Tensile structures: membranes

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Soltis FT, when used with Stamisol...

The practice area was protected by a building, open to the East to the golf course and closed to the West by an existing timber facade, which needed to be replaced. While this timber screen protected golfers from the wind, it obstructed the view and the perspective at the site, explains Javier Tejera...

Soltis FT composite membranes, part of the Serge Ferrari light architecture range, are expressive materials for architects...

With Soltis, the Serge Ferrari Group offers a range of openwork composite membranes for facades as well as waterproof, breathable membranes.

This ranges major innovation is that it embodies a comprehensive technical solution specific to facades.
Composed...

Serge Ferrari composite screens:
> Soltis 86
> Screens surface: 2,700 m2
Exterior blinds:
> 42 vertical blinds (3.5 m high)
> 63 overhanging blinds (variable heights, from 2.5 m to 8 ml)
> 51 vertical blinds (from 2 m to 9 ml)

Architects Renzo Piano chose Soltis 86 screens for the facades of a unique building that has already received...

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DuPont™ Kevlar® fibers are used in a variety of clothing, accessories, and equipment to help make them safer and more durable. With five times the strength of steel based on an equal weight basis, its the go-to fiber for protective apparel and accessories.

Kevlar® fiber and filament come in a variety of types, each with its own...

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Innovation and research that tend towards luxury, elegance and contemporaneity. Wisteria satin lights up its colours...

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Besides plastic-coated polyester fabric, also PTFE-coated glass fabric is used for...

ETFE (ethylene tetrafluoroethylene) is an innovative material which is used in building as extruded foil with thicknesses from 0.1 to 0.3 mm (100 to 300 µm).

As the material is not fabric-reinforced, owing to its mechanical...

Several roof elements of the Veltins Arena were destroyed by heavy loads of snow during the winter of 2010. The reasons for the unusual failure of the membrane area were varied. The original roof manufacturer had covered the stadium with a glass roof. This material however, is extremely sensitive to bending...

At the secondary school in Lößnitz new paths are being explored with the redesign of the outdoor grounds. "Learning...

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Facade Textile International technologies have taken on board the constraints and requirements of the building industry with a priority on strength and durability in all their products. FTI has achieved unmatched performances, notably with a tear resistance over 2T/ml (tonnes per linear meter). FTI has quickly established itself as THE reliable and secure solution in...

Facade Textile International technologies have taken on board the constraints and requirements of the building industry with a priority on strength and durability in all their products. FTI has achieved unmatched performances, notably with a tear resistance over 2T/ml (tonnes per linear meter). FTI has quickly established itself as THE reliable and secure solution in...

Facade Textile International technologies have taken on board the constraints and requirements of the building industry with a priority on strength and durability in all their products. FTI has achieved unmatched performances, notably with a tear resistance over 2T/ml (tonnes per linear meter). FTI has quickly established itself as THE reliable and secure solution in...

Facade Textile International technologies have taken on board the constraints and requirements of the building industry with a priority on strength and durability in all their products. FTI has achieved unmatched performances, notably with a tear resistance over 2T/ml (tonnes per linear meter). FTI has quickly established itself as THE reliable and secure solution in...

Facade Textile International technologies have taken on board the constraints and requirements of the building industry with a priority on strength and durability in all their products. FTI has achieved unmatched performances, notably with a tear resistance over 2T/ml (tonnes per linear meter). FTI has quickly established itself as THE reliable and secure solution in...

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FABRASORB® is the trademark for a family of acoustically absorptive membranes used as liners in SHEERFILL® Architectural Membrane systems.

Fabrasorb...

FABRASORB® is the trademark for a family of acoustically absorptive membranes used as liners in SHEERFILL® Architectural Membrane systems.

Transportation:...

SHEERFILL® is the trademark for a family of membranes used in permanent structures.

The composite is made of...

SHEERFILL® is the trademark for a family of membranes used in permanent structures.

The composite is made of fiberglass and polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). SHEERFILL...

SHEERFILL® is the trademark for a family of membranes used in permanent structures.

The composite is made of...

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Over the past few years, Super Screen® has proven to be the most innovative technology...

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Alkali-resistant glass fiber mesh.
SPECIFICATION
Sized glass fiber mesh resistant to alkali...

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Hightex, with its Joint Venture partners Cimolai SpA (of Pordenone, Italy) and Mostostal Zabrze Holding Sp Z.o.o. (of Katowice, Poland), it has been awarded the contract to supply the complete roof system for the new National Stadium Warsaw, Poland. The scope is for the fabrication and installation of main roof & façade steel structure, radial cable system, and fixed & retractable...

