The fabric covers on a sleep system can make a large difference to the effectiveness of the system. When selecting covers Medifab have a large range of options, this guide will assist in determining which option is right for you.
Before selecting your fabric, consider carefully the following points:
- Does the user have any skin sensitivity or temperature regulation issues to consider?
E.g. inability to regulate temperature.
- What washing facilities are available for ongoing laundering purposes?
E.g. Washing machines, Tumble-dryers.
- Which sleep system components have been recommended?
E.g. Symmetrisleep, CareWave, Poz’In’Form.
|Fabric Name||Appearance||Properties||Fabric Composition||Washing Instructions||Available For|
|Cotton Towelling||Variety of colours available||Slight stretch, absorbent, soft and warming. Small soft loops on fabric.||90% Cotton, 10% PES||
|Natural Merino Wool||Black||Stretchy, soft, with natural cooling and warming properties||100% Merino||Hand or machine wash on gentle cycle – 40°C. Low spin. Low tumble dry – 40°C. Cool iron. Use approved wool detergent and wash with like colours. Do not bleach, dry clean, wring or leave wet.||Custom made items|
|Pharmatex||Grey wipe-down fabric||Waterproof, breathable fabric with a 4-way stretch.||50% Polyurethan, 50% Polyester||Poz’In’Form cushions|
|Lenzing FR||Grey woven cloth||Breathable fabric with a 4-way stretch. Soft and comforting.||70% Lyocell, 30% Viscose on a 100% Polyurethane layer||Poz’In’Form cushions|
|Bamboo||Cream with panda bear emboss||Very stretchy, luxuriously soft, very absorbent||48% Polyester, 52% Bamboo||Machine wash at 40°C or less with mild detergents. Low tumble dry. Do not iron or dryclean.||Symmetrisleep sheets and pillows|
|Coolover||Cream knit||Stretchy and comforting, highly absorbent and impregnated with Coolover technology to absorb and store heat, and then release it when required.||Main fabric: 60% Modified Acrylic, 40% Viscose with stearate. Sides: Polyester mesh.||Machine wash at 75°C or less with mild detergents. Low tumble dry. Do not iron or dryclean.||Symmetrisleep sheets, positioning products and pillows, custom made items|
|Outlast||White woven cloth||Slight stretch, cool to touch, impregnated with Outlast technology to absorb and store heat, and then release it when required. Less overheating and night sweating, less chilling to help to sleep more soundly.||100% Poylester textile, with Silicone coating layer containing PCM (Phase Change Material) capsules||Custom made items, and available for covering CareWave, Poz’In’Form if necessary.|