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Outdoor weather protection
Abrusci  |  decoabrusci.us  |  +1 305 406 3401

DUO is a fabric specially designed to withstand adverse weather conditions. It has a natural appearance and is lightweight and waterproof, so it is ideal for marine application, outdoor upholstery and awnings. DUO provides thermal comfort in any type of boat. Made of a combination of two materials to form a reversable two-sided technical fabric, DUO is durable, waterproof and UV radiation resistant.

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Longevity meets performance
Apex Mills  |  apexmills.com  |  +1 516 239 4400

The Immersive Series of Golf Screen and Projection Fabrics provides all the features needed for longevity, image quality, and performance. Apex offers three levels of fabrics—Birdie, Eagle and Double Eagle. All three are designed to deliver optimal cushioning for impact absorption, self-healing for quick recovery from the ball’s impact, and superior opacity for a brighter screen and crisper image without
light bleeding through.

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Biodegradable fabrics
Beaver Paper Group  |  beaverpaper.com  |  800 768 2700

NatureSeries® is a new line of sublimation fabric made with cutting-edge sustainable CiCLO® technology. In ideal conditions, fabrics made with CiClO® will biodegrade at the end of their lifecycle within three to five years as opposed to 60 years for traditional synthetics in the same conditions, including recyclables. Beaver Paper’s new Soft Knit with CiClO will help reduce textile accumulation in landfills. 

 

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Tough upholstery fabric
Covin Sales & Converting  |  covinsales.com  |  +1 323 584-5076

Made to withstand harsh outdoor conditions, Agora® fabrics are made of 100 percent solution-dyed acrylic that incorporate treatments to cope with the most demanding environments, ensuring excellent performance. Strength, quality, durability, easy care and excellent resistance to fading and degradation. they have a five-year warranty against fading due to exposure to sunlight.

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DocrilL® canvas
Docril Fabrics  |  docrilfabrics.com  |  +1 919 776 3731

DocrilL® canvas was designed to meet all the properties demanded by the sun protection market, including colorfastness, water repellency, UV protection, breathability and dimensional stability.

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Docril N acrylic fabric
Docril Fabrics  |  docrilfabrics.com  |  +1 919 776 3731

The Docril N acrylic fabric is perfect for nautical awnings, biminis and pergolas, which must endure wet climates, splashing, and heavy rainfall. Its special finish prevents the growth of microorganisms as well as fabric deterioration.

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Docril T.
Docril Fabrics  |  docrilfabrics.com  |  +1 919 776 3731

The temperature reduction provided by Docril T, up to 8 percent compared to a standard awning, is achieved using suspended nano-capsules whose particles absorb part of the heat generated by solar radiation when it hits the fabric, creating a more comfortable environment. Docril T is a product with a broad range of uses, making it ideal for different sectors such as catering and hospitality, the public sector and the residential sector.

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Coated fabrics
Enduratex  |  enduratex.com%20  |  +1 773 307 2027

ChromaCool™ Sonar  keeps coated fabrics cooler over an extended period of time, making it less painful to sit on or touch. This is especially useful for marine products, which are in direct sunlight, as well as other outdoor seating products. This expansion of the typically light-colored marine palette, which has previously avoided darker tones, is a game changer for design and styling in marine and outdoor applications. There is nearly a 20-degree difference between standard vinyl and vinyl with the ChromaCool Technology.

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Coated fabrics
Enduratex  |  enduratex.com  |  +1 773 307 2027

 Houndstooth is enhanced by the Enduratex proprietary topcoat, Forbid SRT, a graffiti-resistant topcoat, which preserves upholstery integrity, luster and softness and combats ink, sharpie, lipstick, red wine, coffee and indigo dye. This durable coated fabric is ideal for contract, hospitality, restaurant, office and residential applications. Houndstooth was developed in response to requests for phthalate, plasticizer, antimicrobial and fire retardant-free options, while still maintaining high-performance attributes.

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Coated fabrics
Enduratex  |  enduratex.com%20  |  +1 773 307 2027

 The 360-degree stretch, as well as being oil and sulfide resistant, makes Rapper Extreme a real contender in extreme sports and automotive upholstery options. Rapper Extreme is designed with a nylon multistretch backing and is further enhanced by the proprietary topcoat, Produratect. The expanded color palette has 11 vibrant SKUs represented in solid colors such as Purple Haze, Green Light, Cherry Top, Ocean Blue and Yellow Vibe. One SKU is available in High Tack Black.

