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- Above Grade
Any floor that is above ground level.
The wearing away and scuffing of the finish layer of a floor, generally caused by friction from dirt and debris.
- Abrasion Resistance
The ability of a flooring surface to resist abrasion when in contact with abrasive materials.
The process of leaving flooring in the area where it will be installed for a length of time before installation, allowing it to adapt to the temperature and humidity of the area.
A chemical with a pH rating below 7.
The ability of one material to stick to another.
The adhesion of molecules or particles to a surface.
Dried by air without the use of special equipment.
American Standard Testing Methods, one of the largest international organizations that develops standards for materials, products, systems, and services.