- Manufacturer: Phifertex
- Content: 100% Polyvinyl Chloride Coated Polyester
- Width: 54"
- Features: Mildew & Fade Resistant, Lead Free - Reach (EC 1907/2006) Compliant, Phifertex fabrics are infused with Microban, an antimicrobial protection which helps prevent the growth of stain and odor-causing bacteria.
- Care: Prepare cleaning solution using 1 tbsp. liquid dish detergent and 2 tbsp. household bleach mixed in a gallon of water. Clean fabric using sponge or soft cloth dipped in solution. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and air dry. Avoid direct contact with oil based products, if direct contact occurs, clean promptly. Regular maintenance of your Phifertex fabric will ensure an extended life of the fabric. It is recommended to clean the fabric once or twice yearly for moderate use, or more for heavy-use applications.
Construction: 17 x 11
Weight: 11.3 Oz Per Square Yard
Openness Factor: 35% (Approximate)
Maximum Continuous Length: Approximately 30 Yards,
when ordering more than 30 Yards please note it may come in more than one piece.
Almond Phifertex Standard Solids Fabric is a durable vinyl coated polyester mesh with an open weave. It’s breathable, easy to clean, tear resistant, fade resistant, and mildew resistant with Microban to prevent stain- and odor-causing bacteria. This neutral color has a wide range of uses, including, market bags, tote bags, sunscreens, outdoor cushions, and elevated dog beds and cots. It can be sewn with a sewing machine.
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Why did you choose this?
can this be used to repair developing breakdown in woven bamboo blinds?
I'm looking for replacement fabric for 2 lounge chairs. Will this work for that?
I understand you can see through the mesh but, with the colors do they add any shadows or distortions when you look through?
BEST ANSWER: Visibility through the mesh is very good. I am using white so cannot comment on the colored versions. While there are no distortions, I have noticed it does affect depth perception. I no longer do any docking with the screens in place. This may just be me, but I found it dangerous.
Is this appropriate for a sun shade over a pergola?
BEST ANSWER: You could use this fabric for that purpose. We recommend ordering a sample to be sure that it will work for your project.
can this material be used for outdoor swing?
BEST ANSWER: If the fabric will be supporting most of the weight, like a sling chair, this fabric is not recommended. Otherwise, it will likely work, but we recommend ordering a sample to be sure.
If you're looking for a slingable material, most of the Phifertex fabrics (Phifertex Plus, Jacquard Plus, and PVC Wicker Weaves) will work great. Only the Phifertex Standard Solids are not recommended for this use. Find Phifertex fabric here: www.onlinefabricstore.net/brand-phifertex.aspx
How do you put it on the chair?
BEST ANSWER: Phifertex Standard fabric is not recommended for sling chair applications, however Phifertex Plus is.
Is it great for indoor sunporch?
BEST ANSWER: I used this for the underside and bottoms of outdoor cushions, so that water could drain out . Great !
Is this fabric puncture resistant?
BEST ANSWER: It's equivalent to the original fabric for the outdoor furniture. It has resistance to puncture to a point. Something sharp and enough force will puncture it.
Can you see in and out or does it block the view in one direction?
BEST ANSWER: Yes, you can see through this Phifertex mesh the same amount in both directions.
Can this material be used in a window screen with a webbing channel?
BEST ANSWER: this fabric is pretty thick and substantial. you'd be challenged to get it into the screen channel with the gasget rubber
If used on roller blinds will people be able to see in (almond color) from outside?
BEST ANSWER: Probably. I used this product on an outside project and you can see through it. Since the weave isn't tight enough for total block, I would think that it wouldn't be good if you want that effect.
Do you have an outdoor window fabric with 80% sun blockage?
BEST ANSWER: I don't believe we have anything with that much blockage.
Could this be used to make a pool leaf cover?
BEST ANSWER: It could! We can't attest as to how it will hold up to constant chlorine exposure, however.
I want to use this for a canopy. Three questions: does this product come with an unfinished edge? Does this fray when cut - I wasn't planning on sewing an edge and heard this material doesn't fray. Also, if it does fray when cut, can I use a synthetic fabric cutter sealer and hot knife to cut this and seal the edge?
BEST ANSWER: This does not come with a finished edge. It does not fray when cut. It is the same as sold by Lowe’s as “pet screen fabric”. Lowe’s only has it in black.
One yard by...what?
BEST ANSWER: If you mean the width, it's 54"
Can it be use for window shade?
Is this "stiff" or does it "drape"?
BEST ANSWER: It is stiff and doesn't have much of a drape. We recommend ordering a sample to be sure that it will work for your project.
Is this the same fabric used for solar shades?
BEST ANSWER: It's similar but not exactly the same.
We are replacing a netting that supports the underside of a dining chair. We don’t know what it is called and can’t find in fabric stores. It’s strong and mesh looking and has some stretch to it. Is this the product we are describing?
BEST ANSWER: This fabric is not commonly used for that purpose. We aren't sure what exactly you're referring to.
I am making leather dog carry-on bags, can I use this to put on one side of my bag to allow the dog to breathe ? also can Is there anyway for me to sew this material?
BEST ANSWER: Yes! This material can be sewn with a regular sewing machine, you may want to swap out your needle to one that's a little more heavy duty to reduce the risk of it snapping.
Could this be used on a boat lift to shade boat from fading?
BEST ANSWER: Sorry to answer this so late.
I do NOT think this would work because I am not sure about it's UV quality.
We use it on outdoor pvc raised dog bed and it's very durable, yet easy to work with.
Find something with high UV protection.😊
I have a granite topped counter in an outside kitchen that gets untouchably hot in the sun. Can this be seen as a cover to put stop the counter to reflect the sun, keeping granite cooler?
BEST ANSWER: We can't claim that this product will keep your counter cooler.
Is there a UV rating of material?
BEST ANSWER: I don't know about the actual rating but it is used on outdoor furniture . It's been outdoors on out deck since installation last year and looks to be fine
Can this material be used to make a boat shade that will be attached to the boat lift?
BEST ANSWER: It may be too thick. We recommend ordering a sample to be sure that it will work for your project..
What is a sling?
BEST ANSWER: Sling chairs are common in outdoor furniture. The seat and/or back is strong fabric that is attached to usually a metal frame. Your weight is supported by the fabric.
What do you recommend for replacing the slings on PVC outdoor chairs?
BEST ANSWER: Most of the Phifertex fabrics (Phifertex Plus, Jacquard Plus, and PVC Wicker Weaves) can be used to replace slings. But the Phifertex Standard Solids are not recommended for this use.
How strong is it?
BEST ANSWER: This is an upholstery weight fabric so it's pretty strong, but not recommended for sling chair applications.
Would it work as the bottom fabric on outdoor cushions - to help the cushions dry faster after a rainstorm?
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this fabric would work well for that purpose.
Can it be used as a privacy drape on a window?
BEST ANSWER: You may want something with a bit of a tighter weave for privacy. We recommend ordering a sample to be sure that it will work for your project.
What colors do you have?
BEST ANSWER: See our colors below.
Good product. Elastic equivalent to original outdoor fabric.
August 4, 2018
8 months ago