Research Reports

Crystalline Silica Exposure

Resources in Response to the OSHA-Proposed Rule on Crystalline Silica Exposure.

Human Health Risk Assessment for Proposition 65 – Crystalline Silica in Ceramic and Glass Tile

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Eric Astrachan’s Testimony in Response to OSHA-Proposed Rule on Crystalline Silica Exposure

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Dr. Jyothi Rangineni’s Testimony in Response to OSHA-Proposed Rule on Crystalline Silica Exposure

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TCNA’s Letter to U.S. Department of Labor in Response to OSHA-Proposed Rule on Crystalline Silica Exposure

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Life Cycle Cost Analysis

The Tile Council of North America commissioned an independent consultant, Emily Lorenz, PE, F-ACI, to conduct a Life Cycle Cost Analysis study. There are several methods available to evaluate and compare the economic performance of products or systems. For this study, life-cycle cost analysis is used to compare 18 flooring types.

Life Cycle Cost Analysis — Floor Coverings Comparison Report

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Plastic-Based Material Flooring

Research reports from Clemson University and TCNA on flooring comprised of plastic-based materials (PBM). These reports are available for your use/reference on the Clemson University Library System.

Standardized Waterproof Testing of Plastic Based Material Flooring

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Wet Slip Resistance of Plastic Based Material Flooring

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Comparison Study of Mold Growth Resistance of Plastic Based Material Flooring and Ceramic Tile Flooring

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