Step Melange

Step Melange is a 100 % Trevira CS upholstery textile with a vivid, pixelated expression that creates curiosity and attracts the eye. The fabric is perfect for workplaces and public areas with strict fire and safety regulations. The fabric also comes in uni-coloured version, Step.

  • Meets Möbelfakta requirements

Designed by: Inger Mosholt Nielsen
Colours designed by: Maria Wolff Metternich

Performance

Abrasion
100,000 — rubs martindale (EN ISO 12947-2)
100,000 — double rubs wyzenbeek (ASTM D4157) (heavy duty upholstery)
Pilling
4-5 — scale 1-5, max. 5 (EN ISO 12945-2)
Light fastness
5-7 — scale 1-8, max. 8 (EN ISO 105-B02)
Rubbing fastness dry/wet
4-5 /4-5 — scale 1-5, max. 5 (EN ISO 105x12)

Flammability

Certificates
DIN 4102 - B1
NF P 92-503/504/505 M1
BS EN 1021 1&2 Cigarette and Match
BS EN 1021-1 Cigarette
BS 5852 Crib 5
ÖNORM A3800-B1-B3825-Q1 UK
FAR/JAR 25.853 (a) (i) (ii)
AM 18 - NF D 60-013-(only for fabric)
CA TB 117-2013
Class Uno UNI 9175 Class 1 I EMME
DIN EN 13501-1 B-s1,d0
IMO MSC 307(88) Annex 1 part 8
IMO MSC 307(88) Annex 1 part 8 UK
MED Certificate IMO
MED Certificate IMO UK
CAN/ ULC-S102.2
CAN/ULC-S109

Will also pass other flammability standards. Flame retardant performance is dependent upon the foam used.

Abrasion resistance

Test Condition No. Date Download
BS EN ISO 12947-2/14465 In accordance with EN 14465 2019AN1229 4/17/2019 PDF
ASTM D4157-07 Wyz abrasion (heavy duty) 100k 2021AN0741 5/17/2021 PDF

Pilling

Test Condition No. Date Download
BS EN ISO 12945-2 28513848 7/10/2023 PDF
ASTM D3511 Pilling 21-006180 1/3/2022 PDF

Colour fastness to light

Test Condition No. Date Download
BS EN ISO 105 B02 Method 2 46409-02 5/3/2011 PDF
BS EN ISO 105 B02 Method 2 67654 1/4/2015 PDF
BS EN ISO 105 B02 Method 2 67618 1/5/2015 PDF
BS EN ISO 105 B02 Method 2 2023AN0718 4/19/2023 PDF
AATCC 16 Light fastness 2023AN0718 4/19/2023 PDF

Dry and wet rubbing/crocking

Test Condition No. Date Download
BS EN ISO 105-X12 Rubbing dry/wet 2023AN1918 9/13/2023 PDF
AATCC 8 or 116 Dry/wet crocking 2023AN1918 9/13/2023 PDF

Flammability

Test Condition No. Date Download
DIN 4102 - B1 2206581 9/26/2022 PDF
NF P 92-503/504/505 M1 CM-21-P-125 10/6/2021 PDF
BS EN 1021 1&2 Cigarette and Match 35 kg/m3 CMHR foam 23/59121K1/12/21 1/6/2022 PDF
BS EN 1021-1 Cigarette 20-22 kg/m3 non-fire retardant polyurethane foam 23/58122-21 1/26/2021 PDF
BS 5852 Crib 5 35 kg/m3 CMHR foam 23/58942B/09/21 9/26/2021 PDF
ÖNORM A3800-B1-B3825-Q1 UK 2206581 9/26/2022 PDF
FAR/JAR 25.853 (a) (i) (ii) 2206581 9/26/2022 PDF
AM 18 - NF D 60-013-(only for fabric) PM - 19 - 009 4/16/2019 PDF
CA TB 117-2013 3-29652-0 11/25/2018 PDF
Class Uno UNI 9175 Class 1 I EMME 173099 3/12/2014 PDF
DIN EN 13501-1 B-s1,d0 Z-56.25-3573 10/8/2023 PDF
IMO EC Declaration of Conformity EU,UK 4/7/2024 PDF
IMO MSC 307(88) Annex 1 part 8 30 kg/m3 non fire retardent foam 164.144/2812/WCL MED0431TE 10/31/2022 PDF
IMO MSC 307(88) Annex 1 part 8 UK 30 kg/m3 non fire retardent foam 164.144/1121/WCL MER0431TE 10/6/2022 PDF
MED Certificate IMO 30 kg/m3 non fire retardent foam 164.144/2812/WCL MED0431QA 10/31/2022 PDF
MED Certificate IMO UK 30 kg/m3 non fire retardent foam 164.144/1121/WCL MER0431QA 12/31/2020 PDF
CAN/ ULC-S102.2 3-48801-1 8/29/2022 PDF
CAN/ULC-S109 51872 9/14/2022 PDF

