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What is a tension fabric display

Tension fabric is 100% polyester fabric with dye sublimation printing, it stretched over a rigid frame, printed with artwork. It becomes a rapidly growing trend for portable trade show displays and special event exhibits. The fabric display booths deliver the versatility your brand seeks.

The Display Tension fabric is very durable and made from different materials. One of the most popular materials and the most commonly used with banners and trade show displays is 100% polyester fabric.

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Polyester fabric is popular for tension fabric displays because it is a synthetic material , it can holds color very well over time in sunlight or washed in cold water. Keeping the vivid colors that are produced on polyester tension fabric is one the most significant benefits to this style of material. 100% Polyester tension fabrics are durable and lightweight., wrinkle resistant.

Dye Sublimation printing on Tension fabric

Owning to the durability of the fabric itself and dye sublimation printing, that create and hold the color, the tension polyester fabrics nearly impeccably holds its color in sunlight and cold machine washing.

Dye sublimation printing is when the ink is transferred into the polyester fabric through a heat press, as opposed to being printed “on” the fabric. The heat transfers the ink from the transfer paper that the image is originally printed on, and turn into a gas that the fabric absorbs when it is processed through the heat press. The fabric and print are completely dry once it has run though the heat press which prevents the ink from dotting or spreading. The ink dries so fast that the images and colors are clearer and sharper.

Easy Install on frame

Tension fabric usually apply on aluminum tubing or frame that fits seamlessly together and is easy to setup. The aluminum tubing or frame often comes in unique shapes and designs that the polyester fabric fits over and takes the shape of. Tension or slight stretch fabrics have pillowcase like knit designs that slip over the frame with ease.

In addition to the easy slip over displays, tension fabrics generally also come with an easy way to secure the fabric to the frame. The hook and loop straps were sewn to the bottom of tensile fabric to lock it over the frame of the display, or in some cases use zippers instead.

Tension polyester fabric also could have Pole pockets sewn around the outside, to allow it to be displayed from any kind of pole setup.


Tension Fabric Uses

Custom printed polyester tension fabrics are most often used with rigid aluminum tube-like hardware.

The same fabric is also used on Quick Fabric Displays with a hook and loop strip construction on a display that comes pre-assembled. This fabric is also used for custom printed table throws which includes fitted table throws as well.

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Tension Fabric Advantage and Benefits

Thanks to the advantage and benefits of tension fabric displays, it becomes more popular and accessible.

  • Durable long lasting polyester material
  • Vivid Printing effect, Colors Sharp holding
  • Machine washable in cold water
  • Lightweight and portable
  • Slips over hardware frames easily
  • Can be secured with hook and loop strips or zippers
  • Attractive messaging or branding

UNISIGN tension fabric specification recommend as follow

  • DSP09
  • Soft knitting 100% polyester fabric
    Warp knitted, Slight stretch
  • Matte finish
  • Max width: 3.2m
  • Shrinkage < 2%
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