The term “vinyl” comes from polyvinyl chloride, or PVC (C2H3Cl). In the manufacture of furniture coatings, vinyl is enducted to textile products such as cotton or polyester, making it suitable to various upholstery processes.

 

Major advantages of vinyl usage:

  • Durable – about 15 years
  • Resistant
  • Easy maintenance
  • Economic
  • 100% Recyclable
  • Chemically inert
  • Substitute for natural fur
  • Fire Retardant
  • Designed for different purposes and industries
  • Plastic with less dependence on oil (43%)
  • Water repellent
  • Waterproof
  • Harmless – does not foster allergies, is not carcinogenic
  • Extremely adaptable and versatile – can take many colours and shades, textures, thicknesses and many other features such as antibacterial and antifungal
  • Appealing to the senses
  • Easy to work