Technical Expertise

With Technical expertise, Skopos are proud to deliver products that are fit for purpose and the demands of their environment.

Skopos is ISO9001: 2015 accredited and all our fabrics are designed to meet the safety and performance standards required in the contract soft furnishings market.

Our strict processes ensure customers receive only the best quality products and services.

We test all of our products not only prior to launch, but also on an ongoing basis to ensure they meet the British and European standards for flame retardancy and meet the high demands set for contract interiors. We are committed to a programme of due diligence.

Our tests depend on the nature of the fabrics, but include:

Bedding & Drape Fabrics

  • Drapes – BS 5867 parts1& 2, type A, Band C
  • French M1, German B1
  • EN 13773
  • Bedding – BS7175 (crib 5)
  • IMO FTP Part 7&9
  • Italian Class 1

Upholstery Fabrics

  • BS 5852 part 1 (cigarette and match), part 2 (crib 5)
  • BS 7176 predictively tested – low and medium hazard areas
  • BSEN 1021:1 + 2 (cigarette and match)
  • IMO FTP Part 8
  • USA NFPA 260

Many of our upholstery fabrics are waterproof, soil resist and antimicrobial.  The cleaning and aftercare instructions for each fabric differs. Please refer to the aftercare section of this website or to the individual pattern books for specific instructions.