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Carpet tile and broadloom backings to meet your every need- from moisture protection and guaranteed reclamation to cushion and VOC-free options. View more about more about Shaw Contract backings, included our revolutionary EcoWorx product.

 

EcoWorx Tile

    EcoWorx tile is the industry’s first 100% PVC-free carpet tile backing. EcoWorx tile provides durable and sustainable flooring for your designed spaces. EcoWorx has several advantages:

    Healthy Ingredient Materials

    EcoWorx products are designed and manufactured with responsible materials, which are safe for your associates and guests.

     

    A Sustainable Product

    EcoWorx is the first 100% PVC-free carpet tile backing. In fact, EcoWorx received the Presidential Green Chemistry Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its environmental performance benefits.

    • Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver
    • NSF 140 Gold certified
    • Fully contributes to LEED 2009 and v4
    • Uses 40% less energy to manufacture than traditional carpet tile
    • Weighs 40% less than traditional carpet tile for more efficient shipping
    • 100% recyclable

    Industry-Leading Durability

    EcoWorx is the most durable carpet backing on the market with 5 times greater tensile strength, 8 times greater tear strength and 2 times greater delamination strength than traditional PVC backing. Products with EcoWorx backing carry a lifetime warranty, which is the strongest warranty in the industry and covers:

    • Tuft Bind/Zippering
    • Edge Ravel
    • Delamination
    • Dimensional Stability

    Free Reclamation and Recycling

    All EcoWorx products are backed by our Environmental Guarantee, which states we will collect, transport and recycle the product at the end of useful life for free. Minimums apply as follows:

    Continental US and Canada: Shaw will take back 500 yards or greater of EcoWorx material at no cost to you.

    Alaska, Hawaii and Mexico: Shaw will take back 5,000 yards or greater of EcoWorx material at no cost to you.

    International:Shaw will take back 5,000 yards or greater of EcoWorx material from any international port at no cost to you.

  • EcoWorx Tile Spec
  • EcoWorx Tile Warranty
  • EcoWorx Tile Installation

EcoWorx Broadloom

    EcoWorx broadloom provides you with all the benefits of the most durable and sustainable carpet tile on the market along with the ease of a peel-and-stick installation method. This thermoplastic hot melt pressure sensitive adhesive is releasable.

  • EcoWorx Broadloom Spec
  • EcoWorx Broadloom Backing Warranty

EcoWorx Performance Broadloom

    EcoWorx Performance Broadloom® backing is ideal for areas that experience frequent spills and are prone to bacterial exposure. Constructed with a 100% thermoplastic polyolefin compound with a high performance pre-coat and reinforcing layer, EcoWorx Performance Broadloom provides maximum performance with a moisture barrier.

    • Carries a lifetime warranty covering abrasive wear, static, tuft bind, edge ravel and delamination
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified Silver as safe for humans and the environment
    • NSF 140 Gold certified and manufactured with 30 percent recycled content
    • Green Label Plus certified for indoor air quality
    • Free reclamation and recycling with 500 square yard minimum in the contiguous U.S.
  • EcoWorx Performance Broadloom Spec
  • EcoWorx Performance Broadloom Warranty

Classicbac

    ClassicBac® is our industry standard solution for your low traffic or high-turnover areas. It is comprised of a SBR latex precoat and secondary coat laminated to a woven secondary backing. Cost effective, yet durable and sustainable, ClassicBac products are:

    • An excellent choice for superior seam and pattern matching capabilities
    • Backed by a 10 year commercial warranty
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver as safe for humans and the environment
    • Green Label Plus certified for indoor air quality
  • ClassicBac Spec
  • ClassicBac Warranty

Ultraloc

    Ideal for large-scale designs, Ultraloc® broadloom backing provides superior pattern matching and durability with a high-strength enriched polymer laminated to a woven secondary backing.

