Beautiful. Functional. Sustainable.

A Radical Idea that Keeps Pushing Forward

Finding a product that offers beauty, functionality, and sustainability is a real challenge. Our proprietary textile, Xorel - has been answering this call since 1981, offering specifiers the most durable, cleanable, most thoroughly tested textile ever woven. Proof that you can have it all in one product without compromise.

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A unique design approach that marries technology, craft, and textile experimentation, Xorel delivers beautiful performance for workplace, hospitals, hotels, schools and beyond.

World’s First Biobased High Performance Textile

Made from the rapidly renewable sugarcane plant, Biobased Xorel generates a significantly reduced carbon footprint over fossil-fuel based products.

2.5
Tons of Carbon Capture

2.5 tons of carbon capture for every 1 ton of raw material produced.

25-91%
Biobased Content

25-91% biobased content (US Government requires only 25% for biobased labeling).

100%
PVC + Finish Free

All Xorel is 100% PVC-free and contains zero finishes.

Functional Versatility

Looking for long-term success on your projects across multiple surfaces? Xorel's versatility makes it a go-to solution for a variety of applications.

Wallcovering

Xorel can endure extreme abuse and aggressive cleaning in high-traffic areas. Proprietary X Protect Wall™ backing prevents stains and moisture from passing through the textile to the wall. Meets or exceeds Type II criteria.

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Upholstered Walls

A durable and easily cleanable solution for upholstered walls. Xorel is tear, abrasion, and impact resistant.

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Acoustic Panels

Unbacked Xorel is acoustically transparent/neutral (degree varies by pattern) making it an ideal textile for acoustical panels.

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Tackable Panels

Unbacked Xorel is highly tackable and dimensionally stable on panels – tacking will not affect the material.

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Indoor Outdoor

Coming late 2022! A groundbreaking new Xorel for outdoor applications.

Upholstery + Headboards

Inherent strength, abrasion resistance, and cleanability make Xorel the high-performance solution for upholstery. Proprietary X Protect Sit™ backing prevents stains and moisture from passing through the textile to the foam.

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Xorel Artform

A versatile acoustic tiling system, Xorel Artform leverages our premier, high-performance interior Xorel textiles and NRC testing for proven acoustical functionality.

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Architectural Doors, Walls, Partitions

Xorel can be applied to many manufacturer’s moveable doors, wall partitions, and architectural dividers (DIRTT, Modernform, Skyfold, etc). Backings vary.

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Architectural Textiles

Create privacy and intimacy with Xorel Architectural Textiles and acoustic panel systems that pair functionality with aesthetics to creatively and effiectively divide interior space.

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Why Xorel

At its core, Xorel yarn’s inherent properties make it the most durable and easily maintained textile ever woven.

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Products that Last

Durable

Stands up to abuse and tearing in high-traffic areas. Up to 1 million double-rubs on the Wyzenbeek Abrasion Test. Exceeds Type II criteria for wallcovering.

Colorfast / Lightfast

Solution dyed. Color not affected by cleaning products (including diluted bleach) or light exposure.

Tackable

Highly tackable yarns can “move back” into position.

Performance without Finishes

No topical or chemical finishes, all performance qualities are inherent to the yarn.

Effortless Maintenance

Stain Resistant Yarns

Water and stains do not penetrate the Xorel yarn, making cleanup a breeze.

Easy to Clean

Can be aggressively cleaned with water, solvent cleaners, diluted bleach (up to 40%), and many other hospital grade disinfectant cleaners.

Antimicrobial

Inherently antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-staph.

Sustainable + Proven

100% PVC-Free

Free of PVC, chlorine, plasticizers, heavy metals and ozone depleting chemicals.

Biobased Content

Biobased Xorel is a true plant-based product (25-91%) with a significantly reduced carbon footprint.

10 Year Warranty

10 year warranty and a 41+ year track record of longevity across the globe.

Third Party Certified

Cradle to Cradle Gold/Silver, SCS Indoor Air Advantage Gold, Green Spec, TUV Austria OK biobased, USDA Certified Biobased Product, Up to 4 LEED points, Healthy Product Declarations (HPDs) available.

End of Life

Safely disposable. Responsible return program.

Third Party Certified

Xorel is the most thoroughly tested textile material on the market and exceeds industry benchmarks.

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Performance Backing Options

Carnegie’s X-Protect™ proprietary backing technologies provide an added layer of protection to prevent stains or moisture from passing through. So whether you are using Xorel on a wall or seating, you can feel confident that neither stains nor moisture will be an issue.

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Outdoor Textiles Just Got Greener

We weren’t kidding when we said we’re ready for a material revolution.

Our 85% biobased Xorel is almost ready for its time in the sun. Coming late 2022.

Responsible Return Program

We take full responsibility for Xorel at the end of its useful life. Carnegie will accept the return of the material for use or energy generation.

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Xorel is not just a "look". It's a commitment to design performance and sustainability that speaks to the nature of Carnegie.

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