Typically a low - wick strong polyester weave base cloth is coated with PVC coatings to provide weather resistance and finishing PVDF lacquers as top coats to add extra performance.
As per the interior and exhibition fabric recommendation, any type of fabric can be used to create a tensile fabric form for exterior use, but considerations to fire rating, water repelling qualities, wind loading, life span, UV breakdown are all factors that can effect the decision of what fabric type.
The material is strong and flexible and is used in a wide range of architectural applications including free form and fixed edge structures where full weather protection is required.
It is used in structures ranging from market style umbrellas and awnings, carparks, walkways and shelters to pavilions and grandstands and other fixed roof structures.
This material has a typical life expectancy of 20 years.