Fabrics

We offer a full range of fabrics, meshes and netting materials, sourced from across the globe and can advise which is the most suitable for your project and budget. All our fabrics are fire rated and some with warranties up to 20 years.

PVC Coated Polyester

Working with leading global suppliers of PVC fabric, a special sealing process has been developed to protect PVC membranes against plasticiser migration The great flexibility and crease resistance of PVC-coated fabrics is achieved through the addition of plasticisers.

Polyethylene & Polypropylene Mesh

Base use heavy-duty, UV stabilised polyethylene and polypropylene mesh to make our nets. These nets are ideal solutions for simple and smaller aviary structures providing cost effective lightweight solutions for both wall and roof panels. Due to their lightweight nature and the fact that the material can easily be trimmed to size onsite, installation is relatively quick.

PTFE

PTFE (polytetrafluoroethlyene) coated glass fabric is a high translucency, dynamic tensile material unmatched for its aesthetics and durability. It is ideal for large scale roof and tensile membrane structures, commercial and retail sectors.

PTFE coating is chemically inert and capable of withstanding a wide range of climate temperatures. It’s “non-stick” attributes, when coated with titanium dioxide (TiO2) photo-catalyst, provide self cleaning properties that are superior to conventional PTFE coating. By evenly dispersing daylight it is an attractive option for interior landscaped facilities like shopping malls, sports or office complexes.

PVC Mesh

PVC-coated mesh is weaved during fabrication, increasing tensile strength. This offers architects and builders greater design versatility and diminishes concerns about fabric compatibility. It can be stitched, welded or glued to form the membrane and can be used in a wide range of climates or weather conditions (-30° C to +70° C). It also offers partial translucency, allowing natural daylight, increased textural interest, aesthetics and comes a wide color selection.

Recently, PVC-coated mesh has been designed for flat surface applications, lending itself to exciting graphic image printing for commercial projects and more.

Lycra

Stretch Polyester Lycra is an ideal lightweight and cost effective fabric for exhibition and interior architectural structures.

Lycra is an adaptable fabric which can be digitally printed and is available as a fire retardant product.

Tenara Fabric

This innovative fabric transmits light brilliantly, folds and drapes beautifully, and lasts for years, even outdoors.

It is the ideal material for luminous tensioned fabric structures, retractable roofs, air inflated structures, sculptures and lightweight structures of all kinds. Unleash your innovation with SEFAR® Architecture TENARA® Fabric.

Silicone Glass

Silicone Glass has a one of the longest life expectancy in the fabric market and is the go to membrane for locations with high UV levels. This high strength fabric is ideal for creating bespoke tensile structures that embrace a new contemporary freedom of form, lightness and environmental appeal.

Silicone coated glass fabrics are very flexible over a temperature range of -50 degrees C to +200 degrees C. Other applications include shading canopies, inflatable structures and internal solar protection.

Stainless Steel Mesh

Stainless Steel net meshes are produced from 304 or 316 grade stainless wire, woven together to produce a mesh similar in handling property to polyethylene knotted mesh. Swaged or knotted wire versions are available, but less commonly used.

Lifespan: These meshes are designed with longevity of life in mind. A correctly installed net structure should have at least twice the lifespan of a synthetic net (20 years +). As the material is ‘chew proof’ it provides two fold benefits of protecting expensive exhibits from predators, as well as protecting the public.

ETFE

ETFE (Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene) film is durable, highly transparent and very lightweight in comparison to glass structures.

ETFE is being considered the material of choice for traditional skylight applications to long span structures and building facades. Few building materials can match ETFE for its impact or presence when you want a structure that stands out from the crowd.

HDPE Shade Fabric

HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) fabric is a cost effective material designed for modular canopy and sail structures. HDPE is ideal for shade structures because it does not deteriorate from chemicals, mildew, rot, or sun. Ideally suited for educational, recreational and residential demountable/temporary structures.

The HDPE shade net has tiny holes that allow hot air to escape through the roof of the structure. Even with these holes, the standard netting has a high “water run off rate” which tends to keep the area underneath the shade structure partially dry.

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