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3M Scotchguard

Explore Materials and Sample 3M Scotchguard is an applied stain and water repellent spray that cleans, protects, and polishes a wide variety of furniture and materials. These include carpets, fabrics such as drapery and upholstery, leathers such as nubuck and suede, granite and marble for kitchen surfaces, and vinyl for…

Agion

Agion is a proprietary antimicrobial and odor control textile finish developed by Sciessent. With silver and copper ion technology, Agion is designed to decrease microbes and inhabits bacteria growth. Agion can be applied on textile via padding, exhaust, or package yarn and can also be used in apparel, water filtration…

Alta

Explore Materials and Sample Alta is a water-based finish developed by Applied Textile that can be engineered according to application and environments. It is used to resist water-based and oil-based stains from penetrating into the product. With precision-engineering, Alta can be used on a wide range of residential or commercial…

Antron Legacy

Explore Materials and Sample Antron Legacy is Invista’s proprietary brand of high-performance carpet fiber made of white dyeable Type 6,6 nylon. Created from hollow bulk continuous filament (BCF), the dense molecular structure and stronger hydrogen bonds of the Type 6,6 nylon make Antron Legacy fibers more stain, soil, and heat…

Antron Lumena DNA

Explore Materials and Sample Antron Lumena DNA is Invista’s proprietary brand of high-performance carpet fiber made of solution-dyed Type 6,6 nylon. Antron Lumena DNA offers permanent built-in protection against soil and stains. The solution-dyed fiber—where pigment is added during the extrusion process—provides fade resistant color, while the fiber’s hollow cross-section…

ASTM D2859 Methenamine Pill Flammability

Explore Materials and Sample The ASTM D2859 Ignition Characteristics of Finished Textile Floor Covering Materials is a standard of the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) that measures the ignitability of the surface of carpet in broadloom, modular, or area rug formats. This test method is referred to as…

Balance Barrier

Balance Barrier is a proprietary treatment developed by TSG Finishing. There are multiple finishing options including abrasion enhancers, water and stain repellents, flame retardants, and moisture barrier backings. Balance Barrier is usually applied with GreenShield technology, which prevents liquids or stains from penetrating the fabric, resists bacteria, and increases flammability…

Bella-Dura

Explore Materials and Sample Bella-Dura is a performance fabric made with a proprietary solution dyed polyolefin fiber, which resists abrasion, light, stain, microbes, and mildew. Bella-Dura fabric can be used on a wide range of residential or commercial environments including outdoor, hospitality, healthcare, and marine. Bella-Dura fabric can be safely…

C-Zero

C-Zero is a proprietary treatment produced by the company Crypton. This patented fluorine-free stain resistance treatment for textiles comes with optional silver ion order resistant and integrated moisture barrier (C-Zero Plus). C-Zero protects products from water-based stains and also prohibits the growths of bacteria, virus, odor, mold, and fungus with…

Celliant

Explore Materials and Sample Celliant is a patented technology that utilizes a blend of 13 thermo-active minerals—including titanium dioxide, silicon dioxide, and aluminum oxide—and proprietary ingredients that can be embedded into the core of a yarn. According to Celliant’s website, the embedded minerals convert the body’s natural energy into infrared…

Clean Vinyl Technology

Explore Materials and Sample Clean Vinyl Technology wallcovering is a phthalate-free and low VOCs vinyl wallcovering developed by Len-Tex and O’Sullivan Films. Clean Vinyl Technology wallcovering eliminates health concerns associated with traditional vinyl while maintaining cleanability and durability. Micro-venting and antimicrobial agents can be added. Performance: Passes ASTM E84 Fire…

Climatex

Explore Materials and Sample Climatex is a textile brand developed by Swiss company Gessner. Climatex uses a specialized weaving pattern, called Textile Lock, which is a three-dimensional structure combining natural and synthetic fibers. This allows for their fibers to be easily separated and recycled, distribute thermal properties, reduce moisture, and…

ColorStrand

Explore Materials and Sample ColorStrand is a proprietary brand of solution-dyed type 6 nylon with pre-consumer recycled content that is manufactured by Mohawk Group. Produced for Mohawk’s line of commercial carpets, ColorStrand resists fading from light, ozone, and harsh chemicals and is several times more colorfast than traditionally dyed nylon.…

