Plastex Matting News
The metal processing works of Corus Tewkesbury is one of latest industrial plants to install large areas of Flexigrid high performance slip resistant matting. According to Tony Huntbach, in charge of health and safety, the problem was one of fluid seeping from the cold rolling lines on to the floor and thereby creating a potential hazard.
By using Flexigrid, a safe and slip resistant walkway has now been created. The matting is also comfortable to walk on which in turn relieves fatigue.
Flexigrid, one a number of floorcoverings from international matting manufacturer Plastic Extruders Ltd, is widely used in heavy industrial environments where dirt, production waste, oil and other spillages can create problems. The matting is extremely hard wearing, resistant to oils, chemicals and industrial fluids. It has a deep etched surface with open grid through which debris and spillages are dissipated.
Manufactured from flexible PVC, the matting is comfortable to stand on and reduces physical fatigue. It will contour over rough or uneven surfaces and is easily cut and shaped to fit around machines and irregular areas. Because of its tough and rugged nature, it is also often used as a primary barrier for cleaning footwear at the works entrance.
Black Flexigrid is produced in 60 and 91cm widths and in 5 and 10m long rolls; modules and optional aluminium