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Versatile SEG fabrics
Fisher Textiles  |  fishertextiles.com  |  +1 704 821 8870

GF6050 Super Sonic backlit SEG fabric is compatible with dye-sublimation transfer printing. It is a soft sueded knit fabric that produces excellent vibrancy of color and vivid print that is amplified when backlit. Wrinkle resistant and can fold to save on shipping and storage costs. Suggested markets include trade show and retail environments. 7.7 oz. per sq. yard and stocked 126 inches wide.

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Versatile SEG fabrics
Fisher Textiles  |  fishertextiles.com  |  +1 704 821 8870

Compatible with dye-sublimation transfer printing, GF8860 Silver Back is a frontlit SEG and pillowcase display fabric with a unique knit construction with white yarns on the face and blended white/black yarns on the back, giving it a silver appearance. Opaque and made with 100% polyester yarns that are not coated, the fabric keeps its natural stretch. 10.1 oz. per sq. yard and stocked 126 inches wide.

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Block fire and sun
Gale Pacific  |  galecommercial.com  |  +1 954 691 7570

 GALE Pacific Flame Retardant (FR) Architectural Shade Fabrics are engineered and manufactured to withstand the toughest environments globally. With weights ranging from 340 to 430 GSM, across 35 color options GALE Pacific Commercial Flame Retardant (FR) fabrics offer a fabric option for any shade structure project. Commercial NinetyFive 340 F is available in 22 colors. Commercial Heavy 430 FR, GALE’s premier monofilament heavy duty shade cloth is available in 16 color options. Commercial DualShade 350 FR, the newest addition to GALE Pacific’s HDPE shade cloth assortment delivers a unique iridescent and transforming color effect and is available in 12 unique color combinations.

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DualShade 350
Gale Pacific  |  galecommercial.com  |  +1 954 691 7570

DualShade 350 is a mid-weight fabric suitable for applications spanning a wide array of sizes and designs. Its knit pattern produces an iridescent, shimmery effect in the sunlight when used in protective shade structures. DualShade offers a versatile palette of 12 color combinations for any outdoor space. 

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Water-repellent finish
Green Theme Technologies  |  greenthemetek.com  |  +1 505 200 2693

The water-free Empel textile finishing platform is tested and certified 100% free of PFOA and PFOS chemicals (commonly known as PFCs) by Bureau Veritas. This is important in the fight against the use of so-called “forever chemicals” in performance textile processing.

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Thermoplastic fabric for awnings, tents
Herculite Products Inc.  |  herculite.com  |  +1 717 683 0601

Weather-Chek is a unique outdoor textile featuring the textured look of a woven textile without sacrificing the performance attributes and benefits of a commercial-grade engineered thermoplastic. Offering performance, value and durability, Weather-Chek awning and shade fabric provides the look and dimensional stability needed to create architectural canopies that make bold statements about the facilities where they are used.

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Thermoplastic fabric for awnings, tents
Herculite Products Inc.  |  herculite.com  |  +1 717 683 0601

Architent with Sure-Chek Antimicrobial provides long-lasting protection with a slow release of the specially formulated antimicrobial system to the fabric surface. The thermoplastic fabric composite is strong, durable and easy to clean and maintain. Designed for tent and structure rental and manufacturing companies.

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Eco-friendly zippers
IDEAL Fastener Corp.  |  idealfastener.com  |  +1 786 485 9500

IDEAL Earth Zippers are made from recycled polyester using special processes that convert recycled water bottles into zippers. Available in metal, Delrin, invisible and coil with more than 600 colors and in various sizes.

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UV Resistance
Indiana Coated Fabrics  |  indianacoatedfabrics.com  |  +1 574 269 1280

The Apagón Collection is a blackout shade cloth combining a textured woven fiberglass front with a smooth backing, creating an excellent solution for roller shades, panel tracks, verticals and even works as an ultra-high-definition print medium. Using a proprietary coating process, this shade fabric  has no cracking, discoloring, peeling or pin-holing. Features include stability, acoustical properties, GreenGuard, antimicrobial and fire resistance with a visually appealing woven look and feel.

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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 State 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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