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Chair Mat Chooser

Follow the steps below to help you choose your perfect chair mat.

Step 1. Floor Type 

 Hard Floor    Carpet
Hard Floor   Carpet
 You will need a smooth back chair mat    Different carpet pile types will determine the chair mat you require. Take the pin test below to identify your carpet pile type

 

Step 2. Identify Your Carpet Pile Type

Skip this step if you have a hard floor.

1. Straighten out the end of a paper clip   2. Push the straight end of the paperclip through the carpet until it touches the floor   3. Hold the paper clip where it meets the top of the carpet and measure the distance
Straighten out paperclip   Paperclip in carpet   ruler-deep.png

 

 4.  Determine which carpet pile you have.

 Low pile carpets Standard pile carpet Medium pile carpet

6mm thick or less
We recommend PVC

9mm thick or less
We recommend Enhanced Polymer

12mm thick or less
We recommend Polycarbonate

 

Step 4. Chair Mat Size

Our chair mats are available in various sizes. Our most popular size is 90cm x 120cm.

 

Step 5. Material Type

Select the chair mat material type.

 

 

Polycarbonate

Phthalate Free PVC

Enhanced Polymer

Price

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Huge product benefits outweigh the small premium price

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Exceptional value ortho-phthalate free formulation

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Excellent value for the top performing environmentally friendly chair mat 
Long Term Durability  *****

Exceptionally durable. Used to make bullet-proof glazing!

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Affected by temperature and weight

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Exceptionally durable. The toughest Eco chair mat available

Clarity

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Clear

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Transparent but can "yellow" with extended exposure to direct sunlight

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High clarity

Ergonomic Properties

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Natural rigidity helps chairs glide over surface

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Dependant on the thickness of the mat

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Good rigidity

Environmental

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Manufactured to ISO 14001 standards. Up to 25% recycled material and 100% recyclable

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Manufactured to ISO 14001 standards. Free of ortho-phthalates. The most consumer and environmentally friendly PVC chair mat on the market

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Certified to ISO 14001. Up to 50% recycled polycarbonate and 100% recyclable. The most durable eco friendly chair mat

Fire Resistance    *****

Complies to EN13501-1. Not easily ignitable

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Self-extinguishing but will emit dangerous toxic gasses. Not easily ignitable

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Complies to EN13501-1. Not easily ignitable

Gas Emissions  *****

Max gas emissions of only 3.8 ortho/m³
Max limit allowed – 350 g/m³

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Reduced emissions compared to std PVC due to removal of phthalate content. Emissions range between 400-600 ug/m³

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Max gas emissions of only 8.4 ug/m³. Max limit allowed – 350 g/m³

Temperatures *****

Service temperature -20°C to 100°C (-4°F to 212°F). Unaffected by changing temperatures. Odourless

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Service temperature -5°C to 40°C. (23°F to 104°F). Will crack in the cold.
Will emit more odour in heat

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Service temperature -20°C to 100°C (-4°F to 212°F). Unaffected by changing temperatures. Odourless

Floor Heating Systems 

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Compatible

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Not compatible

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Compatible

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