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Tufted Loop vs Knob: Grizzly FX or Kermode?


Clients often ask us what the difference is between our Grizzly FX and our Kermode entrance matting – and the short answer is that Grizzly FX is made using a tufted loop construction, and Kermode is made using a needlepunched felt construction.  But what does that actually mean? What’s a tufted loop? Tufting is the process of creating carpet matting on specialized multi-needle sewing machines.  These large industrial machines use several hundred needles to simultaneously stitch hundreds of...

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Posted April 2, 2014 in Matting, Entrance Mats|0 Comments

Performance Comparison: Grizzly FX Custom Entrance Matting Vs. Rental Matting


We’ve all walked into a business and been welcomed (in the loosest sense of the word) by a haphazard path of bunched-up, curled up, soggy-looking matting. Almost invariably, these mats will carry the logo of a uniform company or general services company providing rental entrance mats. Custom entrance matting created using Source Floor & Specialties’ exclusive Grizzly FX material is superior to rental matting in a number of important ways. Not only does custom entrance matting represent...

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Posted September 18, 2013 in Matting, Entrance Mats|0 Comments