Due to the American Disabilities Act, Tile Tech has been involved with various agencies to design and manufacture a paver which would aid the visually impaired. These detectable warning pavers provide a series of raised truncated domes that are readily detectable underfoot, and by cane.
Visualy impaired individuals depend on environmental cues, such as raised truncated domes, to inform of potential hazards. ambient sounds and physical elements that can be sensed by a cane or texture changes underfoot. Any pedestrian area requiring the use of a detectable warning surface can utilize the Detectable Warning Pavers. The distinctively textured walking surface can help to warn pedestrians of an impending hazard on the route ahead. Manufactured in accordance with the current requirements set forth in the American Disabilities Act (ADA), that is, straight alignment of its truncated domes, The Detectable Warning Pavers are fabricated with a non-slip texture applied to the surface of the pavers.
We manufacture our detectable warning pavers in several sizes and colors to suit various design requirements and conform to the ADA Code. Custom color and aggregate mixes are available upon special request at no additional cost.
Detectable Warning Pavers for the handicapped with raised truncated domes are available in a variety of colors & sizes