Redesigned Sunbrella® Fusion Collection

September 1, 2016

The latest textures, patterns and colors from the Sunbrella® Fusion Collection are now available exclusively through Trivantage. This collection features 99 new styles for indoor and outdoor upholstery. The collection includes Tailored, inspired by menswear tweed; Savvy, a geometric design; Agra, a design that resembles raindrops; and Demo, which draws upon familiar textures and colors. …

Precontraint® 502 Satin

July 1, 2016

Precontraint® 502 Satin flexible composite material is now available through Serge Ferrari North America and Trivantage. Precontraint 502 Satin is an evolution of the classic version of Precontraint 502. Precontraint 502 Satin has a satin finish, compared to the classic version’s glossy finish, and a new PVDF topcoat on both sides for long-term dirt resistance. …

Mix and match fabrics

May 1, 2016

Phifer Inc. has expanded its line of indoor and outdoor furniture fabrics to include an additional 30 cushion and sling fabrics. This new collection features styles in bold, rich and fresh tones as well as soothing neutrals that mix and match for a host of color-coordinated options. GeoBella® cushion and pillow fabrics are made of …

Top Notch 9 marine and awning fabric

March 1, 2016

Top Notch 9 is a 100 percent solution-dyed polyester fabric with a fluorocarbon finish. At 9 ounces per square yard, it is more breathable than competitive solution-dyed polyester while maintaining abrasion resistance, colorfastness and water resistance. Top Notch 9 is lightweight and easily sewn. Applications include sailboat boom covers, marine tops and covers, awnings and …

Marine upholstery material

Serge Ferrari’s Stamskin® One, its newest indoor and outdoor furniture upholstery membrane, is now available. The Swiss-made elastomer coated polyester jersey features a soft feel similar to worn leather. Its durability makes it ideal for such demanding environments as yachts, poolside seating and waiting areas. Stamskin One retains less heat from the body than comparable …

2016 New Product Showcase

January 1, 2016

Marine Fabricator‘s compilation of products to help you create profit-producing projects. Products and information were submitted by manufacturers and suppliers by the established deadline. Awning fabric The Sattler 745 FR awning fabric features a flame-retardant PVC-coated polyester membrane that meets NFPA 701, CPAI-84, CSFM Title19, CPAI-84, BS7837, CAN/ULC-S109, NFB 92-507 requirements. Featuring UV resistance, color …

WeatherMAX 80 earns U.S. patent

November 6, 2015

Safety Components Fabric Technologies Inc., Greenville, S.C., was awarded U.S. patent 9,121,131 on its technical outdoor fabric WeatherMAX™ 80, for which it also holds a Canadian patent. WeatherMAX 80 is made using 100 percent pigment solution-dyed SaturaMAX™ for maximum color retention. The water resistance comes from Safety Components’ proprietary HydroMax™ finish and unique construction. This …

2-meter acrylic-coated polyester

September 1, 2015

Marlen Textiles Top Gun fabric, the company’s premium line of acrylic-coated polyester, now comes in 2-meter widths and in 10 stock colors. The wider width allows for fewer passes of material in applications where 60# width is not wide enough, using less material and saving time, labor and scrap. Top Gun utilizes a proprietary formula …

New Top Gun 1S colors

Top Gun 1S, a single-sided acrylic-coated polyester fabric from Marlen Textiles, is now available in three new stock colors: Sunset Red, Royal Blue and Taupe. The addition of these colors brings the total number of available Top Gun 1S colors to 11. Top Gun 1S uses the same coating as two-sided-coated Top Gun, but coats …

Camo acrylic-coated polyester

Marlen Textiles has partnered with TrueTimber to offer Conceal Brown camouflage pattern in its premium acrylic-coated polyester fabric, Top Gun. Top Gun offers strength, durability, tear and abrasion resistance, dimensional stability and UV and mildew resistance.