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Introduction of the Basic Knowledge of Tactile Pavings

The tactile paving is a convenient road facility for the blind to safely travel. Generally, it is paved by three types of bricks. One type is a strip-shaped guide brick, which guides the blind to move forward with confidence, called the go-ahead tactile paving, or the brick guiding the direction of blind sidewalk; the other is a prompt brick with dots to prompt the blind person that it is time to turn because there is an obstacle. It is called the prompt tactile paving, or the brick guiding the azimuth of blind sidewalk; the last type is a blind guide danger warning tactile paving with large dots, warning the blind not to overtake or there is danger ahead.

1. The main purpose of tactile pavings

The tactile pavings are produced in accordance with the size specifications specified by the industry standard, with characteristics of excellent design, sensitive tactile sense, strong corrosion, wear resistance and long service life. The surface of this high-strength plastic tactile paving is beautiful and smooth, suitable for indoor or outdoor decoration. The concave-convex model not only makes the blind sidewalk safer, but also beautifies the environment. It is mainly used for the paving of blind sidewalk in urban roads and railway stations, bus stations, subway platforms, intercity railways, and sidewalks. It is a special barrier-free facility used to guide the disabled persons to safely walk.

2. The production materials of tactile pavings

The tactile paving uses high-quality natural rubber and synthetic rubber as the base material, and is equipped with filler materials and pigments that do not contain any heavy metals, which doesn't contain PVC and stone powder and is a green and environmentally friendly product. With super anti-skid performance, excellent noise reduction performance, long service life, rich color selection, it can bring comfort to your feet, meet rigid fire protection requirements, which is easy to clean, simple and economical.

3. The role of tactile pavings

Tactile pavings need to be laid separately in the locations and entrances of the main municipal facilities and buildings in the city. The specific location of the facilities can be informed to the visually disabled. The tile adhesive can make the tactile pavings adhere to the road and assist the visually disabled to understand the surrounding environment, such as various sidewalk entrances, city square entrances, bus terminal stations, pedestrian bridges, upper and lower entrances of pedestrian underpasses, building entrances, subway entrances and platform edges, obstacles on sidewalks, etc. The regular environment and facilities can make the visually handicapped easy to travel under the sense of blind cane. For example, the curb stones, flower stands, fences and other facilities set on the outside of the sidewalk are the best way for the visually handicapped to walk. Tactile pavings also have the following advantages:

(1) Environmental protection: it is safe and environmentally friendly without PVC content.

(2) Wear resistance: it has excellent wear resistance and long service life.

(3) Anti-slip: it has superior anti-slip performance and high safety.

(4) Elasticity: the floor has permanent elasticity, and the feet feel comfortable.

(5) Sound absorption: The tactile paving has the function of absorbing and reducing the sound of footsteps.

(6) Flame-retardant: It is anti-burn, and the surface of the tactile paving will not cause damage.

(7) Cleaning: it is easy to clean with low maintenance cost.

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