Luxe Gold Standard Stringent Testing Procedures

Stringent Definition: The definition of stringent is something that is strict, precise, and must be followed or listened to exactly. Luxe Gold Standard

Choosing a new carpet cushion underlay is a long-term commitment and we’re confident Luxe Carpet Underlay Collection will stand the test of time. All Luxe Collection carpet underlay products are manufactured using only the finest reclaimed materials and are backed by our Luxe Gold Standard Guarantee.

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AS4288:2003 certifies a carpet underlay as compliant and manufactured in accordance with performance, quality, and safety requirements deemed acceptable for their intended use.

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ISO 10140-3:2010 Sound Insulation specifies laboratory methods for measuring the impact sound insulation of floor assemblies classifying elements according to their sound insulation capabilities.

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BS EN ISO 20743:2013 Determination of antibacterial activity of textile products. By controlling unwanted microbes, Ultra-Fresh antibacterial and antifungal protection helps to keep products fresh, clean, and odor free

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The Hexapod Tumbler test subjects a sample of carpet and underlay to simulated wear conditions at 1500 cycles 9-12 months on-floor and 8000 cycles 3-4 years on-floor. Although not ’exactly reproducing’ the changes on the floor, it is used to simulate a carpet’s likely performance

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ASTM C518-2010: Is the Standard Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Heat Flow Meter Apparatus. This test method provides a rapid means of determining the steady-state thermal transmission properties of thermal insulation

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Fire Test

ISO 9239-1:2010 specifies a method for assessing the wind-opposed burning behaviour and spread of flame of horizontally mounted flooring’s exposed to a heat flux radiant gradient in a test chamber, when ignited with pilot flames

All Luxe product specifications are independently tested by the NZWTA, AWTA, and Acoustic Group. We will only release new products when they are unmatched in all areas of performance

Extensive product testing - Independent laboritories