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Truncated Dome FAQs

The use of truncated dome warning tiles has increased the accessibility and safety of public buildings and transportation for the visually impaired. As a property owner, you may have several questions about the selection, installation, and maintenance of truncated dome tiles to ensure your property complies with current ADA regulations. Keep reading to learn the […]

Cast Iron Products: Iron Dome®

For twenty years ADA Solutions, Inc., has been the industry leader in manufacturing detectable warning surfaces that comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable government regulations. We have arrived at this position as a direct result of our willingness to innovate and a policy of responding to the needs of our […]

Who Is Seiichi Miyake and Why Did He Make Truncated Domes?

tactile warning surface

In 1965, the inventor Seiichi Miyake created something that would spread to almost every civilized country in the world. Since the creation of truncated domes, a tactile warning surface that is built into sidewalks and pedestrian thoroughfares, they have been installed throughout his native Japan, as well as Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the […]

What Is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was established in 1990. It was passed to prohibit discrimination for persons with disabilities and to allow them access to specific areas that were previously problematic. These included areas such as employment, medical care, education, and government buildings. It also allowed them to use various forms of transportation and […]

Facts About ADA Compliance Tiles

Truncated Domes ADA Requirements

There are several different things you should know about the tactile detection requirements mandated by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Since 2001, all transitional areas require tactilely detectable tiles to help promote safety for all persons. Truncated domes meet all of the ADA tile requirements, as they are easily seen and can be felt […]