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Inherently flame retardant vs treated fabric - Why does it matter? — flame treated material

Inherently flame retardant vs treated fabric - Why does it matter?

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Inherently flame retardant vs treated fabric - Why does it matter?

All public buildings have certain requirements when it comes to the flammability of materials and fabrics to minimize the risk and spread of fire. This is mostly covered under the Building Code of Australia and other relevant state legislation. However, the means to which a fabric ascertains the required flammability retardation is often overlooked and not completely understood. This is where the difference between an inherently flame retardant fabric and a chemically treated flame retardant fabric is of paramount importance. Many fabrics such as woven wool and polyester are innately flame retardant meaning the fabric is naturally flame retardant and does not require...

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