Tripstop has graciously accepted numerous awards, which highlight the innovation used to create such a universally adaptable, usable and beneficial product.

Listed below are some of the awards that TripStop has won, and details about each specific award.

Simply put : TripStop is a system that allows concrete paths to hinge and not displace. Each piece of TripStop protects that joint. 

TripStop™ is a rigid PVC profile that is used to form transverse joints in concrete pavements that are capable of transferring load while accommodating rotation and contraction or expansion.
It is particularly suited to pavements designed for pedestrian or bicycle traffic.

Pavements of this type are:

  • Relatively lightly loaded
  • Often subject to relatively high levels of uplift from tree roots and subsidence and / or movement from soil expansion or shrinkage
  • Subject to normal levels of expansion and contraction from temperature change and shrinkage

TripStop is UV and Ozone stabilised and Lead and Cadmium free extrusion that is installed in the concrete during the pour. Its uniquely designed double 'hinge' allows the concrete segments to raise and lower when the earth moves. This ensures that the segments or modules do not displace and create tripping hazards.

TripStop is currently being used in footpaths, bike paths, crossovers and driveways. The future possible uses are roads , airport runways and bridges. Basically anywhere you want to control concrete slab displacement is where TripStop should be used.

TripStop™ accommodates significant upward or downward vertical movement at joints without the formation of trip hazards to pedestrians or damage to the concrete. It accommodates contraction without damage to the concrete. It is being increasingly used to eliminate the need for expansion joints, a common, if not inevitable source of trip hazards in pedestrian pavements. TripStop™ profiles are made to match common pavement thicknesses and are cut to match the width of the pavement. They are designed to be located at similar intervals to conventional contraction joints.

TripStop is a Multi-award winning safety product designed to extend the life and increase the safety of concrete paths throughout cities across the world.

Many councils have chosen to use TripStop for very important reasons:

  • TripStop will save you money
  • TripStop will protect your citizens
  • TripStop will reduce your workload
  • TripStop will reduce your CO2 footprint
  • TripStop extends the life of concrete paths many times*
  • TripStop reduces the risk of personal injury to pedestrians

TripStop reduces the overall maintenance cost to councils who use it

TripStop is the right choice for the safety of your community and the benefit of your long term budget goals. Ensure the safety of your citizens and save money while you do it.

TripStop. Its A Good Step.

*Based on real life installations [Bayside testimonial which now is in its 10th life cycle] and statistical figures produced by RMIT's institute of technology. Actual life span depends on the installation techniques used and the extent of displacement occurring at the installed site

The TripStop CBA [cost benefit analysis]

TripStop provides a valuable cost benefit for councils who want to save money over the long term by reducing repair and replacement costs associated with misaligned slabs caused by soil erosion, tree root invasion and other causes of slab misalignment.

If you would like us to do your CBA we need some basic information from you to do so. There are two sides to this.

a/ Replacements. Its expensive repairing and replacing these slabs time and time again. The question to now ask as...if if moved once and one had to go back an repair or replace will it move again? The odds are YES. So why not end this cycle and use TripStop?

b/ New. While the cost of the TripStop versus the cost of the new path looks bad in some cases, if you specify it to Developers the end user [home or land owner] pays, which is how it should be. Council thus inherits a maintenance free footpath. This breaks the cycle and lets Council concentrate on the repair and replacement of the older footpaths. Hopefully with TripStop installed this time as you can bet if a footpath displaces once it will again. Over and over.

We need to know details and costs for each as there are different costs and factors involved.

  • Total metres of Replacements and New subdivisions per annum
  • Slab length ie spacings between the joins/contraction joints
  • Slab width ie width of path
  • Maintenance costs ie costs for Grinding/Slicing the displacements per linear metre and costs per linear metre for Asphalt Wedges/Ramps.
  • How many locations do you go back and replace in 5 years or less? This 'location' is usually in front a a tree and involves 3 or more slabs. This could be a Bayside example ie a nightmare tree situation that they used to go back every 13 months and replace 3 panels of concrete or a similar situation. This will be an educated guess on your part.
  • How many Slab locations that you have fixed do you think will fail again?  This will be another educated guess on your part.

If you email TripStop the information we will do a confidential CBA and email you the results. In most cases expect to see a 6/1 pay back. That is for every $ invested you save $6 over time. In high risk areas its much more!