Vinyl floors are technically a made up of 4 layers the core layer, design layer, the wear layer & a backing layer
The 4 layers of a vinyl are fused together to produce the final vinyl product
The backing layer of a vinyl floor is the bottom layer that provides for excellent water proofing properties.
A core of vinyl sits over a backing of felt or fiberglass. It is the inner or central layer of a vinyl floor
The centre layer is a high density buffer layer that reinforces the insulation and comfort of the vinyl floor. In a click vinyl it contains the click system
The the printed or decorative layer is where designs are printed on a vinyl floor
Rotogravure is the printing process that allows manufacturers to create the look of wood and many other patterns and designs.
The top layer of a vinyl floor that has a UV coating. The thicker the wear layer, the more durable the flooring.
The wear layer determines the properties of a vinyl floor such as anti-slip, wear resistance, resistance to fading & anti- scratch