A Closer Inspection of Fabrics

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Here at Celina we fancy ourselves fairly knowledgeable about industrial fabrics. From the standard PVC vinyl that is the mainstay of our commercial production lines to tricot and biological/chemical resistant fabrics, we’ve done massive amounts of trial-and-error study and research into sealing and sewing the products.

PVC (Vinyl) Fabric:

A majority of Celina’s inventory that comes through our factory is made using standard vinyl. Depending on the construction method, most vinyl fabric products are waterproof and are intended for extended outdoor use. The base material is available is a wide variety of colors to let customers pick and choose what hue their end product will be. PVC fabric, consisting of layers of PVC over a supporting woven scrim, can be crafted into many different products such as pontoon covers, tents, protective cases, banners, tubing, and more.

Mesh Fabric:

Similar to our PVC due to the more evident scrim, Celina’s mesh comes in various colors and can be even be printed in order to create products such as mesh banners, fence covers, and privacy curtains for scaffolding that continues to let air flow freely. This ability to let air through makes mesh a preferred fabric for items used outdoors, since they are less likely to endure a large amount of damage from wind.

Most items constructed out of mesh do best with a strengthening of some kind. Usually, items will have a reinforcing strip attached to edges in order extend the life of the product.

Bio/Chem Resistant Fabric:

Fabrics that are specially treated to repel chemical and biological agents are used in very specialized structures such as field hospitals. Because the integrity of the material can’t be broken, sewing is not an option for using this material in creating the outer protective layer of the shelter. Our many RF/HF welding machines, in addition to hot air sealers, allow us to make these items with methods that supplement the fabrics’ base attributes.

Liner Fabric:

Lightweight, most liner materials have a weight of around 10 ounces per square yard. While they don’t have the tensile strength of the heftier fabrics, liners are easy to customize and install within tents better adapt their uses. This material is also used when creating lay-flat ducting, which is the style of duct work that is hung from ceilings (or barns, if used in an agricultural sense) and uses positive air pressure to fill out the shape during use.

This list is by no means the full extent of our materials - Celina has a large stock of available materials for nearly any project you have! Contact us today at (888) 324-0654 to find out more about our production capabilities, fabrics, and expanding campus.