Metalica is a greener alternative to vinyl (PVC) and leather both in production and aftercare. Metalica has a solid 100% high density polyurethane surface that outperforms all other synthetics. Unlike other traditional P.U's that do not stretch, Metalica has been developed with a unique four way stretch backing. The manufacturing process is like no other synthetic on the market. The ultimate textile choice with outstanding performance in high traffic areas.

Fire Retardant Mould & Mildew Resistant UV Stabilised Bleach Cleanable Stain Resistant Environmentally Friendly Indoor

Full Specifications


85% High Density Polyurethane (H.D.P.U.)

15% Polyester

eco smart

• p.v.c free
• formaldehyde free
• plasticizer free
• low voc
• bio-degradable
• ISO 14001 certification

abrasion resistance

Test method AS 2001.2.25
(12 kPa pressure)
Martindale 100,000+ rubs
(No significant wear)


A stain resistant barrier that enables the fabric to be cleaned with bleach and low solvent based products, e.g., Isopropyl alcohol.

microbial protection

Greenguard barrier protects against microbial and bacterial growth. Greenguard allows the surface to be disinfected by using 1:10 bleach solution


Meets F.R standards for the use in commercial areas:
Tested to Australian standards (AS 1530.3)

AS/NZS 3837
*Fire test certificates available upon request

low voc

Metalica is certified as low VOC and will not negatively impact air quality, making it a great choice for indoor use.


colour fastness to light

Metalica is suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

Light fastness rating: 6-7 ISO 105-B02-1994

(Grey scale 1-5)

colour fastness to bleach

Tested to Australian standards (AS 2001.4.11).

No change of colour rating 4-5

care & maintenance

Regular cleaning is recommended to maintain the appearance of the fabric and to prevent build-up of dirt and contaminants.

Most stains can be cleaned using warm soapy water followed by clean water rinsing. Stubborn stains – for best results treat all stains immediately.

Wipe stain with cloth dipped in isopropyl alcohol, rinse with clean water to remove any residual cleaning agent and let dry. Please see care & guarantee below in downloads.

All Austex products are designed and manufactured in accordance with the quality assurance system ISO 9001


Suitable for heavy commercial upholstery, healthcare and screens. No solvent based glues are to be used in the upholstery process. Water based glue is recommended.