The historic Johannesburg FNB Stadium has been renovated for the 2010 FIFA World Cup matches. It was here in 1990 Nelson Mandela called for a unified South Africa in front of 100,000 people following his release. Today the flagship venue will unify the world as football teams...

Sitting next to the Atlantic Ocean with the backdrop of Table Mountain, this new stadium in Green Point, built for the 2010 FIFA Wold Cup, is wrapped in a light PTFE-coated silver mesh glass fabric.The membrane is composed of expansive...

Home to the Gold Coast Titans and hosting rugby, soccer and entertainment events, this 27,000 seat stadium was designed for atmosphere and cost effective efficiency. Costing $168 million Skilled Park is known as one of the best value for money stadia in the world based on capacity. A significant cost saving factor is the lightweight...

Designed for some 5,000 athletes competing in the various sporting events of the All-Africa Games in Nigeria in 2003, the National Sports Stadium complex in Abuja can accommodate 60,000 spectators.Positioned on the...

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DALFRATEX® is a range of inorganic fibres and textiles manufactured by Promat UK Limited. The materials are capable of operating continuously at 1000°C and at up to 1600°C for limited periods. They will not melt or vaporise until temperature exceeds...

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On the New Jersey side of the Hudson River, there lies a park built in 1985 to honor the memory of someone devoted to preserving nature. After 23 years, Jersey City chose to further invest in the park with a renovation, including a redesigned seawall and promenade including new lighting and seating. The new design included a unique array of tension membrane structures,...

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The Nursery Pavilion at Lords Cricket Ground was constructed in 1999 to provide a venue for match day hospitality. Overlooking the Nursery Ground which is used by players to warm up before a match, the pavilion was in need of refurbishment. The brief was...

Catering for the luxury holiday market, Virgin Limited Edition is Sir Richard Bransons private collection of beautiful retreats - including a private island, ski chalet, mountain retreat, catamaran, game reserve and a restaurant & private club. It is for...

Located in Crown Square, Manchester, this 196m2 single inclined conic fabric canopy structure will feature as the latest part of the Spinningfields development - an area that is fast becoming known as the Canary Warf of...

We were proud to have been involved in this landmark project as part of which we were commissioned to design and build the departures tensile canopy scheme for Heathrow Airport Terminal 5.

It comprises of over 4000sqm...

Big enough to become Liverpools third cathedral, the latest addition to EONs Liverpool Bulk Terminal is a massive fabric clad warehouse measuring 65m wide, 170m long and 34m to the apex which to store wood chip and biomass to feed their newly converted Ironbridge Power Station.

Why tensile fabric? As a warehouse cladding material,...

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AIRTEX® classic melange is the newest member of the AIRTEX® family. By using a special yarn, a unique melange pattern is developed during the production of the fabric made from 100% polyester. The full impact can be experienced especially if viewed against the light. A new design...

AIRTEX® top melange is the melange option of AIRTEX® top....

High quality truck tarpaulins are being offered under the name POLYMAR® traffic, and are used for the entire freight...

POLYMAR® FR color is the flame resistant design of POLYMAR®...

POLYMAR® tarp is the lighter version of the POLYMAR® tarpaulin material. The...

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Alicante is produced in epinglé technique and therefore ranges among the most durable and long-lasting...

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It represents an interesting alternative to conventional textile architecture techniques.
Its technical features mean it enriches traditional architectural projects and also opens new possibilities for creating structures requiring very high in-take of natural light. UV rays penetrate the film at a rate of 96%.
Transparent and light (around 350g per m2) ETFE can easily be incorporated...

Original, effective and economical facades


There are many reasons for using canvas cladding or plain canvas dressing on new or renovated buildings. This is a fully-fledged construction material that enables buildings...

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Collection intended for hotel curtains, fire-resistant cloth calandered...

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Creating fabric form and organic shapes indoors, MakMax Textile Interiors allows the ingenuity and flexibility of tensile architecture whilst accentuate interior designs.

With...

PTFE (polytetrafluroethlyene) coated high translucency glass fibre fabric is a dynamic tensile material unmatched for its aesthetics and durability,...

ETFE (ethyl tetra fluoro ethylene is a strain of fluoro polymer) foil is lightweight (it weighs 1% of the equivalent-sized glass panel), highly transparent to UV light, is not degraded by sunlight, has better insulation properties than glass, is recyclable and can take up to 400 times its own weight.

ETFE is different to PVC...

PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) membrane is the most widely used tensile membrane fabric. PVC is commonly produced in white, but can be produced in a multitude of colours depending on individual project requirements. When produced in white, this flexible fabric membrane reduces radiant heat gain, keeping interior temperatures cooler in warmer environments.

PVC...

HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) mesh is a heavy duty knitted shade cloth designed for tensile membrane, shade...

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