Can I Use Tactile Indicators on Stairs?
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Can I Use Tactile Indicators on Stairs?

May 24, 2022 Posted by Dane Latham

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Can I Use Tactile Indicators on Stairs?

A popular misconception about tactile indicators is that they are used to create a slip resistant surface before a potential hazard, and often results in the belief that tactile indicators can be used for slip resistance on stairs. 
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Giants in the Sky: Why are Skyscrapers Important?

Since the opening of Australia Square Tower in Sydney in 1967,  Australia’s skylines have continually risen, reflecting a change in the way we think about the relationship between towers and densification. Far flung from the early days of business districts, today’s skylines reveal a bricolage of br...
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What Differentiates Latham Expansion Joints?

In a world of competing products, one of the challenges for a specifier and a purchaser is to ensure that the product they choose is the one that is totally suitable for the job. Quality materials, precision manufacture, durability and performance are all part of the equation. Latham Australia has b...
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What Differentiates a Latham 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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Latham - Proud to be Premium

The concept of a premium brand might seem increasingly at odds with a world dominated by cheap imitations, poor quality, value engineering and price-based buying. 
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Latham Australia’s Manufacturing and Dispatch, Right Here in Sydney

Here at Latham Australia, we make our entire range of floor movement control and safety products in our factory in Gladesville, in the Sydney suburbs. Latham are proud to be a key “Australian Made and Owned” business. 
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Expansion Joints - The Invisible Heroes of your Building

Buildings are designed to allow movement in response to various forces including thermal expansion and contraction, long-term shrinkage of structures and, in some cases, seismic activity. 
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Why You Should Preference Australian-made Products

Firstly, let’s clear-up any confusion about what Australian-made actually means.  For a product to claim to be “Made in Australia”, “Australian Made” or “Manufactured in Australia”, Australian Consumer Law effectively states that the good must have undergone ‘substantial transformation’ within Austr...
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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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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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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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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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