Why You Should Preference Australian-made Products
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Why You Should Preference Australian-made Products

Nov 15, 2021 Posted by Dane Latham

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Why You Should Preference Australian-made Products

Firstly, let’s clear-up any confusion about what Australian-made actually means. 
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Why the Profile and Infills Matter When Specifying Entrance Mats

You won’t be surprised to hear it, but not all entrance mats are the same. Even within the broad range of styles available in Latham Australia’s high quality entrance mats, different combinations are recommended for different situations. It pays to be aware of the potential varieties - so that you c...
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What is the Difference Between Latham’s Control Strips and Expansion Joint Covers?

Latham Australia is the expert in floor movement control and safety products. Many people will have seen our products, but may not know what the various types are and what they are used for. Let’s explore the range. 
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Has Your Entrance Mat Passed All Its Tests?

Entrance mats are designed to go relatively un-noticed, doing their job, day in and day out. But not all entrance mats are the same. There are some cheap and nasty imitations out there, pretending to be as good as the high-quality mats from Latham Australia. 
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Understanding Luminance Contrast and Compliance in Stair Tread Nosing

Whenever you are in a public area, the chances are you will encounter Stair Tread Nosings. They are installed for safety against slipping, and for improved visibility to assist the vision-impaired, as well as to protect the stairs from damage. In order to ensure fitness for purpose, there are import...
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If a Warranty Sounds Too Good To Be True, It Probably Is

Most products in Australia are sold with a warranty.  The ACCC define a warranty as ‘a voluntary promise offered by the person or business who sold the product or service to you’ adding ‘once you buy the product or service, the promise becomes a right that can be enforced under the Australian Consum...
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What if the Abrasive Strip in a Stair Nosing Failed?

Stair Tread Nosings are a commonly used safety feature of steps and stairs in many styles of buildings, from offices to theatres, from town halls to universities, as well as public spaces. The nosings are designed to maintain the stairs in peak condition for safety and visibility as well as to prote...
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Custom Designs for Unique and Complex Situations

One of the great things about the creative aspects of the profession of architecture is that the results of the design process can be so varied and interesting. No two buildings need to be the same – unless that is the design, such as a pair of towers in Kuala Lumpur! Frequently, this means that the...
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Latham – Compliant and Conforming Product to Eliminate Certification Risk

Australian Standards set out specifications, procedures and guidelines that aim to ensure products, services, and systems are safe, consistent, and reliable. 
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Do Cheap Entrance Mats Cost You More in the Long Run?

Studies have shown that as much as 80% of the dirt and debris that enters a building comes through the front door on the shoes of building occupants and visitors.  Because of this, buildings have entrance mats. The purpose of entrance matting is threefold:  To scrape shoes and trap dirt   To dry sho...
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Short supply chains and extensive inventory ensure availability

When you are dealing with a business that offers an extensive range of products in an enormous variety of configurations, you still expect those products to be available when you need them. You don’t want to discover that the products you selected are completely out of the ordinary and have to be so...
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Not all products that comply with a standard are made to the same quality

The Australian construction environment is a complex regulatory ecosystem. There are numerous standards that must be met for products, and ultimately whole buildings or projects, to achieve certification and completion. Just what does it mean for a product to be compliant with a standard? Is that th...
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