To follow fire safety regulations is of great significance in all kind of gathering places. Fire resistant sun protection can be a particularly challenging topic for restaurant owners, trade show exhibitors, event managers and many more. But also in the private sector fire protection gets more and more important.
When creating our classy sun shades, sun sails, and pavillions. Caravita will customize our acrylic fabrics based on the customers’ preferences. Let us introduce you to three of our favorite companies when it comes to deciding the fabrics for our products.
First, we have Dickson Constant, a leading European awning fabric company, which creates “innovative textiles for your world.” Dickson has made several lines of 100% solution- dyed acrylic fabrics available in various patterns and colorsand made to maintain unbeatable colorfastness. The fabrics hold true to their quality with UV protectant and a Cleanguard water and stain resistant treatment allowing them to live up to their 5 year warranty.
Next, let us tell you about an Italian company we work with called Para. Para’s Tempotest fabrics are also 100% solution-dyed acrylics with a 93-98% filtering effect protecting against UV rays. Awnings and outdoor patio umbrellass made with this fabric reduce heat up to 20% for light colors, 20-30% for pastels, and over 30% for dark colors. The fabrics have been tested for harmful substances under the International Oeko-Tex Association Confidence in Textiles, haveTUV Italycertification, are treated with aHI-Cleanfinishing for mould and water protection, and have a Dupont Teflon Extremecoating for solar protection. All of these components guarantee an 8 year warranty for the fabrics.
Finally, we have our Sattler fabric. Sattler also makes solution-dyed acrylic fabrics, but one of its best qualities is its optional flame retardant coating called Firemaster Plus. This is ideal due to the strict fire codes that have developed in the recent years, particularly in California. It also offers the best protectionagainst rain and a 5 year warranty.
Italians have always been known for their eloquent design taste and have been paving the way in quality textiles for generations. PARA Group fabrics have been designing and producing some highest quality of awning fabrics for over 80 years. Their belief in the fabric quality begins at production. What started out as cotton fabric being used for garden furniture turned into expanding into awnings and sunshades. They then turned their attention towards the acrylic fabrics based on much higher durability and waterproofing capabilities. All fabrics go through a rigorous dyeing, cleaning and inspection process to insure the highest level in color fastness.
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