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Slip-Test Mark IIIB: the only tribometer on the market that has achieved Certification to ASTM F2508!  Click here for a spec sheet!  Slip-Test interview on Corporate Review
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ASTM’s F13 Pedestrian Safety Committee and top biomechanical researchers worked 11 years in developing standard ASTM F2508. An F2508 Validation verifies whether a tribometer's readings can be reliably correlated to actual human slip events. Certification of a tribometer design to F2508 is an even more rigorous multi-step process, involving an Interlaboratory Study that documents the repeatability and reproducibility of tribometer measurements.  See the Mark IIIB Certification Report here!
 

Slip-Test is the sole manufacturer of research - proven Mark IIIB tribometers, totally re-engineered from the original designs of safety pioneer Dr. Robert Brungraber.

Mark IIIB tribometer
INDUSTRY-LEADING FEATURES:

• Tough CNC-machined billet aluminum structure, but only 10 pounds
• Test stair nosings in both directions of pedestrian travel
• Tests up, down, and cross-slope on steep ramps and slopes
• Easily test individual floor tiles as small as 8 inches square
• Stationary mechanical operation – no wheels, batteries, or CO2
• Parts are corrosion-resistant anodized aluminum, stainless steel, or plastic
• Pelican 1510 roller case fits in airline overhead compartments
Mark IIIB Spec Sheet
  • Tribometer comes with grooved Neolite testfoot, extra testfoot clip, height gauge & shims, printed instructions, instructional DVD, Pelican roller case, and individual Validation to ASTM 2508.
  • PRICE for Mark IIIB:  $6,200 plus shipping.  Recommended yearly ASTM F2508 re-Validation is $400 plus shipping.


RENTALS - Slip-Test offers cost-effective rentals of the Mark IIIB tribometer, for customers that need a tribometer quickly for limited testing.

TRAININGThe Mark IIIB is easy to use, but for those less familiar with the complexities of pedestrian traction analysis, Slip-Test offers an ASTM F2948 - based training course on both pedestrian walkway safety and the use of the tribometer.  Call Slip-Test for details!

TESTINGSlip-Test frequently conducts testing of walkway surface materials and coatings for manufacturers - contact Slip-Test for details! 

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