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Tekloom Q&A

June 1, 2020

Tekloom is an innovative high-performance fused textile engineered using a new technology to chemically bond together a woven textile with the durable components of a coated fabric. The end result is a fabric with the aesthetic of a woven textile, but with the high performance characteristics of a coated fabric.

What is Tekloom?

Tekloom is a high-performance fused textile. A woven textile is chemically bonded with the durable components of a coated fabric to create an innovative fused textile.

What are the key characteristics of Tekloom? 

  1. Abrasion: Passes over 1 million double rubs
  2. Has a Graffiti-Free® top layer – Ink/Stain Resistant
  3. Bleach Cleanable – (In addition to a wide range of cleaners that can be used)
  4. Impermeable – Prevents stains/spills from entering the textile layer.
  5. Environmentally Friendly – meets healthier hospitals initiative, Cal prop 65, Cal-01350

Is Tekloom a performance fabric?

Yes. Tekloom is a high-performance fused textile. Tekloom is ink and stain resistant, impermeable to liquids, bleach cleanable, and passes a wear test of over one million double rubs – making it suitable for all high-traffic, performance applications.

How is Tekloom different from other Performance Fabrics?

Almost all other stain resistant textiles use PFC based temporary liquid repellent treatment, allowing for everyday use to wear away the protective coating. Tekloom is carefully engineered to include the performance attributes when created, enabling the performance characteristics of the textile to uphold for the lifespan of the product.

Where would I use Tekloom?

Tekloom can be used on all indoor upholstery applications for a wide range of high-traffic interiors. Tekloom is suitable for restaurants, senior living facilities, healthcare environments, and all interiors that require high-performance textiles

Is Tekloom appropriate for Healthcare applications?

Absolutely. Tekloom is PFC free, bleach cleanable (10:1), impermeable to liquids, and compliant with Healthier Hospital initiatives.

Is Tekloom appropriate for Hospitality and Restaurant applications?

Yes. Tekloom is ink and stain resistant, impermeable to liquids, bleach cleanable, and passes a wear test of over one million double rubs for all high-traffic environments.

Is Tekloom appropriate for high traffic applications?

Yes. Tekloom is ideal for high-traffic applications due to its performance characteristics. Abrasion test results concluded no visible changes to the fabric after 1 million double rubs. Tekloom is also ink and stain resistant, impermeable to liquids, and bleach cleanable – providing an upholstery product for today’s rigorous, high-traffic environments.

How do you clean and care for Tekloom products?

No complicated cleaning procedure is required for Tekloom. All you need is a dry towel and water to clean everyday stains. A standard eraser can be used to remove stains that spill in-between the crevices of the woven product. Water based or alcohol based cleaners can be used to help get the toughest stains out.

Check out the complete Tekloom range here.