In the Know | Upholstery Guide — Polyester/Suede/Velvet
May 25, 2021
Polyester is used alone and also as a material to create a number of other fabric types from tweed to felt, suede to velvet. It is a brilliantly versatile option for indoor and outdoor products. It resists stains better than most natural materials and keeps its colour better when exposed to light.Combining the material with other elements can enhance its softness.
Range: A Composition: 100% polyester Rub Test: 80,000 Other Features: Waterproof | Stain Resistant | Antibacterial | Anti-fungal
A mix of luxurious softness, warmth and colour for contract environments. It has excellent stain removal capabilities, is waterproof and breathable and has a variety of colour options.
Range: A Composition: 100% treated polyester Rub Test: 100,000 Other Features: Fire retardant | Waterproof | Anti-microbial | Stain Resistant
The Libra collection is a soft and hard-wearing fabric for indoor seating. It has a more solid colour than the Cashmir collection.
Range: A Composition: 100% Polyester Rub Test: 100,000 Other Features: Waterproof | Stain Resistant | Antimicrobial
The Linetta polyester range has a linen style in appearance that looks natural.
Range: B Composition: 75% trevira CS flame retardant polyester + 25% polyester + non metallic dyestuffs Rub Test: 50,000 Other Features: 10 year guarantee
A subtle, textured fabric that is warm and soft to the touch. The Trevira element combines comfort and safety, it is the flame retardant brand. It has both more traditional muted tones and stronger more modern colour variants.
Range: C Composition: 50% polyester + 35% polyamide + 15% nylon Rub Test: 250,000 Other Features: Antifungal | Aquaclean Technology
A new level of easy-clean fabrics that are extremely functional for high contract use, especially healthcare environments. It has special technology for removing the toughest stains and can be cleaned with water alone. It comes in a range of 30 colours.
Range: B Composition: 100% polyester Rub Test: 100,000 Other Features:Water Repellent | Soil Resistant
This is a high-performance velvet that uses a specialist finishing technique for the smoothest of textures. It is extremely supple with an array of fashionable colours.
Range: B Composition: 100% polyester Rub Test: 100,000 Other Features: Stain Guard Finish
An extremely soft velvet with easy-clean features that makes it one of the most appropriate velvets for high-use contract areas. It has a lovely depth to its expanded range of colours.
Range: C Composition: 100% polyester Rub Test: 100,000
A soft texture velvet with a large range of colours to choose from to create inviting interiors as luxurious as the name suggests.