Anti-Slip Tape

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Anti-Slip Tape

Anti-Slip Tape
anti-slip tape

Anti-slip tape is useful is preventing slips and falls. Whether working in an industrial garage or simply in a home workshop or office, there is a constant danger of slipping and falling. Even the act of moving some equipment out of the garage or around the house poses this risk. And for some people who experience difficulty getting around, a simple ramp or set of stairs outside in the rainy elements can be a serious falling hazard. For that reason there are several cost-effective anti-slip tape products that can turn any normal surface into a course surface that will retain grip and traction even when coated with things such as grease, sawdust or liquids. While some people operating in such conditions may opt to wear non-slip shoes, even those are sometimes no match for certain slippery conditions. Specialized tape is one of the safest ways to ensure grip when walking.

There are several degrees of strength and ability when it comes to anti-slip tape.

The products range from fairly comfortable yet course enough to create traction to extremely course and durable for the most industrial and heavily-trafficked areas. The use these areas get as well as the type of person walking on them will determine which type of tape is best. But no matter the style, the application is typically the same as is the amount of added safety it provides.

Various general-purpose tapes aid in maintaining grip for household applications. They possess strong adhesive backing for even application on any surface, offering traction for regular footwear indoors or outdoors, like on wheelchair ramps and handrails. For wet areas like bathtubs or pools, barefoot-specific tapes provide comfortable, non-slip surfaces

Anti-slip tape is also a necessity for more industrial areas such as commercial garages or factories. These areas might see a daily buildup of things like industrial grease, mud, sawdust and more. Even the dry ingredients when left untreated can create a slippery surface due to loss of traction and in busy industrial settings an injury is just a step away when that becomes the case. For places with heavy foot and machinery traffic and thick material buildup a heavy-duty course tape is required. This tape would be very uncomfortable with bare feet and impractical in a home. But when covered under grease and machinery it does its job remarkably well. The tape will be extremely course, creating a surface for traction even under heavy liquids. The adhesive will also be very strong so that the tape doesn’t peel up when materials are ground down into it.

No matter how much foot traffic an area gets, if liquid accumulation is common a slipping hazard is present. Tape to add traction is available in an array of styles and can turn any area into a much safer place.