Fabric Sourcing+


Through our supply chain expertise we are able to source a wide range of fabrics (cotton, polycotton, nylon, polyester, viscose and various blends including organic cotton). These fabrics can be sourced:

  • Locally in the UK through a range of weaving mills
  • From mills within the EU
  • From suppliers outside of the EU, including Pakistan, China, India, Taiwan

To support our fabric sourcing we have well established relationships with Textile Specialists in each country who are able to liaise with our suppliers to guarantee the desired quality and shipment schedules.

Fabric Bleaching & Preparation+


Dinsmore have the capability and expertise to prepare and bleach a wide range of fabric types and compositions. This includes singe, desize, scour, continuous bleaching and washing.

Fabric Dyeing+


Dinsmore can offer a wide range of dyeing solutions for various fabrics up to 280cm finished width. The range of dyeing machinery includes:

  • Atmospheric Jigs
  • Pressure Jigs
  • Pressure Jets
  • Continuous Cold Pad Batch Dyeing
  • Continuous Pad Dyeing

High quality Dyes,(range of reactive, directs, disperse) sourced from reputable European suppliers, are selected to achieve the highest standards of colour fastness to meet customer requirements.

Finishing+


With 2 fully equipped stenters we offer a wide variety of processes, both chemical and mechanical, to add specific performance and aesthetic characteristics to fabric.

These include:

  • Flame retardancy (Durable/Non Durable)
  • Water repellency (including PFC free chemistry)
  • Oil / stain repellency
  • Anti-fray
  • Crease resist/Easy care
  • Infra-red reflectant
  • Anti-bacterical / Anti-microb.
  • Peach skin finish (Emerize)
  • Calendar smooth finish
  • Lamination / bonding of fabrics
  • Technical Fabric coatings
  • Shrinkage control
  • Printing
  • Slitting and Seal
  • Crisping and Lapping

Wax Coating+


Dinsmore are specialists in wax coating dyed fabrics for renowned Apparel and Luggage worldwide brands, and supports the Templemoyle Mills range of products. Our products offer water repellent, durable, breathable and washable performance.

Flame Retardant Backcoating+


We are industry leaders in the Flame retardant coating of upholstery fabrics for Domestic, Contract and Transportation.

We commission finish many types of upholstery and contract fabric including Polyester, Cotton, Acrylic, Linen, Polypropylene, Wool blends, Chenille, Velvet, Jacquards, Tartans, Faux Leather and Suede, Plains and Non-woven.

Our FR Coatings meet many specifications including –
BS 5852 Ignition Source 0 and 1 (Cigarette and Match tests)
BS5852 Ignition Source 5 (Crib 5 test)
BS 7176 Medium Hazard
BS 5852 Ignition Source 7 (Crib 7 test for Transportation upholstery)
BS 476 Part 7 Class 1 – Contract Display
IMO: FTP 2010 Part 8
CA TB 116 and 117
EN 1021- ½
NFPA 260 Class 1

We are accredited members of the Fretwork Code of Good Practice and are independently audited each year by FIRA (Furniture Industries Research Association)

Laboratory Dyeing & Testing+


Two fully equipped in-house laboratories to dye and test fabrics to meet customer requirements and industry standards.

Dye Laboratory
  • Lab dyeing
  • Colour matching to pantone standards
  • Develop recipe, using latest datacolour software.
  • Lab application of various finishes
Testing Laboratory
  • Flame retardancy
  • Tear and Tensile
  • Abrasion
  • Perspiration
  • Wet and dye rub
  • Oil and water repellent
  • Wash and colour fastness
  • IRR
  • Shrinkage

Product Development+


Through effective R&D, in partnership with key suppliers, we strive for continuous process improvement to enhance performance.

The company recognises the importance of product development to its future success, offering products that are market leading rather than the normal