AS 1428.4 PDF
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Due to the nature of their application, tactile indicators need to withstand harsh conditions including constant foot traffic, heavy rolling loads, extreme UV levels and other natural elements such as wind and rain. Tactiles must be installed with the correct spacing between each unit. Product colours should be used as a guide only. Submit your details and we’ll add you to our mailing list: Luminance contrast contributes to the efficacy of tactile indicators for visions impaired pedestrians.
Tactile Indicators – what you need to know – ABS West
Furthermore, the information provided is solely for the purposes of TGSIs and is not related to the design, configuration or formation to stairs, handrails, ramps and accessible paths depicted therein.
Refer to the luminance chart for selection details. Ratings are as follows: ABS West has taken all reasonable care in producing the content contained in this website. Worn surfaces and faded colours eventually render tactiles non-compliant.
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Draft for Public Comment of AS 1428.4, Design For Access and Mobility—Wayfinding
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To maintain consistency, a number of factors need to be considered:. Tactiles need to be manufactured to precise specifications to ass adequate prominence without causing a tripping hazard. Follow Follow Follow Follow. Tactiles are often placed at hazardous locations such as bus and rail platforms, escalators, top of stairs and pedestrian crossings. Contact ABS West for further information, or link to our tactile indicator product page.
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The reason for this is that a large percentage of vision impaired people still retain partial vision and can detect the contrast provided by suitably coloured tactiles.
Vision impaired pedestrians rely on consistency for accurate interpretation of the cues 11428.4 by tactiles.
Tactile indicators are everywhere in the public environment: Want to make a comment on a draft out for public comment? Az maintain consistency, a number of factors need to be considered: An essential consideration when selecting tactile indicators is the level of slip resistance provided.
Public comments close on 18th January