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26th June 2018, Duluth, GA

Sileather presents 100% silicone fabrics for healthcare

Sileather, a leading producer of silicone fabrics for a range of markets including automotive, outdoor, marine, medical, and clothing, exhibited its latest developments at the NeoCon trade fair for the commercial design industry. The 50th edition of the show took place from 10-13 June in Chicago, IL, welcoming 500 leading companies, exhibiting thousands of new products and services, complemented by an educational programme.

The company exhibited its environmentally friendly fabrics at booth# 7-1114. “As a new type of upholstery fabric, Sileather is proud to present its revolutionary 100% silicone leather for healthcare. After years of development, we have a fabric that is engineered to bring customers everything you expect without any additives or chemicals,” said​ Gloria Mei, Regional Manager, North America Division, Sileather.

The company exhibited its environmentally friendly fabrics at NeoCon. © Sileather

Sileather silicone fabrics are part of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative Safer Chemicals programme. Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) promotes healthier and safer hospital environments across the US. The programme looks at furniture and upholstery to ensure that harmful chemicals are not being used. These include no PVC elements, formaldehyde, PFCs, anti-microbial agents, or flame retardants.

Sileather presented its 100% silicone leather for healthcare. © Sileather

“Since Sileather is produced with 100% silicone and an advanced solvent free production technique, all of our fabrics contain none of these elements,” explained Mei. “Our construction, plus the fact that our fabrics contain ultra-low VOCs, makes it an incredibly healthy and safe material, especially in hospitals and healthcare settings.”

Sileather silicone fabrics are part of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative Safer Chemicals programme. © Sileather

Equipped with its own ISO-9001 compliant silicone factory and a professional research team, Sileather is a pioneer in performance leather made of 100% silicone. “As a silicone textiles solutions company, we strive to offer the world a better solution of eco-friendly, sustainable, easy to clean, weatherproof, and highly durable performance fabrics that can be applied in various applications, even in extreme environments,” said Mei.

Sileather is produced with 100% silicone and an advanced solvent free production technique. © Sileather

The fabrics offer a number of high performance characteristics, including flame resistance, UV resistance, elasticity, colour fastness, super soft touch, and are also anti-mould/mildew, waterproof, and windproof. “Our silicone leather is designed and engineered to address the growing need for performance fabrics that promote healthier hospital and healthcare environments – no finish, no extra additives or chemicals needed.” The fabrics for the healthcare sector are also hydrolysis resistant, stain resistant to many substances found in healthcare facilities, including iodine, betadine, blood and urine, they also provide a liquid barrier and are medical grade skin friendly and allergen free.

The company’s fabrics do not contain PVC or PU elements. © Sileather

The company’s fabrics do not contain PVC or PU elements, no formaldehyde, phthalates, plasticizers, heavy metals, PFCs, stabilisers or bisphenol A (BPA). They are also recyclable, do not release or emit any toxic by-products and are made using an advanced solvent-free production technology, according to the manufacturer.

Sileather is a brand represented by Siotech Group, an international collective comprised of Siotech Corporation (USA), Siotech France (Europe), Siotech Hangzhou (Asia), Siotech Shanghai (Asia), and Guangzhou Xibo Chemical Technology.

Further information

Siotech Corporation

PO Box 957221

Duluth, GA 30095

USA

Email: [email protected]

Email: [email protected]

www.sileather.com

www.siotechgroup.com

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