Aluminium tread plate, designed primarily for flooring applications provides a non-slip, easy clean, hard wearing surface, which has found extensive use in Industrial, Marine and Transport fields. Tread plate comes in three popular patterns to suit various conditions of service and personal preferences. Thickness for thickness, in a particular material, the load bearing characteristics of the three patterns, are not significantly different, but a choice does accommodate factors such as pedestrian comfort, durability, and aesthetic consideration. Applications vary from kick plates to loading ramps, from factory flooring and stairtreads to protective fascias. Supplied self-colour.