What Are Our Fabric Testing Methods?
Sunbrella uses an extensive combination of in-house and external tests to ensure our fabrics meet rigorous criteria. Thirty-three fabric tests on Sunbrella fabric are performed in-house at company laboratories in Anderson, S.C. We use state-of-the-art, third-party certified testing to ensure exceptional quality and durability in every environment and every market we serve.
Sunbrella has industry-leading fabric testing capabilities using a demanding combination of standard and proprietary tests to deliver exceptional performance with all our fabrics. In fact, Sunbrella testing labs are ISO/IEC 17025 (general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories) certified to perform 18 standard tests in-house. These standard tests range from colorfastness and flame retardancy, to abrasion, accelerated weathering and many others. An additional 9 proprietary tests are completed on Sunbrella fabrics to ensure our legendary performance goes beyond any standards.