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All About Checkered Plate

by TKL Steel December 12, 2023

Checkered Plates, also known as diamond plates, chequer plates, tread plates, or floor plates, are metal plates with patterns such as diamond or teardrop. The embossed patterns on the plates reduce the risk of slipping accidents. Checkered Plates are mainly used for flooring, stairways, catwalks, and ramps.

TKL Steel has a wide range of Checkered Plate sizes available. Please see the readily available stocks in the image below. If you have other size requirements, feel free to message our sales associates for assistance.

Size (ft): 4 x 8

Thickness (mm): 1.8, 2.0, 2.5, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, 9.0

Advantage of using Checkered Plates

Checkered Plates are commonly used in various construction projects due to the following benefits:

  1. Slip resistance

    The checkered plate has a raised pattern on its surface, which helps to resist possible slippage.

  2. Durability

    The checkered plate is made from high-quality steel or aluminum, making it highly long-lasting and sturdy. It is resistant to severe loads, collisions, and abrasion, making it suitable for industrial and commercial applications.

  3. Versatility

    Checkered plates can also be utilized as decorative elements and as ornaments for vehicles and structures. It is a flexible material for many different sectors since it is simple to cut and shape to match any application.


Uses of Checkered Plates

Checkered Plate has a variety of other applications.

  1. Flooring, stairs, and ramps

    Checkered plates are used in flooring, stairs, and ramps due to their embossed pattern that lessens any slipping-related accidents.

  2. Structural support

    Checkered plates can be used in construction as a structural support element for beams, columns, and bridges. Because of its raised pattern, it is perfect for heavy-duty applications.

  3. Decorative applications

    Checkered plates can also be used as a decorative material due to their pattern which can add to the aesthetic appeal of the structure.

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