Reinforced Fabrics: Vinyl, Polyethylene and Polypropylene and When to Use Each
Posted by LJRigby on 1/10/2020 to
Industrial fabrics are designed to offer strength and durability. High-wear situations, exposure to the elements and military applications require reinforced fabrics. Often, these fabrics may be laminated or coated in vinyl to be more resistant to punctures or tears. Polyethylene and polypropylene are two other common polymers used in the manufacturing of industrial fabrics. What do these three types of reinforced fabrics have in common, and what situations call for the use of which one?