Certifications and ratings

SYLKA™ is certified to a commercial density rating of up to 1,000 traffics per day, giving it a heavy domestic/medium contract grading.

It also meets the British Standards BS4790 Hot Metal Nut test for low radius of ignition.

The tog rating for SYLKA™ Royale is 1.05 and SYLKA™ Velour 0.99, which makes both highly suitable for use where underfloor heating is in place.

SYLKA™ also performs extremely favourably in comparison tests with bamboo, silk and viscose carpets, as the table below shows.

 Viscose CarpetBamboo CarpetSilk CarpetSYLKA™ Carpet
Durability★★★★★
Fibre LossMediumMediumHighZero
Cleaning Properties★★★★★
Yellowing / OxidizationHighHighHighZero
Stain Resistance★★★★★
Luxury Feel (prior to cleaning)★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★
Luxury Longevity (post cleaning / usage)★★★★★★★★★

These results have been arrived at after rigorous lab tests checking the fibre loss, fire resistance, resistance to various stains like coffee, red wine, oil and ease of cleaning cut-pile carpets (Velour).

For more information on the SYLKA™ collection, please contact us.