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Needlefelt

Needlefelt

The robust, hard-wearing properties of our Needlefelt floors make it ideal for installations that meet high traffic or where chairs with castors are likely to be used, such as in offices and retail establishments. Needlefelt carpet often provides a cost-efficient alternative to conventional broadloom carpeting in heavily-used areas that require a practical & durable textile floor covering.

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  • Showtime Wonderlab
    Showtime Experience

    Showtime Experience

    Working closely with architects, designers and end users, the Forbo design team has created a new & flexible needlefelt flooring concept, which offers the ability to easily recolour your chosen design. This fine fibre Needlefelt flooring offers a range of exciting printed items composed of 4 key trends: Wonderlab, Metropolis, Ecosystems and Heritage.

  • Showtime Nuance
    Showtime Nuance

    Showtime Nuance

    This fine fibre needlefelt flooring offers 20 uni colours which coordinate perfectly with the printed Showtime Experience designs allowing the demarcation of individual spaces and the creation of different moods. The modern palette includes a selection of light colours with superior Light Reflectance Values (LRV) to reduce the power consumption of lighting.

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    Forte

    Forte (750 g/m²)

    Forte is our premium needlefelt flooring range, offering the maximum feeling of comfort that comes with a fibre weight of ca. 750 g/m². The very dense texture, with more than 3 million needle punches per m2, guarantees a combination of attractive looks and hard-wearing performance for use in highly-frequented areas. Needlefelt Forte is available in a range of 24 attractive uni colours.

  • Markant needlefelt flooring
    Markant

    Markant (600 g/m2)

    Markant is a high-quality, coarse-texture needlefelt flooring made of 100% polyamide fibres, equipped with all the characteristics required for hard-wearing performance in frequently used places. Markant has a fibre weight of ca. 600 g/m2 and a total thickness of 5.5 mm. This hardwearing needlefelt flooring is available in 16 colours and fulfils all the relevant classification parameters of Class 33.

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    Akzent

    Akzent (500 g/m2)

    Forbo Akzent is the value-for-money alternative and the only needelfelt range that is made of a combination of 80% polyamide and 20% polypropylene fibres (fibre weight of 500 g/m2), which is nevertheless no lightweight when it comes to hard-wearing performance. Akzent is offered in 13 contemporary colours.

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    Forte Graphic Reef

    Graphic Reef is created by a screen printing technique that is applied on our Forte quality. The design has colour contrasts that nevertheless work together in total harmony. The range of attractive colour shades shares the common element of varying grey background mottling.

  • Forte Graphic Rice
    Forte Graphic Rice

    Forte Graphic Rice

    The fine print design of this member of the Forte range accents the delicate texture of its textile-like finish. This robust and hard wearing needlefelt flooring is available in 8 attractive colour shades.

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    Markant Graphic City

    Markant Graphic City

    This modern needlefelt flooring with a classical “box” pattern makes it especially suitable for use on large floor areas. The high quality of Markant Graphic City stems from the use of 100% polyamide fibres in its top layer, with a fibre weight of 600 g/m² and a total thickness of 5.5 mm.

About Needlefelt

Hard-wearing performance

The high quality of Forbo needlefelt flooring stems from over 40 years’ experience in the manufacture and supply of this hard-wearing flooring. We work only with high-quality fibres designed to provide extra protection from dirt and soiling, which simplifies the task of day-to-day cleaning.

3 qualities
Forbo Needlefelt is available in 3 qualities: 750 g/m2 fibre weight (Forte & Showtime), 600 g/m2 (Markant) and 500 g/m2 (Akzent), designed to meet different requirements. With Showtime we offer a new and flexible flooring concept, which presents exciting printed designs and uni colours with the possibility to recolour your chosen design.

Extremely robust
All of our Needlefelt floors offer the maximum, hard-wearing performance that comes with being classed as extremely robust (Class 33) in accordance with EN 1470. Forbo needlefelt carries the GUT seal of approval issued by the German Carpet Research Institute for “contaminant-tested textile floor coverings”.

High-quality fibres
We use high quality polyamide fibres and a full latex impregnation for all our needlefelt carpets. These fibres are designed to provide extra protection from dirt and soiling. This simplifies the task of day-to-day cleaning, whilst helping to maintain the right “cared-for” appearance.

Noise reduction
Forbo Needlefelt measures pedestrian-noise levels of between 20dB and 22dB which mean reduced ambient noise, making it ideal for use in places which require a tranquil atmosphere and a minimum of noise distraction, such as offices.

Castor chair resistance
Needlefelt flooring is also ideal, much more so than conventional carpeting, for laying in places where castor chairs are used.

Suitable for underfloor heating
Needlefelt carpet is highly suitable for use in rooms with underfloor heating, thanks to it's excellent heat-penetration properties.

Showtime Experience

Brochure

Needlefelt brochure

Floorcare

Forbo FloorCare method needlefelt

Technical specifications

Technical Specifications