Smooth Military Switchboard Matting

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Smooth Military Switchboard has a singular purpose: to prevent life-threatening electrical shock disasters in high-voltage environments. Often referred to as Insulative or Non-Conductive matting, Switchboard insulates the standing worker from high voltage shock that can lead to serious bodily harm, even death. Smooth Military Switchboard is an essential safety product in a wide range of industries such as mining, munitions, military, utilities, heavy industry…anywhere the danger of lethal shock resides. Easy to clean smooth surface is also ozone and oil resistant.

  • Easy to clean Smooth (Type II) surface
  • Exceptional ozone and oil resistance.
  • Meets Mil Spec 15562-G, Type II, Class 3
  • Overall thickness 1/8”
  • Need a different size? 1’ incremental lengths are available! Simply give us a shout out!

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SKU Short Description Color Thickness Dimensions Stock Part UOM
711.18x3CUTBK Smooth Military Switchboard Matting Black 1/8 3' Cut up to 75' No SF
711.18x3x5BK Smooth Military Switchboard Matting Black 1/8" Yes EA
711.18x3x75BK Smooth Military Switchboard Matting Black 1/8" 3' x 75' Yes RL
Parameters of Category: Specifications - General
Suitable EnvironmentDry
TypeNon-Conductive Anti-Fatigue Matting
Customization LevelC1 - Custom Length
Solid or DrainageSolid
CompoundPVC
Recycled<10%
Warranty1 Year
Test Specification & Results
PropertyTest / Result
Flammability Passes Mil, 15562-G and FMVSS 302
Taber Abrasion Not Available
Temperature Range ASTM D1056 -20 to 160 degrees Fahrenheit
Coefficient of Friction Not Available
Compression Deflection Not Available
Tear Strength ASTM D412-98a Die C 500 psi
ESD Rating Not Applicable
Dielectric Strength Surface conforms to ANSI/ASTM D178 01, Type II, Class 2: 6,000 volts. (Recommended Max Usage up to 1,000 volts)

Key

  • A = Performs well
  • B = Slightly affected
  • C = Moderately affected
  • D = Highly affected
  • U = Not recommended
  • NT = Not tested
Chemical Urethane Nitrile PVC CFR SBR Natural Rubber
Acetone U U U C C C
Animal Fats NT A C U U U
Bleach Solution (10% Dilute) NT B B C C C
Boric Acid B A A A A A
Brake Fluid U A B D D D
Brake Fluid (Silicone Based) U A B A B B
Chlorine Solution (3% Dilute) C A B C C C
Citric Acid NT A C C C U
Cutting Fluid (Mineral Oil Based) U B B B C D
Diesel Oil U A B U U U
Ethylene Acetate NT U NT U U U
Ethylene Glycol B A A A A A
Hydraulic Oil (Petroleum) U A B D D D
Hydrochloric Acid Cole (37% Dilute) U C C B B B
Isopropyl Alcohol A B A B B A
Lacquer Solvents U U U U U U
Lindol (Hydraulic Fluid) NT U NT U U U
MEK U U U U U U
Mineral Oil C A B A B U
Naptha NT C U U U U
Napthlene U U U U U U
Petroleum U C B D D D
Salt Water A A B B B C
Tolulene U U U U U U
Transmission Fluid (Type A) U B A C U U
Trichloroethane U U U U U U
Vegetable Oil C A B C C C
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Q: What is Switchboard matting?

A: Also referred to as non-conductive matting, these products serve as an insulative barrier to protect personnel from dangerous and deadly shock. It's commonly used around high voltage areas, fuse boxes, switchgear, control panels and heavy machinery.


Q: How is the electrical insulation value of the matting rated?

A: In accordance with Mil Spec 15562-G Amend. 3, Type I with a dielectric strength of 30,000 volts.


Q: How often should switchboard matting be replaced?

A: All switchboard matting should be inspected and/or replaced every year to ensure the safety of personnel.


Q: Why is it called "Military" switchboard matting?

A: This product passes Mil-DTL 15562-G and FMVSS 302 standards for facilities with these governing requirements.


Q: How is it properly installed?

A: Please consult “Naval Ships Technical Manual Chapter 634 – Deck Coverings” for specific guidelines for installation.


Q: Are the colors shown on your website the exact color I should expect to receive?

A: No, because monitors vary so there may be a slight variance in the color. If color choice is critical, we suggest that you order a sample. Due to manufacturing processes and material dye lots, color can vary, but our products fall within an industry-standard acceptable variation.