Integrated Safety Stair Nosings

Grip Guard safety stair nosings are manufactured from reinforced aluminum extrusion, milled in a square faced profile and anodised to provide a long term, attractive safe solution. Grip Guard nosings are designed to meet the requirements of AS1428.4 and is available with a range of high visibility polymeric and carborundum inserts to provide a safe environment both inside and outside. In accordance with The Building Code of Australia and the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), it is mandatory to provide a insert depth of between 50 and 75mm in depth on all steps.

We offer a variety of integrated safety stair nosings.

Click on any of these products to learn more

ProStep
(P4 / P5)

PosiTread
(P4 / P5)

HiLight Range
(P5)

Grip Guard Ribbed Polymer
(P4)

Grip Guard Inlaid Carborundum
(P5)

SlimLine Plus
(P5)

Safeline Series
(P5)

Aluminium Extrusion with Carborundum Insert (P5)

ProStep Series

Designed and manufactured as an attractive, durable stair edging for a variety of applications, it is particularly suited to heavy traffic areas. The range consists of four purpose-designed edgings that use the ProStep Insert System, comprising of P4 rated rubber/aluminium or P5 rated Carborundum inserts, available in six colours or our new photo-luminescence carborundum combo strip inserts. ProStep is the best option when you need a good looking, hard wearing stair edging that meets all relevant Australian Standards and the latest NCC requirements. It's perfect for both internal and external applications, can be fitted to new or existing concrete, ceramic tiles, timber, carpet and most other hard surfaces.

Key Features

  • 50mm wide insert meets the requirements of AS1428:2009
  • Slip resistance rating exceeds the requirements of AS4586:2013
  • Utilises the ProStep® range of safety inserts, available in 6 rubber and 3 carborundum colours with photo-luminescence option
  • Aluminium extrustion with a hard anodised, UV stable finish in natural or black
  • Simple installation and very low on-going maintenance
  • A Series 10mm high face meets NCC requirements, standard full face also available
  • Secure and discrete fixing via predrilled countersunk holes positioned under the insert - all fixings are supplied
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Profile

ProStep Profiles consist of five designs that are simple to install and are very low in terms of on-going maintenance. The A Series(10mm) high face meets NCC requirements. The Aluminium extrustion with a hard anodised, UV stable finish comes in natural silver or black. Click on the thumbnails below to view a larger version of each profile

 

classic

An elegant, soft linear finish combining Classic aesthetics and durability. It comes in an A series (10mm) as well as Standard (25mm) in Natural Silver and Black.

square

Light duty, square faced, slim line version of the ProStep® Classic. It comes in an A series (10mm) as well as Standard (25mm) in Natural Silver and Black.

carpet

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Purpose engineered with increased strength for carpet applications. It comes in an A series (10mm) as well as Standard (25mm) in Natural Silver and Black.

twin

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Designed to retro fit safety stair edging onto chipped or broken stairs. It comes in an A series (10mm) as well as Standard (25mm) in Natural Silver and Black 

 

Inserts

The ProStep series uses a common insert system. Upon choosing the appropriate profile for your use, you may choose the insert that best suits the application. Your options are as follows:

 

Carb

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P5 rated, tough and durable, the Carb insert is manufactured from Carborundum ensuring it is the perfect choice for a attractive non-slip stair nosing. Ideal for egress ways in schools, hotels, restaurants and sporting facilities. Available in black, grey and yellow.

Egress

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This P5 rated insert has all the features of ProStep® Carb, but with the added benefit of a photo-luminescent leading edge greatly increasing safety of in low light conditions. It is perfect for internal and external, high traffic situations. Available in black, grey and yellow.

Ridge

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ProStep® Ridge is a rubber insert manufactured as an attractive ridge surface. Easy to clean, it has a P4 anti-slip rating and is suitable for all internal applications. It is perfect for light traffic internal use. Available in black, grey, yellow, ivory, terracotta and ocean blue.

FineLine

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ProStep® FineLine is similar to the Rib insert, but with a finer surface. Easy to clean, it has a P4 anti-slip rating and is suitable for all internal applications. It is perfect for light traffic internal use.Available in black, grey, yellow, ivory, terracotta and ocean blue.

Grip Guard Ribbed Polymer

The Grip Guard Ribbed Polymer range allows for installation onto all substrates including specific profiles for broadloom carpet and direct stick. These stair nosing’s offer a wide range of coloured inserts which both compliment the surrounding landscape/building design, whilst simultaneously concealing all required screw fixings. Suitable for indoor use only.

