FIBERGLASS STRUCTURAL PRODUCTS:

STAIR SOLUTIONS


AIMS' molded fiberglass stair treads are offered in two varieties: the DeltaTread and the DeltaGrate FabTread. DeltaTread stair treads are cut from DeltaTread panels measuring 22-1/4” x 10’-0”. The mesh of the DeltaTread is 1” x 6” with double bearing bars at the 6” intervals so that any stair tread with a length that is a multiple of 6” is always banded.

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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS


PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
DELTAGRATE MOLDED STAIR TREADS

The DeltaTread panel design results in an efficient utilization ratio, i.e., 8 banded stair treads 2’-6” long can be cut from the DeltaTread panel with zero drop. These panels come with either a meniscus top non-skid or a gritted top non-skid.
The OSHA required non-skid nosing, built in to the leading edge of the tread for the first 1-1/4”, is always gritted, and is the same color as the rest of the panel.

The DeltaGrate FabTread is a regular 1 1/2” thick x 1-1/2” square mesh grating with a fabricated structural nosing. All of AIMS stair treads, both the DeltaTread or the DeltaGrate FabTread, are available in all resins. And don’t forget about our fluorescent resins which are a big nighttime safety bonus!

DELTASPAN PULTRUDED STAIR TREADS

AIMS offers pultruded stair treads to accommodate applications where a wider support span is required. DeltaTread Pultruded Stair Treads provide a safe and cost effective alternative to conventional steel stair treads. This durable product has a gritted, non-skid surface and solid gritted nosing. In addition, DeltaTread is corrosion resistant with low maintenance requirements to provide a long service life.

COVERED STAIR TREADS

AIMS' covered stair treads will improve the appearance and functionality of unattractive stairs. Our treads are lightweight and easily installed. The gritted surface provides a safe, slip resistant surface. Corrosion resistance and low maintenance allows for a long service life.

STAIR TREADS COVERS

Covering steps and landing areas with AIMS' stair tread covers will greatly improve safety for any stair system. Our covers feature a unique, carbon grit particle surface embedded in the fiberglass composite substrate. They are easy to install and provide aesthetics and long-term peace of mind.

Using a combination of adhesive and mechanical fastenings, AIMS stair covers can be readily applied to most any surface, including wood, steel, and steel checker plate. In addition to safety advantages, AIMS stair covers instantly improve the look of warped, chipped, and weathered steps.

WATER PARK STAIR TREADS

AIMS stair treads are ideal for water parks, as they provide slip resistance for bare feet due to an aquatic grit that is applied to the surface. They are light weight, corrosion resistant, long-lasting, and require little to no maintenance. These qualities are especially beneficial in a wet environment where harsh, chlorinated water is present. Other benefits of AIMS water park stair treads include…

  • Splash-zone tested
  • Life-of-project cost savings
  • Different grit surfaces
  • Various designs and patterns
  • Pathway safety markings for increased safety
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, BENEFITS AND FEATURES:

AIMS' corrosion resistant fiberglass products are found throughout the world in a variety of applications and industries where safety, low maintenance costs, easy installation, and long service life are essential.

CORROSION RESISTANT

Unlike conventional metals, AIMS products eliminate the rusting and corrosion problems associated with traditional materials. A proven pultrusion process, which combines fiberglass and proprietary resins, creates a durable and safer structure that outlasts metal, and offers a significantly lower life cycle cost. Additionally, special UV inhibitors included in the formulation provide extra protection from the effects of weathering.

EASY TO INSTALL, EASY TO MAINTAIN

There’s no need for heavy equipment or expensive tools since AIMS handrail and ladder systems are less than half the weight of steel. Lighter weight means lower shipping costs and less manpower for installation. With no scraping, sandblasting, or painting required, they are virtually maintenance free.

STRONG AND DURABLE

Pound for pound, fiberglass is stronger than steel. Plus, when designed to certain load-response criteria, FRP material will weigh one-third to one-half of its steel counterpart. Our handrails and ladders get their strength from a high percentage of glass within the laminate, providing durability, high unidirectional strength, and stiffness.

NON-CONDUCTIVE AND FIRE RETARDENT

AIMS handrails and ladders are electronically and thermally nonconductive, and are fire retardant for a safer work environment. Our products meet the self-extinguishing requirements of ASTM E-84, and have a Class 1 flame spread rating of 25 or less. Because our systems are non-metallic, electromagnetic and radio wave frequencies are completely unaffected.

A VARIETY OF COLOR CHOICES

The standard color for our handrails and ladders is Safety Yellow, but any system can be custom ordered to your specific color requirements.Quality Assurance All AIMS handrail and ladder systems are manufactured under a strict quality control program. This program coincides with our mission to offer the highest quality products and services and to continue to excel in research and development for new products.

SAFE SHIPPING

All orders are carefully secured and shipped on dedicated trucks to ensure on-time, damage-free delivery.

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