Showing posts from February, 2011

Poly Tarps And Why They Are So Popular

Tarpaulins are becoming a commonly used item for so many reasons. These tarps are made of several different materials and are also very string and durable and can withstand many elements. One other good about this item is that it is not a costly product as they are quite affordable. The poly tarps contain polyethylene, a fiber that is used to make cables, plastic bags, boats, pipes and tarpaulins as well. The poly tarps are sturdy and very durable and many of them are also water proof. The tarpaulins that are made of polyethylene are a wonderful alternative to the traditional canvas tarps. These types of tarpaulins come in a wide variety of colors, black and blue are the most popular ones. A few of their use are for covering pools, wood and areas of your lawn. Compared to the ones that are canvas, these items are very light in weight and in many cases you can find them being used for landscaping as they will not crush or hurt the grass or any plants that may be underneat…

The Making Of Poly Tarps

Tarps come in all shapes and sizes. Most people have a few different types of them around their house, but still have no idea what the material is or how they are made. Poly tarps are very common and are made with a plastic material that makes them strong and waterproof. The Poly tarp usually begins with a nylon material that features a rope reinforcement all around the perimeter. This material comes in various densities, from low to high density. The low density material is most widely used because it is inexpensive, tough, though flexible, and resistant to chemicals.This polyethylene is not only commonly used in tarps, but in plastic bottles, toys, and food packaging. This synthetic fiber is a man made substance, created for durability and weather resistance. The fibers are woven together, and the material is cut into the designated size.After the basic material is made, the tarp is usually manufactured in a factory or assembly plant. Sometimes two pieces of material a…