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    What is Tarpaulin?

    Tarpaulin are large, waterproof plastic sheets generally used to provide water-resistant protection as they are usually made of canvas or polyester with polyurethane or polyethylene coating.

    Tarpaulins sheets are available in many sizes and colours and can keep rain off furniture, construction projects and wood. Tarpaulin is incredibly tough and can withstand strong weather conditions as well heavy duty uses, giving them water and tear resistant properties.

    How to pick the correct Tarpaulin Sheet?

    Waterproof Tarpaulin is available with several different attribute types including size, material and colours. The type of tarp you choose will ultimately depend on its usage and the size of the object that requires covering.

    Material – A polyethylene tarpaulin or commonly known as polytar is a laminate of woven and sheet material. The middle is loosely woven from strips of polyethylene plastic.The same material is bonded to the surface, creating a fabric-like material that resists stretching in all directions and is waterproof. Sheets are also available in low density polyethylene (LDPE) which when treated against ultraviolet light can last for long lengths of time, even when exposed to the elements.

    Size – Small to large Tarpaulin is available in widths ranging from 750mm to 8m and lengths ranging from 500mm to 12m. Due to the volume of lengths available, there are many tarps to tailor a solution to your needs.

    Colours – There are numerous colours available based on preference and what the tarpaulin is being used for, including:

    • Beige
    • Blue
    • Transparent (also known as clear tarpaulin)

    Some tarpaulin sheets have reinforced grommets at the corners and along the sides so the user can attach rope or bungee to tie down or suspend the tarp.

    Applications for Heavy Duty Tarpaulin include:

    • Construction
    • Camping
    • Garden
    • Weatherproofing goods
    • Advertising and printing

    They possess some key features including:

    • Durable
    • Resistant
    • Reliable
    • Easy to set up
    • Safe and convenient

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