What's faster than a speeding bullet and more powerful than a locomotive? These days, it's not Superman but Crypton Super Fabric. It works fast at preventing staining and is so powerful, it repels icky germs. So, get yourself comfy in an easy-chair (most likely made from the super stuff) and take this super quiz.
Nowadays more than ever before, consumers worry about toxic ingredients, such as lead and VOCs.
There are quite a few enemies of the humble piece of fabric, including stains, creepy-crawlies, germs and mildew.
Crypton Super Fabrics was a godsend: no more stinky pet beds, germy placemats or stained sofas.
The Rubin duo had their humble beginnings on Crypton Super Fabrics as recently as 1993.
Within a mere 15 years, 60 million yards of the super fabric had been installed worldwide.
Originally, only public places such as hotels, hospitals and restaurants, were using the wondrous new fabric.
Not only is it water-resistant, but each fiber is ingrained with this quality, so no amount of time or wear-and-tear will compromise it.
Crypton fabrics are superior by far and display the stain-resistance properties by not even absorbing most spills into the cloth.
Crypton Fabrics are processed with microbe-resistant properties, thus minimizing the spread of bacteria.
The Rubins of Michigan couldn't do it alone. They called in textile engineers and chemists to help develop their super product.
The chemical ingredients needed include antimicrobial and fluorochemical agents.
The UV stabilizers are a crucial component, designed to keep fading at bay for at least two years.
Flame retardants are embedded in the wonder fabric, acting as an anti-inflammable.
Actually, many fabrics are suitable for the Crypton curing process, first of which are cotton and linen.
The fabrics are largely made of recycled materials. They're also eco-friendly, where possible, and emit little pollution during production.
Crypton's stain-removal potions work on Crypton fabrics as well as regular ones, although they are specifically designed for the Crypton range.
It's quite impressive but Crypton has developed different potions for different stains. The one you need for beer and vomit is the gold-colored one.
Crypton products are anti-salmonella, anti-E.coli and anti all other kinds of hard-to-pronounce germs: perfect for hotels notorious for the spread of such nasties.
Most disinfectants can prove to be corrosive to the fabric.
You'd be surprised how many everyday products contain Crypton fabric. These include outdoor furniture, pet beds and quilts.