Plastex Matting News
Heronrib barefoot matting from Plastic Extruders Ltd is keeping visitors safe as they experience the innovative ‘Appearing Rooms’ water fountain sculpture by Danish artist Jeppe Hein outside the Southbank Centre in London.
This innovative mix of architecture and sculpture, which creates rooms via thin jets of water, is a huge hit with both children and adults alike. The matting helps them stay on their feet as they dash between the sprays.
The safety matting was commissioned directly by Southbank Centre after earlier experience with Heronrib matting proved very effective in this high pedestrian traffic area. An important benefit is that the matting is impregnated with anti-bacterial and anti-fungal additives which make it hygienic for bare feet as it reduces the risk of cross-contamination.
Heronrib matting is a popular choice for all barefoot and wetside applications, such as pools, changing rooms and showers. Its embossed surface is warm, comfortable and slip resistant, which minimises the risks associated with walking on tiled, concrete and other floors that can be very slippery when wet.
Available in several colours, Heronrib is manufactured from hardwearing non-porous vinyl with an open grid construction and channelled underbars which help water to drain away in all directions. The matting is supplied in 10m long rolls, 50cm, 1m and 1.22m wide, and is easy to cut to shape on site.