Wool
The natural product

The properties of wool

 

environment-friendly

  • sustainable and renewable
  • 100 % natural
  • biodegradable
  • engergy-saving through heat insulation

protective

  • flame retardant
  • heat resistant
  • protection against UV radiation (over 30)
  • reduced static charge

beneficial for the health

  • absorption of sound and pollutants
  • breathable and stain-resistant
  • moisture-regulating
  • natural heat regulation

further properties

  • crease-resistant
  • 30 % elasticity without fibre damage
  • durability
  • quick-drying fibre

 

This information was provided to us by the International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) through their brochure: "Wool - Change to a healthier and safer environment" (released 2010). Click here for further information.

 

The absorption of harmful substances by wool

Formaldehyde absorption in relation to the concentration
Formaldehyde absorption in relation to the concentration
Formaldehyde absorption in relation to humidity
Formaldehyde absorption in relation to humidity

 

Source: "Die Wolle - Ein Sorbens für proteinaktive Luftschadstoffe", DWI e. V. Aachen, AIF-Forschungsprojekt Nr. 13150 N1, "Einsatz von Wolle im Innenraumbereich zur Verbesserung der Luftqualität".