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Aussie Tactiles is your go-to shop for all your tactile needs and advice, based in Bowden, South Australia, offering in-store and online shopping and delivery Australia-wide. Our wide selections include polyurethane-, stainless steel tactiles, brass, and carborundum plates and pads. We have products that require drilling into the floor surface to secure them in place. The pads come with self-tapping stems, and we also supply self-adhesive bonds and primers for porous surfaces. We provide the installation templates for the individual tactiles with stems and the self-adhesive flat tactiles.
When looking for stainless tactiles as warning hazards for obstacles or directional indicators on floor surfaces, we offer brass, stainless steel, and carborundum tactile plates and pads. These components are highly suitable because of their durability, making them ideal for installation in areas with heavy foot traffic. The sound of footsteps change against the stainless steel domes and alerts pedestrians that tactiles are in place, which will indicate them to a direction to follow or warn of an approaching hazard or obstruction.
You will find various high-quality tactile plates and pads that meet stringent safety standards, both in-store and online. We also offer non-slip polyurethane and yellow or black carborundum tactile options. Our stainless steel pad range includes tactiles with a convenient 3M VHB double-sided bonding system, an instant bond adhesive that requires no drying or setting period, making your installation time shorter.
Tactile ground surface indicators are a global initiative to assist the visually impaired with navigating built-up environments. By mounting them on pedestrian surfaces, they alert foot-travelers of approaching roads, public pathways, gradient changes, and obstacles ahead. The design of their distinctive surfaces allows for them to be felt underfoot or by a cane. It is best to install them at the top and bottom of staircases, ramps, escalators, and moving walks.
Tactile indicator pads are individually installed either with a stainless steel self-tapping stem or instant bond adhesive. Discrete indicators are made of a single component, generally stainless steel or brass, and are one solid colour. Composite indicators have different colours on the top and sloping sides, making them more noticeable, especially when yellow non-slip carborundum is on top. Integrated indicators have the tactiles on a sheet; the sheet and the domes are the same colour and made from the same material.
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Please contact us for any advice or help with choosing the best products.