– The Pendulum test measures dynamic coefficient of friction (CoF). The test is designed to replicate a pedestrian heel strike, the point at which most slips occur.
-When a pedestrian heel strikes a wet floor a fluid film is created between them, this can cause a slip.
When designing for care projects, the types of tiles specified are extremely important. Age-related changes and impairments can often make it more difficult for people to understand and navigate a building, so we have put together an advice document of tiles assessing their suitability for use in dementia-friendly environments.
Talpa porcelain tiles combine the look of natural quarried shades with stunning decorative textures and shapes. The four neutral stone colours in the range vary from pure white to luminous grey and warm taupe to elegant dark brown.