Forbo Flotex floor covering Vs Carpet tiles whats the difference
Carpet tiles or Flotex ….. whats really the difference …
Flotex is a unique textile floor covering that combines the hard wearing and durable characteristics of a resilient floor with the quality, warmth and comfort of a carpet. Flotex is a strong and hygienic floor, and being completely waterproof, it is also the only truly washable textile floor.
It’s ideal for corporate offices , hotels , homes etc
Durability and Value
Flotex durability is proven in the tough Australasian market and backed by a unique 15-year wear and anti-static warranty. Flotex has countless installations throughout the Australasian market from health and education through to the public transport system that back its claim as the most durable textile floor covering on the market.
Health and Hygiene
Unlike traditional tufted carpets or any carpet tile, Flotex Sheet can be scrubbed like a hard floor in copious amounts of water for a completely hygienic clean. The Sanitized®
anti-microbial embedded in Flotex inhibits growth of bacterial cultures such as E-Coli, MRSA and moulds such as athletes foot fungi.
Safety and Acoustics
The dense flocked surface of Flotex provides an ideal acoustic barrier for both ambient and contact sound up to over 20dB – providing comfort and ambiance inside the room as well as to those rooms located below. Furthermore the R12 slip resistance rating of Flotex prevents slips and trips, meeting commercial safety requirements.
Flotex’s unique construction allows for superior appearance retention, long after your floors have been installed. The premium nylon 6.6 fibres used in Flotex achieves outstanding levels of colour fastness. What’s more, with over 70 million of these fibres per square metre which is nine times denser than commercial tufted carpet, Flotex sheet is resistant to flattening, fraying and gapping.