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Which tactile stud will accurately recreate blister paving?
In some scenarios, it can often be advantageous to recreate blister paving using tactile studs...
How do architectural studs prevent anti-social behaviour?
Architectural studs are a valuable tool in preventing anti-social behaviour as they act as visual...
How does Part M affect the use of tactile studs and strips?
Part M or Approved Document M refers to governmental guidance surrounding the access and use...
Road studs – Aluminium or Stainless Steel?
When it comes to road studs, or pelistuds as they’re often called, there are a...
What does DETR compliant mean?
DETR is the Department of the Environment, Transport and Regions, they oversee the regulations that...
Anti-skate studs – A complete guide
It’s important to select the right tool for any job and anti-skate studs are no...
How far apart should I install tactile studs in place of stair nosing?
There’s currently no guidance that pertains to exactly how far apart tactile studs should be...
A guide to DAP (Delivered at Place) for international orders
The method by which Studmarc ships is commonly known as DAP or delivered at place....
Retrofitting tactile studs utilising worn tactile paving
Over time concrete blister paving wears down and chips away as the amount of footfall...
What does quality mean for tactile studs and strips?
Quality is a description given to so many things that it’s hard to know when...
Fixing and Adhesives (4)
When to use self-adhesive tactile studs and strips
Self-adhesive tactile studs and strips can be a great solution for many different surfaces, often...
What are the different types of tactile stud and strip fixing pins?
When choosing a tactile stud or strip you can be presented with an overwhelming number...
Which epoxy resin should I use to install tactile studs and strips?
When it comes to resin there are countless varieties, from large companies like Loctite and...
Epoxy Resin: A complete guide
Epoxy resin is a clear liquid polymer that when combined with a catalyst or heated,...
Installation Guides (11)
Retrofitting tactile studs utilising worn tactile paving
Over time concrete blister paving wears down and chips away as the amount of footfall...
Can I install tactile studs in place of stair nosing?
In some circumstances, installing tactile studs in place of stair nosing may be preferable. This...
What tactile stud height do I need?
With the sheer number of variations in tactile studs it can be difficult to know...
How to remove self-adhesive tactile tiles and indicators?
In comparison to their TPU counterparts, steel and other metal tactile indicators present slightly more...
Can I install tactile studs on porcelain or ceramic tiles?
As a rule, we don’t recommend installing tactile studs or strips with a fixing pin...
How should I install temporary tactile studs and strips?
In some situations it may call for a temporary solution for accessibility and anti-slip purposes....
How far apart should tactile strips be installed from each other?
To recreate the common 400mm sq corduroy tile pattern with tactile strips...
How far apart should tactile studs be installed from each other?
To recreate the common 400mm sq blister tile pattern with studs (commonly found at traffic...
Can tactile studs be installed on a loose gravel or stone driveway?
It’s not recommended that tactile studs are installed on surfaces with a loose substrate such...
Can I install tactile studs and strips on a wooden surface?
It is absolutely possible to install tactile studs and strips on wooden surfaces and to...
How to install self-adhesive studs and strips
Installing self-adhesive studs and strips is a simple process, but it still requires a degree...
Installation Videos (2)
How To: Anti-Skate Stud Installation Video
Here is a video which shows show to install anti skate studs.
How To: Demarcation Stud Installation Video
Here is a video which shows show to install demarcation studs.
Legislation and Guidance (2)
How does Part M affect the use of tactile studs and strips?
Part M or Approved Document M refers to governmental guidance surrounding the access and use...
What does DETR compliant mean?
DETR is the Department of the Environment, Transport and Regions, they oversee the regulations that...
Materials and Finishes (12)
What does quality mean for tactile studs and strips?
Quality is a description given to so many things that it’s hard to know when...
The benefits of tactile studs with inserts
Full metal tactile studs are vital in conveying key tactile messages underfoot for the visually...
Stainless steel tactile studs or concrete blister paving?
A major part of purchasing tactile devices and carrying out any installation is knowing that...
Which tactile stud pattern is best for grip?
There are three primary groups of tactile stud patterns, and they are plain surface, crosshatch,...
What’s the difference between 304 and 316 Stainless Steel?
Both 304 and 316 stainless steels are widely used for tactile studs and strips and...
Why choose bronze for tactile indicators?
Bronze is a commonly used metal in sculptures and artwork, well known for its deep...
What’s the difference between laser etching and laser engraving?
Both laser etching and laser engraving are often conflated as they are techniques used to...
Why choose aluminium for tactile indicators?
There is a plethora of metals to choose from when it comes to tactile indicators,...
How are anti-slip profiles measured and what is an R-Rating?
There are multiple measurement of the level of grip provided by a surface including R-ratings...
When is the colour red used in tactile paving?
Visual contrast is a very important part of navigating the world for the visually impaired....
What is TPU or Thermoplastic Polyurethane?
TPU or Thermoplastic Polyurethane is a thermoplastic elastomer that consists of a mix of rubber...
