Armor-Tile™ Detectable Warning Surface

Armor-Tile™ Detectable Warning Surface

Product Description:

Armor-Tile™ is the world leader in detectable warning systems.  Manufacturer of a diamond-hard vitrified polymer composite, Armor-Tile™ truncated dome tiles are the industry standard for durability, weather and wear resistance. Armor-Tile™ is your one-stop source for all tactile systems for the visually impaired.  Only Armor-Tile™ provides a complete range of products designed for the safety and convenience of the visually impaired.

Truncated domes are the federally legislated standard design requirement for detectable warnings which enable people with visual disabilities to determine the boundary between the sidewalk and street.  Because truncated domes have a unique design they can be detected underfoot and by sound on cane contact.  Only Armor-Tile has a unique sound on cane contact feature required for optimum detectability in warning surfaces.  Color contrast is another beneficial aspect of the truncated dome, making the tile visually detectable from the surrounding surface.

Truncated domes can be found in a multitude of applications such as curb ramps, vehicular ways, parking ways, stairwells, pedestrian crossings, escalator approaches, reflecting pools, building entrances, transit platforms and multi-modal transit.


Solutions for New Construction

  • Replaceable Cast In Place
  • Cast In Place System
  • Detectable Guidance System
  • Modular Paver System
  • Advanced Warning Strip

 
Solutions for Retrofit Construction

  • Surface Applied System
  • Detectable Directional System

 
Solutions for Transit  

  • Cast In Place System
  • Surface Applied System
  • Structural Paver System
  • Detectable Directional System
  • Detectable Guidance System  


Product Offerings:

1.  Replaceable Cast In Place

  • Easy replaceability feature
  • Tamper-proof, stainless steel fastener maintains a flush tile surface
  • Corrosion resistant hexagonal anchor integrates with the concrete for optimal anchoring power


2.  Cast In Place System

  • Easily cut to conform to angle or radius applications
  • Lowest cost installation system available
  • Integral embedment flanges are the complete anchoring system


3.  Surface Applied System

  • Cost effective for retrofitting or new construction
  • Complete system supplied; tile, adhesive, fasteners, sealant
  • Beveled edges for smooth transition meeting ADA requirements
  • Easily cut for conform to angled and radius ramps


4.  Modular Paver System

  • Solution of choice to integrate with landscape pavers the high strength modular paver can be dry laid on compacted fill or set in a grout bed or drypac
  • Easily cut to conform to angled and radius ramps
  • Sizes available; 12”x12” and 24”x24”


5.  Detectable Directional Tile (Tactile Pathway)

  • Typical areas of use are university campuses, parks, sidewalks and transit facilities
  • Cost effective for retrofitting or new construction
  • Complete system supplied; tile, adhesive, fasteners, sealant
  • Sizes available; 12”x12”, 6”x48”,12”x48”, 24”x48”, 36”x48”, 36”x60”


6. Detectable Guidance Tile (Pedestrian Crossing Guide Strip)

  • To be used as a tactile pathway for the visual community at pedestrian crossings in roadways
  • Integral embedment flanges are the complete anchoring system
  • Available in 4”x24”


Installation:

A.  Cast In Place: Pour and float concrete, set tile by tamping down into concrete until all air voids are removed, edge around the perimeter, cut off protective plastic sheet.

B.  Surface Applied Installation: Grind substrate, remove dust on tile and substrate, apply adhesive to back of tile, drill into concrete, install fasteners, clean tile surface, apply perimeter sealant.

C.  Modular Paver: Box out or saw cut concrete, lay a gravel or mortar bed, tamp paver onto substrate, place 3/8” diameter foam rope at bottom of all joints, apply joint sealant.

D.  Directional Tile: Grind substrate 3/16” deep, 6” wide, saw cut two 3/4” deep grooves, remove dust on tile and substrate, apply adhesive to back of tile, drill into concrete, install fasteners, clean tile surface, apply perimeter sealant.

E.  Guidance Tile: Pour and float concrete, set tile by tamping down into concrete until all air voids are removed, edge around the perimeter.


Available:


Please visit www.Armor-Tile.com  for detailed product information, installation instructions and videos.


Manufacturer training is available to establish the highest quality standards.  Please contact your local office or sales representative for more information or to arrange a product demonstration.