KnitTek

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KnitTek is a full (360 degree) stretch, custom knit, upholstery fabric. It’s breathable—cool in summer, warm in winter—and easily upholstered around the contours of your furniture.

Specify a custom size to fit your specific piece of furniture. We can match or create just what you want.

Choose among our six varieties: flat knit, rotary knit, spacer fabric, and woven fabric.


KNITTEK FLAT KNIT

The KnitTek Flat Knit is always in stock and available in black and in the pattern shown to the right. In-stock sizes are 27″ x 30″ and 25″ x 25″. These sizes will upholster most office chairs.

Specifications of our Flat Knit:

  • Weight: 16 oz/sq. yd.
  • Fiber: 100% Polyester
  • Flame resistance: California Technical Bulletin #117, Section E – Class 1
  • Crocking resistance: Wet 5, Dry 5
  • Ultra-violet light resistance: 5
  • Seam slippage: >25 lbs.
  • Breaking strength: Warp 231.3, Filling 214.5
  • Abrasion: Heavy Duty 90,000 +- “WDR”

KnitTek Flat Knit can be trimmed and sewn with a draw-string to any size you need. The trimmed and draw-string pieces are fast and easy to upholster and eliminate additional waste.

KnitTek Flat Knit is available in black, blue, burgundy, and green as well as custom colors.

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The colors shown here are representations of the available basic colors. For an exact color match, please request a color sample.

For a view of the Flat Knit upholstery process, watch the brief videos below.

With pricing comparable to woven upholstery fabrics, with all the advantages of a custom knit, KnitTek is truly a custom upholstery fabric.


KNITTEK ROTARY KNIT

 

KnitTek Rotary Knit is available in stock in black and in the pattern shown to the right. In-stock size is 64 in. x 40 yd. per roll. You get a heavy-duty, easy-to-upholster, breathable knit—priced comparable to common woven upholstery fabrics.

Specifications of KnitTek Rotary Knit:

  • Weight: 13 oz/sq. yd.
  • Fiber: 100% Polyester
  • Flame resistance: California Technical Bulletin #117, Section E – Class 1
  • Crocking resistance: Wet 5, Dry 5
  • Ultra-violet light resistance: 5
  • Seam slippage: >25 lbs.
  • Breaking strength: Warp 231.3, Filling 214.5
  • Abrasion: Heavy Duty 250,000 +- “WDR”

KnitTek Rotary Knit can be trimmed and sewn with a draw-string to any size you need. The trimmed and draw-string pieces are fast and easy to upholster and eliminate additional waste.

For a view of the Rotary Knit upholstery process, watch the brief videos below.

With pricing comparable to woven upholstery fabrics, with all the advantages of a custom knit, KnitTek is truly a custom upholstery fabric.


FABTEK SPACER

FabTek Spacer is a high-quality, budget-priced, upholstery option.  It’s 100% polyester, available in stock and in black. In-stock sizes are 84” x 40 yd. per roll.  FabTek Spacer is sold by the roll or by the yard.

Specifications of FabTek Spacer:

  • Style: KnitTek Spacer
  • Shade: Black
  • Weight (GSM): 300
  • Width (in): 84
  • Tensile-Warp (lb): 120.00
  • Tensile-Fill: 55.5
  • Tear-Warp: 14+
  • Tear-Fill: 4.13
  • Elongation-Warp (%): 22.0
  • Elongation-Fill (%): 145.6
  • Burst Strength (lb): 213.8
  • Abrasion Resistance: 100,000 WDR
  • Lightfastness (20hr): 5

Contact us today for more information on this high-quality, budget-priced, upholstery option.


FABTEK WOVEN

FabTek Woven is a high-quality, budget-priced, upholstery option. It’s strong and durable—13 oz., 100% polyester, with 250,000 WDR. It comes in roll size 54” x 50 yds., and is sold by the roll or by the yard.

Specifications of FabTek Woven:

  • Weight: 13 oz / sq. yd.
  • Fiber: 100% polyester
  • Flame Resistance: California TB #117, Section E – Class 1
  • Crocking resistance: Wet 5, Dry 5
  • Ultra-violet light resistance: 5
  • Seam slippage: > 25 lbs.
  • Breaking strength: Warp 231.3, Filling 214.5
  • Abrasion: Heavy Duty 250,000 +- “WDR”

Contact us today for more information on this high-quality, budget-priced, upholstery option.