SENFA offers innovative solutions based on cutting-edge French expertise of technical coating up to 5.1 metres. The coating process involves the application of a paste to the surface of the textile, combining substrates to create added functionality and value. Some examples of the coatings offered include blackout, opacifier, fire-retardant, light diffusion, matt effect, glitter effect, double-sided and acoustic.
These features can be combined to create various end products, including unique advertising panels, specialised curtains for hotels, or wall decorations with acoustic properties. Predicting upcoming trends on both national and international markets allows the business to develop new and technically innovate textiles, with each one being better than the last.
OVERVIEW SENFA SERVICES
Driven by pioneering spirit and innovative capability, SENFA has invested in new technologies over the years to develop their know how, expand their product range and offer specific commission coating to their customers. Utilising specialised equipment, they offer a wide range of industrial processes and services as set out below :
SENFA’s team of engineers and scientists are on hand to develop formulations,
and offer a custom-made service to create a specific chemical formulation upon request.
SENFA work to high standards, ensuring that their substrates are subject to strict quality assurance standards and lab testing as required by specific markets. This includes international regulations, fire-retardant standards, and other performance requirements.
The section below gives an overview of the tools we utilise to assess the quality of fabrics throughout the production process:
FIRE RETARDANT M1 TEST
& COMPLEMENTARY TEST
M1 - NF P 92-507
Tensile Strength EN ISO 2411
Rupture resistance EN ISO1421
Tear resistance EN ISO 1875-3
Filtration efficiency EN 149
Water Repellency - EN ISO 4920
Water resistance test
KUNDT'S TUBE MEASUREMENTS
Software Spectra Magic NX
D65 10° spectaculaire ΔE CMC
Artificially accelerated ageing simulation of products subject to light
TENSION & ENERGY
A coating is a covering that is applied to the surface of a substrate. This finishing process can be both decorative (colour, mat, glitter…) or functional (fire-retardant, blackout, acoustic, waterproof…).
The dyeing process involves the application of a coloured dye to a particular material, such as yarns, other fibres or fabrics.
Lamination is the process of applying a substrate in multiple layers to provide a particular property, including added strength, stability, or an alternative appearance.
This process involves the impregnation of a chemical primer to the substrate by immersing it in a bath before passing it through a set of rollers.
This process applies small fibre particles to the surface of the substrate which can offer a soft touch to the fabric or improve the appearance.