Sileather is a leading producer of silicone fabrics for a range of markets including automotive, outdoor, marine, medical, and clothing.
At the NeoCon trade fair the company exhibited its environmentally friendly fabrics. Sileather is produced with 100% silicone and an advanced solvent free production technique; all of its fabrics contain none of these elements. These include no PVC elements, formaldehyde, PFCs, anti-microbial agents, or flame retardants. The construction, plus the fact that the fabrics contain ultra-low VOCs, makes it an incredibly healthy and safe material, especially in hospitals and healthcare settings.
The fabrics offer a number of high performance characteristics, including flame resistance, UV resistance, elasticity, color fastness, super soft touch, and are also anti-mold/mildew, waterproof, and windproof.
The fabrics for the healthcare sector are also hydrolysis resistant, stain resistant to many substances found in healthcare facilities, including iodine, beta-dine, blood and urine, they also provide a liquid barrier and are medical grade skin friendly and allergen free.
The company’s fabrics do not contain PVC or PU elements, no formaldehyde, phthalates, plasticizers, heavy metals, PFCs, stabilisers or bisphenol A (BPA). They are also recyclable, do not release or emit any toxic by-products and are made using an advanced solvent-free production technology, according to the manufacturer.