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iQ Granit Acoustic

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A complete color coordinated range to answer all your needs
A common complaint from end-users concerns noise pollution from adjacent premises. Better sound comfort is a frequent requirement. Bad flooring conditions can also lead to strain on people’s bodies. Today, a good indoor environment includes sound comfort and walking comfor ... View more
A complete color coordinated range to answer all your needs
A common complaint from end-users concerns noise pollution from adjacent premises. Better sound comfort is a frequent requirement. Bad flooring conditions can also lead to strain on people’s bodies. Today, a good indoor environment includes sound comfort and walking comfort.
iQ Granit Acoustic is a special floorcovering for extra comfort and good impact sound values. It increases comfort underfoot and greatly reduces sound transmission, making it the perfect choice for school corridors, retirement facilities or other health care areas where noise reduction is required.
The flooring material has a foam interlayer to reduce sound transmission. The interlayer also absorbs shocks, which reduces the strain on people’s joints and backs.
iQ Granit Acoustic is part of the iQ Granit family and is available in 12 colourways from the Granit range. It offers the same great advantages as iQ Granit, in terms of wear resistance, low maintenance and life cycle cost. Architects and designers can create total solutions in which acoustically demanding and other areas harmonise without compromising on performance. View less

  • Good sound reduction and comfort underfoot
  • Matching colourways from the iQ Granit range
  • iQ Unique Surface Restoration
  • No wax no polish forever
  • Market's best life cycle cost

Design

  • beige white
  • dark yellow beige
  • terracotta
  • grey
  • dark grey
  • beige
  • medium blue
  • medium green
TECHNICAL PERFORMANCES
Light fastness (EN ISO 105-B02) - Level ≥ 7
Reaction to fire Bfl-s1
Reaction to fire On wood
Thermal resistance (EN 12667) - m² K/W 0.035
Bacteria resistance (EN ISO 846 Part C) Does not favour growth
Flexibility (EN 435 Method A) - mm Confirm
TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Total thickness (EN 428) 3.5 mm
Wear layer thickness (EN 429) 3.5 mm
Vinyl foam interlayer thickness (EN 429) - mm 2.3
Foil backing thickness (EN 429) - mm 0.2
Total weight (EN 430) 3.81
Unit KG/M²
Residual indentation (EN 433) - mm ≤ 0.20 (Average measured value: 0.13 mm)
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Description (EN 651) ISO 10582 : Homogeneous vinyl flooring with foam backing
CERTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION
Classification - commercial (EN 685) - Class 33
Classification - industrial (EN 685) - Class 42
NF UPEC A+ certificate number 312-022.1
Impact sound reduction (EN ISO 717-2) - Lw - dB Approx. 15
Production plant address Tarkett AB S-372 81 Ronneby Sweden

TARKETT’S BALANCED CHOICE The iQ range is part of Tarkett’s choice of sustainable solutions. It is an integrated system that allows for balancing all the competing needs, while making choices that are truly sustainable and work together aesthetically.

Better Raw Materials Tarkett’s iQ products are based on up to 59 % natural raw materials such as salt and mineral fillers. We use local suppliers as much as we can, to reduce the environmental impact from transportation.

Resource Stewardship Tarkett’s iQ range is produced in Ronneby, Sweden. The factory has an environmental management system (ISO 14001) and has continuously reduced its environmental impact since 2003: 54% reduction of total amount of waste produced in the factory 60% reduction of VOC emissions. The factory manages water consumption via a closed loop and 53% of the energy used comes from renewable sources (hydro power, wind power, bio fuels) As for all Tarkett sites, the Ronneby site is assessed from an environmental point of view by an external auditor every two years. No risks were identified in the Ronneby site during 2009.

People-friendly Spaces Tarkett’s iQ range delivers valuable health, hygiene and welfare benefits: No need for polish or wax, for ever, due to the unique Surface Restoration properties. This reduces the strain on cleaning staff and minimises the need for water, detergent and energy for cleaning and maintenance. Low-cost cleaning and maintenance with savings in excess of 30 % give the market’s best Life Cycle Cost and a measurable enhanced ROI. Very low VOC emissions contributing to good indoor air quality: For the iQ range an average <20 μg/m3 at 28 days – 50 times below the European Standard (1000 μg/m3).

Reuse and Recycle Tarkett was one of the first flooring companies to recycle post-production waste and remains the industry leader. During 2008, 411 tons of flooring material was collected through out Europe and recycled at the Ronneby site. The IQ range produced at Ronneby on average contains: 25,5% combined post-production/post-installation waste The use of post production material has increased by 26% since 2003. ISO 14001 certificate n°2000-SKM-AQ-886 ISO 9001 certificate n°2000-SKM-AE-255