United Kingdom Anti-Slip Standard Testing Results for
Sparta-Quartz™ Quartz Concrete Coating System

Care of:

PC UK Ltd
Unit 11
Eastburn Mills, Skipton Road
Eastburn, Keighley
West Yorkshire, UK
BD20 7SU

Slip Testing – Standard 4 Coat Sparta-Quartz System
R2117/12

24th February 2012
We were supplied with a ply board panel coated with standard 4 Coat Sparta-Quartz System on 21st February 2012, in order to carry out Slip Resistance measurements. The quartz system was beige in colour.

Slip Resistance
The equipment used was a TRRL Pendulum manufactured by Stanley and calibrated in May 2011. Testing was in accordance with BS7976 Pt 1-3:2002. The equipment was fitted with a 4S rubber slider as stated in the UK Slip Resistance Group Guidelines Issue 3 2005. Wet and dry measurements were taken. The floor sample was tested as delivered i.e. not cleaned. The room temperature was 17.5ºC.

 

Discussion
According to The UK Slip Resistance Group Guidelines Issue 3 2005 Pendulum Test Values (PTV) are related to slip potential as follows (when
using a 4S Slider) :-

– High Potential for slip:  PTV 0-24Moderate Potential for slip PTV 25-35
– Low Potential for slip:  PTV 35-65
– Extremely Low potential for slip:  PTV Above 65

All the readings were in the Extremely Low Potential for slip class.
It was noted that the surface was very aggressive & the slider had to be reprepared
after each run.

Report checked by :
Angela Calvert John Ashworth MPRI PhD MBAE
Technologist Principal

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