Precision Textiles Develops New FR Solution

Precision Textiles, a supplier of coated fabrics, non-wovens and laminations for the bedding, automotive, health care and home furnishings industries, will showcase a new non-woven textile designed as a cleaner alternative to FR socks currently used in roll-pack mattresses at the upcoming ISPA Expo in New Orleans. The company’s patented EcoFlex is a glass-free, chemical-free barrier designed to tolerate the rolling and packaging required for boxed beds.

EcoFlex, OekoTek Standard 100-certified, is made with inherent FR rayon. The material offers four-way stretch and recovery that resists breakdown when tested on rollators or rolled for packing. Designed to be laminated to the underside of mattress ticking, EcoFlex eliminates the need to apply FR socks in the manufacturing process.

“As the industry continues to embrace the growing boxed bed trend, we seized the opportunity to develop a more effective and cleaner FR solution to help our manufacturing partners deliver high-quality sleep solutions,” said Keith Martin, vice president of Precision Textiles. “As a glass-free, chemical-free barrier, EcoFlex changes the FR game with its streamlined application process and skin-friendly materials proven to hold up and retain its FR efficacy.”

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About Precision Textiles: Founded in 1987, Totowa, New Jersey-based Precision Textiles is a global supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminates for companies in the mattress, home furnishings, automotive and health care industries, as well as military apparel. With a specialized emphasis on flame retardant compliant materials designed for use in mattresses and sleep products, the company manufactures its family of products at its 250,000-square-foot headquarters that includes a state-of-the-art laboratory, factory and warehouse. The company also holds four additional warehouses strategically located in the U.S., as well as two warehouses in Asia.