FIRE RETARDANT (FR)
FR Waterproof backing is a TPU plastic material 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.
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, food preparation, 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.
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
Meets BS 5852 CRIB 5
Service Code: TPU/FR (Fire Retardant Waterproof Backing)
Composition: Thermoplastic Polyurethane
Fire Classification: BS 5852 CRIB 5
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