.50 to .59.............Relatively Safe
.40 to .49..................Dangerous
.35 to .39............Very Dangerous
.00 to .34......Unusually Dangerous
As adopted by Underwriters Laboratory (UL) and the American Society of Testing and Materials (A.S.T.M.), “A static anti-slip coefficient of friction of .50 or above is considered a safe walkway surface with a dry condition. A reading below .50 is considered an unsafe walkway surface.”
 
Source: “The Slip and Fall Handbook” by S.I. Rosen, Hanrow Press, Columbia, MD
Treatment Benefits
Because our technicians test your surfaces for a SCOF of .50 or higher under wet conditions, you will be able to say your floor is actually safer
wet than it is when its dry!
 
  Other treatment benefits include:  
 
 

Eliminate the need for costly floor mats and other coverings

Insure Compliance with OSHA and ADA requirements

Reduce Workers Compensation and Liability Insurance Premiums

Restore Grout to New Condition

Reduce Bacteria and Other Health Risks

Make Your Business A Safer Environment

Create a More Positive Impression On Your Customers (They Will
Notice the Difference!)

 
   
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