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  • Outstanding results for our vinyl and carpet tiles in new fire safety testing
  • Andrew Boys
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Outstanding results for our vinyl and carpet tiles in new fire safety testing

Outstanding results for our vinyl and carpet tiles in new fire safety testing

With the development of new fire safety regulations for flooring and floor coverings, we are proud to announce that our vinyl planks and tiles as well as our carpet tiles exceed the new minimum standard.

Fire properties of floor surfaces are evaluated using ISO 9239-1:2010 (floor radiant panel test). Minimum requirements in all buildings, excluding household units, are a critical radiant ux (CRF) of not less than 1.2 kW/m2.

A CRF of not less than 2.2 kW/m2 is required in the following locations:
• Unsprinklered recells with an occupant load more than 50 people.
• Sleeping areas in sprinklered buildings where care or detention is provided.
• All exitways (except as follows).

A CRF of not less than 4.5 kW/m2 is required in the following location:
• Sleeping areas and exitways in unsprinklered buildings where care or detention is provided

+Protile backed with EcoTX carpet tiles has been tested to ISO9239-1:2010 and achieved a mean of 8.6kw/m2

LVT range of commercial vinyl planks and tiles has been tested to ISO9239-1:2010 and achieved a mean of
7.7kw/m2

GotoTile range of carpet tiles has been tested to ISO9239-1:2010 and achieved a mean of 5.0kw/m2

  • Andrew Boys
  • fire rating