Utilization of vinyl-coated polyester fabrics for architectural applications—Part 1

July 1, 2000

By Richard N. Seaman and Frank Bradenburg Editor’s note: This two-part article is adapted from a paper presented at TechTextil North America, Atlanta, Ga., in March 2000. Part one covers the performance properties of vinyl-coated polyester fabrics and their tensile strength, uniaxial and biaxial elongation, dimensional stability, tear strength, coating adhesion, and weldability and seam …