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3M Safety-Walk Slip-Resistant Conformable Tapes and Treads 500 series

High friction, slip-resistant material that has a special pressure-sensitive adhesive backed aluminium film that conforms around corners and adheres to irregular surfaces in light to heavy shoe-traffic areas.



Key Features
  • Mineral coated, slip-resistant with aluminium foil backing
  • Conforms to irregular surfaces and around edges
  • Aluminium backing conforms to corners, curves, and irregular surfaces
  • Aggressive, high performance adhesive forms an excellent bond for a secure hold
  • Safety yellow colour for high visibility and easy identification of hazard areas
  • Colours: Black #510 and Safety Yellow #530
  • Custom sizes: available upon request
Scope of Use
  • Applications: stairs, ladders, loading ramps, platforms, irregular surfaces like diamond plating or flat surfaces with rivets or screw heads



Limitations on Use
  • All surfaces must be clean, dry and at recommended temperature before applying product.
  • Rough or porous surfaces must be primed with 3M™ Safety-Walk™ Primer for proper adhesion.
  • A 3M Safety-Walk Rubber Hand Roller should be used to assure a firm bond when applying all Safety-Walk slip-resistant materials.
  • For extra protection from excessive moisture or liquids, use 3M Safety-Walk Edge Sealing Compound. Safety-Walk slip-resistant materials are not recommended for continuous immersion in water
  • 3M™ Safety-Walk™ Slip-Resistant Material can be applied on most painted surfaces that are in good condition. The material will adhere as well as the base paint. Painted surfaces must be thoroughly dry before application of any 3M Safety-Walk Slip-Resistant Material
  • Treated or untreated wood must be painted prior to application of 3M Safety-Walk Slip-Resistant Material
  • Do not apply 3M Safety-Walk Slip-Resistant Material over surfaces with constant water contact or moisture seepage
  • Do not apply 3M Safety-Walk Slip-Resistant Material over grouting. Avoid cracks in concrete and cracks in any surface
  • 3M™ Safety-Walk™ Slip-Resistant Materials are not recommended for quarry tile in commercial kitchens due to constant oil exposure
  • Store product in its original carton, preferably at 4°C to 37.7°C. Humidity range of 40% to 60%
  • It is recommended to use the product within five years from the date product is received
Other Performance Attributes
  • Aggressive, high performance adhesive forms an excellent bond for a secure hold
Data Sheet

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