Carpet Technical Information

Click on the links below to view or download the respective PDF technical information documentation.

Carpet Technical Information

The documents below discuss some of the technical characteristics and performance results for various carpet types.

Carpet Acoustic Comfort
Carpet Light Reflectance
Carpet Thermal Insulation
Fire Safety Regulations for Floor Coverings

Carpet & Allergens

There is a misapprehension that having carpet in the home increases the likelihood of exposure to dust mite allergens, so let’s take a look at the facts…

Allergens in the Home
Indoor Air Quality

Carpet Slip Resistance Information

On 1 May 2014, the Building Code of Australia (BCA) adopted minimum slip resistance classifications for stairs (treads or nosings to treads) and for certain buildings the surfaces of ramps and landings. These new BCA requirements also apply to carpet floor coverings.

Carpet Slip Resistance
CSIRO Carpet Slip Resistance Assessment Certificate