Alumat 15 WD (Wide draining) mat is designed for busy entrance ways, and is especially suitable for wet locations, either inside or outside.
It is made from exterior grade, anodised aluminium and selected rigid rib profile infills.
It has wider infills than normal and closed-drain channels to contain water, or even become part of a drainage system to connect to a mat well drainage point.
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Scope of use
Ideally used in busy entranceways, 15WD is designed to remove and contain water as well as dirt, keeping interiors both clean and. dry
New Zealand Building Code (NZBC)
The product will, if employed in accordance with the supplier's installation and maintenance requirements, assist with meeting the following provisions of the building code:
- Clause B2 Durability: Performance B2.3.1(c)
- Clause C3 Fire affecting areas beyond the fire source: Performance C3.4(b)
- Clause D1 Access routes: Performance D1.3.3(b), D1.3.3(d)
- Clause F2 Hazardous building materials: Performance F2.3.1
C3.4b - Aluminium and infill matting and scraper ribbed
carpet exceeds ISO 9239-1 requirements. CRF 8.0Kw/m2
D1 Access - slip resistance.
ALUMAT 15 WD is an
acceptable solution exceeding minimum slip resistance of 0.4 when dry and
The product has and can make available the following additional evidence to support the above statements:
Use in Service History
The polypropylene infills used are manufactured by Vebe Floor
Coverings in the Netherlands, and have been widely used throughout Europe and
many other countries for many years.
Alumat 15 WD should be fitted in a mat well 15mm to 20mm deep.
It is fully rubber backed to give good support and comfort, but must be
installed over a hard level surface.
Can be installed inside or exposed situations if
Can be connected to drain for complete water removal
Floor surfaces are to be clean , dry and level to receive the
mats. In matwells or recesses created by surrounding tiles, the mat may
be placed in position.
For exterior situations, dowel and screw fixing if required should be used by uplifting
infill near an edge.
In any exterior situation the mats must be screw fixed for safety.
For further information see https://www.alumat.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Alumat-Drainage-Installation.pdf
Daily vacuum cleaning is recommended. Periodic steam cleaning or
pressure water cleaning can be done. Solvents should not be used.
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All Alumat aluminium and infill mats have a minimum warranty for five
years against faulty materials and/or workmanship subject to normal wear and
Alumat15WD, is an extra heavy gauge profile and has a 20 year warranty that
the frames will be able to be refurbished for the duration of the
warranty subject to correct installation and maintenance..
All of the products used are manufactured by companies that have
demonstrated their commitment to the environment and have been appropriately
We have selected aluminium that is designed to withstand wet conditions
and can be reused after refurbishment if in suitable condition. Our
heavier grade extrusions 15I, 15D and AL15WD are guaranteed to be
able to be reconditioned for the first 20 years of their life.