Introduction to Fabrics is a resource provided by 亿博体育app containing all of the basic specialty fabrics industry information and definitions you need to know.

General

Industry definitions
A list of industry definitions provided by the 亿博体育app Building Code Committee.

Awnings and shade structures


Types of fabric and how to select the right ones.


Awning fabric attachment methods, fabric terminology, fabric types and graphics.


The terms you need to know when working with awnings.

Geosynthetics


Drainage materials and their applications.


Erosion control materials and their applications.


Geocells and their applications.


Geogrids and their applications.


Geomembranes and their applications.


Geosynthetic clay liners and their applications.


Geotextiles and their applications.

Graphics


Fibers, yarns, finishes, and coatings to meet every printed application.


Know the functional performance of a banner or graphic element.

Fabric structures


Material roles in structure performance make the selection process important.


Standardized definitions help code officials understand what tents and fabric structures are and how they differ from rigid structures.

Advanced textiles


The different types of ballistic fabrics.

The latest in flame-resistant qualities and regulations.


Industry experts define nonwovens.

Tents and temporary shelters


Standardized definitions help code officials understand exactly what tents and fabric structures are and how they differ from rigid structures.


Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions in the tent industry.


Defines the four basic styles of tents.


A glossary of terms from a tent industry expert.