Polyvinylchlorid Coated Polyester Fabric

PVC coated polyester fabrics, or PVC/PES, are strong and durable fabrics, a popular choice in tensile fabric and membrane architecture. The base material comprises of a woven high tenacity polyester base fabric and a flexible plasticised PVC coating is applied to both sides. It is possible to apply coatings or lacquers, for example, dirt repellent surface lacquers, to enhance the performance of these fabrics.

 

 

Key Facts

PVC coated polyester fabrics are durable, translucent and waterproof and can withstand extreme environmental conditions, humidity and UV-radiation. These highly functional fabrics come in a wide range of colours, light transmissions and tensile strengths. Open-mesh and opaque fabrics are becoming increasingly popular for semi-transparent fabric façade applications. PVC/PES fabrics are the most economic material in tensile fabric and membrane architecture.

PVC/PES’s high flexibility coupled with its excellent resistance to extreme weather conditions and UV-radiation means a useful life phase in excess of 20 years can be expected.

•    economical
•    Low flammability (fire classification DIN 4102, B1)
•    Available in a range of colours
•    Strong and durable (> 20 years in central European climate)
•    Dirt repellent surfaces
•    Waterproof
•    Suitable for printing
•    Suitable for use in all weather conditions
•    Suitable for sewing or high frequency welding

These highly durable fabrics are used for a variety of permanent and temporary architectural applications. Suitable for roofs, retractable roofs, façades or other tensile structures for sporting arenas, shopping malls, bus stations and airport terminals. These fabrics are also used extensively in internal settings, for example building exhibition stands as they are very flexible and suitable for printing.

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Projects

PVC Membrane Textile Architecture Carpatec
Carpatec
Sunshade
2014
PVC Membrane Textile Architecture Carpatec
Carpatec
Futbol Court
2018
PVC Membrane Textile Architecture Carpatec
Carpatec
Hotel Terrace
2015
CARPATEC PVC Mesh Membrane Textile Architecture
Carpatec
Playground
2019
PVC Membrane Textile Architecture Carpatec
Carpatec
Playground
2018
TAIYO EUROPE, PVC Roofing Tensile Membrane Architecture
Taiyo Europe
Expo Milano
2015
Taiyo Europe PVC ETFE
Taiyo Europe
Expo Milano
2015
Taiyo Europe PVC ETFE
Taiyo Europe
Expo Milano
2015
Taiyo Europe PVC
Taiyo Europe
Mercedes Benz Arena
Stuttgart, 2011
Taiyo Europe PVC
Taiyo Europe
Mercedes Benz Arena
Stuttgart, 2011
TEMME OBERMEIER PVC Membrane Tensile Architecture
Temme Obermeier
Bus Station
2010
TEMME OBERMEIER PVC Membrane Tensile Architecture
Temme Obermeier
Radome
2010
TEMME OBERMEIER PVC ETFE Membrane Tensile Architecture
Temme Obermeier
Skating Rink
2010
VELABRAN PVC Membrane Tensile Architecture
Velabran
Sunshade
2010
VELABRAN PVC Membrane Tensile Architecture
Velabran
Bus Station
2011

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