Ultrafabrics introduces Mokume performance fabric
January 10, 2017,
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. - Ultrafabrics, a manufacturer of high-performance polyurethane fabrics, introduced Mokume, a new member of the Brisa family of intelligent performance fabrics.
Its name derived from the Japanese characters Moku, meaning “tree,” and Me, meaning “eye.” Mokume’s aesthetic was inspired by its resemblance to the unique vertical wood graining of mature tree trunks. The natural, textural appeal is highlighted by an earthy palette of fourteen hues, adding a natural touch to any environment.
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“Over the years, our customers have endorsed the Brisa line for commercial upholstery applications in the contract, hospitality and residential sectors,” said Christine Diaz, manager of product development.
Brisa’s impressive list of performance attributes has grown to now include a new solution - Acoustic Properties - created by a unique cellular structure that dissipates sound for quieter environments, blended with Brisa’s other notable performance attributes and unbeatable softness.
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Other distinctive characteristics include:
- 14+ weeks hydrolysis results
- Breathable technology promoting airflow for ultimate seating comfort
- 300,000 double rubs (Wyzenbeek), 180,000 rubs (Martindale)
- Enhanced backcloth construction expands upholstering capabilities
- Bleach cleanable (1:5 bleach/water solution)
- Unbeatable softness
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