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Powerbond Hybrid Resilient | Modular

Forward Motion - Forward Motion 03853 ELEVATION EARTH 31711

Forward Motion offers superior stain and soil hiding attributes making it the perfect choice for today's most demanding end-use environments. The style's sharp, clean color separation within each colorway creates an aesthetically intense product. The color palette for this style offers something for everyone from super bright jewels to shimmering blues, flashy grays, and autumn neutrals.

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Technical and environmental specifications
Construction: Level Loop
Pile construction: Level loop pile
Gauge: 1/13"
Stitches/Rows per Inch: 8.80 /in
Pile thickness: 0.050 " (1.27 mm)
Tile (5 SKUs)
Roll (3 SKUs)
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Environmental Attributes of Forward Motion

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Sustainable Commercial Carpet Tile Floor
Technical & Environmental Specifications
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Standard Tarkett value
Type of product - Textile Flooring
Flammability ASTM E648 Class 1 (≥ 0.45 W/cm²)
Smoke Density ASTM E662 450 or Less
Commercial warranty - Lifetime Limited
Total thickness ASTM F386 0.185 " (4.70 mm)
Installation method - Glue-Down
Pattern - Forward Motion 03853
Surface treatment ASTM F410 Eco-Ensure(Fluorine-Free Soil Protection)
Pattern type - Texture
Format Type - Tile
Construction - Level Loop
Pile construction - Level loop pile
Gauge - 1/13"
Stitches/Rows per Inch - 8.80 /in
Pile thickness ASTM D5848 0.050 " (1.27 mm)
Average pile height - 0.110 " (3 mm)
Fiber System - Dynex SD® Nylon / Dynex® Nylon
Dye Method - Solution Dyed / Yarn Dyed
Secondary backing - ethos® Modular with Omnicoat Technology™
Primary backing - Synthetic Non-Woven
Pattern scale - Small
Soil protection - Application Rate: 2% of Face Weight
Surface Flammablity - Meets CAN/CGSB-4.2 No.27.6/DOC FF 1-70
Electrostatic Propensity - ≤ 3.0 kV
Colorfastness to Light AATCC 16E ≥ 4 after 60 hours
Face Weight - 14 oz/yd²
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