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Rubber anti fatigue mats keep workers refreshed and healthy after spending long periods of time standing.

The human body is not designed to stand for long periods of time. However, there are plenty of jobs that require people to be on their feet for long stretches at a time. Fortunately, Durable anti-fatigue mats help keep people upright and energized throughout the day.

Why Workers Need Anti-Fatigue Mats

Healthy workers are more likely to be happy workers. According to a study by Workplace Products, it only took 90 minutes of standing for fatigue to set in for workers. Even more, workers experienced a drop in concentration less than an hour after standing. With rubber anti-fatigue mats, workers can:

  • Promote good posture
  • Increase productivity
  • Prevent joint stiffness
  • Reduce headaches
  • Lower back pain
  • Reduce foot pressure

Anti-fatigue mats help protect your workers and keep them feeling refreshed. Anti-fatigue mats are beneficial for more than just preventing long-term health issues, as well. Good mats can act as a guard against on-site slips, falls, and other accidents. Durable anti-fatigue floor mats can be used in wet and dry areas and can provide traction for employees that work in slippery workspaces.

Where You Can Use Anti-Fatigue Mats

If you have a workspace that requires a lot of standing, you should consider getting anti-fatigue mats. Industrial and retail workspaces are two big areas where employees are up on their feet all day.

Anti-fatigue mats are also useful outside of work as well. For example, rubber entrance mats are great for entry ways and exits to your back yard. Rubber kitchen mats provide support during preparation and cleaning. Adding a rubber floor mat by your work bench can give you extra energy to tinker away.

Rubber Mats That Keep You Refreshed

No matter where your work, anti-fatigue mats are a great option for people who are up on their feet all day. Contact Durable online or give us a call at 800-537-1603 today about ordering anti-fatigue mats for your work spaces.

 Durable manufactures specialty matting products that can help protect floors and prevent accidents in your workplace. 

When people build their business from the ground up, they don’t always think about flooring. However, when you need the proper support and protection to work on your feet all day or prepare for special business needs, choosing the right flooring can make a huge difference.

That’s why Durable offers specialty matting products for business. It’s good to have options, so Durable manufactures a variety of specialty matting products, including:

  • Mats
  • Tiles
  • Tapes
  • Paints

Every business has different needs for their mats, which is why we provide plenty of options for business looking for protection, aesthetic appeal, or both.

Protection Provided by Specialty Matting

Even a small slip is a big deal. Specialty matting can come in a variety of forms to protect against a variety of threats. Dura Kote non-skid paint, anti-slip tapes, and steel mats are all different options to fend off workplace accidents.

Your workers aren’t the only thing you may need to protect. Specialty matting can help protect the floors of your facility, your drawers, and even your vehicles as well. Dura Pro tiles are an easy-to-use hardwood flooring tile option for special events, creating a strong, attractive cover for hardwood flooring that needs to be protected from damage. Cushion tiles provide an interlocking layer of cover for a variety of surfaces.

Adding to Aesthetic Appeal with Specialty Mat Products

Metallic Diamond Dek Runners can provide a flash of color to your work spaces or showrooms. Sometimes keeping an area clean can make all the difference. Step-N-Clean mats absorb residue on dirty shoes to prevent people from tracking a mess into your facility.

Specialty Matting Solutions for Business

Whether a business needs protective surfaces or flashy floors, Durable specialty mat products give you plenty of options to help pad your facilities. Contact us today about our specialty matting products.

 Corner guards and extruded wall guards protect storage spaces, parking garages, and other settings. 

Cutting corners can hurt more than just the quality of a business’ products; it can also leave a large mark in their walls. A damaged wall, corner, or any other part of your building is a lasting reminder that proper wall protection is an important addition to any commercial or industrial setting. Here are some ways to make your business more durable.

Cutting Out Damages with Corner Guards

Durable corner guards are made of a heavy duty rubber compound to help prevent mishaps in your loading docks, parking garages, storage spaces, and any other location. Corner guards are a simple solution from beginning to end, as they’re easy to install and maintenance free, even withstanding severe elements.

Eliminating Issues with Extruded Wall Guards

Even a little bump can have a big impact. Extruded wall guards add some needed cushion to your docks, garages, and other settings. Whether you’re afraid that a forklift may wreak havoc on your walls or a regular driver may have an unfortunate mishap, wall guards provide extra defense in a variety of styles.

Preventing Property Damage with Durable Wall Protection Products

If you need wall protection, Durable can help. Both our corner guards and extruded wall guards can be made up to 10 feet long to provide extended protection, since you never want to come up short when an accident happens. If you need custom sizing to fit your facility, we can work with you to meet your needs.

Accidents happen, so don’t let your walls pay the price for them. Contact us today about protecting your walls with corner guards and extruded wall guards.

Custom loading dock bumpers for businesses.

All it takes is one mistake to make a person realize that they should have had loading dock bumpers installed. Problems can happen during loading and unloading, especially when you aren’t the person behind the wheel of the semi-trailer backing up to your building.

Proper loading dock bumpers help you protect yourself from these incidents, keeping your dock safe and the loading and unloading process nice and easy.

