As part of the Architectural Series of Entrance Matting Systems, ExtraTread is a prestigious aluminium and carpet strip with extra wide infills, designed and engineered with extra absorbing performance in mind. ExtraTread provides an additional 37% water absorbing capacity.
Additional friction provides more anti-slip control
Highly moisture absorbent polyamide inserts further reduce slip hazards
Compliant — exceeds NewZealand fire regulations (the New Zealand Building Code Clauses C1-C6 Protection from Fire requires floor surfaces in exit-ways to achieve a minimum of 2.2 kW/m²)
Provides and additional 37% more moisture absorption than other comparable mats
Polyamide inserts trap more dirt saving more on cleaning costs
Moulded continuous vinyl cushion feet eliminates mat noise
Extra wide infills providing a 'plush' appearance
Stylish interlocking strips with a variety of colour inserts to choose from
Ultra-low 10mm design to suit the most prestigious entrance ways
Easy to install and maintain:
Larger size mats can be made in fully interlocking sections for easy onsite assembly
Dirt is trapped on specially designed corrugated rails for ease of cleaning
Stain resistant polyamide insert for superior appearance retention
Protected outdoor and interior applications with polyamide inserts
Can be used unprotected outside with ReTread recycled rubber inserts, (however optimum performance is achieved if the mat system is in a weather-protected area).
Heavy use applications such as shopping centres and public buildings
Suitable for wheelchair access
Limitations on Use
ExtraTread performs best when in a dry or weather protected environment. If exposed to the elements, the highly water absorbent inserts trap moisture which then can transfer to peoples feet.
Statement of Building Code Compliance
The ExtraTread system is compliant and exceeds the minimum of 2.2 kW/m² CRF required for exits in all buildings excluding non-sprinkled buildings for detention or care, C/VM2, Verification Method: Framework for Fire Safety Design (the New Zealand Building Code Clauses C1-C6 Protection from Fire requires floor surfaces in exitways to achieve a minimum of 2.2 kW/m²).
Test Certificates available upon request
The New Zealand Code recommends that a mat should have a minimum dimension of 1.8 metres from front to back which allows for two contacts of each foot. Refer Acceptable Solution D1/AS1 Access Routes
ExtraTread has been installed successfully in numerous commercial projects right across New Zealand for over 15 years.