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Textile Flooring Installation & Floorcare

Forbo offers a wide range of installation, cleaning, and maintenance products for our Flotex flocking flooring, Coral textile brush off entrance and Tessera carpet tile via our sister company Forbo Eurocol.
If you have any questions about installation, please Contact us

Installation Products

Download the installation instructions for our Flotex, Tessera & Coral collections

  • Flotex Tiles & Planks Installation

    Flotex tile & plank
    Installation guide

  • Flotex Sheet Installation

    Flotex sheet
    Installation guide

  • Tessera Installation

    Installation guide

  • Coral Installation

    Installation guide

  • Coral Grip Installation

    Coral Grip
    Installation guide



Forbo FPS1 is a water-based low VOC, anti-microbial and plasticizer resistance pressure sensitive adhesive designed for the installation of Flotex tiles & planks, Coral tiles & planks and Tessera tiles & planks for commercial and domestic applications. It is also suitable for compact and cushion backed (acoustic) Flotex tiles and Tessera tiles.

Packaging15 litres
Approx. coverageV1 trowel: up to 5 m²/L / long nap roller up to 7 m²/L
ToolV1 trowel or long nap roller (minimum 10 mm)
Shelf life12 months, unopened

Forbo FPS1 Pressure Sensitive Adhesive


Forbo F54 is a high performance water-based adhesive with a high initial grab and low VOC. F54 is a superior dispersion polymer blend adhesive designed for the installation of commercial and domestic Flotex sheet.

Suitable for: Flotex sheet
F54 Safety Data Sheet

BasisPolymer blend
Packaging12 litres (14 kg)
Approx. coverageup to 56 m²*
Tool:V1 trowel
Shelf life12 months, unopened

F54  Forbo Permanent bond vinyl sheet and flotex carpet adhesive

*Coverage rates will vary depending on the nature and porosity of the substrate.

Note: If alternative adhesives are to be used with Forbo flooring consult with the supplier for usage information, guidance, and warranty. Forbo does not warrant other adhesives. For further information, please download our warranty statement

Subfloor & Underlay Systems

  • Forbo Quickfit technical datasheet

    Technical specification

  • Quickfit Installation

    Installation guide

  • Sarlibase Acoustic Underlay Installation Guide

    Sarlibase Acoustic
    Installation guide

  • Sarlibase Acoustic Technical specifications

    Sarlibase Acoustic
    Technical specification

Subfloor and Underlay

Forbo Quickfit Panels

The Forbo Quickfit system comprises self-adhesive MDF panels and moisture resistant, sound insulating Forbo foam. A floating MDF substrate that is not bonded to the subfloor and provides a smooth and flat surface for resilient flooring installation while mitigating issues beneath. Must be used in conjunction with Forbo foam.

Quickfit safety data sheet

Product advantages:Solution for:
Quick & easy installationOver heritage listed floor
Provides a rapid smooth finish Over existing subfloor
No visible subfloor seamsOver problem subfloors
Excellent moisture barrier e.g cracked concrete
Easily removableTemporary installation
Improved impact sound insulation with Forbo foam

Order unit:1 pack (3.6 m²)
Gauge:7.00 mm (lower panel :3.0mm / upper panel: 4.0mm
Length / width1200 mm x 600 mm panels
Impact sound reduction12 dB (Marmoleum 2.5 mm + Forbo foam = 23 dB)


Forbo Foam

Polypropylene foam laminated with metallised polypropylene foil. The foil top layer incorporates a self-adhesive overlap of 20 cm to secure seams.

Order unit:1 roll (25lm)


Sarlibase T.E

Loose lay underlay system for damp or contaminated subfloors.

Suitable to use with Tessera bitumen backed carpet tiles*, Flotex tile* and Flotex sheet.

Sarlibase T.E safety data sheet

Order Unit:1 roll
Gauge:1.5 mm
Width: 2.0 m

*when using permanent bond adhesive.

Sarlibase TE | Loose lay  underlay to cope with moist and contaminated surfaces


Download cleaning & maintenance guide for our Flotex, Tessera & Coral collections

  • Flotex Cleaning and Maintenance

    cleaning & maintenance guide

  • Tessera Cleaning and Maintenance

    cleaning & maintenance guide

  • Coral Cleaning and Maintenance

    cleaning & maintenance guide


Flotex Clean-It

A specially formulated cleaning detergent for a thorough clean without leaving any residual detergent on Flotex.
Flotex Clean-it is available from Sabco Professional
For further information, please contact Sabco

Sabco Flotex Clean it carpet cleaner

Flotex Fix-it

To remove any residual chemicals use Flotex Fix-It a specially formulated solution to speedily neutralise and de-foam residual detergents coating the nylon fibres and to remove it together with its trapped soiling.

Flotex Fix-it is available from Sabco Professional
For further information, please contact Sabco

Sabco Flotex Fix-it carpet detergent remover

Protect newly laid floors

Did you know as much as 80% of dirt entering a building is brought by foot traffic? Investing in a high quality entrance flooring system such as Forbo’s Coral, an international market leader in textile entrance flooring for almost 50 years!

Coral has been proven to stop up to 95% of dirt and moisture and reduce cleaning times of floor covering by up to 65%!

Coral 2016

Flotex flocked flooring
Cleaning demo

Installation & Floorcare Videos

Flotex flocked flooring
Soil removal video

Flotex flocked flooring
Installation video

Flotex flocked flooring
How to repair video

Tessera & Allura luxury vinyl tile
installed together

Coral entrance flooring system
Cleaning video