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What Type Of Pressure Relief Mat Is Best Over Concrete

By Paige Cerulli Created: April, 2022

Pressure relief mats can help to keep you more comfortable, and they make long hours on your feet much more forgiving. When you’re working with a concrete floor, choosing the right pressure relief mat can make all the difference.

The Best Pressure Relief Mats to Use Over Concrete

When you have to stand and work on concrete, you may experience pain and discomfort in your ankles, knees, lower back, and more. Concrete is a very unforgiving surface, and it’s notorious for causing aches and pains.

Because concrete is so hard, it can exacerbate existing injuries and can lead to muscle fatigue and stiffness. The cold of a concrete floor makes those effects worse, and can further aggravate issues like arthritis.

Pressure relief mats transform a concrete floor into a more forgiving surface. Because these mats have a softer surface, they encourage your muscles to stay active even when you’re standing still.

By keeping your muscles moving slightly, the mats create an anti fatigue benefit and help to relieve body pain. They also act as a buffer between your foot and the concrete floor, so you feel less pressure, might enjoy better circulation through your foot, and are even protected from the cold that the concrete floor can conduct.

Most pressure relief mats are designed to soften the effects of standing on a hard surface like concrete, and they’re ideal in kitchen, factory, warehouse settings, and more. We’ve highlighted some of the best pressure relief mats to consider below.

Pressure Relief Mats for Sale

At Greatmats, we have pressure relief mats available for many uses, including different industry applications, different space sizes, and more.

Diamond Deluxe Soft Foot 3x5 Feet


The Diamond Deluxe Soft Foot 3x5 Feet mat is a conveniently sized mat suitable for use at your desk, in a factory, on packing and shipping lines, and more. The mat features a closed cell vinyl foam that’s ideal for both dry and moist environments.



The wear-resistant surface skin adds durability, and the diamond pattern adds traction to help prevent slips and falls. The mat is made in the USA and features ergonomic benefits to help keep your body comfortable.

Measuring 3x5 feet, this mat is easily portable, so it’s easy to clean and to even move from station to station as needed. It’s intended for commercial use and is highly durable.



VIP Black Cloud Light Weight Rubber Mat 3x5 Feet


The VIP Black Cloud Light Weight Rubber Mat weighs about 10 pounds, so it’s easy to transport and install. It’s designed for use in production lines, kitchens, busser stations, and standing service areas.



The mat features an anti slip textured surface and a tapered edge to maximize safety. The closed cell nitrile foam compound offers an excellent performance, giving you just enough support while still being forgiving and comfortable.

The lightweight mat withstands consistent use and is backed by a five-year limited manufacturer warranty for kitchen settings. The mat won’t absorb spills and is resistant to grease and oil, but it does need to be cleaned regularly.

Cleaning the mat is easy. Just use warm water, a deck brush, and a mild detergent.



Soft Foot ⅜ Inch Thick 4 x 30 Feet


The Soft Foot ⅜ Inch Thick 4 x 30 Feet mat is ideal for industrial applications, labs, service counters, and shipping and packing operations. The mat is ergonomically designed to help relieve foot and leg pain, and it features a closed-cell vinyl foam suitable for both dry and moist environments.



The mat features an anti-slip texture to help keep workers safe, and beveled edges make for a smooth transition onto and off of the mat, helping to prevent tripping.

This mat is made in the USA. It can be trimmed to fit any work area.



Honeycomb Medium Duty Brown Mat 3x6 Feet


The Honeycomb Medium Duty Brown Mat 3x6 Feet is a highly durable mat that offers excellent drainage. It’s suitable for kitchens, bars, assembly lines, and the areas behind counters.



The mat’s honeycomb design makes it extra strong, while also letting liquids flow through. Your feet will stay up and out of the liquids, and the mat can help to prevent slips.

In addition to the honeycomb design, the mat’s underside features pegs that raise it up off of the floor. Those pegs create channels that let liquids flow toward the drain, keeping your workspace as safe as possible.

This mat is suitable for light and medium use, and is designed for non-grease applications.



K-Marble Foot ½ inch 2x3 Feet


The K-Marble Foot ½ inch 2x3 Feet mat is a versatile anti fatigue mat suitable for use in standing work stations, hospitals and labs, clinics, hair salons, and more. The mat is available with an anti-microbial treatment, helping to maintain the cleanliness of your space.



The mat features a wear-resistant vinyl surface that’s bonded to a foam backing, so you’ll enjoy cushion and comfort without sacrificing durability. It’s backed by a three-year warranty against wear and delamination, so you can buy this mat with confidence.

The marbleized top surface is attractive and helps to conceal dirt. The mat also resists common chemicals and solvents, but it does need to be cleaned regularly.

Made in the USA, this mat is available in multiple colors and dimensions.

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