These innovative Waterhog™ entrance mats take recycling to a whole new level. With 100% of its carpet fibers made from reclaimed drink bottles and 15% of the rubber backing collected from discarded tires, Waterhog™ Eco Elite is a clear choice to help the environment.
Waterhog™ Eco Elite entrance mats are certified slip resistant by the National Floor Safety Institute and are made by a U.S. Green Building Council Member.
Waterhog™ Eco Elite Mat Features:
- Needle punched faced with rubber reinforced face pattern
- 30 Ozs / Sq Yd 100% Post-Consumer Recycled Pet* polyester reclaimed from plastic drink bottles
- Herringbone pattern construction keeps dirt and water out
- Backing features SBR Rubber With 15% Post-Consumer Recycled Tires, Cleated Back Border:
- 3/8" Pile Height
What is Pet Polyester? - Polyethylene Terephthalate (sometimes written Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate), commonly abbreviated Pet, Pete, or the obsolete Petp or Pet-P), is a thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family and is used in synthetic fibers; beverage, food and other liquid containers; thermoforming applications; and engineering resins often in combination with glass fiber. It is one of the most important raw materials used in man-made fibers.
What is Doc Ff 1-70? - The standard for the surface flammability of carpets and rugs (Ff 1-70) at sec. 1630.4(B)(1)(Ii) provides that if a carpet or rug has had a fire-retardant treatment, or is made of fibers which have had a fire-retardant treatment, the sample or oversized specimens thereof selected for testing under the standard shall be washed prior to the cutting of test specimens either 10 Times Under The Washing And Drying Procedure Prescribed In Method 124-1996 Of The American Association Of Textile Chemists And Colorists or such number of times under such other washing and drying procedure as shall previously have been found to be equivalent by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. www.cpsc.gov/businfo/frnotices/fr00/rugs.html
What is Ansi Esd S7.1? - American National Standards Institute standard 7.1 Ansi Esd S7.1-1994: Floor materials - Resistive characterization of materials measurement of the electrical resistance of various floor materials such as floor coverings, mats, and floor finishes is covered in this document. It provides test methods for qualifying floor materials before installation or application and for evaluating and monitoring materials after installation or application. www.ansi.org
The Waterhog™ Eco Elite entrance mat features an anti-static fiber system has a maximum average voltage of 1.6KV as measured by the AATCC. This means this floor mat is safe for use in computer rooms and around electronic equipment.
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