New flame protection certificates from AWTA for design2wall products 2515 and 2517 from Sihl

July 01, 2020

The Australian Wool Testing Authority Ltd. (AWTA Product Testing) awarded two non-woven wallpapers from Sihl after extensive tests with their flame protection certificate. These products are now not only tested according to European standards, but also according to Australian and New Zealand standards.

Non-woven design2wall FR 210 (2517) and Prepasted non-woven design2wall FR 230 (2515) are high quality non-woven wallpapers for printing with solvent, latex and UV inks and are characterised by high colour brilliance and dimensional stability. The tough, scratch resistant surface permits its long-term use in busy areas.In addition, both wallpapers are PVC free, FSC® certified and environmentally friendly.

Thanks to the water-activated paste on the back, the printed wallpaper Prepasted non-woven design2wall FR 230 (2515) can be stuck to the wall immediately after soaking in water. The pre-dose of paste adheres to many different surfaces remaining easy to remove.

Both products are already certified as flame retardant according to the European Standard EN 13501-1. Now AWTA Product Testing has also tested both products for heat and smoke release rates according to the methods ISO 5660.1-2015 and AS / NZS 3837-1998. Both non-woven wallpapers were able to meet the requirements and are now certified as flame-retardant according to Australian and New Zealand standards.

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