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Extensive offerings
American Plastics  |  americanplastics.com  |  +1 209 834 0287

Polyester, vinyl, nylon and mesh from American Plastics have applications in many industries including truck tarps, containment barriers, bags, apparel, medical, agriculture, architecture, industrial, filtration, marine, recreational, upholstery, safety, protective, sports, leisure and transportation. Offering extensive inventory at competitive prices.

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Versatile and strong: HSX-v Vectran Sailcloth
Bainbridge International Inc.  |   bainbridgeintusa.com   |  +1 630 536 7327

A significant step up from plain weave HSX sailcloth, HSX-v Vectran Sailcloth features a woven polyester and Vectran grid construction of high tenacity fibers with the latest finishing techniques. The visual Vectran grid “ripstop” weave pattern offers improved aesthetics and strength, and the product retains excellent fold and flex characteristics. Recommended for sailing, shade sails and outdoor architectural applications.

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Versatile and strong: Weathermax
Bainbridge International Inc.  |   bainbridgeintusa.com   |  +1 630 536 7327

For awnings, marine covers and shade products, Weathermax features advanced technology for fierce rain and weather protection. Benefits include easy handling and storage, a 10-year limited warranty, high abrasion resistance and strength, with no sagging or color bleed/rub-off. Available in 22 colors. 

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Versatile and strong: CoverFlex
Bainbridge International Inc.  |   bainbridgeintusa.com   |  +1 630 536 7327

CoverFlex for boat, car and equipment covers offers a soft hand that is durable, breathable and UV resistant. With multiple layers of polypropylene, polyethylene and polyester, the fabric is offered in 63 inch (160 cm) width and is lightweight at 4.7 oz/sq. yard (160 gsm). 

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Anti-stress solution 
Biocrystal®  |  biocrystal.eu  |  +385 51 688 510

Easily implemented into bedding and furniture products, Biocrystal® fabric is a multipurpose stress-relief layer produced on PES base composition with Biocrystal powder implemented in the printing process. With a weight of 176g/m2, the washable fabric offers the end user reduced stress and muscle tension, faster relaxation and increased oxygen.

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Antimicrobial technology
Culp Inc.  |  culp.com  |  +1 336 889 5161

LiveSmart Ultra and LiveSmart Barrier Plus fabrics fight stains by blocking both water and oil-based stains from penetrating through the fabric into cushions. With the addition of a permanently bonded silver ion-based antimicrobial technology, the fabric works to eliminate mold, mildew and odor-causing bacteria. LiveSmart Barrier Plus takes the performance and antimicrobial protection further with a water-repellent, stain-resistant finish to protect and surround each fiber. 

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Certified safety
Docril Fabrics  |  docrilfabrics.com  |  +1 919 776 3731

Docril® N fabrics are certified in compliance with the UV Standard 801 (European standard), with the highest possible protection factor of 80. Suitable for long exposure to water and humidity, fabrics are specially designed for the marine market where weather resistance and UV protection are paramount.

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For extreme conditions
E2 Technical Textiles  |  e2techtextiles.com  |  +1 908 249 4376

XtrmPly PE Alloy 20 is an alternative to PVC-reinforced products for uses such as turbidity curtains, liners and berms. The composite reinforced product offers flexibility in cold temperatures and excellent lay flat properties. Specially formulated for high resistance to chemicals, the product is reinforced with a durable polyester scrim and is 30% lighter weight than same thickness PVC-coated fabric.

Available in multiple colors, TPU 1001 PFR is a TPU-coated woven nylon fabric for use in air inflatable and soft wall shelters. The fabric is lightweight, waterproof, UV resistant, flame retardant and easy to clean. The TPU coating incorporates antimicrobial performance while maintaining abrasion resistance. Unlike many PVC-coated products, this fabric has no plasticizers to migrate to the surface and attract dirt, dust and airborne pollen. 

The ERcoat Series of EIA/KEE are reinforced with tightly woven ballistic-grade fabrics utilizing breakthrough polymer blending to create a strong reinforced EIA copolymer. The fabrics are resistant to extreme weather conditions, chemicals, abrasions and punctures, with high UV stability. Recommended for primary and secondary containment, air and liquid containment and flexible tank applications. All E2 products listed here may be wedge, hot air and RF/high frequency welded. 

