Exceptional Skid Resistance and Proven Road Safety for High Risk Areas

SteelStop® - High Friction Surfacing

SteelStop® high friction surfacing has been developed to help put the brakes on traffic in busy or skid prone areas, providing extra grip for road users and safety benefits for pedestrians.

Typical Applications

SteelStop® Road Surfacing provides exceptional skid resistance and proven road safety advantages for high risk areas such as approaches to traffic lights, pedestrian crossings, intersections, roundabouts and also traffic black spots such as winding roads and hazardous bends.

Find out more about how SteelStop® high friction road surfacing can help you put a stop to traffic when you need it most…

SteelStop! High Friction Road Surfacing
SteelStop® Properties
  • Proven skid resistance
  • Economical and very easy to lay
  • 100% recycled material
  • Durable & cost-effective
  • Reduces downtime
Proven Performance

SteelStop® has been tested to meet the stringent skid resistance values required for High Friction Surfacing.

Laboratory trials at the University of Ulster and installations in the South Yorkshire area have shown that SteelStop® satsifies the minimum Skid Resistance Value (SRV) of 70 under test conditions.

Specimens have been subjected to a total of 100,000 wheel passes as required by the BBA, equivalent to traffic wear during 5 to 10 year’s in-service life.

In each case, SteelStop® met the requirements for Type 1, 2 and 3 applications, proving its credentials as a durable and effective product.

Performance Statistics

SteelStop® has excellent environmental credentials and has all the advantages of a renewable source material.

With a growing market for High Friction Surfacing (HFS) materials SteelStop® scores over products using imported calcined bauxite as it uses locally available recycled steel slag material, with the result that the carbon footprint is minimised.

Attracting a great deal of interest from local and regional councils due to this powerful combination of economic and environmental benefits, SteelStop® also has national and international potential due to the ease of transportation and application.

SteelStop® performance at South Yorkshire installation
Product Usage

Supplied in dry form, SteelStop® is easy to transport and very quick and simple to lay, significantly reducing downtime for any works.

Typical applications include: Approaches to Traffic Lights, Pedestrian Crossings & School Zones, Intersections and Roundabouts, Winding Rural Roads and Hazardous Bends.

Note: PSV values highlighted in yellow (below) is what our SteelStop® material can be applied to.

SteelStop® Product Usage
High Friction Road Surfacing

Watch our introductory film highlighting the benefits of using SteelStop® in your next surfacing project.

SteelStop® uses locally available recycled steel slag material which can be delivered directly to your site or job, keeping your carbon footprint to a minimum.

We attract a great deal of interest from local and regional councils due to it’s ease of transportation and range of applications.

SteelStop® Quality Control
SteelStop® Laboratory Tests

Laboratory trials at the University of Ulster have shown that SteelStop® satisfies the minimum Skid Resistance Value (SRV) of 70 under test conditions.

Specimens have been subjected to a total of 100,000 wheel passes as required by the BBA, equivalent to traffic wear during 5 to 10 year’s in-service life. In each case, SteelStop® met the requirements for Type 1, 2 and 3 applications, proving its credentials as a durable and effective product.

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