Staticworx adds “Treez” to its line-up of anti-static carpet for 2021

After extensive research on modern needs in the office in 2021, Staticworx has added a new colour choice in the Shadow FX ESD carpet line-up. As a result, a fresh new look- inspired by the colours of nature- has bought the outdoors inside. The new range of ESD carpet is simply called “Treez“. Treez is

Natural Rubber- Future is in Peril

Whilst researching the current trends in the rubber industry and technology, I came across this well researched article on the looming paucity of natural rubber. Why is there less around I hear you ask? What has caused its slow yet alarming demise? Surely the demand is there- so what’s been happening. Read on and click

Roppe LVT Northern Timber- Guinea Pig Test

No matter how great a product is “supposed” to be – “the proof” as they say- “is in the pudding!” So we decided to rip out our quality wool carpet and replace it with Roppe LVT Northern Timber Vinyl Planks. Thrilled with the overall results! At less than $90/m2 for quality US made product, it

The Future of Flooring

Our sites provide further reference to sustainability of SBR vs Natural rubber tiles. We have found that materials not treated strictly with the manufacturers recommendation may be subject top endemic “yellowing”. Our materials – be it Roppe, REMP and Dalsouple have not suffered from this “effect” as customers are careful to maintain their product.

The Resurgence in Rubber Flooring

Rubber products are on the upswing because of their ‘green’ credentials and long term value.  Below is an article that explains the recent rise in popularity of products such as Roppe rubber flooring: Click here for more details – Why the Resurgence in Rubber Flooring? Also with noting is the growing trend toward white rubber  flooring.

DalNaturel – prior 2015 supply only

DalNaturel is an environmentally friendly alternative.  At the moment (2020) – the new plant has not resumed  production of this material and is unlikely to this year.  Manufactured in France, these natural rubber tiles were available in an extensive range of colours, making it one of our most popular products. DalNaturel contains over 90% natural

Tartan Carpets now added to iRubber’s range

Demand for products arise out of customer needs whilst using our products. Because we offer a full range of rubber products and a myriad of colours, clients also wanted a softer carpet as an option to marry in to the colour of rubber supplied. Trouble is, it had to exude quality and be as unique

ROPPE Envire rubber tile and sheet now tested to Australian standards.

Critical radiance flux testing, (via Roppe’s help), was completed on 05.08.20 by SGS Laboratories, USA. It was completed 12 weeks ahead of what the Australian AWTA offered and Envire CRF results immediately made available. The Envire product is now certified to Australian standards to allow the SBR rubber Envire sheet and tile flooring to be specified

Dalsouple Rubber – piped on board latest RAN Patrol Boat Upgrades

Every Armidale Class Patrol Boat has Dalsouple IMO Grade rubber on board – providing comfortable, anti-slip flooring under the harshest that nature and man can throw at it!

Coronavirus and LVT supply

At the moment, Roppe produce LFVT (luxury vinyl tile) in the United States of America- so supply is not a problem. It will be a problem if specifiers are sourcing LVT from China- so be aware of that please. Here is the latest article on “Coronavirus hits the floorcovering industry, China production takes economic hit.”