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flotex
wool

Sottsass Wool was conceived by Ettore Sottsass by laying filaments of varied wool yarns collected from different parts of the world onto a flat coloured surface. This design showcases the texture of the individual strands of natural fibres, thus gives a sense of warmth and depth to the floor. The defined linear patterns give distinct perspectives that can be used in a variety of interior dimensions.

Made to Order, 240 square yard minimum.

Products

Flotex Wool

Environment

A sustainable floor

Green electricity
Forbo’s manufacturing operations for Flotex in Great Britain and France secure a high quality floor covering, produced with green electricity and minimum waste streams that are all recycled in the floor.

Water based
Flotex is created with nylon 6.6 fibres. All dies and inks that are used to create the Flotex designs are water based. No additional chemical processes take place other than high temperature steam treatment to secure the colours.

Recycled content
Flotex makes use of waste streams of other Forbo production locations to be transformed into the backing of the floor coverings. Recycled content in Flotex is up to 67% of the backing content.

Extremely durable
A big advantage for using Flotex is the extreme performance of the floor covering, with a product life time that surpasses that of ordinary textiles by a factor 6.

Simple cleaning & maintenance
Flotex can be cleaned by using water and a simple detergent. For most staining, simple household soap is enough to clean the product, while other detergent clean away ink, oil and more severe stains. After use Flotex can be recycled back into the production process.

Flotex the sustainable floor

Technical Information

Flotex Technical Specifications

Installation & floorcare

Flotex cleaning & maintenance instructions

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