ACHILLES WALLCOVERING Collection offers a wide range of performance characteristics,
allowing us to propose the best product according to your environment.
The following icons are used to make the performance characteristics easier to understand.
The details of each performance characteristic are displayed when clicking the corresponding icon.
JIS (Japanese Industrial Standard)※All products are certified JIS
Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) pursue the most reliable quality of Japanese industrial products in accordance with the Industrial Standardization Law. Wallpapers provided by Achilles comply with the standards for safe use,
as do other wallpapers classified under JIS A 6921.
|Items||Judgment Criteria||Achilles Wallcovering|
|Color fastness(grade)||Class 4 or higher||Pass|
|Color fading by friction||Class 4 or higher||Pass|
|Hiding property(grade)||Class 3 or higher||Pass|
|Workability||No float or peeling to be found||Pass|
|Wet strength||5.0N/1.5cm or higher||Pass|
|Formaldehyde emission||0.2mg/L or smaller||Pass|
F Four stars All products※All products are certified F☆☆☆☆
In order to use wallpapers into Japanese building, companies are required to acquire a certification from the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) or the Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism, and clarify the formaldehyde emission rate. Building materials are classified into four types according to the emission rate.
As for wallpapers, all of the JIS-certified wallpapers falls under the classification with the shortest emission rate of formaldehyde, "Approved for use without restrictions (F☆☆☆☆)."
Achilles wallpapers comply with JIS and can be used without restrictions (F☆☆☆☆).
JAPAN: Quasi-noncombustible material certification acquired
CHINA: B1 Class passed in GB standard fire-protection test.
Fading is regulated by JIS, and Achilles wallpapers comply with it.
A material with antibacterial property is used for the wallpaper.
The proliferation of bacteria attached to the surface of the wallpaper is controlled.
※It does not mean the wallpaper makes completely disappear bacteria.
- Staphylococcus aureus
- Escherichia coil
Test method: Standard specification for antibacterial wallcovering by Wallcoverings Association in Japan
The wallpaper is mildew-proofed. It controls mold growth on the wallpaper surface.
- PRETICO（Film Laminated）
- Not anti fungus material wallpaper
Test method: Standard specification for fungi wallcoverings by Wallcoverings Association in Japan
The surface of the wallpaper is specially treated to repel water. It does not stain easily compared to ordinary vinyl wallpaper, and daily, light water-based stains can be wiped off quickly.
The surface of the wallpaper is laminated with a special film.
Stains or water attached to the wallpaper can be wiped off with water or detergent.
|Walltech(Class 5)||General PVC wall paper(Class 1-2)|
|Before wiping||After wiping||Before wiping||After wiping|
Test method: Standard specification for antistain wallcoverings by Wallcoverings Association in Japan
apply adhesive on wallpaper
Apply adhesive to the back of wallpapers.
After applying adhesive to the wallpapers, take plenty of time before taking the next step.
This will make the installation of wallpapers easier, and prevent trapped air and ripped seams.
apply adhesive on wall
We recommend applying adhesive to the wall surface.
easy to remove pearable
When wallpapers are removed, backing will be delaminated, and wallpapers will remain on the substrate.
Achilles recommend adhesive “Starch adhesive”.
easy to remove strippable
When wallpapers are removed, it can be removed from the substrate neatly.Wallpapers will not remain on the substrate. Achilles recommend adhesive “Methyl cellulose adhesive”.
Wallpaper has high durability, made of special compounded and with special film laminated, also Scratch-resistence.
Test method: Performance Standards for Surface-reinforced Wallcoverings by Wallcovering Association in Japan(tested with a load of 500 g)
WalltechAfter rubbing 500 times
Common wallpaperAfter rubbing 5 times