Different Types of ADA Tiles

There are several different types of ADA tiles you can use in various locations that provide specific functions and purposes. Each of these tiles complies with current ADA requirements relating to the overall size of the tiles and the spacing between the truncated domes.

  • Please note: It is the responsibility of the installer to ensure tiles are installed according to ADA requirements regarding placement, incline, etc.

1. Cast-in-Place

This type of ADA tile is for new construction projects and renovations.

2. Cast-in-Place Replaceable

This type of ADA tile is also for new construction projects and renovations. The key difference from Cast-in-Place is that Cast-in-Place Replaceable tiles are replaceable without having to tear out the concrete.

3. Surface Applied

This type of ADA tile is for retrofitting projects and is applied on top of existing surfaces.

4. Radius System

This type of ADA tile is for curved applications like common at busy intersections.

5. Cast Iron

This type of ADA tile is well-suited for extreme conditions.

6. Photoluminescent

This type of ADA tile provides lighting in low lighting conditions for non-visually impaired people.

7. Replaceable Graphic Tile

This type of ADA tile is like Cast-in-Place Replaceable but has graphics on the replaceable part of the tile, such as business advertisements, warnings, or other images and messages.

8. Way-Finding Surface

This type of ADA tile is to help visually impaired people find their way in various walking areas like college campuses and parks.

To learn more about the different types of ADA tiles and their differences, we invite you to continue reviewing the following infographic.

Afterward, if you have further questions or need assistance in selecting the best ADA tiles for your project, please feel free to contact ADA Solutions directly to speak with a representative today!

Different Types of ADA Tiles (Infographic)

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