What is LVT？
Generally speaking, LVT, which is older than SPC and WPC, the member of the PVC flooring family, is produced by compressed with multiple layers.
Due to the different forms of installation, two types of LVT flooring are on the market currently. With high technology click system, click LVT is one of our easiest products to install and perfect for a DIY project. Meanwhile, glue down LVT is also the most popular in the flooring market, even though it shall be installed with adhesive.
How is Luxury Vinyl Tile made?
To keep the floor thin and flexible but also strong, durable and waterproof, the LVT floor consists of at least five layers.
Two layers on the top are UV coating and Wear layer, both of them are transparent. However, they can protect the floor from scratch and stain.
Below those two layers is the Color film layer, which is a picture of the style of flooring; either wood or stone. Through this layer, LVT becomes an extremely high quality to offer you the authenticity and realistic appearance of a natural product.
The fourth layer is the Middle layer, the core broad, which guarantees the floor stabilization and toughness. Last but not least is the PVC back, this layer assists the middle layer to keep LVT hardly to be broken.
If you have other requirements, the sixth layer also can be added like the remaining layers consist of fiberglass to provide the floor more toughness. Those layers are compressed together with a special adhesive in the hot press.