The Benefits of Loading Dock Bumpers

Mistakes happen. However, there are ways to turn what could be a big on-site accident into nothing more than a little bump in the road.

Durable dock bumpers have been shown to absorb more than 80 percent of impact, which can save both your dock and the offending vehicle a lot of damage. Not only will this make you happy that you won’t have to worry about structural damage, but the driver can’t also come away knowing that his or her vehicle won’t need time in the shop. Plus, our loading duck bumpers last for years, providing dock defense for any future incidents.

Where Loading Dock Bumpers Can Be Used

Every dock is a little different, so Durable offers custom bumpers to fit the product to your needs, including:

  • Gussets for low docks
  • Extended plates where bolting won’t work
  • Rub rails for narrow truck wells
  • Wall bumpers for fork lifts

Regardless of how your dock may differ from the norm, we can work toward a solution.

Providing Protection with Durable Loading Dock Bumpers

When it comes to defending you facilities, you can trust a company with over 90 years of experience. We’ve been manufacturing safety products for companies since 1923 and our bumpers will provide you years of reassurance that your docks are safe. Contact us today about protecting your business with Durable loading dock bumpers today.

Durable Corporation’s new 2014 catalog features a number of new outdoor entrance mats designed to prevent dirt and moisture from entering your building. If you have yet to receive your updated catalog, or simply want a sneak preview, this post includes brief descriptions, specifications, and pictures for each new entrance mat.

Multi-Directional Cleaning Par-K Entrance Mat


Ideal for use in medium to high traffic outdoor areas, the Par-K entrance mat features a Parquet pattern for excellent multi-directional cleaning performance. The molded rib scraper design removes heavy dirt and debris with ease.

Par-K Entrance Mat Specifications:

  • Material: High quality 96% recycled rubber compound
  • Thickness: 3⁄8″
  • Color: Black
  • Size: 2′ x 3′ , 3′ x 5′, 4′ x 6′

Cross Ridge Entrance Mat With Needlepunch Design

Cross Ridge

Durable Corporation’s new Cross Ridge Entrance Mat features a needlepunch carpet design with a decorative, non-directional scraping pattern and a double border to trap dirt and moisture.

Cross Ridge Entrance Mat Specifications

  • Material: Coated needlepunch carpet with recycled rubber base made from scrap tires and plastic bottles
  • Thickness: 3⁄8″
  • Color: Blue, Charcoal, Chocolate, Gray
  • Size: 2′ x 3′, 3′ x 5′, 4′ x 6′

Frontrunner Extruded PVC Entrance Mat


Frontrunner is a heavy duty, extruded PVC entrance mat designed for excellent drainage and superior traction. The Frontrunner features an aggressive open grid tread surface that traps dirt while allowing moisture to drain with ease. A heel and wheel proof entrance mat solution, Frontrunner is available in rolls for larger coverage areas.

Frontrunner Entrance Mat Specifications

  • Material: Extruded PVC
  • Thickness: .55″ (14mm)
  • Color: Black, Blue, Brown, Gray
  • Full Roll Sizes: 2′ x 33′, 3′ x 33′, 4′ x 33′
  • Special Cuts – 2′, 3′, and 4′ wide up to 33’

The Brush-N-Scrape Is An Aggressive Scraper Mat


Brush-N-Scrape is an aggressive nylon brush scraper mat featuring premium cleated rubber backing, ramped edges, and drainable borders.

Brush-N-Scrape Entrance Mat Specifications

  • Material: Solution dyed nylon carpet with rubber backing. Rubber backing has 20% post-consumer recycled car tire content.
  • Thickness: 3⁄8″ approximate
  • Color: Blue, Brown, Burgundy, Charcoal
  • Size: Standard 2′ x 3′, 3′ x 4′, 3′ x 5′, 3′ x 6′, 3′ x 8′,
  • 3′ x 10′, 3′ x 12′, 3′ x 16′, 3′ x 20′, 4′ x 6′, 4′ x 8′,
  • 4′ x 10′, 4′ x 12′, 4′ x 16′, 4′ x 20′, 6′ x 8′, 6′ x 12′,
  • 6′ x 16′, 6′ x 20′; Special cuts 3′, 4′, and 6′ wide up to 60′. Sold in one foot increments only.

Cushion Tile ENT Installs in Parquet or Linear Fashion

Cushion Tile ENT

Durable Corporation’s new Cushion Tile ENT features charcoal polypropylene carpet set in a durable PVC tile. Ideal for entrances where drainage and cleaning shoes is a must, Cushion Tile EBT installs in a linear or parquet fashion for an attractive appearance.

Cushion Tile ENT Entrance Mat Specifications

  • Material: Recycled flexible PVC with polypropylene carpet inserts
  • Thickness: 1⁄2″
  • Color: Tile – Black or Red; Carpet – Charcoal
  • Edging/Corners – Black
  • Size: Tiles 12″ x 12″

To learn more about new entrances mats available from Durable Corporation, or to request sample swatches or a price sheet, contact our customer service department for further assistance.