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Recessed and Loose Laid Mats

Mat installations can be broadly divided into two categories, loose lay mats & recessed mats. Many times, architects will specify recess mats for high foot traffic areas & areas where trolleys will be used on a daily basis. The advantage of a recessed mat, is the surface of the mat is the same level as the floor, this increases the safety especially in public areas like shopping centres, airports etc. The depth of the mat…

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Quality and Function of Matting

Matting will protect floor surfaces from becoming scuffed & scratched from abrasive dirt being tracked in under shoes. Studies show that in wet weather, up to 12 times as much dirt can be tracked in, our mats keep all of these unwanted elements out of your building or establishment & therefore save on cleaning & maintenance costs. A mat needs to offer two important functions, it must be able to efficiently trap dirt/dust and be…

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PROMOTIONAL COUNTER MATS

Exciting, vivid, strong and attention grabbing are a few words you might use to describe your business or brand, we would use these same words to describe the Designa Mat promotional / point os sale, range of counter mats – that enhance any brand. We offer counter mats with various finishes for multiple uses, all of them give a clear rendering of the required branding. All of our promotional counter mats are made from nitrile…

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Nylon used in Matting

Nylon is a synthetic material first produced in 1935 and has become one of the most popular synthetic materials used today. Due to the unique characteristics of nylon it is a perfect material for matting surfaces, used in fibre form either as a cut or loop pile. Some of the most important characteristics our outlined below, this gives a good understanding of the synthetic material and the reasons for its use in matting. Nylon is…

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The Benefit of Mats in Retail, Commercial and Industrial Facilities

Entrance mats are an essential part of any building. Let’s look at how mats are used to benefit buildings in the retail, commercial, industrial and domestic sectors. In retail environments, shops use branded mats at their entrances to draw clients attention to the company logo & draw their eyes into the store. Soft cut pile mats also make the entrance appear welcoming and may even include a “Welcome to” or “Welcomes You” message above or…

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Matting for Industrial Applications

Designa Mat offers various types of matting and flooring for industrial applications. Due to the nature of industrial environments, matting and flooring used needs to be extremely durable and easy to clean and maintain. The closed PVC or rubber interlocking tiles work very well as a wall to wall application or in demarcated areas around machinery and in work stations. The interlocking tiles have many qualities and practical benefits that are required in industrial areas,…

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Loose Laid Mats

Loose laid mats are placed directly onto the floor surface, be it tiles, laminate, concrete or carpet. Our rubber backed mats are available with two different backings, which backing should be used is determined by the kind of floor finish the mat will be laid on. A smooth rubber backing should be used on hard floor surfaces and a cleated rubber backing should be used on carpeted surfaces with a loop pile. The cleats consist…

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Designa Mat Logo Mats

Why settle for a plain Jane, drab mat in your entrance, when a branded mat offers the same functionality, with great looks to boot? A branded mat with your logo, placed boldly in vivid colours, will draw your clients attention to your entrance and provide a welcoming reception. Designa Mat offers a great range of logo mats in both precision printed and hand crafted manufacture methods. All Jet Print & Scribe mats feature Nitrile rubber…

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