What is 316 Marine Grade Stainless Steel?
Marine grade stainless-steel is a 316 type of stainless-steel that contains Molybdenum as part of...
Ordering FAQs (3)
A guide to DAP (Delivered at Place) for international orders
The method by which Studmarc ships is commonly known as DAP or delivered at place....
What is an EORI number, and do I need one?
An EORI number (said: Ee-or-Ee) is an Economic Operations and Identification number, it’s required to...
Do I need to approve or sign off on my order?
For any products purchased through email inquiry or that are of a bespoke design, we’ll...
Product Deep Dive (6)
Road studs – Aluminium or Stainless Steel?
When it comes to road studs, or pelistuds as they’re often called, there are a...
Anti-skate studs – A complete guide
It’s important to select the right tool for any job and anti-skate studs are no...
What are anti-skate studs?
Anti-skate studs are metal implements added to long straight edges on outdoor structures, furniture, and...
What quality controls do tactile studs and strips have in place?
Due to the highly specific nature of tactile studs and strips, accuracy in manufacturing is...
What is a fishtail shank or fishtail stem?
A fishtail shank or fishtail stem refers to the pins affixed to certain models of...
What are road studs and how are they used?
Road studs are a common site on roads in the UK but can be easily...
Tactile Device Uses (11)
Which tactile stud will accurately recreate blister paving?
In some scenarios, it can often be advantageous to recreate blister paving using tactile studs...
How do architectural studs prevent anti-social behaviour?
Architectural studs are a valuable tool in preventing anti-social behaviour as they act as visual...
How far apart should I install tactile studs in place of stair nosing?
There’s currently no guidance that pertains to exactly how far apart tactile studs should be...
What are the messages that tactile paving tiles relay?
Tactile paving tiles are a vital part of the way that the visually impaired navigate...
What is a demarcation stud?
A demarcation stud is both a tactile and visual indicator used to mark out a...
What is a tactile stud?
A tactile stud is a tactile indicator that is typically used in set configurations to...
What is a tactile strip?
The term tactile strip refers to a type of tactile indicator that is used in...
What’s the difference between on-street and off-street warning surfaces?
On-street and off-street terms refer to where a warning surface such as blister paving is...
Should I install stair nosings or tactile studs on stone stairs?
When searching for additional grip on stone stair sets, whether new or old, it can...
Retrofitting tactile studs and strips – what are the benefits?
There are a great many benefits to retrofitting tactile studs and strips in place of...
How do Tactile Studs work?
The next time you’re walking through a city, look down at your feet. You’ll probably...
Which tactile stud will accurately recreate blister paving?
In some scenarios, it can often be advantageous to recreate blister paving using tactile studs...
How do architectural studs prevent anti-social behaviour?
Architectural studs are a valuable tool in preventing anti-social behaviour as they act as visual...
How does Part M affect the use of tactile studs and strips?
Part M or Approved Document M refers to governmental guidance surrounding the access and use...
Road studs – Aluminium or Stainless Steel?
When it comes to road studs, or pelistuds as they’re often called, there are a...
What does DETR compliant mean?
DETR is the Department of the Environment, Transport and Regions, they oversee the regulations that...
Anti-skate studs – A complete guide
It’s important to select the right tool for any job and anti-skate studs are no...
How far apart should I install tactile studs in place of stair nosing?
There’s currently no guidance that pertains to exactly how far apart tactile studs should be...
A guide to DAP (Delivered at Place) for international orders
The method by which Studmarc ships is commonly known as DAP or delivered at place....
Retrofitting tactile studs utilising worn tactile paving
Over time concrete blister paving wears down and chips away as the amount of footfall...
What does quality mean for tactile studs and strips?
Quality is a description given to so many things that it’s hard to know when...
When to use self-adhesive tactile studs and strips
Self-adhesive tactile studs and strips can be a great solution for many different surfaces, often...
What are the different types of tactile stud and strip fixing pins?
When choosing a tactile stud or strip you can be presented with an overwhelming number...
Which epoxy resin should I use to install tactile studs and strips?
When it comes to resin there are countless varieties, from large companies like Loctite and...
Epoxy Resin: A complete guide
Epoxy resin is a clear liquid polymer that when combined with a catalyst or heated,...
Retrofitting tactile studs utilising worn tactile paving
Over time concrete blister paving wears down and chips away as the amount of footfall...
Can I install tactile studs in place of stair nosing?
In some circumstances, installing tactile studs in place of stair nosing may be preferable. This...
What tactile stud height do I need?
With the sheer number of variations in tactile studs it can be difficult to know...
How to remove self-adhesive tactile tiles and indicators?
In comparison to their TPU counterparts, steel and other metal tactile indicators present slightly more...
Can I install tactile studs on porcelain or ceramic tiles?
As a rule, we don’t recommend installing tactile studs or strips with a fixing pin...
How should I install temporary tactile studs and strips?
