Caterpillar Utilizes SLIPNOT Steel Plate for Machinery

Caterpillar Non Skid Steel Machine Pit
  • The Situation:

    Caterpillar is a world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives companies. Safety and quality is a top priority at Caterpillar and the company sought a slip resistant flooring surface to span the surrounding area of the weld system to help provide safety for employees utilizing the system.

    Caterpillar contacted SLIPNOT Metal Safety Flooring to supply a slip resistant flooring product for the weld system that would be durable to withstand extensive use in the manufacturing environment. The material also needed to be able to remain slip resistant against oil and grease in the facility.

  • The Solution:

    SLIPNOT supplied custom fabricated Grade 2 steel plates for the application. The steel plate provided Caterpillar with a material that is extremely durable and can be installed in a manufacturing environment with minimal maintenance. Steel plate is an extremely abrasive product and can provide slip resistance even when submerged in oil and grease. The SLIPNOT steel plate was custom fabricated to the dimensions of the weld system for easy installation.

  • The Impact:

    SLIPNOT steel plate has provided Caterpillar with a long lasting sip resistant solution for their weld system. The steel plate is extremely durable and is able to withstand installation in the manufacturing environment with heavy grease and oil. SLIPNOT steel plate helps to enable employees to have safe access to machinery at the facility.

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