What is DCOF and SCOF?

By |2024-01-31T14:25:51+00:00January 31st, 2024||

SCOF- Static: Measures the amount of force required to initiate movement or cause slipping when a person is standing still on a surface. It is important to note that standards for measuring SCOF have all been withdrawn. DCOF- Dynamic: The dynamic (or kinetic) coefficient of friction (DCOF) is the measure of the resistance to

What is a Pendulum Test Value (PTV)?

By |2024-01-19T19:48:09+00:00January 19th, 2024||

PTV stands for the Pendulum Test Value, a measurement of how slippery a surface is, measured with a tribometer called the British Pendulum, which stimulates a foot swinging across a surface.Check out the graphic below to understand where your PTV should be at in order to be considered in the 'Low Slip Potential' category.

There are many paver and travertine sealing companies out there, what makes you different?

By |2024-01-12T18:44:16+00:00January 12th, 2024||

This is true. There are plenty of other companies that will seal your travertine and/or paver surfaces. Some even offer slip resistance as well. However, what they do to achieve "slip resistance" is they add a rounded plastic aggregate to the surface, like "Shark Grip". Majority of the pool decks we are called out to,

Why should I consider traction enhancing treatments for my floors?

By |2024-01-12T18:40:08+00:00January 12th, 2024||

It is estimated that 85% of worker’s compensation claims are attributed to employees slipping on slick floors (Industrial Safety & Occupational Health Markets 5th edition). Slip-and-fall accidents are the leading cause of visits to the ER and are the leading cause of all accidental deaths in homes each year. We can help prevent these slips

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