AC Ratings are important to understand the suitability of the flooring product for its application area, usage area class and intention to use.
AC is the Abrasian Criteria for laminate and it gives us information about the resistance of the product. It is between AC1 to AC6.
AC1 Rating laminate products are suitable for residential use with moderate traffic like guest rooms and bedrooms.
AC2 Rating laminates are for residential and moderate traffic like living and dining rooms.
AC3 Rating laminate flooring products are for heavy traffic for residential usage and can be suitable in moderate traffic in commercial areas like hotel rooms and small offices.
AC4 Rating laminates are suitable for commercial area with general traffic. Cafe, salon or busy offices can be sample areas.
AC5 Rating laminate products are for commercial areas with heavy traffic like public buildings, department stores or showrooms.