IMO Flame Retardant Underlay for Marine Use

IMO compliant - specially recommended for use in maritime vessels and in high rise buildings

Made from the nest recycled foam compounds; passes all IMO ammability tests

Minimises furniture indentation marks; ideal for border and design installations

Excellent impact sound insulation and absorption; increased underfoot comfort

Suitable for stretch- t and double-stick installation of carpets

Guaranteed for the serviceable life of the carpet when used in the recommended locations



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

Specification BS Requirements Result Method
Weight 1002g/m2 (29.5 oz/yd2)
Nominal thickness 6.5mm BS 4051
Breaking strength Minimum 40N BS 2576
    Length > 90N
    Width > 50N
Extension under force Maximum 10% @ 40N
    Length < 10%
    Width < 10%
Work of compression Minimum 50 J/m2 after dynamic loading for 1000 impacts >140 J/m2 BS4098 & BS 4052
Retention of work for compression Minimum 40% of original after 1000 impacts > 90%
Loss in thickness after dynamic loading Maximum 15% after 1000 impacts < 5% BS 4052
Loss in thickness after static loading Maximum 15% after 24 hours recovery < 5.7% BS 4939
Resistance to cracking Not greater than 50 mm Pass BS 5808
Odour No objectionable odour Pass
Colour and appearance Orange Polyethylene with Polyethylene reinforced scrim backing
Reaction to fire classification TBD ENISO9239-1 & 11925-2
rated to EN13501-1
Hot Metal Nut Test Pass BS 4790 & BS 5287
IMO Surface flammability test Pass MSC 307(88)
IMO Smoke & toxicity test Pass MSC 307(88)
Thermal Resistance (Tog) 1.85 togs BS 4745
Weighted reduction in impact sound pressure level (Delta Lw) 35 dB+- BSEN ISO 140-8: 1998 & BSEN ISO 717-2: 1997
US Carpet & Rug Institute Meets low VOC emission criteria


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