In addition to the function of step edge protection the Aluminator® range offers an easy, energy efficient solution to illuminate steps. Should a local or emergency power failure occur on stairways, increasing the risk of hazard for evacuees, the Aluminator™ system allows the evacuee to orientate, locate stair edges and risers, and to assist in the safe evacuation of the premises. The system requires no electrical connection, is simple to install and requires no special maintenance other than that which you would normally carry out on any similar product. Only normal illumination, daylight, fluorescent or standard tungsten filaments are required to activate its performance. The highly durable and slip resistant silicone carbide is suitable for external use, ideal for both commercial and domestic applications where public safety is paramount. The diverse range can be used on a wide variety of substrates such as concrete, timber, tiles, vinyl, steel and checker plate with inserts available in a wide array of colours promoting the visibility while complimenting the aesthetics.