Crypton

Explore Materials and Sample Crypton is a company that works with textile partners to provide stain, odor, moisture, and bacteria- and fungal-resistant treatment to contract and residential fabric. The patented Crypton treatment for textiles is used to resist stains and inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungus while creating an…

Crypton Green

Explore Materials and Sample Crypton Green is a proprietary treatment produced by the company Crypton. The treatment for textiles is used to resist stains and inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungus, while creating an impermeable barrier. Crypton Green is a two-pass process where the antimicrobial and stain resistant treatments…

Crypton Home

Explore Materials and Sample Crypton Home is a proprietary treatment produced by the company Crypton. The treatment for textiles is used to resist stain and odor. Without an integrated moisture barrier, Crypton Home fabric repels accidental spills as well as water-based and oil-based stains. It also prohibits the growths of…

Crypton IMO

Explore Materials and Sample Crypton IMO is a proprietary treatment produced by the company Crypton. The treatment for textiles is designed to meet fire and smoke standards required by IMO/MED while carrying Crypton’s signature stain-resistant, antimicrobial, and integrated impermeable barrier properties. Crypton IMO fabric is certified to be applied on…

Crypton INCASE

Explore Materials and Sample Crypton Incase is a proprietary treatment produced by the company Crypton. The treatment for textiles is used to resist stains and inhibit the growth of bacteria. With silver ion technology, Crypton Incase also prohibits the growths of bacteria, virus, odor, mold, and fungus. Crypton Incase can…

Crypton Leather

Explore Materials and Sample Crypton Leather, also known as Leather Powered by Crypton, is proprietary treatment produced by the company Crypton. With the partnership with Cortina Leathers, Crypton Leather treated leather is bleach-cleanable, antibacterial, and stain-resistant. Crypton Leather is designed for upholstery and wallcovering in high-traffic environments including hospitality, healthcare,…

Crypton Nanotex

Explore Materials and Sample Crypton Nanotex is a proprietary finish produced by the company Crypton. The treatment for textiles is used to resist stains and increase fabric performance, and it can be used on a wide range of healthcare and commercial products—such as indoor and outdoor seating, headboards, mattress fabrics,…

Crypton Revl

Explore Materials and Sample Crypton Revl is a proprietary finish produced by the company Crypton. Crypton Revl treatment for vinyl coated fabric is used to resist stains and inhibit the growth of bacteria and odor. Crypton Revl is designed for commercial upholstery in high-traffic environments including hospitality, healthcare, workplace, marine, and public places.…

Crypton Wall

Explore Materials and Sample Crypton Wall is a proprietary finish produced by the company Crypton. The treatment for wallcoverings is used to resist stains, moisture and inhibit the growth of bacteria and odor. Crypton Wall can be applied to flat woven, knits, chenille, and textured fabrics, as well as polyester or polypropylene…

DEFEND

Explore Materials and Sample DEFEND is a proprietary textile finish developed by TSG Finishing that resists stain, water, oil, abrasion, pilling, and bacteria. DEFEND treated textiles are applicable for a wide range of categories such as apparel, healthcare, hospitality, industrial, marine, military, outdoor, residential, and transportation. DEFEND provides four different…

Defiance

Explore Materials and Sample Defiance is a proprietary textile finish developed by Glen Raven. With a C8-based fluorocarbon chemistry, Defiance is used to resist stains and inhibit the growth of bacteria. Defiance is usually applied on Sunbrella textiles and is applicable for healthcare environments. Certification: Facts Silver Certified *The application…

DNA

Explore Materials and Sample DNA is a proprietary wallcovering substrate—exclusive to fabric and wallcovering specialist Designtex—that promises the same characteristics and functionality as Type II vinyl, but in an environmentally friendly format, which is free of high-emitting chemicals such as polyvinyl chloride or phthalates. Instead, reclaimed wood fibers are fused…

Duracolor

Explore Materials and Sample Duracolor is a proprietary brand of high-performance stain resistant carpet fiber made of type 6 nylon that is manufactured by Mohawk Group. Produced for Mohawk’s line of commercial carpets, Duracolor fibers are fade-resistant and colorfast with a molecular structure that makes them inherently and permanently stain-resistant.…

