Anti-slip matting is a great way to improve worker safety and reduce the incidence of slips and falls in industrial and commercial environments. Slips and falls in wet work areas are a major cause of lost productivity and time due to injuries, as well as expensive insurance liability.

Anti-slip matting provides a slip-resistant surface in wet or hazardous work areas. In addition, a good anti-slip mat can improve moisture drainage and air circulation in wet work areas, further reducing the slip hazard.

Canada Rubber Group Inc. (CRGI) supplies quality anti-slip matting either as fully finished mats, or as bulk matting in roll form. Fully finished mats can be sized for specific work areas, while matting supplied in rolls may be used to cover larger floor areas.

An interesting alternative use for anti-slip matting is in the securing of loads for transport. Anti-slip matting may be placed on truck beds and floors to help prevent secured loads from shifting once the transport vehicle is moving. Anti-slip matting supplied in rolls may be laid on the truck bed for this purpose.

Anti-slip matting which CRGI can supply includes the following products:

Vynagrip. Vynagrip is the first choice mat for most industrial applications. The self-draining diamond tread surface provides excellent slip resistance and superior comfort. Made from 100 per cent PVC, this mat is chemical and fire resistant and easy to clean. Vynagrip enhances comfort and productivity, and achieves the highest rating in safety and slip resistance. Standard colour: black.

Heronrib. Heronrib provides excellent slip resistance and comfort for showers, change-rooms, around swimming pools, physiotherapy facilities, health care facilities and other bare foot applications. This mat has excellent 4-way drainage with sanitized anti-bacterial and anti-fungal additives. Heronrib is hygienic and non-porous, making it easy to clean and maintain. 100 per cent PVC. Standard colours: Oxford Blue, Ocean Blue-Red and Grey.

Grip Rock®. This mat is a preferred choice for food preparation areas, washing areas, beverage stations, wet ramps, walkways, stairways, high-traffic areas, industrial wet areas, freezer/cooler areas (including under door for threshold coverage), and hospitals. The dual layer design features a top layer consisting of white/brown ceramic beads and crushed garnet, with fiberglass in the middle. Polyurethane backing (this mat is also available unbacked for glue-down applications).

Brite-Trac™. This mat is an excellent choice where slip resistance and aesthetics are a concern, such as buffet lines, ice machines, hospitals, beverage areas, and industrial wet areas. The dual layer design features a top layer consisting of white ceramic beads and crushed garnet, with fiberglass in the middle. Polyurethane backing (this mat is also available unbacked for glue-down applications).

Super-G®An excellent mat for fry areas, garages, production lines, or places subjected to oil or grease. This mat is abrasive enough to handle excess grease! Dual layer design consisting of a top layer of crushed garnet, and a middle layer of fiberglass. Polyurethane backing (this mat is also available unbacked for glue-down applications).

Flexigrid. Flexigrid is a hard wearing and long-lasting mat for extreme industrial areas where production process can generate dirt, grime, spillage and metal chips. Made from 100 per cent recycled PVC with an extra aggressive slip-resistant surface that drains away heavy spillage and is easily cleaned. Reduces fatigue, and is resistant to acids, oils and most chemicals.

Heronair. Economical, multi-purpose, anti-fatigue matting. Heronair is designed to create maximum “cushion comfort” underfoot. Heronair is highly slip-resistant and self-draining. Ideal in all medium duty industrial environments and is an economical alternative to our Vynagrip mat. Standard colour: black.

Grip Rock® Freezer. A preferred mat for freezer applications. This mat services food preparation areas, washing areas, beverage stations, wet ramps, walkways, stairways, high-traffic areas, industrial wet areas, freezer/cooler areas (including under door for threshold coverage), and hospitals. Dual layer design consisting of a top layer of white/brown ceramic beads and crushed garnet, with a middle layer of fiberglass.  Polyurethane backing (this mat is also available unbacked for glue-down applications).

To find out more about any of these products, or the complete line of anti-slip matting which CRGI carries, contact our sales department today.

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