Textile Finishes and Backings

Finishes

We offer the following finishes on many of our fabrics to enhance their performance or to achieve the specification requirements of a manufacturer.

Unless otherwise noted in our Price List, these finishes must be added to our stocked fabric and can add up to two to three weeks to a delivery time.

It is sometimes possible to achieve faster turn around times with added freight and handling charges.

PFOA-Free Stain Resistant Finish for Upholstery

Technology builds breakthrough spill resistance right into the fibers of the fabric, outperforming and outlasting traditional stain resistance fabric treatments without changing the natural look and feel of the fabric. It is undetectable and breathable.

Minimum Order - 5 yards
5 - 39 yards - $200 Minimum Charge
40+ yards - $5.10/linear yard

PFOA-Free Stain Resistant Finish with Moisture Barrier

Couples the high performance stain resistance with a breathable moisture barrier using environmentally friendly components. The optional antimicrobial treatment provides the ultimate in fabric protection specifically designed for healthcare. The durable antimicrobial finish protects against microbes (mold, mildew, fungi, bacteria, including superbugs like MRSA), and controls micro-organisms by reducing odors and stains caused by microbes. Available for fabrics 54” wide. Inquire for wider widths.

Minimum Order - 5 yards
5 - 29 yards - $260 Minimum charge
30+ yards - $9.00/yard

PFOA-Free Stain Resistant Finish and Antimicrobial Finish

Minimum Order - 5 yards
5 - 43 yards - $250 Minimum charge
44+ yards - $5.75/yard

PFOA-Free Stain Resistant and Antimicrobial Finish with Moisture Barrier

Minimum Order - 5 yards
5 - 24 yards - $260 Minimum charge
25+ yards - $10.75/yard

PFOA-Free Stain Resistant Finish for Plush Fabrics

A specially formulated finish that has been the choice of hospitality and aircraft clients for more than 20 years. It is non-flammable, safe for ‘dry clean only’ and heat sensitive fabrics and does not create any noticeable change in hand. Velvets and other “high-end” fabrics can be treated without flattening or changing their aesthetic value.

PFOA-Free Stain Resistant Finish for Plush Fabrics is a 100% Fluorochemical resin with an odorless solvent carrier.

Maximum width 54”
Minimum Order - 5 yards
5 - 23 yards - $125 Minimum Charge

24+ yards - $5.50/yard

PFOA-Free Stain Resistant Finish for IMO Seating

Our Stain Resistant Finish designed for the Cruise Ship industry is an advanced topical treatment that offers stain repellancy to oil and water-based stains and is easy to clean. It can also improve abrasion and pilling resistance, and seam strength, thus allowing the fabric to perform in the demanding, high-traffic cruise environment, enabling it to pass IMO 2010 FTP Code Part 8 testing for upholstered furniture. It is applicable to a select group of products only. Please contact your Client Experience Coordinator for availability and details.

PFAS-Free Stain Resistant Finish for Upholstery

Non-Fluorinated Technology is an innovative spill resistance that provides an exceptional stain resistant finish without altering the natural look and feel of the fabric.

Maximum width 54”
Minimum Order - 5 yards
5 - 51 yards - $250 Minimum Charge

52+ yards - $4.85/yard

PFAS-Free Stain Resistant Finish with Moisture Barrier

Maximum width 54”
Minimum Order - 5 yards
5 - 27 yards - $250 Minimum Charge

28+ yards - $9.25/yard

PFAS-Free Stain Resistant Finish for Plush Fabrics

A specially formulated process suitable for high-end hospitality settings. This finish is designed for dry clean only and heat sensitive fabrics and will not create any noticeable change in hand-feel. Most importantly, this finish can be applied without flattening the pile, thus maintaining its plushy appearance. PFAS-Free Stain Resistant Finish for Plush Fabrics contains 100% Fluorinated free, odorless chemistry.

Maximum width 54”
Minimum Order - 5 yards
5 - 27 yards - $300 Minimum Charge

28+ yards - $11.00/yard

PFOA-Free Stain Resistant and Antimicrobial Finish for Privacy

A special non-leaching treatment effect against “superbugs” such as MRSA, gram positive and gram negative bacteria. Also effective against mold, fungi and algae. This finish can be used for cubicle and drapery fabrics. This treatment has excellent durability, and will withstand 100 washings.

PFOA-Free Stain Resistant Finish Combined with Antimicrobial Finish

Minimum Order - 5 yards
5 - 69 yards - $300 Minimum charge
70+ yards - $4.30/yard

PFOA-Free Stain Resistant Finish for Drapery

This is a permanent, application based performance treatment that delivers new levels of performance and cleanability. It makes the treated fabric stain repellent, and enables it to comply with drapery flame codes.

