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Lathamgrate™ Range – Contemporary Appearance and Outstanding Performance

Sep 5, 2022 Posted by Adam Latham

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Lathamgrate™ Range – Contemporary Appearance and Outstanding Performance

Drainage and water management is a critical consideration in construction. Commonly used for the rapid evacuation of surface water, a trench drain is characterised by its long length, a channel-shaped body and a grating that is flush with the adjoining surface.  
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Stand By Your Plan

Engaging a professional at all stages of design is a sure sign that you want the best for your project. You select the architect and their design team to ensure the highest possible standard for the building and the finishes.
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What Are The Keys to Successful Installation of Latham’s Stair Tread Nosings?

Latham Australia has almost 70 years of manufacturing experience, which truly makes Latham the expert in floor safety and movement control products.
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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