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Preformed Surface Dressing

Preformed Surface Dressing is an exceptionally versatile, ready-to use, hard wearing skid resistant surface for pedestrian trafficked areas.

Preformed comprises a high performance polymer modified bituminous binder and a layer of skid resistant calcined bauxite chippings strengthened by an integral mesh. Preformed can be used on most surfaces, including wood, concrete, asphalt and steel.

Where to use?

  • Footways
  • Foot-ramps
  • Footbridges
  • Platforms
  • Pedestrian subways


Surfaces must be dry, clean and free from dust, oil and fuel spillage. CP Primer should be used to enhance initial adhesion of Preformed Surface Dressing on all sites.


Roll out enough material to cover the area to be surfaced and, with the backing film upwards, cut the Preformed Surface Dressing with a sharp knife.

Then prime the surface using CP Primer applying the binder as thinly and evenly as possible (too much could result in the primer bleeding through or the debonding of the Preformed Surface Dressing).

When the CP Primer is touch dry, peel off the backing film and apply the Preformed Surface Dressing to the surface. Take care to ensure that the positioning of the Preformed Surface Dressing is accurate as once laid it is extremely difficult to remove.

Edges should be butt jointed to achieve a neat close-fitting finish.

Preformed Surface Dressing should be applied onto a dry surface in minimum temperatures of 10°C.


Rolls should be stored upright as directed on outer box. Keep in dry store under cover and protect from frost and extreme heat.


Preformed Surface Dressing is supplied in individually boxed rolls 5m long by 1m wide.



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