Rubbing with organic solvents

Test Condition No. Date Download
BS EN ISO 105-D02 Organic solvents 144318722a 3/10/2021 PDF

Colour fastness to water spotting

Test Condition No. Date Download
BS EN ISO 105-E16 28511317 3/4/2021 PDF

Wash stability

Test Condition No. Date Download
BS EN ISO 6330 6M 60 C PC Flat dry 28512161 1/27/2022 PDF

Seam slippage

Test Condition No. Date Download
BS EN ISO 13936-2 2019AN1230 6/26/2019 PDF

Resistance to Bleach Cleaning

Test Condition No. Date Download
Internal test according BIFMA HCF 8.1 and ACT Method 1 1:10 Sodium Hypochlorite 5,25-6,25% 10/4/2020 PDF
Internal test according BIFMA HCF 8.1 and ACT Method 1 1:10 Sodium Hypochlorite 5,25-6,25% 8/20/2023 PDF

VOC emission

Test Condition No. Date Download
Ansi/Bifma VOC test M7.1 961098C 1/28/2021 PDF

Material Safety Data Sheet

Test Condition No. Date Download
Material Safety Data Sheet 9/29/2021 PDF

Wash or dry cleaning P(W).

Step Melange is made of Trevira CS which is a polyester material suited for environments with special requirements for cleaning.

Can be wiped with Virkon S, Actichlor Plus, Prime Source ren-93 or Ethanol (70-85%).

Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions and finish by wiping with a damp cloth.

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Wash at 40°C degrees Do not bleach Do not iron Dry clean Do not tumble dry
60°C shrinkage max 3.0%
Wash at 74°C degrees Do not bleach Do not iron Dry clean Do not tumble dry
74°C shrinkage max 5.0%

Vivid, pixelated design for modern spaces

Step Melange is designed for modern, inclusive spaces and for a diversity of people and furniture. From dynamic work zones to lounge areas and social spaces, the textile brings a sense of belonging that forms the foundation for creativity and productivity in all types of workplace settings.

Step Melange is a 100 % Trevira CS upholstery textile with a vivid, pixelated expression that creates curiosity and attracts the eye. Where Step Melange features a subtle, heathered effect that brings life, depth, and textural appeal to the surface, the textile also comes in uni-coloured version, Step.

Designing inclusive spaces

Step Melange and Step are designed to complement modern inclusive environments. The textiles create an atmosphere of relaxation and productivity as well as a sense of belonging in different commercial contexts.

Play with colour and texture

The Step Melange colour scheme features 67 colours. The warm palette offers a comprehensive selection of shades from vibrant oranges and muted browns to blues, lilac, and soft neutrals. The colours of Step Melange and Step harmoniously complement each other. The colour-based convergence enables a play with solid and melange textures and the creation of harmonious interiors where furniture and room division solutions elegantly match.

Fire-resistant properties

Step Melange is made from 100% Trevira CS polyester and is perfect for workplace and public areas with strict fire and safety regulations. The fabric meets all international requirements for upholstery fabrics and have earned the EU Ecolabel and OEKO-TEX® STANDARD 100 certifications.