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  • Comparison: Rubber vs PVC Matting

    09/01/2015

    A helpful guide for choosing the most appropriate material for your application. Rubber and PVC (vinyl) have different material properties making them suitable for different types of application.

    Posted in Product Focus, Industry News

  • Product Focus: Recycled Rubber Speed Bumps

    17/09/2014

    The UK Department of Transport defines the regulations for the design and use of speed bumps in its legislation The Highways (Road Humps) Regulations, 1999. In order to prevent damage to vehicles, specific dimensions and tolerances are prescribed. Traditionally most traffic calming devices were constructed using asphalt or concrete

    Posted in Product Focus

  • Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS) in Flood Prevention

    11/02/2014

    Following the winter of 2013/14, officially declared the wettest since records began in 1910, the UK has been struck by nationwide floods. Atlantic storms have battered the coastline, and the country's rivers have been full to bursting in both rural and urban areas following record rainfall.

    Posted in Industry News, Product Focus, Current Events

  • Dirty Statistics: An Analysis of the Dirt Found in Buildings

    10/09/2013

    Did you know? 1) 80% of the dirt found in a building is tracked in on people's shoes. 2) 1000 people entering a building can carry in more than 2kg of dirt. 3) 40% of businesses' cleaning budgets on average is spent on floor maintenance. 4) Tracked in moisture is No. 1 cause of accidental slips and falls on hard floors.

    Posted in Product Focus, Industry News, Miscellaneous

  • Why Anti-Fatigue?: The Benefits of Anti-Fatigue Mats

    02/09/2013

    Standing for long periods of time on hard floor surfaces is very uncomfortable and causes physical fatigue. Leg muscles become static and constricted as they work overtime to keep that person in an upright position, and blood flow is greatly reduced causing pain and discomfort. In this situation the person's heart is forced to work

    Posted in Product Focus, Industry News