Treaded Quarry Tile For Added Protection

Metropolitan Ceramics’ METRO Tread® features nine raised treads across the surface of each tile and spaced 5/8″ apart for added slip resistance. METRO Tread® has a dynamic coefficient of friction of ≥.60 wet at time of manufacture. Wet areas with high traffic like commercial kitchens, restaurant kitchens, bar areas and food preparation stations will benefit from a METRO Tread floor.

Install METRO Tread® in a linear pattern for areas such as hallways and ramps when the traffic flows across the tread. For general installations like commercial kitchen floors, METRO Tread® tiles must be installed in a grid – checkerboard – pattern for proper slip resistance.


Metropolitan Ceramics

METRO Tread®

Nine Raised Treads Across the Surface

For added slip resistance in areas like commercial kitchens

Built in Durability

The treads are part of the tile and resist wear

Added Slip Protection Where You Need it

Use in a linear pattern for ramps and hallways

METRO Tread®

Installation Patterns

METRO Tread® must be installed in one of two of the following patterns depending on the application.

Grid Pattern

For use in multi-directional traffic such as commercial kitchen floors METRO Tread® tiles must be installed in a grid - checkerboard - pattern for proper slip resistance.

Linear Pattern

METRO Tread® may be installed in a linear pattern when traffic flows across the tread such as in a hallway or ramp.

METRO Tread®

Color Options

31T Mayflower Red

METRO Tread®

57T Puritan Gray

METRO Tread®

15T Buckskin

METRO Tread®

31T Mayflower Red

METRO Tread®

15T Buckskin

METRO Tread®

57T Puritan Gray

METRO Tread®

METRO Tread®

31T Mayflower Red | 6x6


Available Sizes

METRO Tread® - 1/2" Thick

6x6-Field

Size : 6" x 6"

6" x 6" - Actual Size


Product Details

METRO Tread®

Surface Type

Unglazed & Raised Treads


Edge Type

Cushioned


Shade Variation

V1 Uniform Appearance


Breaking Strength

800 LBF


DCOF Rating

≥0.60


Thickness

1/2" Thick


Trim Options

METRO Tread®
Note: Trim does not have raised treads

Q1665 Bullnose

Q1665

Bullnose


Q1665 C

Bullnose Corner


Q3565 Cove Base

Q3565

Cove Base


Q3565 L-R Cove Base Outside Corner

Q3565 L-R

Cove Base Outside Corner


Q3565B Cove Base Inside Corner

Q3565B

Cove Base Inside Corner


Product Literature

METRO Tread®

Deluxe Brochure


Sixteen page color brochure designed to show color and texture options and provide detailed technical information including, piece dimensions, spec information, and estimating data.

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Test Results


Single page PDF of Metropolitan Ceramics test results. Contains results for thirteen standards, including results for Breaking Strength, DCOF, and Stain Resistance.

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Specifications


Word Document template to use in preparing a final, quarry tile specification incorporating products manufactured by Metropolitan Ceramics, by Ironrock Capital, Inc.

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Metropolitan Ceramics® Warranty


Download a PDF version of Ironrock dba Metropolitan Ceramics limited warranty.

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Commercial Kitchen Comparison


This single sided sales sheet compares Metropolitan Ceramics quarry tile to a variety of commercial kitchen floor finishes..

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Quarry Tile Vs. Epoxy


Want to better understand the difference between a quarry tile vs. epoxy floor? This sheet compares quarry tile to epoxy in the commercial kitchen setting.

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Vertical Market Sheets


These 14 Sheets relate all the vital features and benefits and speak directly to the needs of targeted market segments.

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Green Documents

METRO Tread®

Sustainability Product Report (SPR)


Ironrock has sustainability product reports for all product lines. These reports encompass all green information for each product in an easy-to-use and share pdf format.  The reports include links to information on VOCs, material ingredients, EPD, recycled content, regional materials, and Green Squared Certification, as well as product-specific links. The product SPR’s are your one-stop resource for environmental information about Ironrock products.

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Green Squared Certificate


Green Squared is North America’s first sustainable product program written exclusively for tiles and tile installation material. Ironrock has gone through the certification process and has obtained Green Squared Certification for all quarry tile and thin brick products. Download the certification from SCS Global Services.

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Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)


Ironrock has taken part in an industry-wide Environmental Product Declaration – EPD. The EPD reports the environmental footprint of North American made ceramic tile across all major impact categories within a 60 year building service life. This EPD is an initiative of the Tile Council of North America. Use the EPD to fulfill requirements of leading green building programs.

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Health Product Declaration (HPD)


Health Product Declarations provide full disclosure of a manufacturer’s product ingredients. Ironrock has third-party certified material ingredient disclosures (HPD’s) verified for accuracy by WAP Sustainability and in compliance with the LEED v4.0 and v4.1 requirements for material ingredient reporting and optimization. Download the disclosures for each Ironrock product line here.

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Available Sizes

METRO Tread® - 1/2" Thick


6x6-Field

Size : 6" x 6"

6" x 6" - Actual Size



Product Details

METRO Tread®

Surface Type

Unglazed & Smooth


Edge Type

Cushioned


Shade Variation

V1 Uniform Appearance


Breaking Strength

800 LBF


DCOF Rating

≥0.60


Thickness

1/2" Thick



Trim Options

METRO Tread®

Q1665 Bullnose

Q1665

Bullnose


Q1665 C

Bullnose Corner


Q3565 Cove Base

Q3565

Cove Base


Q3565 L-R Cove Base Outside Corner

Q3565 L/R

L-R Cove Base Outside Corner


Q3565B Cove Base Inside Corner

Q3565B

Cove Base Inside Corner





Samples & Distribution

Want to see a product? Request a sample here or locate your nearest quarry tile distributor.