Entries by Callum

Pendulum Slip Testing – Boats and Cruise Ships

Surface Performance are frequently asked to carry out pendulum slip tests for the nautical industry. Slip testing is widely used in various areas, for example: Pendulum slip testing a marina jetty / marina platforms. Slip resistance testing of decking installed at marinas or lifeboat stations. Slip resistance testing on board larger vessels or cruise ships. […]

Bathroom tile slip resistance testing

Surface Performance carry out slip resistance testing to all types of bathroom tiles. Testing is carried out using a pendulum slip tester using both soft rubbers (to replicate barefoot traffic) and hard rubbers (to replicate footwear). Tiles are tested in accordance with the HSE guidelines for slip resistance in a temperature and humidity controlled laboratory. […]

Warehouse – slip resistance testing to warehouse flooring

Pendulum slip resistance testing should be carried out to warehouse and factory floors in order to determine that the risk of slip accidents in marginal. Slip resistance testing is carried out in accordance with HSE guidelines for slip testing and will determine if the factory floor has a low, medium or high slip potential. Surface […]

HSE pendulum slip testing in schools and universities

Surface Performance Ltd carry out pendulum slip resistance testing at schools and universities throughout The UK. Testing is carried out in accordance with The HSE guidelines for slip resistance and ascertains if the surfacing is safe for use through a low / medium / high risk classification. Slip testing at schools is important in order […]

Tile / flooring slip resistance independent testing (HSE pendulum slip testing)

Surface Performance offer a full laboratory slip testing services to manufacturers of tiles and other surfacing products. Tiles can be tested for slip resistance in the Surface Performance Ltd accredited laboratory in order to ascertain their slip resistance performance values. Slip testing is performed in both dry and wet conditions in three slip test pendulum […]