How to Maximise the Working Life of Your Stair Tread Nosing
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How to Maximise the Working Life of Your Stair Tread Nosing

Apr 28, 2022 Posted by Adam Latham

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How to Maximise the Working Life of Your Stair Tread Nosing

1. Select a Stair Nosing that is Appropriate for the Environment Where it is To Be Installed  Assess the type and volume of foot traffic and whether the nosing will be exposed to trolleys or other equipment. A lightweight profile in a high traffic area will wear quickly and result in a short lifespa...
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What Is The Typical Lead Time For Latham Products?

Latham Australia have been manufacturing our range of high-quality architectural and safety flooring products for over 70 years, right here in Sydney, Australia. Because we can make our products in such wide variety and to the precise specifications desired, just about all of our products are made t...
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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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Are Stair Tread Nosings Suitable For Fire Escapes?

The Building Code of Australia (BCA) has adopted Australian Standard AS1428.1.2009 for Design for Access and Mobility and, accordingly, compliance is mandatory. The standard applies to new buildings and existing buildings that are being upgraded, altered, or refurbished.
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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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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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What Are the Requirements For Tactile Ground Surface Indicators Under AS1428?

Almost everyone has seen Tactile Indicators – one of the vital safety products made and sold by Latham Australia. 
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When Dirt Comes in the Door, There Goes Your Beautiful Floor

When you visit friends or relatives, you will often ask them, “should I take off my shoes to come inside?” because you don’t want to bring dirty, dusty, or wet shoes in, which would spoil the condition of their floors. That is really just being thoughtful and having good manners. On the other hand, ...
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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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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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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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