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FIVE FAVOURITE FABRICS FOR EVENTS AND RETAIL DISPLAY AND WHERE TO BUY THEM

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Digital Textile Printing offers an immediate print solution for Events, Concerts and Retail Displays.

Fast direct to textile printing offers an instant media for the fast paced world of events.

The Events industry worldwide has a particularly wide and varied product range, yet the number of different fabrics required are relatively small, since the emphasis is on functionality and graphic representation, which are ideal partners for Digital Textile Printing.

Digital Textile Printing achieves the speed of delivery, the colour vibrancy and ease of moving from graphic design to product that this sector demands, incredibly in 2018 over 80% of all event displays were digitally printed.

Sourcing good quality fabrics for this sector can be difficult,  so our technical team present five of the most popular substrates for Event and Public Event Printing and where to buy them…

POLYESTER FR AIRMESH

This is the fabric that is used where less wind resistance is required..

This 135 gsm Polyester fabric is also, most often printed Direct to Textile using Dyesub Inks, and then heat calendared for development and fixation.

Characterised by a cellular structure, that allows wind to pass easily through the fabric, it is most often used in crowd control banners and other structure, which when cloth clad, are prone to toppling in gusts of wind. Its outdoor performance is excellent, with good lightfast properties as well as  water and weather resistance.

Again,  generally, for events and public spaces, it is fireproofed to BS 5867 Type B Part 2.

POLYESTER FR FLAGWEAVE

This is the most trusted, and commonly used raw material for all event Printers.

This 115 gsm Polyester fabric is most often printed Direct to Textile using Dyesub Inks, and then heat fixed for colour development and stability.

Characterised by excellent show-through, where the print can be seen on the non-printed side, this fabric prints with vibrant colours and is easy to sew..

Its outdoor performance is excellent, with good lightfast properties as well as  water and weather resistance.

Generally, for events and public spaces, it is fireproofed to BS 5867 Type B Part 2.

POLYESTER FR DISPLAY

A sturdy heavier weight display fabric, also known as Backlit Display Fabric which is extensively for all types of fixed fabric displays, where light penetration is to be diffused through the fabric.

This 165 gsm Polyester fabric is most often created via transfer-paper printed  using Dyesub Inks, and then heat callendered for development and fixation.

This fabric is a regular component for Light-Box Displays, where its excellent print characteristics are combined with the luminescence and diffusion required for Retail and Corporate environments.

Generally, for events and public spaces, it is fireproofed to Din 4102 Class B1.

POLYESTER FR TWILL

A Waterproof And Fire Resistant Fabric with excellent abrasion and wear resistance.

This 355 gsm Polyester fabric is most often created via transfer-paper printed  using Dyesub Inks, and then heat callendered for development and fixation.

A truly hard-wearing fabric it can be used in a variety of locations from Marquee Awnings to temporary seating.

Its outdoor performance is excellent, with good lightfast properties as well as  water and weather resistance.

Asa high performance outdoor fabric , it is fireproofed to BS 5852, Crib 5

POLYESTER FR DIGITAL CANVAS

A Heavyweight high performing display fabric, it is particularly at home in Theatre and Stage displays.

This 300 gsm Polyester fabric is most often created via transfer-paper printed  using Dyesub Inks, and then heat callendered for development and fixation.

Characterised by vibrant colours and a capacity to moulded and shaped for Wall Canvasses and Light-Boxes,  this fabric gives an artistic element through its prominent canvas weave.

Generally, for events and public spaces, it is fireproofed to BS 5867 Type B Part 2.