A range of carpet underlay products made
from durable and renewable natural and recycled materials. Suitable
for heavy duty commercial applications.
The Wunderfelt™ range of carpet underlays
are made from blends of jute and premium goat hair. These natural
and renewable materials are completely biodegradable. All
Wunderfelt™ underlays are manufactured with a fine polyester scrim
for extra strength.
Superfelt™ underlays are a blend, consisting
of a significant amount of post-consumer recycled textile (approx
90%) and virgin polyester (approx 10%).
These underlays are low in embodied energy
and provide thermal and acoustic insulation properties, helping
reduce heating and cooling costs, and associated energy
consumption, while providing improved sound absorption. United
Bonded Fabrics state that use of Wunderfelt™ and Superfelt™
underlays, together with quality carpet, can reduce heat loss
through the floor by up to 60% that of comparable suspended wooden
floors with no coverings.
These United Bonded Fabrics underlay
products are loose-lay, allowing easy installation and removal.
Products are reusable if not damaged after first life, otherwise
are 100% recyclable. A product take back scheme is offered by
United Bonded which, importantly, makes reuse or recycling of
underlay products far more likely in practice.
United Bonded Fabrics state the resilient,
pliable nature of these underlays (particularly Wunderfelt™ blends
including goat hair) allows slight imperfections in sub-floors to
be concealed, and that minimal thickness loss of the underlay
material maximises the life of the surface carpet covering.