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What Are the Different Types of Tactile Paving Bricks?

Understanding tactile paving bricks

Tactile paving bricks are very common in daily life, and everyone knows that they are specially designed for blind people. Do you know all the functions of tactile paving bricks? Let's take a look together.

Tactile paving bricks, also known as tactile paving blocks, tactile paving boards, tactile paving pieces. They are specially designed tiles for blind people to prevent them from walking the wrong way and to prevent them from falling when they stumble. Full porcelain tactile paving bricks are made according to relevant standards of the International Federation of the Blind, well-designed, sensitive to touch, highly corrosive, wear-resistant, and have a long service life. The surface of these tactile paving bricks is beautiful and smooth, suitable for indoor or outdoor decoration. The uneven model of this type of tactile paving brick not only makes the tactile paving safer, but also beautifies the environment.

Full porcelain tactile paving bricks have low water absorption, excellent wear resistance and service life, excellent slip resistance, and easy cleaning. Tactile paving bricks are produced according to the dimensions specified in national industry standards and are mainly used for laying city roads, train stations, bus stations, subway stations, and sidewalks. They are a special facility that can guide disabled people to walk without barriers. Tactile paving bricks, when laid on sidewalks, have special patterns that guide blind people to walk.

Generally, there are three types of tactile paving bricks, providing sensory indications for blind people's walking

One type is a vertical line, indicating that blind people should continue forward. The second type is a small dot line, indicating that there are obstacles ahead and a turn is required. The third type is a big dot line, indicating danger ahead. Tactile paving bricks are usually light yellow in color, which is noticeable both during the day and at night. It reminds others that this is a tactile paving and they should not stop or place anything on it, paying attention to the safety of blind people.

Everyone has adaptability, and blind people are no exception. Therefore, the specifications and dimensions of tactile paving bricks are unified nationwide. The lines of tactile paving bricks should not be too prominent to prevent blind people from tripping. Moreover, tactile paving tactile ground surface bricks are generally laid close to the side of the wall handrail, allowing blind people to identify the road conditions and feel secure.

The material of tactile paving tactile ground surface bricks is generally natural or synthetic rubber, so the touch is more comfortable and wear-resistant. Since the tiles are usually laid outdoors, tactile paving bricks must be made of fire-resistant and pollution-resistant materials in order to have a longer service life. To prevent slipping due to rainwater, it must also have certain slip resistance. In order for blind people to use it safely, we should also actively maintain the tactile paving and avoid doing anything that would affect the behavior of blind people.

With the severe aging of society, the number of blind elderly people is also increasing rapidly. Parents, including elderly people like us, have the chance of becoming blind. We should maintain tactile paving bricks for others and ourselves, allowing blind people to walk outside like normal people. After all, the outside world is more wonderful.

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