Rubber matting is the best choice if you want matting that lasts, is durable, can be cleaned easily, and is resistant against mold, mildew, and moisture. Rubber matting is the strongest material available. There are many resilient mats out there, but durable rubber is the most durable. This is an advantage in these times of climate change, carbon footprints, and carbon-negative business practices. Rubber matting is durable and environmentally friendly.
Rubber mats made of nitrile rubber are suitable for heavy-duty applications. Rubber mats can also be made from recycled rubber. This is great for applications and environments that are less harsh. It can have a textured surface for traction and safety. Or it can be fitted with drainage holes or slats to allow liquids to drain off the surface, reducing slips and falls. Rubber mats with anti-fatigue applications may have a bubbled surface, extra padding, or both.
Rubber matting is versatile and can be used in many different ways. It is therefore available in a variety of forms to ensure customers find the right fit. These are the available options for rubber matting:
Entrance mats: These standard-sized door mats can be used in commercial and residential settings. These are mostly molded mats and come in a variety of sizes and styles from the manufacturer.
Rubber rolls: These are thin mats that come in rolls and can be tailored to different sizes. These mats are particularly useful for covering longer areas like corridors, passageways, and pathways. You can cut them to any size or shape thanks to their roll format.
Interlocking rubber tiles: Rubber tiles can be arranged to suit your space requirements and are cheaper. Only the tiles that have been damaged by the mat should be removed and not the entire mat.
Let’s now take a look at the different uses of rubber matting in commercial buildings.
Rubber Entry Mats
Clean the entrance mats of dirt, mud, and grime off shoe soles. Also, keep the lobby and reception areas dry and clean. Entrance mats should be strong and capable of scraping boots. Entrance mats are subject to a lot of dirt and grime so they should be cleaned regularly. Rubber mats meet all of these requirements. Rubber mats, made from recycled rubber or nitrile, are durable and long-lasting. You can easily clean rubber mats by using water to wash them or brushing with a toothbrush for a more thorough cleaning. There is no need to dry clean, vacuum, or use special detergents and cleaners. These mats are also resistant to harsh outdoor conditions and easy to put in.
Rubber runners can be used in many areas of commercial space. These rubber floor mats are great for use as runners in hallways and passageways, as well as entrance mats. These mats can also be used in gyms to help reduce skidding during exercise.
Rubber mats for gyms help protect floors from damage by equipment and weights. Rubber matting is useful for areas such as commercial kitchens or production sites where liquids, fluids, and/or water can cause slippage and skid.
Rubber runners are used in workshops to protect floors from chemicals and grease that can cause rusting. Rubber matting provides protection against damage from falling objects and machine parts. Rubber runners can be used in warehouses to protect goods stored from dirt and moisture on the floors. Rubber runners are available in rolls that can be cut to your size.
Anti Fatigue Mats
If your employees spend a lot of time standing or being on their feet throughout the day, anti-fatigue mats will be their best friend.
Comfort mats are thicker and more flexible to allow for subtle leg movement. This helps maintain blood flow in the legs and feet. This helps reduce stiffness, fatigue, pain, and other posture-related ailments. Employees who are comfortable work better and are more productive. You can adjust the rubber anti fatigue mats to your needs by using runners or tiles. These rubber mats have drainage holes, making them ideal for use in kitchens, workshops, and production areas that see lots of spills and drips.
Stall mats provide comfort and a place for large animals such as horses to rest and clean up. They must be durable, shock-absorbing, comfortable, warm, and warm. The most commonly used mats for areas that house animals are rubber stall mats.
These mats keep animals warm and comfortable from hard floors. Rubber is flexible and spongy, making it shock-absorbing. This is especially useful for transporting animals in vans. When it comes to keeping animals healthy and well-cared for, hygiene is very important. These mats are easy to clean and keep the stalls tidy.
Drainage rubber mats have holes or slats that allow liquids to drain. They are excellent for use in restaurants, workshops, and production areas. As part of their daily cooking, commercial kitchens are exposed to oils, fats, sauces, curries, and pastes as well as juices, purées, purees, and other ingredients.
These messes can be contained with rubber kitchen mats. Workshops are subject to the use of oil, engine fluids, and chemicals in their daily work. Production facilities also see all ingredients, chemicals, creams, fluids, oils, and lotions as part of the production process. Cosmetics, medicines, and many other products. These areas will be subject to a lot of spills, drops, sloshes, and drips that can cause the flooring to become slippery. Drainage mats are a must in such areas. These mats are quick and easy to clean, which makes hygiene and cleanliness much easier.
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