ECONYL by Aquafil

Explore Materials and Sample ECONYL is Aquafil’s proprietary brand of regenerated bulked continuous filament (BCF) type 6 nylon. It is produced from pre-consumer and post-consumer nylon content recovered from fishing nets, textiles, and carpet. The depolymerization and purification process used to create ECONYL yarn is a closed loop system, which…

EverStrand

Explore Materials and Sample EverStrand is a proprietary brand of carpet fiber made of post-consumer recycled PET polyester that is manufactured by Mohawk Group. Produced for Mohawk’s line of residential carpets, EverStrand is made from 100-percent recycled plastic bottles. The plastic bottles are recycled into PET chips and then extruded…

Fosshield

Explore Materials and Sample Fosshield is an ion-based antimicrobial performance finish developed by Foss Performance Material. Fosshield utilizes both silver and copper ion to inhibit the growth of bacteria, mold, mildew, and fungus when applied to fabric, polymers, and rubber. Fosshield can also be used to produce FDA-approved N95 surgical…

GreenShield

Explore Materials and Sample GreenShield is a proprietary nanoparticle-based textile finish developed by BigSky Technologies. With the C6 fluorocarbon chemistry and amorphous silica nanoparticles, GreenShield is used to repel oil-based stains and water-based stains. There is also a fluorine free option, GreenShield ZERO, which is designed to resist water-based stains.…

Heathered Hues

Heathered Hues is a proprietary high-performance color yarn system that is manufactured by Mohawk Group. Produced for Mohawk’s line of commercial carpets, Heathered Hues is made of solution-dyed tri-colored nylon yarn with a variegated surface texture that mimics the natural, heathered appearance of wool. The yarn has a low impact…

Lurotex

Explore Materials and Sample Lurotex is a stain-resistant textile finish developed by BASF. With C6 fluorocarbon chemistry, Lurotex is used to resist both water-based and oil-based stains. Environmental: Free of PFOA Certification: OEKO-TEX 100REACH CompliantRSL Compliance *The application of Lurotex does not automatically guarantee or qualify a textile for certification. All…

Microban

Microban is a proprietary antimicrobial and odor control agent developed by the company Microban International. Microban inhibits the growth and reproduction of bacteria, mold, and mildew throughout the entire lifecycle of a product by damaging or disrupting the internal systems of a microbe. It can be custom formulated to fit…

PBG+

Explore Materials and Sample PBG+ is a proprietary vinyl protective coating and barrier developed by Spradling. While combining the performance of Permablok and Permaguard, PBG+ is used to resist stain, abrasion, scratches, scuffs, cracking, splitting, and loss of flexibility, while inhibiting the growth of bacteria, fungus, mold, and mildew. PBG+…

Permablok

Explore Materials and Sample Permablok is a proprietary vinyl protective coating developed by Spradling that is used to resist stain, cracking, splitting, and loss of flexibility, while inhibiting the growth of bacteria, fungus, mold, and mildew. Permablok is applicable for healthcare and hospitality industries, and can be cleaned with mild…

Permaguard

Explore Materials and Sample Permaguard is a proprietary barrier coating developed by Spradling that is used to resist stain, scratches, scuffs, and abrasion, while inhibiting the growth of bacteria, fungus, mold, and mildew. Permaguard can be cleaned with mild soap and alcohol and is applicable for marine industries. Spradling also…

PreFixx

Explore Materials and Sample Prefixx is a proprietary vinyl protective coating developed by OMNOVA. Used to resist scuffs and abrasion, Prefixx is a barrier that resists stains from penetrating the surface of the textile. Prefixx treated vinyl is applicable for a wide range of interior environments such as commercial, residential,…

Resilience SR

Explore Materials and Sample Resilience SR is a textile finish that resists abrasion, bacteria, fungus, mold, and mildew. It is applicable for faux leather and vinyl used in healthcare and hospitality applications. Applying Resilience SR does not change the color or hand of the fabric.…

Resilience TX

Explore Materials and Sample Resilience TX is a textile finish that resists stains and protects upholstery from pilling with a soft hand. Resilience TX finish can be applied on woven fabrics and velvets. Performance: Abrasion Resistance: 100,000 double rubsPilling ResistanceStain ResistanceSeam strength: 40 pounds Warranty: Two years…

