Ingenious technologies from the floor upwards
i4F’s vision is to enhance where people live, work and play with ingenious technologies from the floor upwards. Pick and choose the technologies you want from our Patent Cluster Concept.
FREEDOM OF CHOICE
i4F’s unique Patent Cluster Concept (PCC)
Pick and choose the patents or groups of patents that best suit your business needs. i4F’s PCC lets licensees decide which technologies will reinforce their market position – or open up new revenue streams as trends change. Our PCC also provides full transparency on license fees so that licensees can obtain the best return on investment while avoiding unnecessary payments for unused patented technologies.
Our revolutionary drop-lock technologies powered by 3L TripleLock® and Click4U® are i4F’s flagship innovations, delivering the world’s easiest and best flooring installation systems.
And now with i-Click4U®, i4F launches the world’s first ever water-resistant, one piece, drop-lock flooring installation system, exceeding all NALFA requirements and eliminating the need for extra chemical sprays or sealants.
Design without limits and deliver real life results that are almost indistinguishable from the real thing, with i4F’s digital printing technologies. i4F licenses the most advanced digital printing technologies in the world, giving licensees exclusive access to technologies like Hymmen’s award-winning Digital Lacquer Embossing (DLE) with its unbelievably real optics and haptics.
i4F gives you a competitive edge – this time literally. Our unique grout technologies deliver highly realistic and beautifully integrated grout lines for flooring and wall panels that perfectly imitate ceramics. Get all the performance you need for bathrooms and wet rooms, but without the installation and maintenance issues of ceramic tiles. And keep up with the latest trends with our ultimate matt look – reducing light reflection while improving surface performance.
For wall-to-ceiling innovation, look no further than i4F. With unique technology that really stands out, i4F’s 3D Wall Installation system allows three levels of panel connection. Plus, our wall and ceiling panel installation systems offer concealed or visible joint options and make installation easy. Suitable for all materials, they give end users a wide choice of design possibilities, and manufacturers the chance to broaden their offering.
i4F innovation takes many everyday flooring issues in its stride. Breakthrough magnesium oxide (MgO) veneer board reduces moisture intake and flammability, absorbs sound and uses less real wood. Meanwhile our static-control, dissipative flooring makes sensitive, high-traffic areas like operating theatres and computer rooms safer and easier to maintain.
Technology works best when it looks after both your planet and your pocket. Our LevioTech patented technology saves up to 15% on materials during production, making it more sustainable. Meanwhile, our other technologies stop glue and ink marks penetrating the surface of vinyl flooring, and deliver the cost-effective production of high-quality melamine surfaces.
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