Slip Resistance Values of Polydeck Products

Polydeck Limited measures the slip resistance values of all its products by using independent testing houses that are qualified in carrying out the Pendulum slip testing method to BS 7976-2.

The following table shows the various slip resistance values for different surface finishes.

Surface pattern Pendulum Test ValueDRY Pendulum Test ValueWET
Plain 76 71
Diamond pattern 58 60
Tile pattern 88 73
Timber deck effect 71 62

Under guidance from the UK Slip Resistance Group Guidelines (2011), all our anti slip products are recognised as providing a surface with ‘low slip potential’.  Test certificates can be provided on request.

Understanding the Pendulum Test Value

Pendulum Test Value Slip Potential
<25 High
25-35 Moderate
>35 Low