SmartStrand

Explore Materials and Sample SmartStrand is a family of proprietary high-performance stain-resistant carpet fibers made of bulk continuous filament (BCF) triexta that is manufactured by Mohawk Group. Produced for Mohawk’s line of residential carpets, SmartStrand’s family of fibers include SmartStrand Forever Clean, SmartStrand Forever Clean Silk, and SmartStrand Silk Reserve.…

Sta-Kleen

Explore Materials and Sample Sta-Kleen is a family of performance coated fabric with stain resistance and an anti-microbial finish. Sta-Kleen performance fabric is made with polyurethane, polycarbonate, or silicone, and is designed for high-traffic environments such as hospitality, healthcare, and residential. Sta-Kleen performance fabric exceeds the industry physical test standard while…

Starphire Glass

Explore Materials and Sample Starphire® Glass is a trademarked low-iron soda-lime glass manufactured by Vitro® Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass). Containing less than one-tenth of the iron present in traditional float glass, Starphire glass maximizes visible light transmission (VLT) for an ultra-clear result and high color fidelity. Architectural glass is typically made…

Sunbrella

Explore Materials and Sample Owned by parent company Glen Raven, Sunbrella is a manufacturer of textiles that withstand extreme conditions. Sunbrella fabrics are made from solution-dyed acrylic or polyester yarns that resist direct sunlight, mildew, and atmospheric chemicals. Application includes indoor and outdoor upholstery, cushions, draperies, windows, sunshades, umbrellas, and…

Teflon

Explore Materials and Sample Teflon is a brand name for fluoropolymer products registered under the Chemours Company. Teflon products come in multiple forms including additives, coatings, dispersions, resins, and textiles repellents. Teflon has been used in a wide rage of industries such as aerospace, cabling, cabling, electronics, food processing, industrial…

TENCEL

Explore Materials and Sample TENCEL is the branded cellulosic fiber produced by Lenzing company. Lenzing offers three types of fibers, TENCEL Lyocell, TENCEL Modal and TENCEL Luxe. TENCEL fibers are manufactured fibers made from wood pulp with a solvent spun process. TENCEL Lyocell fibers and TENCEL Modal fibers can be…

Terralon

Explore Materials and Sample Terralon is a branded Type II, PVC-free wallcovering substrate made of polyester and natural fibers that has post-consumer recycled content. Free of PVC, lead, plasticizers and heavy metals, Terralon can be printed on and is breathable, allowing vapor to transfer to reduce the risk of mold.…

Trevira CS

Explore Materials and Sample Trevira CS is a flame-resistant textile developed by Trevira. Trevira CS fabrics are flame resistant permanently since the flame retardant is inherently constructed at the fiber level. Trevira CS fabrics are machine washable and can be cleaned with mild soap. Trevira CS fabrics are applicable for…

Triexta

Explore Materials and Sample Triexta is the shorthand label given to polytrimethylene terephthalate (PTT), a thermoplastic fiber and subclass of polyester used in textiles and carpet. Triexta fibers combine the properties of both nylon and polyester, giving it resiliency and elasticity along with lightfastness, abrasion resistance, and tensile strength. It…

Tyvek

Explore Materials and Sample Tyvek, created by DuPont, is a paper-like, non-woven, and 100-percent synthetic material made from high-density spun-bound polyethylene fibers. Spun and bonded under high heat and pressure, it is a lightweight thermoplastic that is both water-resistant and breathable, as it prevents liquids from penetrating the surface while…

Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block is a proprietary ink-resistant finish for faux leathers including polyurethanes and vinyls. Offering a repel and release stain-inhibiting system that allows for easy cleaning, Writer’s Block prevents ink, indigo denim, and other stains from setting into the material.…

X-Static

X-Static is an antimicrobial and odor control finish for textiles developed by Noble Biomaterials. X-Static permanently bonds 99.99-percent pure silver to the surface of a fiber, which is inherently resistant to bacteria and fungi. X-Static fabric can be used in healthcare environments for hospital uniforms, white coats, and private curtains.…

Xorel

Explore Materials and Sample Xorel is a proprietary textile from Carnegie that is sustainably made with extruded, solution-dyed yarns. This textile was originally used as a high-performance woven wallcovering, but it has since been used on a variety of products including upholstery, acoustic tiles, tackable panels, headboards, lighting, and movable…