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One of the main benefits of sling is comfort. Sling provides a yielding and infinitely variable seating surface that moulds to your individual body shape. Sling is a generic term for a woven, open-mesh fabric made from a vinyl coated, high strength polyester yarn.
For Gloster’s sling furniture Gloster use only the highest quality Textilene® woven vinyl, which is resistant to fading, mildew and wear & tear under even the most severe weather conditions.
Cleaning your sling furniture
Sling requires only occasional cleaning with Gloster Sling & Woven Cleaner to keep it looking as good as new. We recommend that sling furniture is cleaned using Gloster's Sling & Woven Cleaner, following the instructions detailed on the label.
It is important to use a non-foaming cleaner on slings, as a foaming product will leave residues in the gaps in-between the weave which will then attract dirt.
A pressure hose on a low setting is acceptable to use on sling furniture, but avoid any teak components, as the high pressure can erode the surface of the timber. For anodised or powder-coated aluminium frames, use Gloster's Metal Cleaner.
Stylish and Up-to-date
Historically, slings are found combined with powder-coated aluminium frames. However, due to its inherent good looks, exceptional comfort and practicality, Gloster also has designed products that combine sling with both teak and stainless steel frames.
For Gloster Maintenance products and spare parts see here