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Polyflor Adds EnCore Rigid Loc to the Expona Family of Premium Vinyl Floorcovering

Polyflor, the UK’s commercial and residential vinyl flooring specialist is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new product format, the Expona EnCore Rigid Loc collection. This exciting new hybrid product has an expertly engineered premium rigid SPC (Stone Polymer Composite) construction with exceptional stability making it ideal for installation over existing subfloors. Expona EnCore’s technically sophisticated specification combines:

  1. A premium rigid SPC core
  2. 55mm heavy commercial wear layer
  3. high clarity decoration layer
  4. 1mm IXPE Acoustic Backing Layer
  5. 5G-i locking technology

Whether designing a large scale commercial installation or a warm and inviting home interior scheme, aesthetics are just as important as practicality, especially when considering a floor covering. Expona EnCore Rigid Loc offers a flooring solution that caters for both commercial and residential interiors. The rigid construction gives the floor exceptional stability and it’s acoustic foam layer reduces impact sound by 19dB, exceeding UK building regulations whilst also providing comfort and warmth underfoot. The use of 5Gi click-locking technology provides superior performance in a quick to install floor covering and the loose lay format means no adhesive is required, reducing installation time and cost.

The collection features 12 faithfully replicated wood designs that have been expertly selected bringing together the natural beauty of timber and its authentic surface textures. The Expona EnCore Rigid Loc collection encompasses a wide spectrum of wood species to suit any commercial or residential interior with each design featuring fine grain and knot detailing and micro bevelled edges for a timeless appearance typical of real wooden floorcoverings.

Polyflor’s unique polyurethane reinforcement creates a scratch and stain resistant finish that makes it ideal for modern households with families and pets, as well as heavy commercial interiors with high foot traffic. Expona EnCore Rigid Loc is also 100% waterproof and an ideal alternative to hardwood flooring, offering all the beauty of real wood with the resilience of vinyl.

Tom Rollo, Polyflor’s UK and International Marketing Director comments, ‘Perfectly suited to both residential and commercial interiors, the Expona EnCore collection offers a brand-new SPC product construction to the market with a unique set of performance benefits. Contemporary wood designs combined with a quick and easy installation method will ensure that this exciting new product is a popular choice with flooring contractors and specifiers alike.’

Expona EnCore is beautifully presented within a sampling package which includes a brochure and a comprehensive presenter. Sampling can be ordered free of charge on the Polyflor website or by calling the Polyflor Samples Direct Hotline on 0161 767 2551.  Expona EnCore’s environmental credentials are impressive, achieving a generic BRE A+ rating in major use areas and Indoor Air Comfort Gold, assuring that VOC emissions are below any globally determined levels.  It is also 100% recyclable via the Recofloor recycling scheme and contains an average of 15% recycled content.

Further details of Polyflor’s extensive range of resilient vinyl flooring are available from Polyflor Ltd, Radcliffe New Road, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 7NR. Tel: 0161 767 1111. Fax: 0161 767 1128.

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