Metal fabric are used for the great outdoors as Window Treatments as they are inherently,
Sustainable : Recycled and recyclable
Some of the popular metals used are Stainless Steel, Aluminium, Brass, Copper, Bronze, Nickel, Titanium, special alloys, carbon steel, iron, galvanized iron, synthetic wire in weaves such as wire mesh, cross weave, twilled being the popular choices.
Aside from Window Treatments these metal fabrics and mesh are also in demand in the fashion industry, external facades, industrial filters and funishings.
TREVIRA CS : Permanently flame retardant textiles. The abbreviation CS stands for comfort and safety.
Textiles made from these fibres and yarns bear the trademark Trevira CS and are permanently flame retardant, unlike fabrics that receive a surface treatment at the finishing stages of production.
This small but decisive difference results from the chemical structure of the polyester fibre. In the shape of a comonomer – a phosphor-organic compound, where the flame retardant properties are firmly anchored in the fibre. It is not possible for external influences to affect them.
Thus it is possible to wash these curtains, sheers, drapery without loosing the inherent flame retardant properties.
The use of metal in interior design has become a trend in recent years, flowing over to the fashion industry.
Fabric curtains though a staple, are often replaced by its metal drapery. Metal drapery have similar features to the fabric curtains in terms of flexibility and black-out effect in addition to being non-combustion.