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May 22, 2018

The Ins and Outs of Fire Retardant Fabrics

Fire retardant fabrics are used in everything from high-end upholstery to soft furnishings to schoolroom curtains - but what exactly qualifies a fabric as "fire retardant"? Read on to discover what makes a fabric count as flame retardant, how flame resistant fabrics are made and some of the practical matters of owning fire retardant upholstery.

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Guaranteeing safety and complying to standards

Fire Retardant properties are known in the fabric industry as "FR". FR-One Fire Retardant fabrics began by perfecting the fibers with Inherent Fire-Retardant characteristics (IFR), a quality that is imbedded in the molecular structure of the fiber and will therefore never diminish. Following years of scientific development, engineering and testing, FR-One created Fire-Retardant fabrics that look and feel natural and are always continuously, rigorously tested and assessed for your peace of mind.

Proven quality by rigorous testing

All FR-One Fire Retardant fabrics are rigorously tested in independent, certified laboratories and testing houses. In order to preserve the Inherent Flame-Retardant characteristics of FR-One fabrics, it is imperative to refuse any additional treatments or finishes as it may affect or alter the fabric's Inherent Fire Retardant characteristics and quality. When FR-One fabrics are washed, there is no release of any harmful finish whatsoever.

FR-One fabrics high performance, we test our fabrics for durability, colour fastness, stability and strength. All FR-One fabrics are fully washable. Our fabrics have strong sound absorption properties; tested under ISO 354-11654 most of our designs are classified as ‘Extremely Absorbing’ category A and B.

Stylish and diverse applications

FR-One Fire Retardant fabrics presents an extensive variety of FR fabric collections giving the user an expansive choice of thousands of designs and colours which can be transformed into countless interior atmospheres, covering a wide range of budgets. Whether you are creating an interior design scheme for hotels or looking for the perfect fabric for your home, FR-One drapery, upholstery and multi-purpose fabrics are sure to fit your needs. FR-One Fire Retardant fabrics can be used for curtains, furniture, upholstered beds and soft furnishings accessories in both contract and residential interior design projects.