ALGRIP® Traction

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Using a patented laser deposition process, we weld ALGRIP® traction features to metal grating or plate flooring to provide unparalleled slip resistance in wet or dry conditions.

With ALGRIP® traction surface treatment, users can enjoy increased traction that meets or exceeds OSHA and ADA requirements for traction safety in all directions. ALGRIP® works by adhering small metal traction features to the surface of base metal or grating. As a result, shoes or tires can encircle and grab these welded traction features for enhanced grip. Our clients commonly use ALGRIP® to increase the dynamic coefficient of friction (DCOF) in a variety of industries including food processing, pharmaceutical, mass transit, utilities, power plants, manufacturing and heavy construction.



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ALGRIP® performs well in wet, oily, dirty, dusty and sanitary environments as well as applications where bacteria, cleanliness and condensation are a concern. Here are a few popular ALGRIP® applications:

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Featured Projects

Would you like to see our grating products in action? Explore our successful projects for yourself and find out how we can make your upcoming project a success story.

Big River


Memphis, TN


The Big River Crossing is the country's longest active bridge for rail, bicycles, and pedestrians. This mile-long engineering feat provides residents new opportunities for recreation and fitness with a stunning view. In partnership with the City of Memphis, we provided a combined 124,000 square feet of materials to construct the walkway deck, fence and handrails to make this Mississippi river crossing a reality.



New York City, NY


When Columbia University needed to replace grating along the college walk on campus, we stepped in to replace their light-duty steel welded grating with our ADA-compliant Wheels n’ Heels® Metro® grating—an aesthetically pleasing grate that is high-heel friendly and designed to withstand AASHTO H20 loading.



Chicago, IL


The Chicago Riverwalk was an ambitious reclamation project to return the people of Chicago to their river. Through the breakthrough efforts of many, we transformed this industrial urban corridor into a recreational attraction. We crafted handrails, flooring and fencing with an eye for aesthetics and an emphasis on ADA compliance to help the Chicago River Walk become a dramatic centerpiece of 21st century Chicago.

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