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High-Performance, Rapid-Deploy Flooring for Temporary Structures and Emergency Relief Shelters

Matrax portable temporary shelter flooringWhen erecting or building temporary structures such as maintenance depots, warehouses, storage tents, temporary emergency medical facilities or aircraft hangars, selecting the proper portable flooring system is critical. An ideal flooring and ground cover system can maintain worker, staff and patient safety and provide a smooth stable base for the wheeled and stationary equipment housed inside. The Matrax portable, modular flooring system is ideal for a wide range of applications and provides an affordable solution that can be deployed quickly to meet demanding project deadlines.

Rapid-deploy, Emergency Structure Flooring

Matrax 4′ x 4′ panels are made of light-weight, high-density polyethylene that have been engineered for maximum load spread, portability and rapid installation and removal. The panels are shipped to the location and stored on 4′ x 8′ pallets in a two panel configuration, making installation, removal and storage more efficient. Installation can be down with a small crew – no special equipment is required.

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Choose from heavy-duty drivable or light-duty pedestrian panels to meet the needs of your application. ADA compliant ramps can be added for enhanced functionality. The Matrax system can be used indoors or outside, providing the option to extend the system beyond the structure to create safe pedestrian walkways, temporary parking lots, work platforms and staging areas. Matrax composite mats are designed with a diamond patterned skid- and slip-resistant surface to maintain worker and pedestrian safety and comply with ADA regulations. Each panel consists of two four-inch, overlapping upper and lower “lips” and five built-in fasteners that lock when rotated ninety degrees. The lips are reinforced with structural ribbing and the fasteners are made of a resilient nylon material that resists rust and corrosion.Matrax HD Panel Features

The panel lips and the rotating pins eliminate the need for loose components. Locking panels together creates a smooth, flat, surface free of raised elements that might damage tires or become safety hazards. These lips also prevent liquids from penetrating the spaces between panels which not only protects the turf below, but also provides a surface that can easily be cleaned and reused.

In addition to the above features, the lips and pins are designed to allow for natural expansion and contraction caused by temperature fluctuations, preventing warping and bulging. The structural design of each panel gives it high compression strength which allows it to withstand loads of over 80,000 pounds per square foot.

Matrax LD Pedestrian Flooring Product Specifications

Weight per mat 30 lbs
Usable Surface Area 13.5 sf
Thickness 1.5 in
Compression Strength
(Based on an intermittent load on a 12” x 12” area)
225 psi
Material Virgin HDPE
Colors Gray & Translucent

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Matrax HD Drivable Product Specifications

Weight per mat 50 lbs
Usable Surface Area 13.5 sf
Thickness 1.5 in
Compression Strength
(Based on an intermittent load on a 12” x 12” area)
450 psi
Maximum Wheel Load(Rubber tire @<5 mph with a minimum contact area of 300 psi 2,068 kps 9 square inches over level surface @ 72 F) 300 psi
Colors Gray & Translucent

Temporary Modular Structure Flooring Applications

When building a temporary structure, the ability to erect it quickly is often the primary concern. Matrax 4×4 Composite mats are lightweight and easily transportable and their fastening design allows for fast installation. The mats are shipped on 4′ x 8′ pallets in a two panel configuration allowing for even greater efficiency.

This Matrax portable, modular flooring system is ideal for a variety of temporary structures and flooring applications including:

  • Temporary parking structures, aircraft hangars, or pathways for utility vehicles
  • Flooring for fabric structure buildings, including portable event and storage tents
  • Temporary warehouses, equipment maintenance, fabrication structures and vehicle warm-up
  • Emergency relief and rapid response shelters
  • Temporary medical facilities

Having a smooth and stable surface for workers and equipment is a critical need for any temporary structure. The Matrax 4X4 portable flooring system provides a versatile solution for any project or climate. ADA compliant ramps can be added for enhanced functionality.

Call Matrax at (855) 628-7623 for more information or contact us online for a free custom price quote.

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