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Waterproof Canvas Alternatives

Waterproof Canvas Alternatives

Waterproof Canvas Alternatives

Hello Everyone,

I'm a product development engineer working on a new product. At the risk of giving it away, its essentially tent on wheels. I was thinking of using canvas but was wondering if there are any proven alternatives that are waterproof and have similar durability.

RE: Waterproof Canvas Alternatives

Any other requirements? Cost, weight, UV, etc etc ? There are probably a hundred fabrics that might be suitable.

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It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all.

RE: Waterproof Canvas Alternatives

Thanks for the replies. Weight is not an issue but It will need to be UV stable and on the cheaper end. I guess the materials used on soft-tops would be ideal as this also needs to fold away in the same fashion.

RE: Waterproof Canvas Alternatives

What do you not like about the canvas? What does durability mean to you? How about a tarp?

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