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How OEM’s are Conquering Stain Protection with Lacquers on Vinyl Upholstery

Stain resistance on flexible vinyl substrates is a daily topic in the laboratory at APV Engineered Coatings. The type of stain resistance required varies by market and end-use. APV takes a customized approach to developing primer and topcoat lacquer systems that provide our customers with the performance properties they desire.

Airplane upholstery, automotive seating and mass transit fabrics are challenged with these unforgiving stains (think foods like coffee, mustard and ketchup to chemicals like cleaners, permanent marker and blue jean dye) challenging the longevity of the fabric in everyday use.

Download our free white paper to learn more about custom and complex lacquer chemistries that work with vinyl to protect against some of the harshest stains in the environment.