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Tweed has long been recognized as one of the finest, most
durable fabrics. It is particularly identifiable with England, where it has been
woven for hundreds of years and was even used as currency at times. Red Tweed is
a fine example of tweed upholstery that continues this long tradition.
Red Tweed has all of the hallmarks of tweed, especially
durability. Red Tweed is a wise choice for furniture that will receive much use,
particularly for that found in offices, waiting areas, family rooms, etc. This
discount upholstery fabric can even be used for automotive upholstery.
The specifications and performance of our Red Tweed are as
Fiber: 100% Polypropelin
Weight: 420 grams per linear yard
Abrasion (ASTMD-4157): 250,000 double rubs
Lightfastness (AATCC-16E): 400 hours, Class 4
Colorfastness (AATC-8): Wet- Class 5, Dry- Class 4.5
Seam Slippage (ASTM-4034): Warp- 50 lbs., Fill- 54 lbs.
Flame Resistance: Technical bulletin 701