Minimum Order - 200 yards (existing colors)
For Fabrics above 72" width
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Flame-Retardant Finish

Fabrics are immersed in a chemical bath to render them flame retardant. The tests which can be passed by treated fabrics will vary depending on the fabric's contents. Most of our fabrics can be treated to pass the NFPA 701 standard.

No Minimum Order
1-32 yards - $175 Minimum Charge
33+ yards - $5.50/yard
Up to 60" width


Backings

The following options provide a barrier to prevent bleed through of adhesives for upholstery and panel fabrics. Improves the ease of handling the fabric for some manufacturers. Certain lighter weight fabrics require stain repellent treatments before receiving this backing. A new environmentally advanced polyester backing is now available in place of acrylic backing. This chemistry facilitates recyclability of polyester fabrics. The following backings are done at a standard 54” width, please inquire for wider widths.

Acrylic Backing

Minimum Order - 15 yards
15 - 40 yards - $250 Minimum Charge
41+ yards - $6.15/yard

Acrylic Backing Combined with PFOA-Free Stain Resistant Finish

Minimum Order - 15 yards
15 - 37 yards - $275 Minimum Charge
38+ yards - $7.45/yard

Acrylic Backing Combined with PFOA-Free Stain Resistant Finish and Antimicrobial Finish

Minimum Order - 5 yards
5 - 35 yards - $250 Minimum Charge
36+ yards - $7.00/yard

Acrylic Backing Combined with PFAS-Free Stain Resistant Finish

Minimum Order - 5 yards
5 - 45 yards - $250 Minimum Charge
46+ yards - $5.55/yard

IMO Backing for Upholstery

Our IMO backing is a special barrier backing for specific patterns that enables the backed fabric to pass IMO 2010 FTP Code Part 8 testing for upholstered furniture. Please contact your Client Experience Coordinator for availability and details.

X-Protect Sit™

X-Protect Sit is proprietary technology which prevents stains and moisture from passing through the textile to the seat cushion. It is water, solvent and bleach cleanable. Can be cleaned with hospital grade disinfectant cleaner. Prevents bacterial and fungal “strike through.” With X-Protect Sit, Xorel is 100% water repellent.

Minimum Order - 5 yards

X-Protect Wall™

X-Protect Wall is proprietary technology which prevents stains and moisture from passing through the textile. It is water, solvent and bleach cleanable. Can be cleaned with hospital grade disinfectant cleaner. Prevents bacterial and fungal “strike through.” With X-Protect Wall, Xorel is 100% water repellent.

Paper Backing (for Non-Xorel Products)

Provides a backing for those fabrics suitable for direct wall application. Prevents bleed through of adhesives during installation.

Minimum Order - 15 yards
15 - 30 yards - $480 Minimum Charge
31+ yards - $16.00/yard (including Baumann fabrics)

Heavy Acrylic Backing

Provides a backing for some fabrics suitable for direct wall application. Prevents bleed through of adhesives during installation.

Heavy Acrylic Backing (Does not apply to Xorel products)

Minimum Order - 15 yards
15 - 52 yards - $350 Minimum Charge
53+ yards - $6.65/yard

Heavy Acrylic Backing Combined with PFOA-Free Stain Resistant Finish

Minimum Order - 15 yards
15 - 68 yards - $475 Minimum Charge
69+ yards - $7.00/yard

Non-Woven Backing

A special backing which builds opacity of the fabric, to prevent substrate transmission, shadowing, and adhesive bleed through. Adheres to water based adhesives. May be preferable in handling for certain manufacturers.

Minimum Order - 5 yards
5 - 35 yards - $300 Minimum Charge
35+ yards - $8.35/yard

SBR

SBR (Styrene-butadiene rubber) is a synthetic rubber backing that provides a barrier to prevent bleed-through of adhesives for upholstery fabrics. It also provides stability and ease of handling the fabric for some furniture manufacturers.

Knit Backing

Improves the dimensional stability and opacity of a fabric.

Minimum Order - 15 yards
$15.00/yard

Puncture Resistant Backing Combined with PFOA-Free Stain Resistant Finish

PFOA-Free SRF & Puncture resistant backing offers stain protection and military grade, puncture resistant protection from stiletto heels and other sharp objects. It is a great application for high traffic areas, protecting the fabric from unsightly tears, helping them look better and last longer.

Minimum Order - 20 yards
20 - 29 yards - $540 Minimum Charge
30+ yards - $19.00/yard

Microventing

Microventing is a process used to produce a breathable material. It is most commonly used on wallcoverings in areas where moisture and high humidity are present. Microventing allows the moisture to pass through the material. Microventing is not a guarantee against fungal growth, but a precautionary measure.

Minimum Order - 5 yards
$200 Setup charge required for orders under 1000 yards
$3.50/yard