Printed cotton fabric passes tests for flame-retardance
Graphics printed with UV-curable inks on a Durst Rho 160 onto UVC Country fabric from 3P InkJet Textiles Corp. have passed several important flammability tests used to determine the acceptability of printed textile graphics for use in public buildings such as airports, museums, theatres, and convention centers.
In California, the Durst Rho graphics on 3P's UVC Country fabric passed the match flame test NFPA 701. In Germany, 3P and Durst have received the B1 (flame retardant) certification according to DIN standard 4102.
During materials-qualification testing for the Durst Rho 160, Durst engineers noted that "Country Cotton proved very good in the areas of straightness of edges, surface evenness, color brilliance, ink adhesion, edge sharpness and text quality. The material can be printed on both sides, is crease resistant and relatively odor-free after printing." (3P Inkjet Textiles: www.3P-inktextiles.com)