The Ultimate SolutionTM in Detectable Warning Systems.
Access Tile is designed, tested
and manufactured in the U.S.A
1.How heavy are the detectable warning tiles?
Access Tiles detectable warning surface tiles weigh approximately 3 lbs per square foot.
2.What are the detectable warning surface tiles made of?
Access Tile detectable warning surface tiles are made from engineered composite polymers with physical properties that provide superior durability and resistance to fading from sunlight exposure.
3.Where are installation instructions located?
Installation instructions are available in English for each tile and can be downloaded from the website.
4.Does Access Tile meet ADA/Title 24 requirements?
Access Tile detectable warning surface tiles are ADA/Title 24 compliant with dome spacing of 2.35” and truncated dome height of 0.20”.
5.Is Access Tile available in different colors?
Access Tile detectable warning surface tiles are available in nine standard colors: Yellow 33538, Light Grey 26280, Dark Grey 36118, Onyx Black 17038, Pearl 37875, Brick Red 22144, Ocean Blue 15187, Ochre Yellow 23594, Colonial Red 20109
6. Does the winter climate affect Access tile?
Access Tile detectable warning surface tiles are stronger in lower temperatures and are non-porous which means that they will not absorb water through freeze thaw cycles.
7.Does salt affect Access Tile?
Salt will not affect Access Tile detectable warning surface tiles. Testing has confirmed that salt, chewing gum, aerosol paint can be removed with cleaning solutions containing 15 hydrochloric acid without staining the tiles.
8.Do you have installation demonstrations and training?
Installation training for concrete contractors, inspectors or anyone who needs installation training or an installation demonstration is available upon request.
9. Can Access Tile be imbedded in asphalt?
It is not recommended that Access Tile detectable warning surface tiles be installed in asphalt. An alternate solution is to saw cut and remove asphalt, pour concrete in its place and embed Access Tile.
10.What is the minimum size tile requirement that meets with the ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG)?
The new draft guidelines specify the detectable warning surface tiles begin 6″ to 8″ from the curb line, generally at the back of the curb, and extend 2′ in the direction of travel on the curb ramp. The width of the detectable warning surface tile is specified to extend the width of the flat portion of the curb ramp. Please refer to the guidelines for specific proper applications through the following link: www.access-board.gov/rewdraft.htm or by calling Access Products at 1 (888) 679-4022.
11.What is the Access Tile warranty?
Replaceable Access Tile Detectable Warning Surface Tiles shall be guaranteed in writing against manufacturer’s defects for a period of five (5) years from date of sale. The guarantee includes defective work, breakage, deformation, fading and loosening of tiles.
12.Does cutting Access Tile affect its warranty?
Access Tile detectable warning surface tiles can be cut to custom sizes or in a radius using a continuous rim diamond blade in a circular saw or mini-grinder. Use of a straight edge to guide the cut is advisable where appropriate. Cutting Access Tile does not void the warranty.
13.Where can I purchase Access Tile?
Please refer to our distributor list on our website. For distributor information please call Access Products at 1 (888) 679-4022.
14.How many Access Tile sizes are there?
Nominal sizes for replaceable Access Tile Detectable Warning Surface Tiles are (Length x Width): 12"x12", 24"x24", 24” x 36”, 24” x 48”, 24” x 60”, 36” x 48”, 36” x 60” and Radius.
15.Why use cast-in-place Access Tile?
It is more economical since less labor time is required and it provides for a fast, high quality installation when Replaceable Access Tile Detectable Warning Surface Tiles are wet set into concrete as a one-step cast-in-place system.
16.What tools will I require to install Access Tile?
Tools required include standard masonry tools, a non-marring rubber mallet and a 1/4″ radius finishing tool to safely and easily install Replaceable Access Tile Detectable Warning Surface Tiles.
17.What tool is required to remove the tamper-resistant fasteners?
The stainless steel tamper resistant fasteners can be removed with a special tool. Call Access Products at 1(888) 679-4022 to find the location of the nearest tool supplier.
18.How long does it take to install Access Tile?
Replaceable Access Tile Detectable Warning Surface Tiles can be installed in five minutes or less.