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Why Do I Need a Slip Resistant Metal Drain Cover?

September 9, 2010

You may wonder why metal drain covers are necessary at your facility.  Chances are, if you have the need for drains, you have the need for slip resistant metal drain covers.  Drain covers are used to prevent large particles from clogging drains while allowing slippery substances to drain properly.  Metal drain covers without a slip resistant surface can become extremely slick and dangerous to those who walk on the bare metal.

If you have the need to drain excessive substances, a slip resistant surface is mandatory.  Non-slip metal drain covers are ideal because they can withstand wheeled and foot traffic and last for years with no adverse affects to the surface.

Industries that utilize metal drain covers:

  • Oil & Gas
  • Automotive
  • Food Processing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Amusement Parks
  • Among many others

SlipNOT® provides non-slip metal drain covers that are completely customizable.  Metal drain covers can be fabricated to your specifications.  SlipNOT® can also coat existing drain covers with the unsurpassed all-metal slip resistant surface.

SlipNOT® metal drain covers can be made from the following, but are not limited to:

  • Plate
  • Grating
  • Perforated Plate
  • Expanded Metal

SlipNOT® metal drain covers are available in the following surfaces:

  • Stainless Steel-Approved by NSF International for use in the food facilities
  • Steel-Can withstand high traffic and the most detrimental environments
  • Aluminum-Lightweight

No matter the industry, if there are excessive liquids in your facility that need to drain, extra precaution should be taken.  In order to provide maximum safety for employees a slip resistant surface is essential in many areas, especially on drains.  Any area where liquids collect are extremely dangerous to employees trying to maneuver and work in the environment.

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