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Time-saving accessory
Fabric Ingenuity  |  fabricingenuity.com   |  +1 336 380 5939

The Silicone Overlay Sheet 48″ x 63″ PN-SGS 100-0002 is highly temperature resistant and will not melt in the Sunbrella® Graphics System (SGS) machine. Durable and flexible, the sheet provides a vacuum seal while allowing the machine operator to easily inspect graphics underneath to avoid wrinkles in fabric and film. Transfer and masking tapes used in the SGS process will not adhere to the sheet.

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Durable resiliency: Aramid-Nylon Hybrid Fabric
Firestone Fibers and Textiles  |  firestonefibers.com  |  +1 704 734 2102

Aramid-Nylon Hybrid Fabric offers high strength with elongation and durability for mechanical rubber goods and protective barriers. The fabrication is a patent-pending method of combining dissimilar fibers that function as a uniform cord.

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Durable resiliency: Basalt/Innegra Hybrid Fabric
Firestone Fibers and Textiles  |  firestonefibers.com  |  +1 704 734 2102  

For a rigid structure with resiliency, Basalt/Innegra Hybrid Fabric features a unique weaving configuration and aesthetic qualities. Intended for the composite market, the product is especially effective in water sports and recreation.

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Durable resiliency: Carbon/Innegra Fabric
Firestone Fibers and Textiles  |  firestonefibers.com  |  +1 704 734 2102

High strength combines with resiliency in Carbon/Innegra Fabric. The product has a weave design with a balanced appearance in both directions. 

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Erosion control
Foundation Geotextiles   |  FoundationGT.com  |  +1 404 917 3468

Woven Polypropylene Geotextiles and Shade fabrics provide increased stability and help prevent layers of soil from migrating, decreasing maintenance and adding life to roadways and other structures. The dewatering and coastal erosion control fabric can be sewn into bags that filter out sediments from ash ponds and slurry.

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Design meets functionality
Gale Pacific  |  galecommercial.com  |  +1 407 772 700

Engineered to withstand the toughest environments, DualShade 350 is a commercial architectural shade fabric with a unique knit pattern that produces an iridescent, shimmery effect in the sunlight when used in protective shade structures. This mid-weight dimensionally stable fabric reduces re-tensioning frequency and associated maintenance costs. Twelve color combinations available in standard and FR variants.

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Fade resistance
Glen Raven Inc.  |  sunbrella.com  |  +1 336 221 2211

UV protective and fade resistant, Sunbrella® fabrics are solution-dyed with rich colors that stay brilliant over time no matter the environment. The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends certain Sunbrella fabrics in shading products as part of a complete sun protection regimen, including regular use of sunscreen, to aid in preventing sun-induced skin damage.

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Puncture resistance
Heytex USA  |  heytex.com   |  +1 312 282 6966

Strong abrasion and puncture resistance are qualities of All-For-One for containment and storage applications. Self-sealing encapsulated edges and versatile end climate zone performance give this product added security.

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Long-lasting aesthetic
Hiraoka Co. Ltd.  |  tarpo-hiraoka.com/en  |  +81 3 3876 5187

Architecturally friendly, PVF212 technical fabric does not experience yellowing or cracking even after many years of outdoor use. Includes DuPont Tedlar® film, which, when compared with other surface protection coatings, can better resist UV and acid rain, prevent dust buildup, as well as keep its thickness, color and gloss for a longer time. For air domes, roof structures and tension structures. 

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Built to endure
Keder Solutions  |  kedersolutions.com  |  +1 314 724 4676

ULTRA Series Vinyl is coated on both sides with a high-gloss white finish, allowing for an easy-to-clean, long-lasting and ultra-white look. Offers durability, UV and mildew protection, and F/R treatment, meeting California Fire Marshal NFPA 701. Available in 19-, 23-, 25-, and 43-oz. weights, for tents and structures, tarps, awnings, signs and banners. 

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Luxurious performance
Keyston Bros.   |  keystonbros.com  |  +1 678 689 2954

The fabrics of the Hamilton 2 Collection—Nuage, Harper, Heyward—feature a soft hand yet are incredibly durable and stain resistant. Harper is a cross hatch design available in 11 deep colors. Heyward is a unique herringbone design that comes in 11 gorgeous colors. Nuage is the star-stopper of the group: a full chunky solid available in 12 rich colors from jewel tones to calming neutrals. Recommended for contract, hospitality and residential fabrics. 

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Precise patterning
Miami Corporation  |  miamicorp.com  |  +1 513 451 6700

Opaque Patterning Material is appropriate for the marine market or for any enclosure requiring precise patterning. Readily available, economical and dimensionally stable, the material comes in 72″ and 144″ widths and can be used with the Autometrix digitizing system.

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