TacPad® and TacGuide® - Tactile markings for blind and partially sighted

Tactile markings guide people safely in the traffic by indication safe places and helping thorugh hazardous traffic areas

The tactile markings TacPad® and TacGuide® alert blind and partially sighted people to proceed with caution. The blind and visually impaired need additional help to move around safely whilst travelling alone, and TacPad® and TacGuide® are useful for providing some necessary aid. 

Flexible thermoplastic material on existing surfaces

TacPad® and TacGuide® are produced in flexible thermoplastic. Therefore, cutting is easy, enabling shaping around curves or street furniture. The tactile markings TacPad® and TacGuide® are alternatives when there is a need for guiding blind and partially sighted people on existing surfaces. Application can be made on existing surfaces like asphalt, brick, stones and concrete. 

Slip and skid resistant surface

The surface of TacPad® and TacGuide® are slip and skid resistant. 
Neither the organic pigments nor the other components of TacPad® and TacGuide® thermoplastic are harmful to the environment.

Moreover, TacPad® and TacGuide® have successfully undergone sensibility test according to international standards. The negative test result means that working with TacPad® and TacGuide® reduces the risk of skin problems or allergic reactions to a minimum.

Domed TacPad® and ribbed TacGuide®

The domed TacPad® indicates a safe place to cross the road, a pedestrian crossing or a change of direction. The ribbed TacGuide® informs you of and guides you through hazardeus areas in the traffic. 

  • TacPad has domes for warning blind and partially sighted.

    TacPad has domes for warning blind and partially sighted.

  • Application of tactile markings on existing surface.

    Application of tactile markings on existing surface.

  • TacPad and TacGuide in the traffic.

    TacPad and TacGuide in the traffic.

  • Blind Warning markings at train station.

    Blind Warning markings at train station.

  • It is possible to cut and shape the tactile material.

    It is possible to cut and shape the tactile material.

  • Charles de Gaule guiding with contrast markings. Visually impaired lines.

    Charles de Gaule guiding with contrast markings. Visually impaired lines.

  • Stavanger train station with TacPad and Yellow lines.

    Stavanger train station with TacPad and Yellow lines.

  • TacGuide has ribs to guide the user.

    TacGuide has ribs to guide the user.

  • White tactile marking with black contrast lines.

    White tactile marking with black contrast lines.

  • TacPads securing pedestrian crossing.

    TacPads securing pedestrian crossing.