What's Canvas Fabric?

by AdminYbackpacks on Apr 13, 2023

What's Canvas Fabric?

Canvas fabric is a durable and thick, heavy-duty fabric with a coarse texture.Canvas fabric can be made from different fibers such as acrylic, polyester, or PVC.Originally popularized as a useful sail cloth material and an excellent painting medium, canvas has now made its way into applications as widespread as tent material, casual shoes, and designer handbags.Most canvas currently on the market contains cotton fibers, but traditionally, this fabric was made with hemp or linen.

Canvas is roughly divided into two categories:

Coarse canvas

1.Coarse canvas

A thicker cotton or linen fabric. Named for its original use in sails.. Generally, plain weave is used, a small amount of twill weave is used, and multi-strand yarns are used for warp and weft yarns. Coarse canvas, also known as tarpaulin, is commonly woven with No. 58 (10 pounds) 4 to 7 strands. The fabric is firm and resistant to folding, and has good waterproof performance. Purpose: It is used for car transportation, covering of open warehouse and setting up tent in the field.

Fine Canvas

2.Fine canvas

The warp and weft yarns of fine canvas are generally 2 strands No. 58 to 6 strands No. 28 (10 lbs/2-21 lbs/6).Purpose: Used for making labor protection clothing and articles. After dyeing can also be used as shoes, travel bags, backpacks and other fabrics. In addition, there are rubber canvas, fire, radiation shielding canvas, paper machine with canvas.

Canvas maintenance method

1.Do not put the canvas in the hot sun or bake it in a place with high temperature frequently to prevent degumming and accelerate aging;

2.Avoid frequent contact with sharp and sharp objects to prevent scratches;

3.For white canvas, do not contact with hard-to-clean items such as carbon ink. After cleaning the canvas of this color, apply toothpaste or white chalk powder evenly, then dry it to prevent discoloration, or find two clean white papers to cover it, dry it and tear it off. Resistant to tarnishing.

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