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Dacron®

Texlon's Dacron Performance Fabrics are woven with high-count, high-tenacity yarns.  The fabrics are infused with a proprietary resin, heat set and calendered at high tonnage to eliminate the air permeability and stabilize the bias.  The finish is medium-firm. 

Texlon's Dacron Performance Fabrics are available in a variety of weights and constructions as illustrated below.  The 4.0 oz and 9.0 oz weights are carried in a number of stock colors.

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*         54" wide

*         Made in USA  (Texlon manufactures the fabric in Torrance, CA)


Weight (OSMY)

Weight (OSY)

Warp x Fill Yarn Denier Size

Description

Price / Yard

White

UV

Stock Colors

4.0 oz

 

150 x 300

4.0 oz performance Dacron is a lightweight, medium-firm sailcloth.  The 4.0 oz is durable with good tear strength.  It is commonly used for airframe and wing sails, Daysailors, Beach Cats, Windsurfers and light air sails on larger boats. 

$6.30

$7.88

$7.88

5.5 oz

 

250 x 250

5.5 - 8.0 oz performance Dacrons are typically used for cruising sailors.  They are stocked in White and with a UV finish that gives the fabrics much greater resistance to the damaging effects of the sun.

$7.97

$9.62

N/A

6.5 oz

 

250 x 400

$8.73

$10.38

N/A

7.1 oz

 

220 x 350

$8.96

$10.61

N/A

8.0 oz

 

250 x 800

$9.53

$11.18

N/A

9.0 oz.

 

400 x 840

9.0 oz performance Dacron was originally developed for mainsails and headsails.  It is now used in a wide variety of industrial applications where a rugged and durable fabric is needed. 

$10.34

$12.00

$12.00

Cutting Fee:  Add a $5 cutting fee for each color for lengths less than 50 yards.

Minimum:  5 yards per color

Shipping:   The fabric will be rolled onto a cardboard core.  We ship by UPS.  We will prepay the freight and add it to your invoice.

Dacron®

Dacron is the brand name for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) or more commonly known as polyester.  DuPont introduced this new fiber in 1950 and began making it in large quantities in 1953 at its plant in Kinston, North Carolina.  Dacron is known for its strength, durability and resistance to abrasion.  

4 OZ. Dacron®

Texlon’s 4 oz. Dacron® is specifically manufactured for airframe and wing sails.  Dacron® is the registered trade name for polyester fiber by DuPont (now Invista). 

 

The fabric is dyed, heat-set, coated and calendered.  Click here to see the manufacturing process.

         ·         4 oz. Dacron®

         ·         Coated and calendered to greatly reduce the air permeability.

         ·         Cuts without fraying

         ·         54” wide

         ·         Made in USA  (Texlon manufactures the fabric in Torrance, CA)

 

Price:         $8.79 / yard (White) and $9.99 / yard (Colors) Add a $5 cutting fee for each color*

                  We will check inventory as we may already have a roll length you need. If so, we will waive the cutting fee.

Minimum:  10 yards per color

Shipping:   The fabric will be rolled onto a cardboard core and then packed in a master box.  We ship by UPS.  We will                    prepay the freight and add it to your invoice.

Colors:       Illustrated to the left.  Note that color shade varies dye-lot to dye-lot. 

 

 

9.0 oz Dacron Webbing

Texlon’s 9 oz. Polyester sailcloth was originally developed for mainsails and headsails. It is a rugged and durable fabric that is now most commonly used as slit tapes.

 

      ·         9 oz./sq. yd. Dacron (Polyester)

      ·         Calendered and coated to eliminate air permeability

      ·         Cuts without fraying

      ·         Full width is 54”.  Common slit widths are 3”, 4” and 6”. 

      ·         Made in USA  (Texlon manufactures the fabric in Torrance, CA)

 

Price:         $10.34 / yard for White + cutting fee

                  $12.00 / yard for Colors + cutting fee

                  Add a $5 cutting fee for each color for lengths less than 50 yards.

Minimum:  5 yards per color

Shipping:   The fabric will be rolled onto a cardboard core.  We ship by UPS.  We will prepay the freight and add it                   to your invoice.

Colors:       Illustrated to right.  Note that color shade varies dye-lot to dye-lot.  Colors are matched using sunlight                   and will look different under office lighting.

Tapes:        9 oz Dacron is often purchased slit into tapes (see photo above).  Pricing and more information about                   tapes can be found on the Tapes page.




Dacron®

Dacron is the brand name for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) or more commonly known as polyester.  DuPont introduced this new fiber in 1950 and began making it in large quantities in 1953 at its plant in Kinston, North Carolina.  Dacron is known for its strength, durability and resistance to abrasion.