These stair treads are designed to meet & exceed the demands of AS 1428.1-2009 with regards to width & depth, while still maintaining the safety features for which Latham are synonymous. Although there are many varied and contradictory standards in Australia and throughout the world, Latham strive where possible to meet these and are constantly updating our range to address the sometimes unforeseen and unexplained changes to various Standards. In relation to the updated standard AS 1428.1-2009, these profiles meet the width and depth requirements set out in this standard.
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Latham recommends a range of Cleaning and Maintenance, Levelling and Bedding, Cutting and Fixing products to ensure correct cleaning, maintenance and fixing.
Latham Australia Pty Ltd has had independent testing carried out by a NATA accredited laboratory in accordance with AS 4586-2013.
Latham Australia has independent testing carried out by a NATA accredited laboratory.
Latham Suregrip and Supagrit Stair Tread Nosings and Inserts have been tested in accordance with Australian Standard ISO 9293, Reaction to Fire Tests for Flooring.
Learn more about our slip-resistant infill colour or download our PDF to view in your own time, tested in accordance with AS 1428.1.2009
Suggested compliance to the relevant Standard and BCA are subject to insert colours, surrounding floor colours, luminance contrast, height of the risers.
A number of Latham Asbraloy and Asbrabronz profiles can be curved to convex and concave radii.
Latham Australia can measure the dry luminance reflectance value for your floor finish.
How are Certifiers, Architects, Installers and Others Checking for Luminance Contrast?
Although there are many varied and contradictory standards in Australia and throughout the world, Latham strive where possible to meet these and are constantly updating our range to address the sometimes unforeseen and unexplained changes to various Standards.
In relation to the updated standard AS 1428.1-2009, these profiles, when installed correctly, meet the width and depth requirements set out in this standard. It should be noted however that when an aluminium or brass nosing with a deeper bullnose is required a number of certifiers have claimed that as the vertical face strip of the nosing is a different colour this is acceptable. It is good practice to clarify with your certifier before ordering as standards are often open to interpretation and opinions may differ.
All Latham Asbraloy™ and Asbrabronz™ Safety Stair Tread Nosings are suitable for internal or external applications.
All Asbraloy and Asbrabronz profiles are supplied factory cut to the site required length (up to 4600mm in one continuous length), complete with countersunk holes, stainless steel or brass screws (depending on the selected section) and plastic plugs. If specified at time of order treads can be supplied in full manufacturing lengths of 4600mm for on site cutting and drilling to suit clients supplied fixings.
Factory Cutting Tolerance: +0/-3mm..
Colour Range Slip Resistant Infill
Asbraloy Aluminium Suregrip standard infill colour is sparkling black. Asbrabronz Brass Suregrip standard infill colour is brown. Optional Supagrit infill colours available on request.
Asbraloy Aluminium profiles are supplied in mill finish. On request profiles can be supplied with a polished bullnose or in clear anodized finish at additional cost. In marine type applications Asbraloy profiles should be specified with 20 micron clear anodised finish. Asbrabronz Brass profiles are supplied in brush finish. On request Asbraloy and Asbrabronz profiles can be supplied with a polished bullnose.
Screw Fixing Holes
Unless otherwise specified at time of order, holes will be provided in the treads to suit 8 gauge stainless steel or brass screws at Latham’s standard 250mm centres. Any special machining, mitering, modifications or alternative hole locations will be carried out at extra cost.
Additional Services and Accessories
Latham Australia offer a range of factory additional products and services to compliment the wide range of Asbraloy and Asbrabronz treads and inserts offered. These include leveling compounds, adhesives, cleaning and maintenance products, cutting wheels, varied fixing accessories, extra chemical resistant inserts, miter and special factory cutting, bevelled edge and much more. Further details are available.
Compliance and Testing Information
The Asbraloy and Asbrabronz range of treads and inserts have undergone rigorous and extensive including slip resistance testing, luminance testing and fire testing. Further details are available.
Customers with special applications are invited to discuss them with us. Service Factors must be taken into consideration when selecting stair tread profiles.
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