Shuttle is a highly
attractive low profile Grid Entrance Matting System designed to remove dirt and
moisture. It is an attractive aluminium and carpet Entrance Matting System with highly durable, long-life
polyamide infills in a unique grid formation designed to match floor tile
modules. It is available in a range of colours to
an ultra-low 10mm thick profile. An anti-clatter rubber footing links the tiles together with a flexible hinge
system which allows the mat to be rolled up in either direction.
Scope of use
is specially designed to remove dirt and moisture from left to right and front
to back. Shuttle is an attractive and easily
cleaned entrance mat for all intensive wear areas: hotels, commercial premises,
airport, shopping malls etc. Performance is best when used indoors or in weather
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
The product meets the requirements set out in the following documents, or relevant parts of cited standards within the documents:
Durability: Shuttle has an in-service history of use exceeding 15 years.
C3 Fire affecting areas beyond the fire source: Shuttle has been tested to have a critical radiant flux of 8.1 kW/m2
Access: Shuttle is an acceptable solution (D1/AS1 Table2) and exceeds the
minimum slip resistance of 0.4 when both wet and dry.
Use in Service History
Shuttle has an
in-service history of use in New Zealand exceeding 15 years.
mats are all custom-made to clients’ specifications.
Shuttle may be surface mounted using a proprietary 10mm ramp matwell system or recessed in
the proprietary 10mm matwell. Must be
over a firm flat surface. For optimum
performance installation in weather protected areas is preferable.
Regular maintenance of Shuttle is important to keep Shuttle
effective and looking attractive for years.
Shuttle can be removed for cleaning as dirt can
Daily Maintenance: Daily vacuum thoroughly with a
powerful vacuum cleaner, preferably with power driven brushes. This
agitates the pile to loosen the dirt.
Periodic Maintenance: A routine visual inspection will
identify when Shuttle is becoming full of dirt.
It can then be cleaned with a water spray extraction method. Shuttle can
be scrubbed with a machine or by hand along the direction of the infills only.
In cases of staining, household solvents may be used, but must only be applied
to a rag and then rubbed onto the mat.
Do not pour solvents directly onto the mat as a breakdown of the infill
adhesive may result. Only use chemicals suitable for the cleaning of carpets,
following the manufacturer's instructions.
A maintenance instruction sheet is available.
Shuttle has a 20 year warranty on wear
and performance, stairs excepted, conditional on the product being installed
and maintained according to the manufacturers recommendations.