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Contract Wood Acoustic (Tapiflex Essential 50)

Tapiflex Essential 50

Tarkett Variant:

Wood and stone effect, heavy traffic, vinyl sheet floor covering suitable for commercial areas, education, healthcare and retail applications.

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Suitable for commercial areas, education, healthcare and retail applications.


Acoustic heterogeneous vinyl sheet floor covering with a 0.5 mm PVC wear layer with good resistance to indentation and abrasion.

A coordinated palette of designs makes this covering a good choice for heavy traffic in sectors such as education, healthcare and retail. The surface benefits from TopClean reinforcement, meaning no wax and polish and has good cleaning and maintenance properties.

Features and benefits:

  • Wide colour ranges and versatile designs.
  • High sound reduction (19 dB) with unique indentation properties (0.15 mm).
  • New TopClean XP PUR: easy, low-cost maintenance.
  • 0.5 mm high performance wear layer.
  • Resistance to scratches and abrasion, scuffing, soiling and staining.
  • Conforms to BS EN 651 and is CE marked.
  • Suitable for underfloor heating up to maximum of 27°C.
  • Phthalate-Free.
  • Environmental Product Declaration.
  • Material Health Statement.
  • Clean installation off-cuts 100% closed-loop recyclable. Free of charge collection via Tarkett ReStart.

General information


  • Tapiflex Essential 50: Range of 42 colours available.
  • Acczent Essential 70: Range of 10 colours available.
  • Consult manufacturer for details.














3.3 mm thick.


23000 mm


2000 mm

4000 mm


3 mm


Ten year


Pr_35_57_71_67 Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) sheetsPrimary


M50/150 Sheeting

M50/20 Sheeting

Product range

Sheeting / Heterogeneous Vinyl

Specification data - Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) sheets


To BS EN 14041 and EN 651 for heterogeneous PVC sheet.

Use class

To BS EN ISO 10874, class 33.


To BS EN ISO 10874, class 42.


Recycled content

To BS EN ISO 14021, 20%.


2000 mm.

To EN ISO 24341.


3.3 mm.

To ISO 24346.

Colour and pattern

  • Tapiflex Essential 50: Range of 42 colours available.
  • Acczent Essential 70: Range of 10 colours available.
  • Saphyr and Tissé are also available.
  • Contact manufacturer for more information.

3591 101 Black.

Stone effect.

3591 102 Stone dark grey.

Stone effect.

3591 103 Stone medium grey.

Stone effect.

3591 104 Light grey.

Stone effect.

3591 105 Stone greige.

Stone effect.

3591 106 Stone beige.

Stone effect.

3591 107 Ochre.

Stone effect.

3591 108 Terracotta.

Stone effect.

3591 109 Stone copper.

Stone effect.

3591 110 Stone bronze.

Stone effect.

3592 022 Beech white.

Wood effect.

3592 023 Oak robur natural.

Wood effect.

3592 100 French oak white.

Wood effect.

3592 101 French oak black.

Wood effect.

3592 102 French oak natural.

Wood effect.

3592 103 French oak medium.

Wood effect.

Wear group


To EN 651.

Total weight (to EN ISO 23997)

2770 g/m².

Roll length

23 m.

To EN ISO 24341.

Wear layer thickness

0.50 mm.

To EN ISO 24340.

Reaction to fire (EN 13501-1)


Glued over any A2fl or A1fl substrate (concrete).


Glued over any derivative wood substrate.

Electrostatic charge (to EN 1815)

< 2.0 kV.

Thermal resistance

0.04 m²K/W.

To EN ISO 10456.

Ramp slip resistance (to DIN 51130)



Citizen oak.

Slip resistance (to EN 13893)

μ ≥ 0.3.

Residual indentation (to EN-ISO 24343-1)

Required value: ≤ 0.20 mm.

0.10 mm.

Best measured value.

0.12 mm.

Average measured value.

Impact sound reduction (to EN-ISO 717-2)

ΔLw = 20 dB.

Acoustical Performance

Ln,e,w < 65 dB (Class A).

To NF S31-074.

Furniture feet

No damage.

To EN 424.

Castor chair continuous use (to ISO 4918)

No damage.

Light fastness (to BS EN ISO 105 B02)

≥ 6.

Dimension stability (to EN-ISO 23999)

Curl resultant to heat ≤ |8| mm to EN ISO 23999.

≤ 0.10%.

Chemical resistance (to EN-ISO 26987)

Not affected.

VOC emissions (to ISO 16000-9)

≤ 10 µg/m³.

After 28 days.


Tarkett ReStart recycling service.

For installation waste, to be carried out by the architect/ main contractor/ flooring contractor. Ensures CO2 savings.

Environmental information

Contains Red List materials


Country of product manufacture


Embodied carbon

9.80 kg·CO₂e/kg

kg's CO2-eq / m²


Clean installation off-cuts 100% recyclable via Tarkett ReStart. Glue-down post-use vinyl not yet recyclable.

Via Tarkett ReStart.

Recycled content

32 %

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