When ceramic tiles and stone floors become too hard to live with, and hardwoods too tiring to upkeep. Look to Forna Cork flooring’s newest flooring line, our 11mm (7/16inch) Design Cork floating floors. This floating cork flooring line can meet the needs of a harsh daily grind while carrying off traditional hardwood beauty. We’ve combined a tough Swedish-engineered laminate veneer to cork backing and given our Design cork floating floors the extra strength to go up against your high-traffic areas. Its super tough surface can take on commercial grade spaces. So hoteliers and restaurateurs don’t turn up your noses. And for homeowners, Design cork is still classy and comfortable enough for a private home space. Have underfloor radiant heating? No worries, our 11mm (7/16inch) Design Cork floating floors were made with that in mind and will work effectively with underfloor radiant heating.
If you love the look of traditional hardwood grains, then you’ll love our Latte cork planks. These aesthetic planks are a picture-perfect reproduction of natural hardwood boards. That’s right, it’s a veneer taken from a picture and cut/printed onto cork. And even though it’s not natural hardwood don’t think it can’t compare. It’s got the touch and feel of real grain or cuts, which of course gives it added depth and texture. Latte is our medium color blend floor made up of warm and cool tones Swatches of cream, beige and tan give depth to bands of softer browns. Like its namesake, Latte is soothing without being flat our washed out.
And what makes Design Cork floating floors so tough. The laminate layer of our Latte cork planks are made from PVC and phthalates free polypropylene. The same product used to create children’s toys. So you not only get a tougher surface layer, you also get a floor that is eco-friendly to produce, biodegradable and still environmentally sustainable. Order a sample today.
Advantages of this product are:
Cork is a purely natural product, which is extracted from the bark of the cork oak, which is mainly native to the Mediterranean region. No tree is damaged or felled by the peeling of the cork bark. Cork oaks grow up to 200 years old, so a cork oak can be peeled up to 20 times. Our cork flooring is mainly made of this fascinating and at the same time very versatile material – which makes it predestined for those who care about the environment and sustainability.
Due to its special cell structure (approx. 40 million cells per cm³) and its filling with an air-like gas, cork possesses unique properties, including high thermal isolation. Cork floors create an optimal floor temperature all year long – even in winter walking barefeet no longer causes cold feet.
The Hot-Coating surface protection makes the cork flooring durable and hard-wearing – in this way, even class 33 in the commercial sector and class 23 in the domestic sector is achieved. Thanks to this resistant coating, the cork floor retains its beauty for many years.
IMPACT SOUND REDUCTION AND PERMANENTLY ELASTIC
Equally noteworthy are the impact and sound-absorbing properties of cork (impact sound reduction of 18dB) – also thanks to the honeycomb cell structure. Cork floors are permanently elastic: the natural flexibility gives a particularly pleasant feeling when walking and is also gentle to the ankles.
|Plank Length||48 5/8″ (1235mm)||Color||Light Brown|
|Plank Width||7 7/8″ (200mm)||Surface Texture||Wood emboss semi-matte|
|Plank Thickness||7/16″ (11mm)||Finish Detail||Polypropylene Embossed Finish|
|Wear Layer Thickness||3mm cork layer – Polypropylene Embossed Finish||Application||Residential and Light Commercial|
|Core Type||6.8mm E1 Grade Moisture Resistant HDF||Profile||Click Lock – Licensed Uniclic flooring system|
|Bottom Layer||1.2mm Agglomerated Cork||Recommended Waste Factor||10%|
|Edge Type||Square Edge||Radiant Heat Compatible?||Yes – hydronic or forced air only|
|Packaging Dimensions (inches)||29”x8”x3”|
Weight: 27 lbs
|Floor Grade Level||On, Above and Below|
|Sqft/Box||15.94 sq ft||Country of Origin||Switzerland|
|Pieces in Package||6||Warranty||10-Year Residential Wear Warranty|
Joint Integrity Warranty
|Classification EN 16511|
Technical Data Sheet:
|Classification||EN 16511||domestic 23|
|Total weight||EN 430||ca. 8.900 g/m²|
|Abrasion resistance||EN 14354 & EN 13329||AC5|
|Impact sound reduction||EN ISO 717-2||18 dB|
|Effect of castro chair||EN 425||suitable for type W|
|Reaction of fire||EN ISO 9239-1||Cfl s1|
|Thermal resistance||EN 12524||0,108 m² K/W|
|Dimensional stability||EN 434||< 0,05 %|
|Residual inentation||EN 433||max. 0,15 mm|
|Lightfast||ISO 105||7 / 8|
|Resistance to chemicals||EN 423||very good resistance|
|Emissions value||in conformity with AgBB|
|Swellness value 24h||EN 317||< 8%|
|Weight resistance||EN 51130||2.000 / 14 mm|
|Locking strenght||ISO 24334||HDF > 500 kg/lfm – kg/m|
|Coefficent of friction||EN 51130||R10|