Flame-retardant fabrics are those that have been exposed to a flame or thermal radiation and burn in the area of the heat source, and then go out after its removal. They also do not produce flammable gases that can ignite. Flame-retardant fabrics are fabrics that melt, not burn.
Fabrics intended for furnishing and decorating public facilities must have greater resistance to fire. Flame retardant standards according to European standards for furniture fabrics: EN ISO 1021 ignition 1 - equivalent of a smoldering cigarette, EN ISO 1021 ignition 2 - flame equivalent of a match. British Flame Retardant Standards for furniture fabrics: BS 5852 ignition 1 equivalent of a smoldering cigarette, BS 5852 ignition 2 - match flame equivalent. BS 5852 - 5 ignition Crib 5- ignition with increased intensity it is FR standard required in commercial purpose fabrics.
Our non-toxic and human-friendly fire retardant treatment Burnblock impregnates the fabric structure from the inside. This process minimise the risk of fire spreading, thus enabling safe evacuation of endangered people and limiting material losses. In addition, doesn’t interfere with the colour or softness of the fabric, but will perfectly emphasise the character of the room.
A wide range of application's types makes them perfect to use as curtains, headboards, upholstery pieces etc. Such a fabric is tested with a positive result and gives the effect of a certificate in accordance with BS5852 Part 1 Source 1 and 2 issued by the SATRA.