Tactile Indicators – Austact is an Industry Leader in the supply and installation of Tactile Ground Surface Indicators

Austact design, manufacture and install tactile ground surface indicators and stair nosings.

A Tactile Ground Surface Indicator’s (TGSI) purpose is to provide a tactile surface on public pathways and access routes that can be felt underfoot and recognised as a warning of impending pedestrian hazard, particularly to the vision impaired, but also as an added safety precaution to all pedestrians.

Austact offers the total solution presenting a new and revolutionary range of tactile indicators. Austact’s range of discrete tactile indicators have been vigorously tested and are consistently chosen as the preferred option by the building and construction industry, transport departments and local councils, offering total Installation services and a superior product range with clear advantages in performance and value.

Pedestrian Safety

Tactile indicators provide an enhanced level of safety in pedestrian based environments. Austact install tactile indicators on public transport platforms, commercial premises and residential buildings.

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Engineered to perfection

Designed and manufactured using the latest technology and highest quality materials. Tested by the CSIRO to exceed the requirements and ensure a safety advantage for pedestrians.

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Rapid Installation

Our installation process does not require closing down access to public areas of your site, and allows for over 100 metres of installed tactile indicators every 8 hour shift.

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Australian Standards

AS/NZS 1428.4:2002 controls the product and the installation requirements of Tactile Indicators. Austact has recognised the need for a range tactile indicators that is extremely functional, durable, economical & complimentary to any architecture standard. This was achieved by utilising the best materials available and considerable consultation with engineers and architects. The result is a product that looks and performs like no other.

Outstanding Performance

The Austact tactile Indicator No1 profile (patent pending) has been tested by CSIRO to verify the suitability of the product in a pedestrian environment. This component was rated at R13 (38.2Deg),to AS/NZS 4586:2004, Appendix D. which significantly exceeds the requirements & ensures a safety advantage.
Our tactile indicators assist you in meeting your obligations for DDA compliance..