Material

Acrylic

We offer Sunbrella· acrylic for those who want the best cover to suit the Bambrella frame. Please visit the website sunbrella.com for more details.

Material Comparison

Fabric property
Sunbrella®
Spuncryllc®
Olefin
Polyester
Fabric width
54"/~ 1.37m
54"/~ 1.37m
54"/ 1.37m
54"/~ 1.37m
Maximum fabric width
56"/~ 1.42m
80"/~ 2.03m
65"/~ 1.65m
72"/~ 1.82m
Fabric weight
255g/ml2 , 31 5g/ml2
240g/ml2
240g/ml2
240g/ml2
Material
Acrylic
Polyester
Polypropylene
Polyester
Method
Solution-dyed
Solution-dyed
Solution-dyed
Piece-dyed or
yarn-dyed
Melting point °C
250 ~ 260
160 ~ 170
250 ~ 260
250 ~ 260
Colorfastness to light
(AATCC16, option 3, water cooled, xeno-arc lamp, AATCC scale)
1500 hours; grade 4 - 5
800 - 1000 hours; grade 3 - 4
400 - 800 hours; grade 3 - 4
80 - 100 hours;
grade 3 - 4
Tearing strength
Elmendorf Apparatus
(ASTM D1424 capacity of testing 6400)
Unknown
Warp: +11,5
Welf: 7.8
Warp: +11,5
Welf: 7.8
Good
Breaking strenght of textile fabrics, GRAB test (ASTM D5034, 1" G - E, Instron speed 12in/min)
Unknown
Warp: +180
Welf: +180
Good
Good
Ageing resistance
Excellent
Excellent
Fair
Good
Fabric weight variety
255g/m2-
315g/m2
190g/m2-
300g/m2
190g/m2-
300g/m2
140g/m2-
320g/m2
Fabric warranty
5 years
2 years
1 years
None
Cost comparison
250%
100%
80%
50%
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