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Upofloor Lifeline CS

Contract sheet and tile floors, PVC and plasticizer-free...

Lifeline CS PVC Free resilient flooring manufactured by Upofloor Oy of Finland is flexible homogenous sheet flooring, making it ideal for use in hospital rooms, extended care facilities, nursing homes and day care centres.

Lifeline CS can be coved-up as a skirting and used in spaces with floor drains. All seams and coved-up skirtings are welded with Lifeline welding rods provided a nearly impervious to water, offering a significant sanitary advantage over carpeting. Lifeline CS also contributes to clean indoor air quality.

Lifeline CS is a supplied to order only product.

To request a sample, email EcoFloors:  info@ecofloorsco.nz  

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LifeLine CS sheet flooring is suitable for use in all public premises, such as in hospitals and schools. Featuring a light chip patterina and almost uni-colour appearance, LifeLine CS is available in 48 colours.  

LifeLine CS is a safe and environmentally friendly choice for public premises subject to heavy wear. No PVC or plasticizers are used in the production. The material is fully recyclable during production and when disposed of, it can be utilised as normal energy-producing waste.

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 x) Emissions test no: VTT-S-04272-07 8.5.2007


LifeLineTM- an innovative heavy duty  flooring material -  a safe choice for people and the environment

LifeLineTM floor coverings are manufactured in Finland using an innovative new material developed by Upofloor. LifeLine flooring material is completely free of PVC and plasticizers. It provides excellent performance characteristics without compromising human safety or care for the environment. The elastic LifeLine material is made from natural Finnish minerals and pure thermoplastic polymers. It is free of PVC, plasticizers, phthalates, halogens, chlorine, and heavy metals.

A golf-ball-like surface for unbeatable performance

The ionomer-impregnated wear layer of LifeLine floorings is made from the same material as golf balls, which gives the material excellent resistance to shocks, indentations and wear. LifeLine floorings are classified in the best wear-resistance class (Group T).Material

The ionomer wear layer does not require waxing. The compact surface rejects dirt, which makes it easy and effortless to clean and minimizes maintenance costs. The texture of the surface also provides light  friction, making it pleasant and safe underfoot.

Safe and hygienic

LifeLine floorings are ideal especially in hospital conditions, as they are easy to clean, hygienic and resist chemicals. In addition, the flooring does not act as a substrate for bacteria (such as MRSA). The material is also safe in terms of indoor air. An emissions test carried out by the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) found zero volatile organic compounds (VOCs). LifeLine floorings are also fire resistant and do not generate such toxic combustion gases as PVC and rubber floor coverings do.

The material is fully recyclable during production and when disposed of, it can be utilised as normal energy-producing waste.

LifeLine product family

The LifeLine product family comprises LifeLine tilesLifeLine CS and Forte sheet floorings as well LifeLine LT design tiles. All LifeLine products are the same thickness, 2 mm, which makes it possible to create unique and inspiring floors by combining different tiles and sheets in the same space.

The product family also includes LifeLine skirting and welding rods. 

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EN 685         21-43

Heavy wear public spaces, e.g. hospitals, schools, shops, offices, day care centres, retirement homes

Specifications

Product EN 14565 LifeLine CS, Resilient contract sheet flooring. PVC- and plasticizer-free
Application
EN 685 21-43
Thickness EN 428 2,0 mm
Weight EN 430 3,200 g/m2
Roll length EN 426 10 – 25 m
Width EN 426 145 cm

Product properties

Property Test method Result
Fire resistance EN 13501-1

Cfl - s1

 
Emissions
  M1
Residual indentation EN 433 (2,5 h) < 0,05 mm  
Impact sound insulation ISO 717/2 ∆Lw n. 3 dB  
Dimensional stability EN 434 (6h 50C)

< 0,2 %

 
Curling under exposure to heat EN 434 (6h 50C) < 8 mm (6h 50C)  
Effect of castor chair EN 425 No effect  
Abrasion resistance EN 660-2 Group T (< 2,0 mm3)  
Tensile strength of welding seam EN 684 > 400 N/50 mm  
Colour fastness EN ISO 105-B02 7  
Slip resistance EN 13893 DS (> 0,3)  
Charging EN 1815 < 2 kV (antistatic)  
Flexibility EN 435 20 mm  
Underfloor heating   Suitable (max temp. 28 oC)  
Resistance to burning cigarette EN 1399 4 (5 best)  
Bacterial growth DIN EN ISO 846, Part C Does not act as substrate for bacterial growth. MRSA-tested.  
Water vapour transmission DIN 52615 1x10-12kg/m2sPa  
 
Resistance to chemicals

Test period 24 hours and 2 hours (EN 423), after which the chemical was washed off.

