Overview

There is patterned steel floor plate - and there is Durbar® - Only by Tata Steel


Outstanding slip resistance

Slips and trips are the most common cause of injuries at work. Durbar’s unique pattern of raised studs has been proven, by external laboratory testing, to provide outstanding resistance to slip, in both dry and wet conditions.


Fire resistance

Durbar's structural properties mean that you can rely on it to perform, even when subjected to extreme heat. At temperatures where aluminium floor plates have begun to melt, Durbar steel floor plate will still be supporting design loads.


Saving you money

Durbar's structural properties reduce cost by eliminating the need for separate structural and flooring components – a distinct advantage over other materials, such as aluminium.


Easy to clean, self-draining surface

Durbar's evenly distributed, raised stud pattern creates a self-draining surface which is easy to clean. The process of producing Durbar even produces an abrasion-resistant surface, giving it a long service life.


Load span data

Members of The Steel Construction Institute can view load span data for Durbar at www.steelbiz.org, in table C242, floor plates simply supported, from the Steel Designers Manual, 6th Edition, 2003.

Applications

  • Bridges
  • Cladding and protective barriers
  • Commercial vehicles
  • Containers
  • Lifts
  • Offshore installations
  • Shipbuilding
  • Stairs and walkways
  • Steps and safety platforms

Relationship with standards

Durbar meets the mechanical and chemical properties of ASTM A1011 and A1018 structural grades.
Durbar meets the floor plate specification ASTM A786.