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Flame Retardant Underlay (U.S.A. Class 1 - Top Rating)

Highly Recommended for use in Hotel Guest Rooms, Hotel Corridors, Throughout Apartments or Private Villas (Except Stairs)

  • Prolongs the life of carpets
  • Minimises carpet rucking
  • Minimises furniture indentation marks
  • High Density Sponge Rubber for super durability

Passes Highest Flammability Rating of Class 1 (American Standard ASTM-E648)

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:
(Test Results To BS. 5808: 1991 - British Standard For Carpet Underlays)

SPECIFICATION

BS REQUIREMENTS

RESULT

METHOD

WEIGHT

 

2576 g/m² (76 oz/yd²)

  

THICKNESS

 

7.0 mm

BS 4051

ROLL SIZE

 

1.33mx11.33m

  

ROLL WEIGHT

 

38.82 kg (86 lb)

 

MEAN ORIGINAL THICKNESS FROM NOMINAL THICKNESS

Maximum 12%

3%

BS 4051

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MAX./ MIN. ORIGINAL THICKNESSES

Maximum 3mm

0.3 mm

BS 4051

BREAKING STRENGTH
Warp
Weft

Minimum 40N

 
182 N
126 N

BS 2576

EXTENSION UNDER FORCE
Warp
Weft

Maximum 10% @ 40N

 
2.2%
1.0%

BS 2576

WORK OF COMPRESSION

Min. 50 J/m² after dynamic loading for 1000 impacts

118 J/m²

BS 4098
& BS 4052

COMPRESSION AFTER DYNAMIC LOADING

Minimum 2mm, maximum 7mm after 1000 impacts

4.1mm

BS 4098
& BS 4052

RETENTION OF WORK OF COMPRESSION

Min. 40% of original after dynamic loading for 1000 impacts

70%

BS 4098
& BS 4052

LOSS IN THICKNESS AFTER DYNAMIC LOADING

Max. 15% after 1000 impacts

4.8%

BS 4052

LOSS IN THICKNESS AFTER STATIC LOADING

Max. 15% after 24 hrs recovery

9.3%

BS 4939

RESISTANCE TO CRACKING

Not greater than 50mm

Pass

BS 5808

ANTIMICROBIAL AND MILDEW RESISTANT

 

Yes

 

ODOUR

No objectionable odour

ORIGIN

United Kingdom

END OF CLASSIFICATION

GD/U, General Domestic Use

BS 5808:1991

COLOR AND APPEARANCE

Red sponge rubber with printed
Textron paper backing

ODOUR

Carpet and Rug Institute Scheme

Meets low emission criteria

 

Thermal resistance

 

1.01 togs

BS 4745

Impact sound reduction (Delta Lw)

 

30dB

BSEN ISO 140-8: 1998 and BSEN ISO 717-2: 1997

Emissions (US Carpet & Rug Institute)

Meets low VOC emission criteria

FLAMMABILITY

 

 

 

Hot metal nut test (tested in Interfloor laboratory)

Pass

BS 4790 & BS 5287

Critical radiant flux

Category 1 (0.53W/cm²)

ASTM E648 / NFPA253

Russian GOST FR Test

Classification KM5

GOST 30244-94, GOST 30402-96

GOST 51032-97, GOST 12.1.044-89 (item 4.18),
GOST 12.1.044-89 (item 4.20)

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