FIRE RETARDANT (FR)
Waterproof backing is a TPU plastic material with fire retardant properties fused to the back of fabrics to provide a liquid protection barrier designed for upholstery usage and much more.
This backing offers a range of impressive characteristics such as; excellent wear and tear, puncture resistance and good environmental durability to chemicals and bacteria suitable for the textile and medical industry.
This backing is often the designer’s preferred material because it offers outstanding design flexibility with its range and combination of useful properties, safety approvals and recyclability.
This waterproof barrier meets BS 5852: 2006 Crib 5 when used in conjunction with a schedule 3 Flame Retardant Interlining (i.e. Fire Barrier)
What can you use this for?
TPU is used in demanding technical applications across a wide range of industries including medical, personal protection, construction, textile, aerospace, automotive and recreation.
The applications are almost endless as this material is found all around us - in our homes as textiles and insulation, our hospitals as medical devices, our work place as furniture and soft touch surfaces, our cars as acoustic isolation and protective coverings, our aircraft as adhesive and inflatables, and even our clothes as waterproof linings.
FR Waterproof Barrier - TPU
Resistance to hydrocarbons, chemicals, ozone, bacteria and fungus
Protects against wear-and-tear
Maintains the original quality of your material
Easy to cut and sew
Soft handle and flexible
Service Code: TPU/FR (Fire Retardant Waterproof Backing)
Composition: Thermoplastic Polyurethane
Fire Classification: BS 5852: 2006 Crib 5 British Upholstery
*must be used in conjunction with a schedule 3 interliner or fabric FR Backcoated before lamination.
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