IMPORTANT ELEMENTS TO CONSIDER WHEN CONFIGURING AN ENTRANCE MATTING SYSTEM 

FIRST IMPRESSIONS MATTER!  The entrance to your building is the first thing customers see.  A clean, safe and visually appealing entrance sets the right tone.

Factors such as mat size, traffic direction and clever use of available zones, will help to maximize the performance of an entrance matting system.  

ZONAL APPROACH

TAKE A ZONAL APPROACH! Think of your entrance in terms of individual zones, seamlessly connected.  Setting up your mat in the right way helps to minimize the transfer of tracked-in dirt to surrounding floor surfaces. 

EXTERIOR - Primary Entrance

When visitors approach your building, their footwear holds residue from the surrounding outdoor environment.

 Cue…ZONE 1:

Mud, grit and moisture not only make a mess, they also generate dangerous slip hazards.  Zone 1 is all about reducing that initial surface grime before visitors even enter the building.  For this zone, ABS West can offer exterior-grade inserts with a tougher bristle. Starting your mat outside can be particularly useful if interior space is limited.

INTERIOR - Primary Entrance

Some residue can still remain as visitors enter through the front door, particularly in wet conditions.   

Cue… ZONE 2:

A softer bristle can be used in zone 2 to remove additional residue that remains on footwear or wheeled traffic.  The mat in this zone collects dirt and grime to prevent it soiling the surrounding floor surface.   

INTERIOR - Clean off Zone

Circulation zones & reception areas can also be utilised as matting areas.  A final clean-off can dry soles and wheels.

 Cue… ZONE 3: 

An appropriately sized & configured triple zone system can significantly reduce cleaning and maintenance while helping to prolong the life of surrounding floor surfaces.    Mats collect dirt and retain it until dedicated cleaning can occur.

 

Each Zone Has a Job to Do!

SCRAPE   |   WIPE   |   RETAIN

CALCULATING MAT SIZE

AN ENTRANCE MAT SHOULD BE OF ADEQUATE SIZE TO ALLOW THE SCRAPE, WIPE AND RETAIN PROCESS TO HAPPEN.
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The minimum length for this to occur is 2.1m however, 6 meters (or about 8-10 foot falls is considered, by experts, to be optimum).  If you have limited interior space, adding an external entrance mat provides greater scope to achieve the optimum walk-off length. 

TRAFFIC DIRECTION

WHEN DESIGNING YOUR ENTRANCE MAT, CONSIDER TRAFFIC FLOW.
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Pedestrians generally follow reasonably predictable paths, depending on the building layout.  Elements such as stairways or reception desks will set the pattern.  To ensure maximum effectiveness, the entrance matting system should cover all the likely routes.

The CS brand is recognised and trusted around the world.

CS Entrance Matting Systems can be found in some of the most prestigious entranceways across the globe.

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MAT MANUFACTURE

Average 1 week turnaround on custom mats (when manufactured using standard selections).^

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MAT DELIVERY

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STANDARD SELECTIONS

Standard selections result in FASTER TURNAROUND TIMES and they reflect the most common preferences of ABS West’s customers.  Below is an easy overview of standard materials relating to CS PEDISYSTEMS Entrance Matting.

STANDARD MAT TYPES

PEDIMAT

PEDILUXE

STANDARD RAIL FINISH

CLEAR ANODISED ALUMINIUM

STANDARD CARPET INSERTS

GRAPHITE

CASTLE GREY

WROUGHT IRON

MANY OTHER OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE HOWEVER NON-STANDARD SELECTIONS MAY RESULT IN LONGER LEAD TIMES ..BUT DON’T BE DETERRED, AS ADDITIONAL LEAD TIMES ARE OFTEN MINIMAL.
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Selecting PEDIGRID vs PEDIMAT or PEDILUXE could lengthen lead times, as could selecting other insert types/colours.  Black or bronze anodizing also adds to production times.   Good things are worth waiting for…  it’s more important to get the mat you really want. Please enquire about non-standard selections.

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PRODUCT INFORMATION

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PEDIMAT, PEDILUXE OR PEDIGRID

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Pedimat

Recommended for buildings in moderate use e.g., offices, shops, hotels, banks.

Wall and Door Protection

Pediluxe

Suitable for high volume areas such as shopping centres, hospitals, entertainment venues & passenger termini.

Wall and Door Protection

Pedigrid

Exclusively for recessed installations, particularly new construction projects where high traffic levels are predicted.

DELIVERY & TURNAROUND TIMES

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WHY ABS WEST FOR ENTRANCE MATTING?

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^  Please note that turnaround times indicated on this page are intended as general guidance and are subject to change.  Mat production or delivery logistics can be affected by external factors, outside of ABS West’s control.  Customers will be notified of any external factors that adversely affect their order.

*Delivery charges are subject to change at any time, without notice. Stated delivery charges relate to Australian delivery locations only.

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