Home > Companies > Gripdeck Ltd > GripDeck® SW - Softwood Anti Slip Decking

Softwood anti-slip decking supplied with standard grade RASC Guyanan Bauxite aggregate inserts, which are injected into the grooves of the decking and sit approximately 1–2 mm proud of the timber surface. Two Gripdeck® inserts are recommended per standard size deck board.

Features and benefits:

  • Bauxtite aggregate used in accordance with BS 812, for better ageing and anti-slip qualities, and will not polish up or smooth over with high footfall. Provides almost twice the slip resistance required to qualify as "low risk of slip" on both dry and wet surfaces, tested in accordance with BS 7976: 2002, Part 1–3 and UKRSG Guidelines 2011.
  • Solvent and diluent free epoxy resin forms a stronger and more reliable bond with the timber.
  • Gentle on skin and possible to walk on without shoes.
  • Higher quality product due to automated production systems.
  • Ten-year anti-slip warranty.
  • 20-year or greater life expectancy.

Related literature

The following content references this product:

Standard product features

Timber species:

European Redwood, grade Vths. Initially pale green and once exposed to external light fades to a warm honey brown, followed by a long term fading to a natural silver grey.

Treatment:

Tannalith E.

Aggregate colour:

Grey.

Technical characteristics:

  • Groove width: 6.5 mm.
  • Groove depth: 4.5 mm.
  • Resin: Solvent- and diluent-free epoxy with fillers.
  • Resin tensile strength: 50 N/mm².
  • Resin flexural strength (seven days): 90 N/mm².
  • Aggregate type: RASC Guyanan Bauxite.
  • Aggregate abrasion value: 3.1.
  • Aggregate crushing value: 34.
  • Polished stone value: 80.
  • Hardness of aggregate (Mohs scale): 9.

Options

Length:

A cut to length service is available. Consult manufacturer for details.

Inserts:

  • One Gripdeck® insert is only recommended on smaller, narrower boards of around 80 mm (higher risk of slip).
  • Slip resistance dry result with 2 x Gripdeck® inserts: 99 (extremely low risk of slip).
  • Slip resistance wet result with 2 x Gripdeck® inserts: 72 (extremely low risk of slip).
  • Slip resistance dry result with 3 x Gripdeck® inserts: 101 (extremely low risk of slip).
  • Slip resistance wet result with 3 x Gripdeck® inserts: 86 (extremely low risk of slip).

More than three inserts are available on request. They are also available in various colours. Consult manufacturer for information.

NBS Specification

NBS Create logo
This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-45-95/335 Softwood deck boards

NBS Specification

NBS Buliding logo
This product is associated with the following NBS clauses:

Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

Gripdeck Ltd

Tel:

+44 (0)1206 242494

Product reference

GripDeck® SW - Softwood Anti Slip Decking

Board type/ profile

[Grooved]
[Smooth]

Thickness

[28 mm]
[33 mm]
[34 mm]
[45 mm]
[68 mm]

Length

[ ______ ]

Aggregate particle size

[ ______ ]

Inserts

[ ______ ]

Manufacturer details

Unit 1 Chancers Farm,
Fossetts Lane,
Fordham,
Colchester,
Essex, CO6 3NY
Tel +44 (0)1206 242494
Fax +44 (0)1206 242496
NBS Plus