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Sahara Wave
Pura Backing™

Sahara Wave is a wear-resistant entrance mat made of ECONYL® polyamide, a recycled product with the highest sand absorption rating.

Mat Matrix

Available as

  • Roll

  • Mat

  • Entrance carpet tiles

  • Cut length

With excellent visual appeal

Sahara Wave is a scraper walk-off entrance mat designed for high-traffic areas in large and medium-sized buildings – such as entrances, stairwells, kitchenettes, elevators and emergency exits. Sand and dirt that would otherwise be walked in are retained by Sahara Wave walk-off carpeting. Highly recommended for situations without an outside mat.

Sahara Wave walk-off entrance carpeting both absorbs and releases sand well. The mat can be effectively cleaned with a regular vacuum cleaner. In terms of visual appeal, this mat scores 4.5 out of 5.

Sahara Wave yarn is thermally fixed and has a linear pattern with a large number of scraper segments. Sahara Wave scores 3 for sand absorption. The highest score, as confirmed by an independent laboratory.

Sahara Wave walk-off entrance carpeting is made of ECONYL® nylon, 100% made from waste that would otherwise pollute the Earth. The mat is wear-resistant, even under heavy, intensive foot traffic (use classification 33). This entrance mat also meets the highest fire safety requirement, Bfl-s1.

The melange yarns – used here in combination with hard, black scraper fibre – soften Sahara Wave’s rugged, striped pattern. As with Sahara, the dark base is relieved with a sparkle of colour. Two beautiful shades of brown distinguish this collection, suggesting wood in both their pattern and melange. The colour contrast emphasises the stripe in the red and blue colour schemes, while in the two grey colour schemes this emphasis recedes, allowing you to control the introduction of an additional texture or pattern.

Also available with
Pura Backing™

Pura Backing™ makes walk-off entrance mats more sustainable by avoiding the use of PVC and plasticisers. It’s the response to increasing demand by commercial and residential decorators for environmental sensitivity and sustainability, down to the last details – even when it comes to entrance mats. Mats with Pura Backing™ meet this requirement – with zero PVC and plasticiser content, avoiding stains on porous subfloors. Thanks to increased flexibility, it is even easier to install!

Made from ECONYL® regenerated nylon

ECONYL® nylon is made from 100% waste material like fishing nets, fabric scraps, carpeting and industrial plastic, which would otherwise pollute the earth. ECONYL® regenerated nylon is processed into yarns for interior applications. Rinos uses ECONYL® yarns to create more sustainable products and a better environment. Every square metre of walk-off mat made with ECONYL® instead of virgin nylon saves more than 5 kg eq CO2 emissions.

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PVC Pura Backing™
Pile material 100% recycled (ECONYL®) Polyamide 100% recycled (ECONYL®) Polyamide
Pile weight ISO 8543 ± 1000 g/m² ± 1000 g/m²
Use classification EN 1307 33 33
Flammability Euroclass EN 13501 Bfl/s1 Cfl-s1
Sizes rolls *** 135/200 cm, ± 20 m¹ 135/200 cm, ± 20 m¹
Sizes mats*** 60/90, 90/150, 135/200 cm 60/90, 90/150, 135/200 cm
Backing PVC PU
Sand absorption class* 3 3
Optical Class** 4,5 4,5
Absorption capacity TNO W6034 ± 5,3 l/m² ± 5,3 l/m²
Total weight ISO 8543 ± 3.800 g/m² ± 3.100 g/m²
Pile height ISO 1766 ± 6,0 mm ± 6,0 mm
Total height ISO 1765 ± 8,0 mm ± 8,0 mm
Pile density ISO 8543 0,14 g/cm³ 0,14 g/cm³
Number of stitches ISO 1763 ± 90.720 /m² ± 90.720 /m²
Wearing class EN 1963 33 33
Comfort EN 1307 LC3 LC3
Dimensional stability ISO 2551 <0,4% <0,4%
Light fastness ISO 105 B02 >6 >6
Water fastness ISO 105 B01 4 4
Rubbing fastness ISO 105 X12 4 4
Salt water ISO 105 E02 4 4
Shampoo BS 1006 4 4
Organic solvents ISO 105 X05 4 4
Static charge ISO 6356 2,0 kV 2,0 kV
Slip Resistance EN 13893 DS DS
Yarn construction Heatset straight Heatset straight
Design Linear Linear
Colours 6 6
Suitabililty for stairs EN 1963 Intensive use Intensive use
Suitability for castor chairs EN 985 Intensive use Intensive use
Primary backing nonwoven PET/PA nonwoven PET/PA

Download the Light Reflectance Values here.

* Sand Absorption Class 3: >=90%
Sand Absorption Class 2: 80% =< class 2 < 90%
Sand Absorption Class 1: =< 80%
** Optical Class: 5 is best, 1 is lowest
*** All listed dimensions include a PVC edge of 2.5 cm. The roll lengths are an indication. Delivered length can be up to 15% higher or lower.


Matching all Floors

Rinos walk-off and cleaning entrance mats are suitable for commercial environments in which interior design and ambience are important. Our designers develop colourways that complement every interior style. For ambiences ranging from classic to modern design. The broad Rinos range always has the right solution, to complement both interior design and floor type. Make your own combination right here and be inspired by our options.

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NCS: 8500N


NCS: 8505R80B


NCS: 8502Y


NCS: 9000N

Light gray

NCS: 8502B


NCS: 8502R

Application areas

  • entrances
  • staircases
  • kitchenettes
  • lifts
  • emergency exits
More about the mat matrix
© Rinos B.V.
not combined with outdoor matting (scraping) A B
combined with outdoor matting (absorbing) C D
outdoor matting E