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Tessera Contour

Application

Internal use, all busy commercial and public sector locations.

Description

A tufted, multi-height, loop pile carpet tile, heavily influenced by repeated shapes in architecture and urban settings.


Features and benefits:

  • A very versatile carpet tile.
  • Investment in an extruder has reduced bitumen usage by 50%.
  • Also available in SOFTbac® carpet tile backing, an additional backing layer which acts as an underlay and offers increased sound and thermal insulation.
  • Non-directional laying reduces fitting waste to less than 2%.
  • Made with 100% renewable electricity.
  • Relieved structure, and broken by a more softly striated cut pile overlay.


Method of laying:

Monolithic, quarter turn, tessellated, half drop or non-directional.


Adhesive:

542 Eurofix Tack Plus solvent free release system.

General information

Color

13 colour options available.

Beige

Black

Blue

Brown

Grey

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Finish

Tufted

Tufted multi-height cut and loop pile carpet tile.

Material

Polymide

100% solution dyed universal polyamide 6.6 on a polyester/ nylon primary backing and a modified bitumen/ polyester secondary backing.

Shape

Square

Size

As standard, other sizes are available to special order

Length

500 mm

Width

500 mm

Height

6.3 mm

WarrantyDescription

Ten year

Standard backing; SOFTbac® backing: 15 years.

Uniclass

Pr_35_57_11_62 Pile carpet tilesPrimary

CAWS

M50/130 Carpet tiling

M50/15 Carpet tiling

Product range

Tessera Carpet Tiles

Specification data - Pile carpet tiles Enhanced data

Style

Tufted multi-height, loop pile.

Material

100% solution dyed universal polyamide 6.6.

Classification

-

Standard

To BS EN 1307 and 14041.

Level of use class

Class 33; heavy contract.

Recycled content

66.72%.

Size

500 x 500 mm.

Colour and pattern

Not required.

1900 painted bark.

1901 volcanic brick.

1902 neutral buff.

1903 white spruce.

1904 lava core.

1905 smoky quartz.

1906 rising ash.

1907 deep loch

1908 classic cloud.

1910 morning dew.

1911 himalayan salt.

1912 pastures new.

1913 fresh leaves.

Total thickness

6.3 mm ±10%.

Pile composition

Refresh™ by Universal Fibers™. 100% polyamide 6.6.

Dye method

100% solution dyed.

Stitch density

254 880 per m² ±10%.

Castor chair use (to BS EN 985)

Minimum R value: ≥2.4.

Light fastness (to BS EN ISO 105 B02)

≥5.

Dimensional stability (to BS EN 986)

≤0.2%.

Impact sound reduction

23 dB.

Ska Rating

Meets Ska Rating Criteria for M12 soft floor coverings in both office and retail schemes.

Reaction to fire (to EN 13501-1)

BfI-s1.

Slip resistance (to EN 13893)

DS: ≥0.30.

Pile weight after shearing

580 g/m² ±10%.

Total weight

4095 gsm ±10%.

Primary backing

Polyester.

Secondary backing

ProBac recycled mineral filler with low amount of modified bitumen and polyester fleece.

Standard.

SOFTbac®.

Pile height above backing

3.5 mm ±0.5 mm.

Static dissipative (to BS ISO 10965)

<1 x 109 Ω.

Body Voltage (to EN 1815)

Pass (<2 kV).

Adhesive

Not required.

Eurocol 542 Eurofix Tack Plus solvent free release system.

Environmental information

Contains Red List materials

No

Country of material origin

United Kingdom

Country of product manufacture

United Kingdom

Embodied carbon

16.2 kg·CO₂e/kg

Recyclability

100%

Recycled content

66.72 %

Digital objects

Platform Compatible Version Certified to
Revit

Revit 2017

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Literature

Forbo Tessera Contour Brochure

Forbo Tessera Contour Brochure

Forbo Tessera LRV and DSDC Accreditation Overview

Forbo Tessera LRV and DSDC Accreditation Overview

Forbo Product Portfolio 2022

Forbo Product Portfolio 2022

Forbo Brochure: School Design Guide

Forbo Brochure: School Design Guide

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