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These 100% silicone textiles are eco-friendly, sustainable, easy to clean, weatherproof, and highly durable performance fabrics that can be applied in various applications, even in extreme environments. This faux leather can be used in interior and exterior design, public transportation, outdoor furniture, healthcare and hospitality, and marine applications. It focuses on the health: the fabrics are antibacterial, mould-proof, and easy to clean.
Sileather Marine is the marine grade collection, designed for extreme environment with exceptional performance. Long lasting, water repellent, and provides UV protection. It is PVC free, animal friendly, and weatherproof, while maintaining the charm of leather-like texture. The material is also suitable for restaurants, bars and hotels. With trending designs and customizable service, Sileather fade resistant. Width 137 cm (54 inch), 100% silicone, backing of polyester, thickness 0.8 / 1.1 mm. Non-solvent and plasticiser-free techniques allowing Sileather to have ultra-low VOCs. Sileather is resilient to UV, hydrolysis, cold crack, flame, stain, and salt fog.
The material passes USA fire standards, NFPA 260 and UFAC Class I, which makes it compliant with commercial buildings, hospitals, etc.. Sileather gained the Indoor Advantage Gold certification, which means that their products do not contribute to indoor air pollution and qualify for LEED v4, BREEAM UK and BREEAM International, Well Building Standard, Green Globes, and Living Building Challenge.
The durability is reaching new heights with fabrics reaching 400,000 double rubs, mould-proof and antibacterial.