Car upholstery/ Seat cover fabrics

Woven seat cover is one of the important contributors of technical textile in an automobile. With gradual improvement in vehicle models and increased emphasis on luxury and comfort, the seat cover market has witnessed uptrend in the market. Seat covers are made from cotton, vinyl, velvet and leather. The fabric used for the manufacture of seat covers is woven on looms. The desired product characteristics are durability, ultra-violet fade and wear resistance, water-proofing, flexibility and stretchableness. The type of seat cover used varies based on the automobile model and desired styling of the upholstery. The yarn required for the seat covers is in the range of 500 deniers to 1300 deniers.