In some situations it may call for a temporary solution for accessibility and anti-slip purposes....
How far apart should tactile strips be installed from each other?
To recreate the common 400mm sq corduroy tile pattern with tactile strips...
How far apart should tactile studs be installed from each other?
To recreate the common 400mm sq blister tile pattern with studs (commonly found at traffic...
Can tactile studs be installed on a loose gravel or stone driveway?
It’s not recommended that tactile studs are installed on surfaces with a loose substrate such...
Can I install tactile studs and strips on a wooden surface?
It is absolutely possible to install tactile studs and strips on wooden surfaces and to...
How to install self-adhesive studs and strips
Installing self-adhesive studs and strips is a simple process, but it still requires a degree...
How To: Anti-Skate Stud Installation Video
Here is a video which shows show to install anti skate studs.
How To: Demarcation Stud Installation Video
Here is a video which shows show to install demarcation studs.
How does Part M affect the use of tactile studs and strips?
Part M or Approved Document M refers to governmental guidance surrounding the access and use...
What does DETR compliant mean?
DETR is the Department of the Environment, Transport and Regions, they oversee the regulations that...
What does quality mean for tactile studs and strips?
Quality is a description given to so many things that it’s hard to know when...
The benefits of tactile studs with inserts
Full metal tactile studs are vital in conveying key tactile messages underfoot for the visually...
Stainless steel tactile studs or concrete blister paving?
A major part of purchasing tactile devices and carrying out any installation is knowing that...
Which tactile stud pattern is best for grip?
There are three primary groups of tactile stud patterns, and they are plain surface, crosshatch,...
What’s the difference between 304 and 316 Stainless Steel?
Both 304 and 316 stainless steels are widely used for tactile studs and strips and...
Why choose bronze for tactile indicators?
Bronze is a commonly used metal in sculptures and artwork, well known for its deep...
What’s the difference between laser etching and laser engraving?
Both laser etching and laser engraving are often conflated as they are techniques used to...
Why choose aluminium for tactile indicators?
There is a plethora of metals to choose from when it comes to tactile indicators,...
How are anti-slip profiles measured and what is an R-Rating?
There are multiple measurement of the level of grip provided by a surface including R-ratings...
When is the colour red used in tactile paving?
Visual contrast is a very important part of navigating the world for the visually impaired....
What is TPU or Thermoplastic Polyurethane?
TPU or Thermoplastic Polyurethane is a thermoplastic elastomer that consists of a mix of rubber...
What is 316 Marine Grade Stainless Steel?
Marine grade stainless-steel is a 316 type of stainless-steel that contains Molybdenum as part of...
A guide to DAP (Delivered at Place) for international orders
The method by which Studmarc ships is commonly known as DAP or delivered at place....
What is an EORI number, and do I need one?
An EORI number (said: Ee-or-Ee) is an Economic Operations and Identification number, it’s required to...
Do I need to approve or sign off on my order?
For any products purchased through email inquiry or that are of a bespoke design, we’ll...
Road studs – Aluminium or Stainless Steel?
When it comes to road studs, or pelistuds as they’re often called, there are a...
Anti-skate studs – A complete guide
It’s important to select the right tool for any job and anti-skate studs are no...
What are anti-skate studs?
Anti-skate studs are metal implements added to long straight edges on outdoor structures, furniture, and...
What quality controls do tactile studs and strips have in place?
Due to the highly specific nature of tactile studs and strips, accuracy in manufacturing is...
What is a fishtail shank or fishtail stem?
A fishtail shank or fishtail stem refers to the pins affixed to certain models of...
What are road studs and how are they used?
Road studs are a common site on roads in the UK but can be easily...
Which tactile stud will accurately recreate blister paving?
In some scenarios, it can often be advantageous to recreate blister paving using tactile studs...
How do architectural studs prevent anti-social behaviour?
Architectural studs are a valuable tool in preventing anti-social behaviour as they act as visual...
How far apart should I install tactile studs in place of stair nosing?
There’s currently no guidance that pertains to exactly how far apart tactile studs should be...
What are the messages that tactile paving tiles relay?
Tactile paving tiles are a vital part of the way that the visually impaired navigate...
What is a demarcation stud?
A demarcation stud is both a tactile and visual indicator used to mark out a...
What is a tactile stud?
A tactile stud is a tactile indicator that is typically used in set configurations to...
What is a tactile strip?
The term tactile strip refers to a type of tactile indicator that is used in...
What’s the difference between on-street and off-street warning surfaces?
On-street and off-street terms refer to where a warning surface such as blister paving is...
Should I install stair nosings or tactile studs on stone stairs?
When searching for additional grip on stone stair sets, whether new or old, it can...
Retrofitting tactile studs and strips – what are the benefits?
There are a great many benefits to retrofitting tactile studs and strips in place of...
How do Tactile Studs work?
The next time you’re walking through a city, look down at your feet. You’ll probably...