Understanding Rolling Ladder and Platform Tread Types
When making a selection of a ladder it is important to know what tread type works best for your situation. All too often tread type is an after thought while looking for a ladder but it has a big impact on safety. Picking the right tread type is important. Below is a list of all the different tread types offered including a detailed description of the tread and the best environments to deploy it. If you have any questions on tread types or would like to customize a ladder to have a different tread type, please give us a call at +1 (888) 242-3045. For additional information about our products check out the our products page and the locking systems page.
Anti-Slip Vinyl Tread
Provides non-slip footing for safe climbing. Perfect for clean retail or office environments.
Excellent slip resistance. Used extensive in retail and storeroom applications.
Aluminum version of anti-slip vinyl that provides non-slip footing for safe climbing. Perfect for clean retail or office environments.
EZY Tread - By
Choose for standard duty or cleaner areas. Perforated Tread design formed from a solid steel sheet. Eliminates sagging problems and front edge wear which are common with most expanded metal treads.
Expanded Metal Tread
This aggressive self-cleaning tread is ideal for the warehouse or retail floor and allows debris to fall through the tread.
The most aggressive tread is ideal for the shop floor or any industrial application where maximum slip resistance is required.
Grip Strut - By
A must when oily or wet surfaces can be underfoot. A serrated tooth surface formed from a solid steel sheet. Acclaimed by all ladder manufactures. Steel or aluminum construction. Aggressive, strong, sure footed and self cleaning.