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Micro-roughness measurements and the implications in slip testing

Not many people understand the terms micro-roughness for the floor and how it affects the slippery nature of the surface. Is it possible to use this factor as an indicator of the slip resistance of the floor? According to several experts, the roughness measurement of a floor should not be used for slip testing by itself.

Some years ago, after people started knowing that wet flooring would sometimes give lower slip resistance values with some instruments and not others, the concept of micro-roughness was born. It was thought that this alone would be a quick way of getting to know the slip resistance of a floor. Read more

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To Slip Test or not to Slip Test

There are many tasks that business owners must attend to when they are setting up their businesses to become profitable operations. One of the issues that they should bear in mind is the safety of all those who enter the business premises. Business owners, by law, are responsible for the safety of all their employees and customers, and most workplace accidents are caused by slips and falls. Cutting corners would be very expensive, especially when it comes to preventing slips and falls, and business owners should ensure that they have slip testing done on the materials that they lay down on the floors. Slip resistance testing is a prerequisite before opening business, so every individual who walks in can be safe from slipping and falling. Read more

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Pendulum Slip Testing – Qualified Engineers & Technicians

Pendulum slip resistance testing - qualified company in London

Pendulum slip resistance testing – qualified company in London

Surface Performance technicians recently participated in a pendulum slip testing training course provided by Munro in London.

Our slip test technicians are always trained in full and hold a huge amount of knowledge about slip resistance testing. We carry out pendulum slip resistance testing and micro roughness assessments throughout London and the UK.

 

 

We carry out slip testing throughout London and the Home Counties. Pendulum slip testing can be carried out in Putney, Wandsworth, Brixton and Clapham. We can also carry out slip resistance testing in cities in the South East such as slip testing in Brighton, Sussex, Weybridge and slip tests in Guildford. Although our head office for pendulum slip testing is located in London, we also have slip resistance technicians located throughout The UK in cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Derby, Loughborough & Nottingham.

If you would like a free quotation for pendulum slip resistance testing in London or elsewhere in The UK then please contact us using our online slip testing form. Alternatively you can call our slip testing head office on 0208 2465562.
We perform pendulum slip testing and flooring assessments in Scotland – Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness / skid testing in North East England – Middlesborough, South Shields, Newcastle, Stockton on Tees, Darlington / Floor slip pendulum Testing in North West England – Manchester, Lancaster, Liverpool, Runcorn, Preston, Blackpool, Blackburn Bury, Bolton, Warrington, Widnes, St.Helens (Cheshire) Birkenhead, Ellesmere Port, Chester, Crewe, Oldham, Stockport, Trafford Park. Rochdale, Congleton, Sandbach Macclesfield, /Slippery floor testing and slip resistance tests in Wales in Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Colwyn, Rhyl, Bangor / Pendulum Slip Tests in Northern Central England – Sheffield, Leeds, Bradford (Yorkshire), Rotherham, Wakefield, / Slip Resistance Tests and micro roughness checks in East England in Hull, Humberside and Lincoln / BS7976-2 Pendulum Tests in the Midlands in– Nottingham, Derby, Rugby, Stoke, Stafford, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Worcester, / Slip Resistance Flooring Tests in Central England – Northampton, Rugby, Derby, Oxford, Cambridge, Peterborough / HSE Approved Floor Testing in London and Home Counties – Watford, Milton Keynes, St.Albans, Cambridge, Newbury, Reading, Andover, Heathrow / Pendulum Floor Tests in South England – Portsmouth, Brighton, Eastbourne, Southampton, Bournemouth, Salisbury, Isle of Man / Floor Friction Tests in South West England – Swindon, Bristol, Bath, Plymouth, Exeter, Falmouth, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Taunton, Warwick / Cheap Floor Tests in South East England – Dover, Margate, Rochester, Folkestone, Hastings, Tunbridge Wells

Pendulum Slip Resistance Testing Information For New Testers

Pendulum Slip Resistance Testing Information for New Testers

Based on our expertise on pendulum slip resistance testing, we would like to help those who are new to the industry and extend our exclusive dedication to the floor safety for the masses. As a part of the UK slip resistance group we and bring to light some information that on pendulum slip resistance testing that will help the novice and newbie.. Read more