WaterHog Impressions HD Mat Specifications


Material: PET (polyethylene terephthalate) printed/acid-dyed
Weight: 30 ounces/yard2
Construction: Needle-punched
Design: Waffle

Material: Nitrile rubber - smooth or universal cleated
Thickness: 65-mil (body thickness 65-mil; border thickness 155-mil)


  • Certified high traction by the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI)
  • Passes DOC-FF1-70 for the surface flammability of carpets

Design Specifications

WaterHog Impressions HD logo mats are produced using a layering process of color. Colors are matched to our standard pallet of 56 colors. PMS color matching is not available.

  • Minimum Text Height: 1.5"
  • Minimum Line Thickness: 1/4"

These text requirements are for general use; however, special fonts and very thin letter forms may need to be made larger or thicker and will be approached on a case-by-case basis.

Gradients, tints, screens, and transparencies are not supported and should not be used.

Cleaning Instructions

WaterHog Impressions HD mats can be commercially laundered (see Laundering Instructions) or cleaned using the instructions below.

  • Vacuum regularly (daily in high-traffic commercial areas; weekly in lower traffic areas).
  • Extract or hose off as needed to remove heavy soil/debris.  Hang mat to dry.

Always make sure the mat is dry before placing it back in service.

Laundering Instructions

To commercially launder your WaterHog Impressions HD mat, please follow the instructions below. This formula does not require drying; however the mats can be dried if necessary.

  1. Flush 2-3 minutes, high water level, 120 degrees F (49 degrees C)
  2. Break 5 minutes, high water level, 120 degrees F (49 degrees C)
  3. Rinse 2 minutes, high water level, 120 degrees F (49 degrees C)
  4. Rinse 2 minutes, high water level, 120 degrees F (49 degrees C)
  5. Extract (low speed) 2 minutes
  6. Shake out (rotate wheel at wash speed with drain open) 1 minute
  7. Extract (high speed max - 250 Gs) 3-5 minutes
  8. Lay mats flat following removal from washer.

If you dry mats in the dryer, allow to cool before rolling.