Tarkett Vinyl Flooring

The Vinyl Sheet Durability System from Tarkett: Four distinct layers. One tough floor.

  1. Finish layer: protects against scratches, scuffs and stains for easy cleaning and maintenance.
  2. Wear layer: prevents wear, rips, tears, gouges and indentations.
  3. Foam layer: Adds cushion and additional indentation protection, creating warmth and comfort underfoot.
  4. Felt-reinforced backing layer: this solid foundation works with other protective layers to add strength and durability.

The Tarkett vinyl protection system also includes: Guardian protection system. It provides enhanced resistance to scuffs, scratches, stains, indentations, rips, tears and gouges. Guaranteed.

The Tarkett FiberFloor Protective system, featuring five everyday-life-resistant layers and more.

  1. Finish layer: protects against scratches, scuffs and stains for easy cleaning and maintenance.
  2. Wear layer: prevents wear, rips, tears, gouges and indentations.
  3. TechniCore foam layer: Adds cushion and additional indentation protection, creating warmth and comfort underfoot.
  4. Engineered fiberglass inner layer: Utilizes woven fibers so it lays flat and won’t expand or contract for increased stability.
  5. TechniCore backing layer: Allows high flexibility, easy installation and a moisture and sound-resistant barrier for added performance.

The Tarkett FiberFloor Protection System also includes Aquaguard which is a special foam treatment for extra protection against mold. Aquaguard has a full-printed barrier backing that prevents discoloration and stains coming from underneath, making it ideal for installation in humid areas.

Environmental Fact Sheet – FiberFloor

Tarkett FiberFloor is part of Tarkett’s choice of sustainable solutions, an integrated system that allows for balancing all the competing needs, while making choices that are truly sustainable and work together aesthetically.

BETTER RAW MATERIALS

  • Tarkett FiberFloor is produced with low or no VOC water-based inks
  • Tarkett’s production site quality management is ISO 14001 certified

RESOURCE STEWARDSHIP

Tarkett’s Farnham, Quebec manufacturing facility:

  • Is powered by hydroelectricity, a clean energy
  • Has reduced effluent emissions between 2006 and 2007 by: VOC = -25.7%, CO2 = 14.9%, Nox = -33%, Waste = -6.7%, Landfill = -43%
  • Does not emit ozone-depleting gases
  • Recycles the heat from the production oven to other parts of the plant
  • FiberFloor has high product performance, which reduces the replacement cycle and upholds warranties of Lifetime* / 15-year / 10-year
  • Dematerialization, reduced number of trucks neededs

* Lifetime warranty on wear and manufacturing defects

PEOPLE-FRIENDLY SPACES

  • FloorScoreTM certified for assurance of low-emitting materials and indoor air quality
  • Easy to clean and maintain using a neutral floor cleaner and water, eliminating the need for harsh chemicals required by some floors
  • Mold and mildew deterrent with exclusive AquaGuard
  • FiberFloor is hypo-allergenic, will not trap dust and other airborne contaminants, allowing for proper filtration through HVAC systems
  • Tarkett resilient sheet accessories are certified by the Environmental Choice Program for demonstrating environmental leadership and meeting stringent standards
  • All Tarkett vinyl sheet flooring adhesives are nonflammable and low VOC water-based versus solvent-based adhesives that adversely affect air quality when they evaporate

REUSE AND RECYCLE

  • Can be installed without glue and can be easily reinstalled and/or reused in a new room
  • Recycled into other products, including Luxury Vinyl Tile
  • Tarkett’s resilient manufacturing facility recycled approximated 10% of the paper, cardboard, wood and metal used during production

 

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