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F7-E40 Photoluminescent Flat Stair Nosings

Our High Performance F7-E40 Photoluminescent Anodized Flat Stair Nosing provides step edge visibility and greatly enhances egress speed in all light conditions – creating a safe and efficient pedestrian environment for everyone. Our stair strips can be installed on a range of materials, including concrete, timber, steel, tiles, and checker plate stairs. This product can be used by itself or in conjunction with illuminated exit signs to provide safe passage from public and private facilities.

Through providing step edge contrast, stellar visibility in all light conditions, slip resistance, and wear-resistant, Ecoglo®’s F7-E40 Photoluminescent Anodized Flat Stair Nosing will provide your facility with a four-pronged solution to pathfinding needs. With Ecoglo®, you’ll never miss a step!

Environmentally Friendly
  • LEED points certified. Ecoglo® stair strips are energy efficient and will improve the environmental sustainability of your building.
  • Our stair nosing details draw energy from existing lights in the building, and as such consume zero energy.
  • This product is non-radioactive and non-toxic – a core trait in all Ecoglo® products.
  • Our Flat Stair Nosings can also be easily recycled with no disposal cost, on top of having a long lifespan.
Step Edge Safety
  • The color contrasting the non-slip material with the stair strips’ advanced photoluminescent technology provides clear step edge visibility in all light conditions.
  • Effective wet or dry – the unique ridges in the Ecoglo® photoluminescent strips and the integrated anti-slip contrast strips provide stellar resistance in all weather conditions.
Engineered for Durability
  • Ecoglo®’s patented manufacturing process produces highly efficient and the most durable photoluminescent stair strips on the market.
  • Our team designed unique ridges in the photoluminescent strips to protect it from most abrasive damage.
  • We have bonded the aluminum substrate of this product to the resilient silicon carbide non-slip material so that it can withstand the rigors of thousands of people walking on it without showing any signs of wear and tear.
  • The thick anodized finish of our product is aesthetically pleasing, prevents corrosion, is abrasion resistant and extremely hard. The anodized aluminum surface of this pathfinding solution is also harder than pure aluminum – second only to the hard-crystalline structure of diamonds.
For Indoor Use and Outdoor Use
  • We tested our stair strips under accelerated UV/weathering exposure and have proven them to be highly resistant to UV/weathering effects.
  • When subjected to 6,000 hours of accelerated UV exposure, which is equivalent to 30 years of outdoor exposure, the loss in our stair product’s performance was less than be detected by the human eye.
  • Our team uses a “long chain” polymer in Ecoglo®’s patented manufacturing process to create a strong UV-resistant product suitable for your use.

General Information

  • Install these stair strips with polyurethane adhesive and mechanical fasteners, or solely adhesive.
  • We supply these products with pre-drilled countersunk holes for your convenience, including stainless steel fasteners and concrete nylon anchors. The standard location for these holes is 2” from each end and approximately 12” apart.
  • The standard lengths of our stair strips are 8ft and 10ft, but they are also available in cut-to-length sizes (Tolerance + or – 1/8”)
  • Inserts are supplied unattached but will be easily installed over the mechanical fasteners using a polyurethane adhesive (which is included). Inserts can be cut using a shear, while aluminum nosings are cut with a saw. Do not cut inserts with a saw as it will damage the saw blade.
  • Weight: 0.416 lbs/ft.

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

Made in USA

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Leed Data

Stair Strips designed to be environmentally friendly and qualify for LEED Points
MR Credit 2: Construction Waste Management Divert from Land Fill
  • Product is aluminum based and 100% recyclable on top of its long shelf life

MR Credit 4: Recycled Content
  • Approximately 20% of the aluminum content in an Ecoglo® secondary billet specification is recycled scrap

We don’t forget the small details either. Ecoglo®’s Recommended Installation Adhesive has low VOC’s and qualifies for Indoor Environmental Quality credits for low emitting materials: EQc4.1.

Building, Fire, And Life Safety Codes

The Ecoglo® F7-E40 exceeds the following Building, Fire & Life Safety Codes:

Benefits And Technical Data

Our team designed the Ecoglo® F7-E40 stair strips to meet or exceed the specified performance criteria in the following tests and standards:

Ecoglo® stair strips are highly visible in dark and light conditions.

  • ASTM E2073-19a 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

This product is highly durable in both outdoor and indoor settings.

  • 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 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Resistance of Ceramic Tile to Freeze-Thaw Cycling
Abrasion Resistance

Hard-wearing photoluminescent strips that won’t deteriorate under heavy usage.

  • ASTM D1242-95a Standard Test Methods for Resistance of Plastic Materials to Abrasion.
  • ASTM B 244-09 Test Methods for Measurement of Anodic Coatings on Aluminum and other Nonconductive Coatings on Nonmagnetic Basis Metals with Eddy-Current Instruments.
  • ASTM B137-95 Test Method for Measurement of Coating Mass per Unit Area of Anodically Coated Aluminum.
  • ASTM F510-14 Standard Test Method for Resistance to Abrasion of Resilient Floor Coverings Using an Abrader with a Grit Feed Method.
  • JIS H8682-1 Test methods for abrasion resistance of anodic oxide coatings on aluminum and aluminum alloys- Abrasive-wheel-wear abrasion resistance test.

Easy to clean photoluminescent strips that won’t have you breaking the bank.

  • ASTM D4828-94 (2016) Standard Test Methods for Practical Washability of Organic Coatings.
  • ASTM B136-84 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Stain Resistance of Anodic Coatings on Aluminum.

Ecoglo® stair strips are non-toxic and non-radioactive – a core trait of our business we strive to achieve.


Will not burn under any circumstance. How’s that for safety?

  • ASTM E162-16 Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source.
  • ASTM D635-18 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.
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