Key Features

  • Comes in Silver Anodised Aluminium with a range of colours
  • Available in Black, Grey, Yellow, Blue, Red, Orange, Ivory and Charcoal
  • Surface mounted, Direct Stick Carpet, Broadloom carpet profiles available
  • Perfect for timber, Concrete, Stone Tiles, Ceramic Tiles, Direct Stick Carpet, Broadloom carpet.
  • 6 year warranty
  • Complies with AS14528.4.1 30% luminance contrast with that of its surrounding substrates
  • Complies with AS/NZ 1428.4.1:2009 Section 2: 2.3.2 Design Requirements
  • Complies with AS/NZ 4586:1999 Slip Resistance Classification
 

Safeline Series

SafeLine is a cost effective stair nosing manufactured from a unique combination of aluminium oxide and a thick plastic carrier, providing a flexible yet durable anti-slip solution. 

 

SafeLine Step

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SafeLine Step is a hybrid alternative that combines the best features of the ProStep and PosiTread ranges. With the durable, P5 safety of the ProStep Classic, and the clean, minimal aesthetic of the PosiTread range. It is suitable for both internal and external use and provides a cost effective safety stair nosing that doesn’t compromise on aesthetics. The P5 safety rating of these nosings are the highest in the industry.

Supplied cut to length up to 3.6cm with the SafeLineTape applied, DIY installation is easy to achieve with a suitable adhesive.

Available as both an angle and a tread, the SafeLine Step uses the SafeLine range of strip insert safety tapes, which are manufactured from a unique combination of aluminium oxide and a thick plastic carrier to provide a flexible yet durable anti-slip solution.

 

SafeLine Twin

SafeLine Twin includes the SafeLine range of strip insert safety tapes, which are manufactured from a unique combination of aluminium oxide and a thick plastic carrier to provide a flexible yet durable anti-slip solution. The P5 rated tape inserts are formulated to resist water, steam and detergent and will withstand continuous temperatures in the range -30ºC to 120ºC.

SafeLine Twin stair nosing comes with the SafeLine insert preassembled, which are pre-cut to length and pre-drilled, and supplied with fixing screws and star plugs.

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PosiTread Architectural Range

Available in four different styles, and as both angles and treads, PosiTread is a sleek, architectural option that will enhance the aesthetic of any space. Manufactured from hard anodised aluminium, it features great looks without compromising on safety and is the first choice for many specifiers when looking for a low profile stair nosing that complies with all standards. It is supplied to a length of up to 3.6m and installed directly onto stair treads using suitable adhesive. PosiTread is available with P4 or P5 anti-slip rating so is suitable for use in both wet and dry environments. Finished in natural silver, black or brushed black aluminium, its is backed by five year manufacturers warranty and is perfect for light traffic areas both internally and externally where an architectural finish and safety are paramount.

 

ridge

PosiTread Ridge provides a P5 slip resistance rating when tested to AS4586:2013. (SRV=63) and is available in

  • architectural aluminium surface mounted safety stair edging in natural silver, brushed black and black with a 10mm NCC compliant face
  • architectural aluminium stair tread in natural silver, brushed black and black

fineline

PosiTread FineLine provides a P4 Slip Resistance rating when tested to AS4586:2013. (SRV=48) and is available in 

  • architectural aluminium surface mounted safety stair edging in anodised black and anodised silver with a 10mm NCC compliant face
  • architectural aluminium stair tread in natural silver and black

 

channel

PosiTread Channel provides a P4 slip resistance rating when tested to AS4586:2013. (SRV=40) and is available in the following

  • achitectural aluminium surface mounted safety stair edging in natural silver, brushed black and black with a 10mm NCC compliant face
  • architectural aluminium stair tread in natural silver, brushed black and black

groove

PosiTread Groove provides a P4 slip resistance rating when tested to AS4586:2013. (SRV=42) and is available in the following:

  • architectural aluminium surface mounted safety stair edging in natural silver and black with a 10mm NCC compliant face
  • architectural aluminium stair tread in natural silver and black

Grip Guard Inlaid Carborundum

With a solid aluminium extrusion and 50mm protruding anti slip carborundum strips this nosing offers an attractive and complementary alternative for highly trafficable areas setting the benchmark for durable & stylish stair nosing within the market place.This range has now grown to include a greater choice of styles to suit a wider variety of substrates. Make your staircase safer and smart looking with these highly slip-resistant carborundum insert stair nosings. Suitable for both internal and external applications

Key Features

  • Comes in Silver Anodised Aluminium finish as well as Black Anodised Aluminium finish
  • Available Surface Mounted or Recessed profiles available
  • Can be applied on hard surfaces, tiles or rubber
  • Perfect for timber, Concrete, Stone Tiles, Ceramic Tiles, Direct Stick Carpet.
  • 6 year warranty
  • Complies with AS14528.4.1 30% luminance contrast with that of its surrounding substrates
  • Complies with AS/NZ 1428.4.1:2009 Section 2: 2.3.2 Design Requirements
  • Complies with AS/NZ 4586:1999 Slip Resistance Classification

Grip Guard Aluminium Extrusion with Carborundum Insert

 The Grip Guard Aluminium Extrusion stair nosing range is P5 rated and suitable for both internal and external applications, providing a non-slip surface in oily, wet, dry or soiled conditions. Carborundum is UV stabilised and manufactured from silicon carbide. (The hardest material on earth next to diamond.) It is impact, chemical and corrosion resistant; however, it is also very abrasive making it less suitable for barefoot traffic areas.

