Types of linoleum and their characteristics

By Admin | Flooring And Floor Coverings
23 April 2016

linoleum is still the most popular floor coverings.Types of linoleum repose on the market have a lot of different colors and textures.This allows you to choose the cover for any interior.Figure can simulate a variety of materials (wood, tile, stone, etc.), or simply create an original ornament.It has many advantages: low cost, environmental safety, durability and ease of installation.

Types of linoleum

Contents:

  1. Types linoleum depending on the material manufacturing
  2. Varieties of PVC linoleum depending on durability and application
  3. Types linoleum depending on the structure
  4. Videos: Popular types of linoleum produced in our time
  5. Photo of various types of linoleum

Types linoleum depending on the material manufacturing

Linoleum is made from natural materials

mainly made from tree resin, limestone, cork flour andlinseed oil.Such linoleum is considered environmentally friendly, has excellent anti-static properties and is resistant to a variety of b

acteria.Furthermore, it is difficult to ignite and absorbs fat droplets.

Linoleum

Polyvinylchloride (PVC), linoleum

Available in several versions: fabric, foam, heat-insulating non-woven substrates.

can be both single-layer and multi-layer.The main disadvantage of PVC linoleum is their large shrinkage, as well as the specific smell, which is not weathered for a long time.

PVC linoleum

Relin or rubber linoleum

two-layer coating with a basis of crushed b / y rubber or bitumen.The upper part is made of special synthetic rubber and filler with the addition of pigments.Relin well resistant to moisture and enough plastic.

Relin rubber or linoleum

Kollokeilinovy ​​or nitrocellulose linoleum

made without foundation.This thin material based on nitrocellulose.The disadvantage of this type of coverage - high flammability.The positive qualities include flexibility, moisture resistance and a beautiful shine.

Kollokeilinovy ​​nitrocellulose or linoleum

Giftalevy or Alkyd linoleum

This coating is based on a woven fabric, alkyd resins and pigments.Such linoleum is more brittle than the others, but has better sound and thermal insulation qualities.

Giftalevy alkyd or linoleum

Varieties of PVC linoleum depending on durability and application

Linoleum for household purposes

used in residential premises.It is usually made of polyester or foamed on.Thin enough (about 4 mm), it has a variety of options of colors and patterns.Easy installation, gentle, unpretentious in operation.However, at high loads and frequent use quickly loses an attractive appearance.

Linoleum for household purposes

Semi-commercial linoleum

used in hotel rooms, small offices.Often used in the residential sector.The structure of the linoleum is similar to the domestic.However, it has a special protective coating to a thickness of 0.7 mm.This significantly improves the durability of the material.

Semi-commercial linoleum

Commercial linoleum

selectable for areas with high traffic.The most commonly used polyvinyl chloride coating.The robust and reliable upper layer is a long time and retains the original appearance.

Commercial linoleum

Types linoleum depending on the structure

homogeneous linoleum

Its structure is a homogeneous mixture of PVC granules and dyes.Drawing at such a linoleum attached not to the upper layer coating, and it penetrates the entire thickness.His good use in areas with high traffic, because the linoleum obtained highly resistant to abrasion.

Homogeneous linoleum

Heterogeneous linoleum

consists of several layers (up to 6 pcs) PVC.The basis is fiberglass.The substrate used fabric, non-woven fabric or foamed structure.

Heterogeneous linoleum

groundless linoleum

relatively thin (1.5 to 3 mm) coating that requires a perfectly flat surface for laying.Linoleum is quite cheap and short-lived.The basic

So called linoleum, which have heat insulation, fabric or non-woven substrate.Such material is to go smoothly on any surface, thanks to its flexibility.

The basic linoleum

Videos: Popular types of linoleum produced in our time

Photo of various types of linoleum

Household linoleum - a classic tree Household linoleum - Abstract Household linoleum - Abstract Household linoleum - tiles Household linoleum - Strap Household linoleum - modern Household linoleum - modern Household linoleum - tiles Household linoleum - modern Household linoleum - tiles Household linoleum - natural materials Commercial homogeneous linoleum Commercial homogeneous linoleum Commercial homogeneous linoleum - Brown Commercial homogeneous linoleum - Yellow Commercial homogeneous linoleum - Petals Commercial heterogeneous linoleum - Grey Commercial heterogeneous linoleum - boardCommercial heterogeneous linoleum - dark board Commercial heterogeneous linoleum - a dark wide board Commercial heterogeneous linoleum - gray board

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