 

     
Chemical 2 h 24 h
Acids     
 Hydrochloric acid 10%  No effect  No effect
 Citric acid 10%  No effect  No effect
 Acetic acid 10%  No effect  No effect
 Sulphuric acid 10%  No effect  No effect
Alkalis    
 Lye 10%  No effect  No effect
 Soda 10%  No effect  No effect
 Ammonia 5%  No effect  No effect
Alcohols    
 Ethyl alcohol 30%  No effect  No effect
 Ethyl alcohol 70%  No effect   No effect
 Ethyl alcohol 90%  No effect   No effect
 Isopropyl 70%  No effect  No effect
Aromatic substances    
 Phenol  No effect  No effect
 Xylene  No effect  Weak effect
 Unleaded gasoline  No effect  No effect
 Crude oil  No effect  No effect
 Light fuel oil  No effect  No effect
 White spirit  No effect  No effect
Miscellaneous     
 Wine vinegar  No effect  No effect
 Acetone  No effect  No effect
 Bleach solution 5%  No effect  No effect
 Olive oil  No effect  No effect
 Kerosene  No effect  No effect
 Silver nitrate 5%  No effect  No effect
 Chlorhexidin  No effect  No effect

 

 

Installation

Relative humidity of the concrete floor must not exceed RH 85 % (<2.0 % CM). Temperature during installation and that of subfloor and material should be at least +18 °C (68 °F). Before installing the flooring, it must be ensured that the final levelling compounds have dried sufficiently.

The flooring must be installed using water based acrylic dispersion adhesives approved by Upofloor: Casco ProffUniversal, Schönox EmiclassicThomsit K 188E, Bostik Star Tac/Top Tac M100, Uzin KE 20S/2000S, Mapei V4SP, Eurocol 640, Rubylon Ecoplus, Helmibond 867. Adhesive is applied using a fine-toothed trowel and theamount of adhesive should be 150-250 g/m². Installation is performed using semi-wet gluing method, paying attention to the absorbency of subfloor, the adhesive and conditions. Do not reverse adjacent sheets. The flooring must not be installed on top of existing flooring.

The floor must be rolled while the adhesive is still fresh. The weight of the roll should be 50 - 70 kg. Rolling prevents the emergence of adhesive trowel marks and indentations on the finished floor surface. Avoid traffic on the floor and do not move furniture until the adhesive is totally dry.

Seams and coved skirtings are to be heat welded using a LifeLine welding rod. Also corners should be welded. To avoid differences in gloss, use a suitable welding temperature and speed. Warming up the material before cutting and fitting is recommended. Using too high temperature when warming up the material for coving or drains details may damage the flooring surface. Flash-coving joints must also be milled or sanded before welding, in order to obtain the best possible adhesion.

After installation, the floor surface should be carefully protected against construction-period loads and stresses with an appropriate material for the purpose. The protective materials should be taped to each other only - not to the surface of the flooring!

Upofloor will not be responsible for the functionality of the floor if the aforementioned instructions are not followed.

Occasionally, the flooring may show some individual chips of deviating colours.

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MAINTENANCE

Initial cleaning
First remove loose dirt. Wash the floor using mild alkaline or alkaline detergent in water. A combination machine or a floor care machine with red pads can be used.  Avoid excessive use of water. Clean floor can be treated with a maintenance cleaner solution.

Polishing
Polishing is not required.

Periodic maintenance
First remove loose dirt. Use a moist-cleaning method or a combination machine with red pads when necessary. The cleaning solution should be mildly alkaline. SHS-machine with tensid or polymer based cleaning and care maintenance agent is also recommended periodically.

 

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