SLIP ADVICE BAREFOOT (DIN 51097)

The slip resistance of tiles is tested on an inclined surface with a pre-determined slope angle and classified according to rating groups A, B and C.

TEST METHOD
DIN 51097 – Testing of floor coverings; determination of slip resistance; barefoot areas exposed to wet.

CLASSIFICATION GROUP LOWER LIMIT VALUE UPPER LIMIT VALUE AREAS
A
12°
18°
• Barefoot hallways (mainly dry)
• Individual and group changing rooms with lockers
• Pool floors in the non-swimmer areas, where the water level exceeds 800mm"
B
>18°
24°
ALL OF THE ABOVE PLUS
• Barefoot hallways, if not classified in A
• Showers
• Area surrounding the disinfectant sprayers
• Pool surrounds
• Pool floor in the non-swimmer areas, where the water level is lower than 800mm
• Pool floor in the non-swimmer areas in the tide effect pool
• Lift slab floors
• Paddling pools
• Steps leading into the water
• Steps, of maximum 1m width with hand rails, leading into the water
• Steps outside of the pool area"
C
>24°
-
ALL OF THE ABOVE PLUS
• Steps leading into the water, if not classified in B
• Foot baths
• Inclined pool borders

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BAREFOOT SLIP RESISTANCE (DIN 51097)

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