EcoWorx® ES Custom Backing
Shaw Contract has invested in material health with EcoWorx® ES Tile our premium PVC-free carpet tile attached adhesive backing, the first flooring product to be Cradle to Cradle Certified®. EcoWorx® ES weighs 25% less and has superior tensile strength when compared to traditional PVC backing, resulting in significant carbon reductions during transport and ensures industry leading durability. EcoWorx® ES tile has a lifetime warranty. At the end of its useful life, we’ll reclaim and recycle EcoWorx® ES backed carpet to make more EcoWorx® ES carpet products at no cost to you through our re[TURN] Environmental Guarantee.
EcoWorx® ES, with attached peel-and-stick thermoplastic hot melt pressure sensitive adhesive, is releasable and re-attachable. The attached adhesive reduces down time on a project allowing you to move into a space faster, it can be walked on right after it is rolled. EcoWorx® ES eliminates the need for additional adhesives and has a lower VOC than most traditional wet adhesives.
- Face Yarn - EcoSolution Q® fiber provides long lasting durability and stain resistance.
- Primary Backing - High-strength primary backing adds dimensional stability to the product.
- High Performance Precoat - High-performance precoat provides maximum tuft bind, ensuring all tufts stay in place.
- Thermoplastic Compound - Thermoplastic Compound laminate bonds the carpet face with the backing for superior strength against delamination.
- Fiberglass Reinforcement - Fiberglass Reinforcement creates unmatched stability.
- Thermoplastic Compound - Thermoplastic Compound encapsulates the reinforcement layer.
- ES Pressure - sensitive hotmelt adhesive with releasable liner.