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Conformable Anti-Slip Tape

Product code: H3406

  • For application on uneven surfaces such as durbar tread
  • Aluminium foil backing has no memory so conforms to surfaces
  • Reduces risk of anti-slip lifting from uneven surfaces
  • Available in rolls from 19mm to 1168mm
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Durbar plate, chequer plate, diamond tread are all commonly used, you can see them almost everywhere for fire exits, walkways, access platforms etc. It is a common misconception that the pattern provides a safe surface to walk on, unfortunately, this is not correct. Durbar plate is an extremely slippy surface, metal does not easily provide a non-slip floor (its hard surface does not attract grip) and the pattern often creates more problems than it solves (the rises result in less surface area for footwear). Many government safety websites warn of the risk of using durbar type plate in critical areas. Conformable Safety-Grip tape is the answer to the problems that irregular metal plates create. Durbar plate was previously impossible to coat with a non slip surface, a conventional non slip tape would rise up when stretched into the valleys.


Conformable anti slip tape is special, it has a class O, very soft aluminium foil backing. The advantage of using a foil instead of a conventional plastic is for the following reasons;

1. Foil has zero stretch tolerances – unlike a plastic it will not be stretched, when a plastic stretches it wants to revert to its original state so will lift from an irregular substrate.

2. The foil has no memory, it can be pressed into place and will remain in that shape.

The upper surface of H3406 Conformable Safety-Grip tape is a conventional abrasive which results in exceptionally high grip levels (coefficient of friction). The abrasive upper surface provides grip even in wet or dirty conditions. The diamond-hard mineral that Heskins uses (9 on the MOHS scale) ensures that good grip is obtained. Conformable antislip tape is an extremely popular material. We produce the material in a wide variety of standard widths and shapes and we can easily create almost any width or shape all within extremely accurate tolerances.

One additional benefit of Conformable tape being constructed using a foil instead of a plastic base is that this gives it high flame retardancy levels. Conformable Safety-Grip tape has been tested and certified to CAA FAA specification 8 for use within cockpit areas. For more information please contact our technical sales team.


As always we can produce to any Pantone or RAL colour dependent on quantity.

To order or enquire further, you can contact the Heskins sales team by phone, Live Chat or the contact us form.

Conformable Anti Slip Tape


Pantone / RAL
Black U / 9004
Average LRV
(36 Grit)



021 U / 2004
Average LRV
(60 Grit)



115 U / 1023
​Average LRV
(36 Grit)



Pantone / RAL
White / 9003
​Average LRV
(100 Grit)



Pantone / RAL
Black: Black U / 9017
Yellow: 115 U / 1003
Average LRV
Black: 0
Yellow: 43.5
(36 Grit)

Black/Yellow Hazard

Light Reflectance Values

Product code Colour Av. LRV Range
H3406N Black 0 0
H3406O Orange 18.25 3
H3406Y Yellow 37.50 3
H3406W White 72.25 1
H3406D Black / Yellow Hazard 0 / 43.5 0 / 4

Regulations and Certi­fica­tions

Below is a table denoting what regulations Conformable Safety Grip meets and what certs, if any, are available.

R118 (Burning behavior of materials used in the construction of commercial vehicles) Download

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