Tac Tiles

Tac Tiles

Things to consider while choosing Tac Tiles.

Tactiles are unique non-fade, non-slip ground surface indicators. These indicators provide cues, which combined with other environmental information, assist visually challenged people with their orientation. Hi-Traffic Tactile collection has been designed with an emphasis on reliability, safety, dignity, and independence for visually challenged people.

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TAC TILES

Tactiles (also called truncated domes, detectable warnings, tactile ground surface indicators, detectable warning surfaces) are unique non-fade, non-slip ground surface indicators. These indicators provide cues, which combined with other environmental information, assist visually challenged people with their orientation.

Tactile warnings provide a distinctive surface pattern of "truncated domes" (which are small domes that have had their tops cut off, or truncated) or "truncated bars" detectable by long cane or underfoot which are used by visually challenged people of their approach to streets and hazardous drop-offs - thereby alerting them of impending danger from oncoming vehicles or a change in path gradient.

Tactile ground surface indicators are an important and mandatory design element in all modern construction and public infrastructure projects. The Johnson Endura Hi-Traffic Tactile collection has been designed with an emphasis on reliability, safety, dignity, and independence for visually challenged people.

Benefits & Features

1 Specially designed to assist the visually impaired - "Foot Braille".

2 Special textures & colors for use as "Warning Floor Tile" located at areas of risk.

3 Vitrified porcelain body is suitable for exterior or interior application - frost, heat and weatherproof.

4 Corundum finish for enhanced hardness and slip-resistance.

5 Standardized designs that conform to with RNIB (The Royale National Institute for the Blind, UK), DETR (Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions, UK) & ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act, USA).

6 Two types of textures to suit a variety of applications.

7 Colours that best represent areas requiring demarcation.

8 Low water absorption, below 0.5% - high strength and durability.

9 High stain and chemical resistance.

10 Four times more abrasive resistant than concrete or polymer-based products.

11 Support services: drawings/ layouts etc.

Technical Characteristics

1 Fully vitrified unglazed porcelain tile.

2 Low water absorption, below 0.5%.

3 Approved profiled tactile design.

4 Approved size = 30cm x 30cm x lcm.

5 Tac Button Profile = lcm + 0.45cm.

6 Tac Liner Profile = lcm + 0.45cm.

7 Corundum addition for Mohs hardness >7.

8 Excellent slip resistance.

9 Very dense, durable and abrasion-resistant.

10 Solid through color - fade proof.

11 High chemical and stain resistance.

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