The Carborundum inserts are available in a variety of colours that have been matched to complement our Tactile Ground Surface Indicator (TGSI) range. Korb’s specially formulated ‘glow in the dark’ Carborundum is highly visible making it particularly applicable in areas where low light conditions from power outage or smoke may occur. 

Surface mounted

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Recessed

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Carpet Tile

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Carpet with Underlay

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This range is available in black, silver, blue, red, yellow and photoluminescent colours in silver anodised and black anodised profiles.

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HiLight Range

Designed for heavy traffic situations, HiLight range provides the highest level of slip resistance and is perfect for stylish public areas. HiLight range of ribbed safety stair edging combines premium performance and aesthetics with maximum flexibility. They provide the highest level of slip resistance, with an extremely high P5 rating and are available in FiveBar, FourBar and ThreeBar variants and in surface mount, recess and inlaid options that come in natural silver and anodised black finishes.

Key Features

  • Conforms to all aspects of the relevant Australian standards
  • Multiple P5 rated, 10mm wide inserts in any combination of ivory, yellow, black or grey exceed the requirements of AS4586
  • Supplied cut to length up to 3.6m
  • Secure and discrete fixing via predrilled countersunk holes positioned under the insert - all screws are supplied
  • Industry leading 5 Year Manufacturers Warranty
  • Aluminium extrusion with a hard anodised, UV stable finish in black or natural silver
  • 10mm leading edge meets NCC requirements
  • Simple installation and very low on-going maintenance
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Variants

HiLight series have a range of applications and are perfect for heavy duty internal and external applications, the recess and inlaid options are suited to new applications where a recess is allowed, while the surface mount option is perfect for retro fitting. 

 

Inserts

P5 rated, tough and durable, the HiLight Carb insertis manufactured from Carborundum ensuring that it is the perfect choice for an attractive non-slip stair nosing. It comes in ivory, yellow, grey and black colours.

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threebar

• Available in Recess and Inlaid profiles
• fixed by adhesive or concealed screws
• Available in 3 insert colours: black, safety yellow and grey.
• Ideal choice for seamless design, where safety is incorporated within the stair tread.
• Meets AS1428 luminance requirements
• Ideal in areas requiring excellent wear resistance and high end aesthetics such as, restaurants hotel lobbies, and areas subject to high foot traffic

 

 

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fourbar

• Available in Surface Mount and recessed
• Heavy duty tempered aluminium extrusions
• High performing product displaying outstanding durability in any internal or external application such as railway stations
• Supplied to length, pre-drilled with screws
• Strong deep recess holds insert without warping
• NCC Compliant for both Surface Mount and Recessed
• Sleek design and excellent P5 rating

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fivebar

• Available in Surface Mount and Recessed
• Hard anodised extrusion
• Highest aesthetic appeal
• Designed for high traffic situations
• Concealed fixtures reduces any likelihood of vandalism
• Ideal for retrofitting to stairs where allowance for recessing has not been made or is not feasible.
• Recessed is ideal for installation against other floor coverings such as vinyl or carpet

 

SlimLine Plus

Available in silver anodised and black anodised profiles, the SlimLine Plus is P5 rated range of stair nosings. They come in a variety of coloured inserts manufactured from one homogeneous piece of premium aluminium while providing designers with options for seamless integration of the stair nosing with surrounding finishes, whilst allowing any unsightly screw fixings to be concealed. The SlimLine range allows for installation onto all substrates including specific profiles for broadloom carpet and direct stick. This hard wearing and corrosion resistant nosing is fully code compliant and offers an aesthetically stylish and non intrusive stair finish.

 

Key Features

  • Available in two aluminium finishes - Black anodised and Silver anodised 
  • Available in three different insert styles - Square, Corrugated and Striped
  • Available in three profiles - Surface mounted, Direct Stick Carpet and Broadloom Carpet
  • Can be installed using polyurethane adhesive to fix nosing to substrate and/or screw fix
  • Suitable for timber, concrete, stone tiles, ceramic tiles, direct stick carpet and broadloom carpet
  • Adheres to 30% luminance contrast with surrounding substrates requirement of AS14528.4.1
  • Slip Resistance Test Classifications:
    Wet Pendulum Test W
    Oil-Wet Ramp Test R12
  • Complies and exceeds required Australian Standards
    AS/NZ 4586:1999 Slip Resistance Classification
    AS/NZ 1428.4.1:2009 Section 2: 2.3.2 Design Requirements