Client: Aqualand Osterrode, Germany
Assignment: Slip resistant coating on floor tiles and steps at a water park.

Substrate: Ceramic tiles.

Antislip Solution: SWISSGriP Floor
Slip Resistance: Slip resistance class C
Class C:      DIN EN 16165 / DIN51097 – Angle of inclination ≥ 24°
Class R11:  DIN EN 16165 / DIN51130 – Angle of inclination 19°-27°

Slip resistance at pool with grip antislip coating.

The floor tiles at pool area presented a risk of slippage.

The family water park Aqualand in the Harz mountains combines an indoor and outdoor pool and spa area to create an island of entertainment and relaxation.
The sauna area alone is used by over 30,000 visitors annually. The mix of moisture and sweat on the floor tiles presents an increased risk of slippage, particular in the area of the steps. Here, a SWISS GriP® antislip floor coating provides protection against slipping.

In public baths in particular, supplementary measures are becoming increasingly important in order to ensure greater protection against slippage. This is frequently an aspect which is forgotten during construction, sometimes with fatal consequences. After just six days in operation, a leisure pool in Forchheim, Germany which had cost 18 million euros to build was forced to close – due to the risk of slippage!

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