Fabric selection is a creatives dream but its resilience to wear and tear can vary.
As a consequence of using Upholstery Fabrics on a daily basis the real difference between fabrics becomes more apparent.
In other words not all fabrics are the same even if they look alike.
A cheap copy of any fabric may be cost effective in the short term however is sure to fail prematurely costing more in the long term.
Stylefurn offer a select range of quality local and international fabric products.
All ourfabrics are individually specified to fit the purpose, as a result all functional requirements are met with a perfect visual aesthetic.
Crypton is the only textile solution in the world offering complete stain, moisture, mildew, bacteria and odour resistant protection.
We use Crypton textiles for aged care and healthcare applications due to the hardwearing characteristics and amazing colours or patterns commonly featured.
Crypton’s inherent resilience to soiling can be complimented by the use antimicrobial cleaners.
As a consequence, Crypton textiles are the perfect solution for aged care and healthcare seating options.
Our range of specialised coated fabrics are suitable for mining and industrial applications such as oil rig messes, minesite messes, customised bench seating or various seating for exposure to high traffic, heavy use environments.
The Martindale Rub Test. is is a globally recognised test designed to simulate normal fabric wear and tear.
Fabric Use Guide- Domestic Use, Commercial Use
|Light Duty Domestic||10000-15000+ cycles|
|General Domestic, Light Commercial||15000-20000+ cycles|
|Heavy Domestic, Heavy Commercial||40000+ cycles|
When applied to commercial applications certain benchmark standards are required.
Some of these include Fire, Smoke and Flammability Testing.
– The ease of combustion index
– Spread of Flame Index
– Heat Evolved Index
– Smoke Developed Index
Certain applications require these benchmarks as standard.
Minesite Furniture, Oil Rigs, Defence Furniture and similar High Risk Workplaces require these as standard.