For the continuous surface friction measurement, PMS own and operate the Findlay Irvine’s Grip Tester, one of the world’s leading trailer based continuous surface friction measuring device used by airports and highways around the globe.

GripTester is a trailer based continuous surface friction measuring device. It is a highly reliable instrument for investigating accident sites, problem areas, and for predicting the safety of pavement surfaces.

Typical Uses

  • Entire Network
  • Strategic Routes
  • Accident Hot Spots
  • New Thin Surface Sites
  • Retextured Sites (Before and After)

Key Benefits

  • Low cost and reliable
  • Excellent repeatability
  • Suitable for all classes of road
  • Established correlation with SCRIM
  • Easy to deploy
  • Easy integration of data into any PMS

How Griptester works