Work Site Rugged
Rigid-tex® galvannealed tread plate RTP® and RSS.3 embossed metal patterns are fast becoming the best choice for work truck and utility vehicle applications including truck beds, trailers, bumpers and toolboxes. Rigid-tex® metals’ superior quality to flat back tread plate can save a manufacturer countless hours of production time while providing cost and weight savings, flatness, durability, and a rust-free, consistent pattern in a choice of alloys. With Rigid-tex®, utility, truck body and trailer manufacturers have a choice in specifying a tread plate product that fits every metal requirement, from any grade of stainless steel, to any aluminum alloy and zinc-coated metal (galvanized or galvannealed carbon steel).
Rigidized® Metals Corporation’s brand of Rigid-tex® tread plate patterns give the engineer and designer choices on their next work truck application. Compared to traditional flat back tread plate, Rigid-tex® metals reduce weight without jeopardizing strength. Our product is flatter, has a consistent pattern and can be manufactured in any alloy including stainless, galvannealed, cold rolled and hot rolled carbon. Specify Rigid-tex® tread plate on your next work truck for long lasting life.
Please note that on Rigidized® Metals’ STP pattern meets the NFPA-1901 spec, and under the following conditions:
304 Stainless Steel, BA finish, .060” thick
304 Stainless Steel, #4 finish, .075” thick
304 Stainless Steel, 2B finish, .105” thick
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Classic Tread Plate Patterns
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