    • Lifetime warranty covering abrasive wear, static, tuft bind, edge ravel, delamination and pattern matching of seams
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver as safe for humans and the environment
    • NSF 140 Gold certified, manufactured with recycled content
    • Green Label Plus certified for indoor air quality
  • Ultraloc Spec
  • UltraLoc Warranty

Ultraloc MB

    Ultraloc®MB broadloom backing provides high performance with superior pattern matching, durability and a warranted moisture barrier (passed British spill test)

    • Lifetime warranty covering abrasive wear, static, tuft bind, edge ravel, delamination, pattern matching at seams and moisture control.
    • It is a Moisture Barrier, passing British Spill testing, but is breathable. This breathable nature will allow vapor to pass from the subfloor to the backing.
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified Silver as safe for humans and the environment
    • NSF 140 Gold certified
    • Green Label Plus certified for indoor air quality
    • Available as a custom backing option. Contact your local account manager for more information.
  • Ultraloc MB Spec
  • Ultraloc MB Warranty

StrataWorx

    Lightweight polymer composite backing system engineered for efficiency in manufacturing, transportation, and at the job site.

  • StrataWorx 10 Year Warranty
  • StrataWorx Installation Guide

EcoLogix

    Constructed for comfort underfoot, EcoLogix® backing provides cushion support and unmatched durability.

    Cushion Comfort

    • Increased comfort underfoot and ergonomic benefits
    • Improved impact sound absorption (IIC) and in room sound absorption (NRC) compared to traditional carpet tile backing and hard surface products
    • Made from 100% recycled PET bottles
    • Improved moisture mitigation allowing for relative humidity levels ranging from 85-100% depending on the adhesive used
    • Reduced floor prep required
  • EcoLogix Spec
  • EcoLogix Warranty

EcoLogix ES

    Constructed for comfort underfoot, EcoLogix® ES backing provides cushion support and unmatched durability.

    Cushion Comfort

    • Pre-applied “peel and stick” adhesive results in faster installation
    • Approved for installation up to 100% RH, as long as no visible moisture is present
    • Increased comfort underfoot and ergonomic benefits
    • Improved impact sound absorption (IIC) and in room sound absorption (NRC) compared to traditional carpet tile backing and hard surface products
    • Made from 100% recycled PET bottles
  • EcoLogix ES Spec

Custom Backings

EcoWorx ES

    EcoWorx ES provides you with all the benefits of the most durable and sustainable carpet tile on the market along with the ease of a peel-and-stick installation method. This thermoplastic hot melt pressure sensitive adhesive is releasable.

  • EcoWorx ES

ClassicBac PC

    SBR latex precoat laminated to an 18lb. polyurethane foam pad with a woven secondary backing
  • ClassicBac PC Spec

Ultraloc MP

    High performance reactive polyurethane.

  • Ultraloc MP Spec

Ultraloc MP

    High performance reactive polyurethane.

  • Ultraloc MP Spec

Ultraloc MPC

    High performance polyurethane precoat with an 18lb. density polyurethane foam cushion and a nonwoven secondary backing.

  • Ultraloc MPC Spec

EcoLogix

    Constructed for comfort underfoot, EcoLogix® backing provides cushion support and unmatched durability.

    Cushion Comfort

    • Increased comfort underfoot and ergonomic benefits
    • Improved impact sound absorption (IIC) and in room sound absorption (NRC) compared to traditional carpet tile backing and hard surface products
    • Made from 100% recycled PET bottles
    • Improved moisture mitigation allowing for relative humidity levels ranging from 85-100% depending on the adhesive used
    • Reduced floor prep required
  • EcoLogix Spec
  • EcoLogix Warranty

EcoLogix ES

    Constructed for comfort underfoot, EcoLogix® ES backing provides cushion support and unmatched durability.

    Cushion Comfort

    • Pre-applied “peel and stick” adhesive results in faster installation
    • Approved for installation up to 100% RH, as long as no visible moisture is present
    • Increased comfort underfoot and ergonomic benefits
    • Improved impact sound absorption (IIC) and in room sound absorption (NRC) compared to traditional carpet tile backing and hard surface products
    • Made from 100% recycled PET bottles
  • EcoLogix ES Spec

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