3 Mtr Wide Width Fire Retardant Calico

Most public events like food and drink fairs or music and arts events usually need to be checked by health and safety officials, so using fire retardant fabric is often expected in these situations. The larger three metre width, strength and durability of our fire retardant the fabric makes it perfect for use with event designs, you can drape the fabric or cover a large space without having to see seams and joins in the fabric. Theatre props could also benefit from extra wide calico for as the fabric can be painted on easily to create backdrop scenery that will still adhere to health and safety regulations.

When sourcing canvas fabric for use with or around the general public, its best to go for a durable and trustworthy treated fire retardant fabric. Our KBT extra wide calico fire retardant fabric measures 300 cm wide, this larger width is most popular for large scale projects. We use Proban to coat our fabric to the BS5867 Type 2 part B safety standard. Proban is a registered trademark, any fabrics treated with Proban must meet part of the licensee agreement which means fabrics are made to last and are put through a vigorous test for their wash durability.Most public events like food and drink fairs or music and arts events usually need to be checked by health and safety officials, so using fire retardant fabric is often expected in these situations. The larger width, strength and durability of our fire retardant the fabric makes it perfect for use with event designs, you can drape the fabric or cover a large space without having to see seams and joins in the fabric. Theatre props could also benefit from extra wide calico for as the fabric can be painted on easily to create backdrop scenery that will still adhere to health and safety regulations.The versatility of this calico means its ideal for both creative and practical uses. There are some amazing lighting ideas for events from sheets of twinkly light to quirky contemporary designs. When these lighting designs are teamed with any fabric there is always a slight risk of fire, unfortunately accidents can happen. An overheated bulb or a loose wire could run the risk of sparking, setting fire to the surrounding fabric. Prevention is always the best deterrent, so fire retardant fabric that has been treated with public events in mind is understandably the best possible option. 

You can easily make a selection of items perfect for events, items range from the necessary  such as table cloths to fabric used for decorative draping.  Calico has become a very popular choice for weddings and events using a neutral colour palate and a large range of interior items are made using fire retardant calico. Table covers of all sizes are a very popular and much needed item for events such as these, fitted or lose the natural style of calico blends easily with table decoration from rustic to glam.

Increasingly popular craft fairs and food markets appearing in towns up and down the country use calico for coverings,banners and decoration. In its natural state the calico compliments the rural county look many of these events go for and looks great teamed with hopsack, canvas and hessian. Or if you want to get colourful, the smooth surface and pale colour of the calico is ideal to paint or print onto.

  • Extra wide 3 metres
  • Proban treated
  • Health and safety recommended
  • Food and drink fairs
  • Biodegradeable
  • Covers large areas
  • Painted and dyed easily
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