DMX 1-Step Laminate Comparison

 DMX 1-Step™Dricore™Delta FL™
Approved by North American Laminate Floor Association ****YesNoNo
Dimples Covered with Sound Absorbing FoamYesNoNo
Moisture-Proof Seal At JointsYesNoYes
Can Be Cut With A Utility KnifeYesNoYes
STC (Sound) Rating
ASTM E 90 - 04 / ASTM E 413 - 04
66**No Info AvailableNo Info Available
IIC Rating
ASTM E 492 - 09 / ASTM E 989 - 06
69**No Info AvailableNo Info Available
Compressive Strength (Plastic Core with Foam)
ASTM D 6364-06 (2011) at 19% Yield
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4,000 lb/sq.f*** (±5%)6,642 lb/sq.ft***>5,200 lb/sq.ft***
VOC Free
CDPH Standard Method V1.2
YesNo Info AvailableNo Info Available
Warranty50 years25 years20 years
Retail Price*$ 0.90/sq.ft.$ 1.53/sq.ft.$ 0.70/sq.ft.
For Laminate/Engineered Hardwood
Add: Laminate Foam
Add: Landscape Fabric
Not Required.Required.
Add Laminate Foam:
$0.25/sq.ft.
Required.
Add Laminate Foam:
$0.25/sq.ft.
Add Landscape
Fabric: $0.19/sq.ft.
Total Material Price To Install Laminate/Engineered Hardwood$ 0.90/sq.ft.$ 1.78/sq.ft.$ 1.14/sq.ft

*Information obtained on Nov 21, 2015, as per retail pricing at a major coast-to-coast, big-box retailer. Information may vary from area to area. Prices in Canadian Dollars.
**Numbers based on laboratory testing.
***Numbers retrieved from the manufacturer’s web site.

****North American Laminate Flooring Association https://www.nalfa.com/

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