Fabric selection is a dream come true for interior finishes.
Every fabric has a resilience to wear and tear which can vary a great deal.
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 our fabrics are individually specified to fit the purpose, as a result all functional requirements are met with long term endurance to wear.
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.