Flame Retardancy Issues
Whether you are utilizing fabric for stage drapes or huge digitally-printed backdrops, trade show booth panels or special event décor drapery, one key factor is ensuring that the fabric you choose meets flame retardancy regulations, requirements and standards. This can be a complicated issue to understand. Should you choose fabric that is FR or IFR? What does “NFPA 701” mean? How do you find out about the flame retardancy requirements in your area?
To help you better understand this complex issue, Sew What? has compiled information on a wide variety of topics related to flame retardant fabric and drapery. Please click on the links below for brief informational topics and in-depth articles. If, after reading through this information, you still have questions, please feel free to contact us with any additional questions you may have on flame retardant fabrics.
- Facts on Flame Retardancy
- Fabric Flammability
- Fire Retardancy Requirements in California
- Navigating Flame Retardancy Regulations in the United States
- Information on Sew What? Inc. Certificate of Flame Retardancy
- Does IFR Mean Its More Flame Retardant than FR
- Five Common Misconceptions About Flame Retardancy
- Flame Retardancy Regulations Throughout the World
- Flame Retardant vs Flame Proof
- Stage Drapery Fabrics – Avora® and Trevira® Polyester