Anti-Skid Protection


GLM’s calcined bauxite and brown fused aluminum oxide are the ideal aggregates for anti-skid applications where vehicle skid prevention and additional safety are needed.  Most common methods of application include troweling grains into fresh concrete, adding to paints and bonding to surfaces using resin cements and adhesives.

Anti-Skid Properties

The properties of RD-88 Calcined Bauxite and Brown Fused Aluminum Oxide which make it an ideal additive to anti-skid applications include:

  • High resistance to polishing, abrasion and weathering
  • Chemical stability under acid/alkali agents and intense heat applications
  • Extremely hard and wear resistant
  • Highly durable and long lasting


Anti-Skid Applications

  • High traffic commercial industrial flooring areas
  • Loading docks
  • Ship decks
  • Busy intersections
  • Accident prone sections of highways, roads and bike trails
  • Airport runways
  • Bus Stop Areas
  • Garages
  • Other areas where exceptional anti-skid performance is necessary for the safe handling of vehicles and machinery

Products for Anti-Skid

Calcined Bauxite: GLM RD-88

High density, high alumina uniform fired Chinese bauxite for the Anti-skid and Anti-Slip applications

Learn More

Brown Fused Aluminum Oxide: GLM BFA

A tough, all-purpose virgin grain produced to conform to all major industrial and U.S. government standards

Learn More