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    Tarpaulins

    We offer a range of three different types of tarpaulin so there is a tarpaulin to suit every application and environment.


    Want more info on each type of tarp - then click the top boxes in the chart below or any of the boxes in the selector chart

    POLY-TARP PROTECTA-TARP
    FABRICWOVEN LAMINATED LDPEPOLYESTER REINFORCED PVC
    FABRIC WEIGHT90gsm610 gsm
    APPLICATIONSIdeal for light duty applications such as dust sheets, garden rubbish collection, patio furntiure covers, motorcycle covers, material storage covers etcHeavy duty tarps to suit an arduous life on rough ground, lorry load and building material covers etc.
    WATERPROOFInitially very good, but if handled frequently the weave can open and allow standing water to seep throughFabric is 100% waterproof but if you have sewn hems there can be seepage through the sewing. If 100% waterproof needed, specify welded hems.
    UV RESISTANCEInitially good, but deteriorates over 2 - 3 yearsExcellent
    ROT/MOULD RESISTANCEGoodExcellent
    HEMS/EYELETSRoped hem, eyelets every 1mSewn hems with metal eyelets every 1.2m
    CUT RESISTANCEReasonableVery High
    SIZINGSizes are based on before hemming so are smaller than stated sizeSizes are finished sizes
    FLEXIBILITY RATING
    1 = Rigid
    10 = Very flexible
    97
    TEAR/TENSILE STRENGTH
    1 = Poor
    10 = Very high
    610
    RECYCLEABLENoNo
    PRODUCT GUARANTEE1 year against manufacturing defects2 years against any defects or tear damage
    (repair or replace at our option)

    TARPAULIN SELECTION CHART
    OPTIONS?

    SLIGHTLY MORE EXPENSIVE
    YES
    COST IS MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR?POLY-TARP
    SLIGHT SEAM SEEPAGE
    POSSIBLE
    ↓ NO
    PROTECTA-TARPMUST BE 100% WATERPROOF?
    SLIGHTLY MORE EXPENSIVENO
    MUST BE VERY LIGHT & FLEXIBLE POLY-TARP
    LOWER COST
    OPTION
    NO
    CUT RESISTANCE AND DURABILITY
    MOST IMPORTANT
    PROTECTA-TARP
    UV RESISTANT SLIGHTLY LESS
    COLOUR FAST
    NO
    PROTECTA-TARPUV RESISTANCE VERY IMPORTANT