New flexible enclosure products

January 1, 2018

Covestro has launched two new flexible marine enclosure products—Makrolon® Marine 5 and Makrolon® VR. Both provide high optical clarity, low distortion and exceptional durability. Marine 5 is designed for the most demanding conditions. It provides the highest weathering performance and two-sided hard coat protection against abrasion, UV and chemicals. VR is an alternative to vinyl …

High performance cushion fabrics

Phifer’s new 2018 GeoBella® cushion and Phifertex® sling fabrics lines are marked by water-inspired blues and greens and varied textures. The GeoBella line of high-end, performance cushion fabrics mirror the comfort of indoor furniture yet have the stability, strength and durability needed for high-traffic applications. Phifertex high performance fabrics for outdoor seating are woven to …

SheerWeave Style 5000 line

July 1, 2017

Phifer’s SheerWeave® Style 5000 line of window covering fabrics is available in six new colors. The new colors are Bark/Ash, Bark/Pewter, Linen/Pearl, Linen/Taupe, Linen/Clay and Metro/Platinum. The fabrics are certified to GREENGUARD standards for low chemical emissions into indoor air during product usage and are infused with Microban® antimicrobial product protection to inhibit the growth …

Ultrafabrics indoor/outdoor collections

Designed for marine environments, Ultrafabrics’® new collection of Ultraleather® Indoor/Outdoor polyurethanes protects against fading and discoloration. EPA-registered anti-mildew defense protects against foreign substances. Climate-control technology resists temperature changes, ensuring the material will not crack or decompose. Thermal comfort dissipates heat and moisture away from the body, promoting a pleasant seating experience above and below deck. …

High-tech 37 + fabric

Spun-dried polyester for marine applications is engineered for the toughest climates; the fabric is PVC-free but virtually waterproof—it will not leak even after a week of standing water. High-tech 37+ fabric will not permanently stretch or shrink, and returns to its original shape after being distorted by heavy wind and water. It also does not …

Serge Ferrari One fabric

Serge Ferrari One is durable but exceptionally soft upholstery fabric designed for demanding indoor and outdoor environments in hospitality, yachting and contract seating. Oil-resistant and easy to clean, the fabric is phthalate-free and fire-retardant. Now available in 25 colors, with a choice of smooth or grain finish. Seven-year warranty offered. www.sergeferrari.com

WeatherMAX 3D Outdoor Fabric

May 1, 2017

WeatherMAX® 3D is a high-performance outdoor technical fabric. Intended for sun shades, protective covers or any application requiring outdoor durability, the highly elastic fabric stretches 30–100 percent. WeatherMAX 3D is water-resistant and has long-term UV and fade resistance. www.safetycomponents.com

Crystal Clear Vinyl

Crystal Clear double-roller polished marine-grade clear vinyl window sheeting has an additive UV protectant that makes this an excellent product in 20-, 30- and 40-gauge applications. This exceptionally clear film is ideal for outdoor enclosures, including curtains and bimini tops. www.vicarinternational.com

Phifer Indoor/Outdoor Fabrics

GeoBella® Indoor/Outdoor Performance Fabrics has introduced a new line of colors. Burnt Orange, Spruce, Mushroom, Slate and Chambray are the newest introductions to the line. Chic and functional, these plush 100 percent recyclable fabrics are suitable for any area of the home. www.phifer.com

Sunbrella® Shift Collection

March 1, 2017

The new Sunbrella® Shift Collection by Glen Raven Custom Fabrics debuts with classic designs interpreted in a contemporary fashion. The collection is comprised of six patterns that cleverly layer texture, color and pattern, fusing traditional patterns with modern styling. Fabrics in the Shift Collection meet ACT standards for use in high-traffic areas, which means they …