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What is "Fabric protection" - Definition & Explanation

Usually a fluorochemical custom soil-resistant fabric treatment for upholstered furniture. The fabric treatment is odorless and does not affect the feel of a fabric. What it does is increase the cleanability of a fabric but does not affect its wearability or durability. Common trade names are Scotch-Gard(tm) and Fabri-Coate(tm)

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