C5-E20 Carpet Stair Nosing

The C5-E20 Photoluminescent Anodized Carpet Stair Nosing provides step edge visibility and enhances egress speed in all light conditions.

Environmentally Friendly
  • LEED points qualified
  • Zero energy consumption
  • Non-Radioactive and Non-toxic
  • Recyclable; No disposable cost
Step Edge Safety
  • The color contrasting the non-slip material with advanced photoluminescent technology provides step edge visibility in all light conditions.
  • The unique ridges in the Ecoglo photoluminescent strips and the integrated anti-slip contrast strips provide all-weather slip resistance.
Carpet Stair Nosing
Engineered for Durability
  • Manufactured using Ecoglo’s patented process which produces the most durable and highly efficient photoluminescent product available.
  • Unique ridges in the photoluminescent strips protect it from most abrasive wear. They provide slip resistance while still allowing the product to be easily cleaned.
  • The hard-wearing silicon carbide non-slip material is integrally bonded to the aluminum substrate. Thousands of people can walk on it with no signs of wear and tear.
  • The thick anodized finish is aesthetically pleasing, prevents corrosion, and is extremely hard and abrasion resistant. The anodized aluminum surface is harder than pure aluminum, second only to diamonds hard crystalline structure.
  • Tested to accelerated UV/Weathering Exposure, Salt Spray Resistance, Freeze-Thaw Resistance and Washability, Ecoglo® products easily passed with excellent results.

General Information

  • Install with polyurethane adhesive and mechanical fasteners, or adhesive only.
  • Supplied with pre-drilled countersunk holes. Includes stainless steel fasteners and concrete nylon anchors. Standard location is 2″ from each end and approx. 12″ apart.
  • Available in cut to length sizes. (Tolerance +or- 1/8”) Standard lengths are 8ft and 10ft.
  • Inserts are supplied unattached. Inserts are installed over the mechanical fasteners using a polyurethane adhesive (included). Inserts can be cut using a shear. Aluminum nosings are cut with a saw. Cutting inserts with saw will damage the saw blade.  Inserts are installed with a premium polyurethane adhesive.
  • Weight: 0.44 lbs/ft.

Aluminum Finish
  • Available in Clear Anodized Aluminum Finish.
  • Black, Light Bronze and Dark Bronze Anodize finishes are available at additional cost.

*Made in USA

Product Models

C5171
Carpet Stair Nosing
C5161
Carpet Stair Nosing
C5151

Dimensions

C51X1

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Leed Data

Qualifies for LEED Points
MR Credit 2: Construction Waste Management Divert from Land Fill
  • Products are Aluminum based and 100% recyclable.

MR Credit 4: Recycled Content
  • Products are Aluminum based and approximately 20% of the aluminum content in an Ecoglo secondary billet specification is recycled scrap.

Ecoglo’s Recommended Installation Adhesive has low VOC’s and qualifies for Indoor Environmental Quality credits for low emitting materials: EQc4.1

Benefit and Technical Details

Ecoglo C5-E20 meets or exceeds the performance criteria specified in the following tests or standards:

Brightness
High visibility in dark or light conditions.
  • ASTM E2073-02, Standard Test Method for Photopic Luminance of Photoluminescent (Phosphorescent) Markings.
  • DIN 67510 Part 1, Phosphorescent Pigments and Products: Measurement and identification by the manufacturer.
  • ISO 17398:2004 Clause 7.11, Safety Colors and Safety Signs- Classification, Performance and Durability of Safety Signs.
UV Stability
High durability indoors and outdoors.
  • ASTM G155-04 Cycle 1 2000hrs, Standard Practice for Operating Xenon Arc Light Apparatus for Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials.
  • Salt Spray Resistance: ASTM B117-97 500hrs, Standard Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus.
  • Freeze-Thaw Resistance: ASTM C1026-87(1996), Standard Test Method for Measuring the Resistance of Ceramic Tile to Freeze-Thaw Cycling
Slip Resistant
Reduces slips.
  • UL410, Standard for Slip Resistance for Floor Surface Materials.
  • AS/NZS 4586-1999, Slip Resistance Classification of New Pedestrian Surface Materials.
Abrasion Resistance
Hard wearing.
  • ASTM D1242-95a, Standard Test Methods for Resistance of Plastic Materials to Abrasion.
  • ASTM B 244-97, Test Methods for Measurement of Anodic Coatings on Aluminum and other Nonconductive Coatings on Nonmagnetic Basis Metals with Eddy-Current Instruments.
  • ASTM B137-95(2000), Test Method for Measurement of Coating Mass per Unit Area of Anodically Coated Aluminum.
  • ASTM F510-93(2004), Standard Test Method for Resistance to Abrasion of Resilient Floor Coverings Using an Abrader with a Grit Feed Method.
  • JIS H8682-1:1999, Test methods for abrasion resistance of anodic oxide coatings on aluminum and aluminum alloys- Wheel wear test.
Washability
Easy Cleaning.
  • ASTM D4828-94(2003), Standard Test Methods for Practical Washability of Organic Coatings.
  • ASTM B136-84(1998), Standard Test Method for Measurement of Stain Resistance of Anodic Coatings on Aluminum.
Radioactivity
No radioactivity or toxicity.
  • ASTM D3648-2004, Standard Practices for the Measurement of Radioactivity.
  • Toxicity: Bombardier SMP 800-C (2000), Toxic Gas Generation Test.
Flammability
Does not burn.
  • ASTM E162-02, Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source.
  • ASTM D635-03, Standard Test Method for Rate of Burning and/or Extent and Time of Burning of Plastics in a Horizontal Position.
  • FAA AC 23.2 Paragraph 4.b, Horizontal Burn Test.