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Tech specs of new fabrics

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Malibu Canvas GF

Composition: 100% polyester

Technical specs: 10.5 oz./sq. yd., acrylic coated

Printers/inks: Solvent, eco-solvent, UV curable

Uses: Giclee art reproduction, retail stores (in-store graphics and front windows)

AC Canvas Semi-gloss

Composition: 65% polyester, 35% cotton

Technical specs: 11 oz./sq. yd., coating is polished to semi-gloss sheen

Printers/inks: Solvent, eco-solvent, UV curable

Uses: Giclee art reproduction, retail stores (in-store graphics and front windows)

Composition: 100% recycled polyester

Technical specs: 10 oz./sq. yd., FR

Printers/inks: UV curable, dye sublimation

Uses: Indoor/outdoor banners, retail POP, theatrical displays

Other new fabrics from this manufacturer:

  • Heavy Knit 9 FR
  • Stretch Knit 5 FR
  • Ultimate Knit FR
  • Soft Satin Knit FR
  • Triple White FR
  • Durable Flag FR
  • Universal Flag FR

Cooley Group

Weathertyte® Lite

Composition: Composite vinyl

Technical specs: 11 oz./sq. yd., FR, waterproof, available in seven colors

Printers/inks: Solvent, eco-solvent, UV

Uses: Banners, awnings, canopies

Fisher Textiles

ETP 9374 Reclaim Open Knit

Composition: 100% Repreve® polyester, 100% post-consumer waste

Technical specs: 6 oz./sq. yd., FR

Printers/inks: Dye sublimation, UV

Uses: POP/banners, trade show exhibits

GF 9101 Equality

Composition: 94% polyester, 6% spandex

Technical specs: 8.2 oz./sq. yd., FR, washable

Printers/inks: Dye sublimation

Uses: Geometric displays, trade show exhibits, photographic back drops

GF 8874 Tri Poplin

Composition: 100% polyester (76% FR yarn)

Technical specs: 7.5 oz./sq. yd., FR, washable

Printers/inks: Dye sublimation, UV

Uses: Double-sided banners, light boxes, blockout liner

Other new fabrics from this manufacturer:

  • 480L Soft Poly Pad
  • ETP 9373 Reclaim Heavy Knit
  • ETP 9372 Reclaim Soft Knit
  • GF 8725 Crepe
  • GF 9049 EZ Stretch
  • GF 1480 Poplin

Dazian

3D Celtic

Composition: 100% polyester

Technical specs: 7.8 oz./sq. yd., FR, three layers featuring printable surface, middle layer with stretch and sueded back layer

Printers/inks: Dye sublimation

Uses: Tension structures, canopies that require stretch

Tension structures, canopies that require stretch

Composition: 100% IFR polyester

Technical specs: 6 oz./sq. yd., large opening to allow sprinkler to pass through the fabric, FR, water-repellent finish

Printers/inks: Dye sublimation

Uses: Convention center events, trade show booths

Blackout Satin

Composition: 100% polyester

Technical specs: 7.8 oz./sq. yd., FR, double-sided fine twill face sandwiched around a coarse spun yarn, available in zinc for blackout and white for backlit applications

Printers/inks: Dye sublimation

Uses: Backlit banners

Glaser Mills

200 Denier Recycled Polyester

Composition: 100% recycled flag fabric (post-consumer and post-industrial)

Technical specs: 3.1 oz./sq. yd., flat, texture-free

Printers/inks: Acid dye, dye sublimation, direct sublimation, Sawgrass’s MxF ink set

Uses: U.S. flags, other flags

200 Denier Dacron

Composition: 100% polyester

Technical specs: 3.1 oz./sq. yd., increased construction and decreased yarn thickness for greater digital ink penetration

Printers/inks: Acid dye, dye sublimation, direct sublimation, Sawgrass’s MxF ink set

Uses: U.S. flags, other flags

200 Denier SolarMax Nylon

Composition: 100% nylon

Technical specs: 3.1 oz./sq. yd.

Printers/inks: Acid dye, Sawgrass’s MxF ink set

Uses: U.S. flags, other flags

Neschen Americas

Apollo Flag (part of Pure Color line)

Composition: 100% polyester

Technical specs: 3.2 oz./sq. yd.m, comes with paper backing to allow printing without use of mesh printing kit, ideal for bright colors with great bleed-through

Printers/inks: Solvent, eco-solvent, UV curable

Uses: Any flag system

Artist 310XC

Composition: 100% polyester

Technical specs: 10 oz./sq. yd., high white point, opacity, FR

Printers/inks: Solvent, UV curable

Uses: Murals, hanging theatrical backdrops

Decoprint/DHJ International

Green Drop

Composition: 100% polyester

Technical specs: 230 gr/sqm., coated, FR, no PBDE

Printers/inks: Solvent, eco-solvent on coated side

Uses: Lightweight canvas for ecological applications

Tent

Composition: 100% polyester

Technical specs: 160 gr/sqm., FR, high tenacity

Printers/inks: Dye sub

Uses: Outdoor tents

Crystal

Composition: 100% polyester with non-PVC coating

Technical specs: 165 gr/sqm., FR

Printers/inks: Solvent, UV on coated side

Uses: Outdoor banners, backlits, signs for buildings

Herculite Products Inc.

Bantex® Curl Free

Composition: Proprietary PVC product

Technical specs: 13 oz., two-sided printable, fully opaque with micro texture for limiting dot gain, FR, waterproof

Printers/inks: Solvent, UV-curable, pressure-sensitive vinyl receptive

Uses: Retractable banner stands and indoor hanging banners

Value Stretch Canvas FR (part of Herculite’s 3P InkJet Textiles line)

Composition: 100% polyester

Technical specs: 8.26 oz./sq. yd., FR, waterproof, recyclable, wrinkle-free

Printers/inks: UV-curable, direct sublimation, HP latex

Uses: Pop-up banner stands

Value Mesh FR (part of Herculite’s 3P InkJet Textiles line)

Composition: 100% polyester

Technical specs: 6.77 oz./sq. yd., recyclable

Printers/inks: UV-curable, direct sublimation

Uses: Outdoor banners

Ultraflex Systems Inc.

UltraTex Organic and Ultra Cotton

Composition: 100% organic plant fiber, 100% cotton

Technical specs: 7.5 oz./sq. yd,, FR, biodegradable water-based coating

Printers/inks: Solvent, UV curable

Uses: Soft signage

UltraTex Blockout

Composition: 70% polyester, 30% cotton

Technical specs: 9.7 oz./sq. yd., FR, biodegradable water-based coating

Printers/inks: Solvent, UV curable, dye sub

Uses: Soft signage requiring blackout capabilities

Holly O’Dell is a freelance writer in Pine City, Minn., specializing in interior design, residential construction and architecture.

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