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Old 12-25-2012, 05:54 AM   #1
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do plastic or rubber backed mats mark vinyl?

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Old 12-25-2012, 06:25 AM   #2
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Yes, very often they will turn the sheet goods yellow----

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Old 12-25-2012, 09:46 AM   #3
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Yes, it's called plasticizer migration. "This is caused when a plasticizer in a floor mat or floor material transfers itself (migrates) into the floor finish or sealer. This is responsible for the discoloration sometimes found around or under floor mats."
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Natural Rubber is fine. Synthetic rubber is bad.
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