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Fabric Groups Explained

Fabrics are categorised into 5 different groups depending on their suitability for different uses and flammability. The icons below show Features & Uses for each fabric.

Need help choosing the correct fabric?

Speak to our fabric and furniture consultants on 01869 320320. If colour match is critical, or you just need some advice. We recommend obtaining a fabric swatch as our printed swatches in our catalogue and online are a guide only and may show slight variation.

Mainline Plus – Group 2 Fabric

Mainline Plus has superior abrasion and flammability performance which means that this wool-based fabric will continue to look good and perform for years. Available in an extensive colour palette, this versatile plain weave fabric gives a smart appearance to most seating styles.

Composition: 67% Wool, 33% FR Viscose Blend
Weight: 425g/m2
Abrasion: 75,000 cycles
Flammability: BS 7176 : 2006 Medium Hazard
BS 5852: 2007 Section 4 Ignition Source 5
Guarantee: 5 years under normal 8 hour use

MainLine Plus Fabric

Group 2 Fabric - Advantage

Composition: 60% Polypropylene, 30% Wool, 10% Viscose
Weight: 385g/m2
Abrasion: 60,000 cycles
Flammability: EN 1021 – 1 Cigarette, EN 1021 – 2 Match
Advantage EN1021-1&2 Cigarette & Match
Advantage BS 7176 Low Hazard
Guarantee: 10 years under normal 8 hour use

Advantage is a new range of Low Hazard commercial seating which offers a combination of aesthetic appeal and high performance durability. Advantage is a plain weave fabric in a rich assortment of colourways in both plains and mixes.

Morleys Advantage Fabric

Group 2 Fabric - Urban Plus

Urban Plus – Hard wearing and washhable polyester that is lightly textured with a structured geometric grid pattern.

Composition: 100% recycled Polyester
Weight: 320g/m2
Abrasion: 75,000 cycles
Flammability: BS 5852 : 2006 Section 4 Ignition Source 5
BS 7176 : 2007 Medium Hazard
Guarantee: 5 years under normal 8 hour usenormal 8 hour use

Morleys Urban Fabric

Group 3 Fabric - Xtreme

Xtreme is hard-wearing, stretchable crepe weave fabric with a close texture and soft feel. It features exceptional abrasion and flammability performance. Fresh stains can be cleaned with a damp cloth. Manufactured from100% recycled polyester.

Composition: 100% Xtreme FR
Weight: 285g/m2
Abrasion: 75,000 cycles
Flammability: BS 7176 : 2006 Medium Hazard Ignition Source 5. BS 5852 Section 4 Crib 5
Guarantee: 10 years under normal 8 hour usenormal 8 hour use

Morleys Extreme Fabric

Group 4 Fabric - Era

Era is a subtle, two tone polyester fabric containing stretch in both directions for ease of upholstery. The baby herringbone weave offers an understated  contemporary texture while its colouring technique provides close up intrigue. The palette incorporates playful brights and sophisticated muted tones.

Composition: 100% Polyester
Weight: 320 g/m2 ±5%2
Abrasion: Heavy duty / 10 year guarantee. Independently certified to ≥100,000 Martindale cycles
Flammability: EN 1021 – 1&2 Cigarette & Match
BS 7176 Low Hazard
EN 13501-1 Adhered Class B, s1, d0
EN 13501-1 Un-adhered Class C, s1, d0
Guarantee: 10 years

Group 5 Fabric - Vita Vinyl

Vita is a leather-look vinyl, with a subtle surface grain effect and full matt appearance. It provides maximum protection for heavy duty end-use areas in sectors such as contract, healthcare and hospitality and education. Vita does not contain phthalate plasticisers or heavy metals, yet remains soft, stretchy and pliable

Composition: Surface PVC, Backing Cotton
Weight: 850g/m2
Abrasion: 100,000 cycles
Flammability: BS EN 1021-1: 2006 – smouldering cigarette
BS EN 1021-2: 2006 – match flame equivalent
Guarantee: 5 years under normal 8 hour use

Vita Vinyl