We compare vinyl and mesh trampoline fabrics on a Hobie 16. This applies to all of our beachcat trampolines though.
Material / Fabric - Information
This is a comparison of the various trampoline fabrics we have available at SLO Sail and Canvas. Temperature measurements were made with an Extech infrared thermometer. This video was filmed in San Luis Obispo, California on 7.31.2013 with a shade temperature of about 70 degrees at 1:45pm in full sun.
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Here are the fabrics listed in the order they appear:
All fabric weights are in oz/sq yd
All temperatures are in degrees Fahrenheit.
Black Polypropylene Mesh (8 oz weight) Aerial Fabrics- 113 degrees
Blue Polypropylene Mesh (8 oz weight) Aerial Fabrics- 98 degrees
Navy Polypropylene Mesh (8 oz weight) Aerial Fabrics- 115 degrees
“Heavy Duty Meshes”
White Precontraint 392 S (25 oz weight) by Serge Ferrari- 74 degrees
Black Precontraint 392 S (25 oz weight) by Serge Ferrari- 90 degrees
White Precontraint 492 S (30 oz weight) by Serge Ferrari- 78 degrees
Solid Vinyl Trampoline Fabrics
In the solid vinyl trampoline fabrics there is more variability with respect to suppliers and fabric weights. Fabric weights range from 22-40 oz/sq yd. Suppliers are a mix of Seaman Corporation and Top Value Fabrics.
Black- 116 degrees
Blue (Trampoline on the boat: 124 degrees, Sample in row: 109)
Grey- 99 degrees
Green- 105 degrees
Red- 89 degrees
White- 69 degrees
Orange- 80 degrees
Yellow- 81 degrees