Sundown Acrylics

The Sundown awning fabric collection provides incomparable natural protection from the heat and the sun.

This collection is vibrant, intense and filled with coolness and luminosity. Sundown fabric protects the whole family, providing genuine protection from glare and heat, while adding color and style wherever you choose to use it.

Covin Sales and Converting is the exclusive U.S. distributor of Sundown-100% solution dyed acrylics. Our Sundown fabric is manufactured in Spain by Sauleda. Sundown is mainly used for awnings, boat covers, patio umbrellas, and other outdoor applications where you need a product that will withstand the sun’s rays for a long period of time.

There are many other similar acrylics out on the market, so why use Sundown?

  • Over 69 solid colors in both 47″ and 60″ widths (unique colors found only in this line)
  • Also offering a new width of 78″ in select colors
  • Over 100 different stripe patterns, some of the colors and patterns are found only in this line
  • Many colors match up to the acrylic colors you may already be using
  • The Sundown fabric has the tightest weave of any acrylic on the market
  • Weight – 9.25 oz. per square yard
  • 10 Year Limited Warranty
  • It has a “beefier” hand which makes it easier to sew because it doesn’t pucker when you’re sewing it
  • A proven product that has been manufactured for the last 45 years
  • If that doesn’t convince you wait till you hear how much you’ll save

SOLID COLLECTION

STRIPES COLLECTION

BLUE STRIPES

GREEN STRIPES

RED STRIPES

YELLOW STRIPES

BROWN / BEIGE STRIPES

GREY STRIPES

CLASSIC STRIPES

VIP-FR Vinyls
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COLOR SELECTION

The VIP-FR is the latest fabric innovation manufactured by Sauleda to meet the high demands of awnings and tension structures.

It is available in a variety of designer colors, is easy to clean, and meets the most stringent standards for fire retardancy and UV protection, as well as being waterproof and mildew resistant. The extra flat finish eliminates the formation of pockets and creases. This is a premium grade vinyl product.

  • Premium 17.4 oz awning and tent grade vinyl
  • Very high tear and tensile strength, ideal for tension structures
  • Lacquer coating on both sides and gloss finish on the face
  • Printable and accepts graphics well
  • Fire retardant vinyl that passes NFPA701 and CA State Fire Marshall Title 19 codes
  • 5 Year Limited Warranty
  • 98″ wide fabric
Vinyls

Clear Vinyls

  • 16 gauge 61″ FR double polish clear vinyl for tent windows & other applications (no interleafing)
  • 20 gauge 54″ and 61″ FR double polish clear vinyl for tent windows & other applications (no interleafing)
  • 100 lb rolls

Coated Vinyls

COLOR SELECTION
Applications
Truck tarps, Inflatables, & Industrial covers

  • 61″ 18oz, 22oz in a variety of colors
  • Also available in FR if needed
  • 50 yard rolls
Marlen Textiles

TopNotch

COLOR SELECTION

TOP NOTCH® is a 100% solution dyed polyester fabric (840 denier) with a fluorocarbon finish, resulting in a fabric that is breathable, reversible, water repellent and has a luxurious hand.

Because the yarn is solution dyed, color fastness is exceptional. TOP NOTCH® is the ultimate fabric that combines strength, abrasion resistance, dimensional stability and UV resistance. TOP NOTCH® can be used for many outdoor applications such as marine tops, trailer covers, awnings, gazebos, canopies, patio furniture and anywhere that a reversible and breathable fabric is needed. TOP NOTCH®, raising the bar on solution dyed fabrics.

TOP NOTCH® is 60″ wide, 11.5 ounces per square yard, and is dimensionally stable. The solution dyed polyester fabric won’t fade and provides superior strength compared to other solution dyed fabrics. Because of this, it is ideal for any application.

Other benefits include:

  • Colorfast and UV resistance
  • Stronger than acrylics
  • Better abrasion resistance than acrylics
  • Keeps appearance for years
  • Dimensionally stable, won’t sag or stretch
  • High water resistance
  • Mildew resistant
  • Protected by a 8 year limited warranty

TOP NOTCH® 9

COLOR SELECTION

TOP NOTCH® 9 is a 100% solution dyed polyester fabric with a fluorocarbon finish, resulting in a fabric that is breathable, reversible, water repellent and has a luxurious hand.

Because the yarn is solution dyed, color fastness is exceptional. TOP NOTCH® 9 is the ultimate fabric that combines strength, abrasion resistance, dimensional stability and UV resistance. TOP NOTCH® 9 can be used for many outdoor applications such as marine tops, trailer covers, awnings, gazebos, canopies, patio furniture and anywhere that a reversible and breathable fabric is needed. TOP NOTCH® 9, bringing a new “light” to solution dyed fabrics.

TOP NOTCH® 9 is 60″ wide, 9.0 ounces per square yard, and is dimensionally stable. The solution dyed polyester fabric won’t fade and provides superior strength compared to other solution dyed fabrics. Because of this, it is ideal for any application. TOP NOTCH® 9 is also available in 2 meter width in select colors.

Other benefits include:

  • Colorfast and UV resistance
  • Stronger than acrylics
  • Better abrasion resistance than acrylics
  • Keeps appearance for years
  • Dimensionally stable, won’t sag or stretch
  • High water resistance
  • Mildew resistant
  • Protected by a 8 year limited warranty

TOP NOTCH® 1S

COLOR SELECTION

TOP NOTCH® 1S is a 100% solution dyed polyester fabric (600 denier) with a clear back coat. It is characterized by excellent strength, durability, water resistance, tear resistance, abrasion resistance, dimensional stability, UV resistance and mildew resistance.

TOP NOTCH® 1S is an all purpose fabric that is made of solution dyed yarns. Because of this, you get exceptional color fastness along with no color rub off. TOP NOTCH® 1S is truly an all purpose fabric that can be used for many outdoor applications such as marine tops and covers, Gazebo covers, playground equipment covers, canopies, tarps, BBQ grill covers, patio furniture covers and many other useful applications.

TOP NOTCH® 1S, the all purpose choice.

TOP NOTCH® 1S is 60″ wide, 7.4 ounces per square yard solution dyed polyester with an urethane back coat. It is available in a variety of colors and provides a ice lighter weight and less abrasive alternative to heavier solution dyed fabrics.

Other benefits include:

  • Excellent strength
  • Water resistant
  • Tear resistant
  • Abrasion resistant
  • Dimensionally stable
  • UV resistant
  • Mildew resistant
  • No color transfer
  • Soft and pliable
  • Non abrasive hand
  • Protected by a 5 year limited warranty

TOP GUN®

COLOR SELECTION

TOP GUN® is an acrylic-coated 100% woven polyester fabric (600 denier) utilizing a proprietary process to coat both the top and bottom, thus allowing the fabric to be completely reversible.

It is characterized by excellent strength, durability, tear and abrasion resistance, dimensional stability, UV and mildew resistance. TOP GUN® is the ultimate coated fabric that provides unrivaled durability, tear and abrasion resistance. TOP GUN® can be used for many outdoor applications such as marine tops, trailer covers, gazebos, canopies, tarps, playground equipment covers, BBQ grill covers, patio furniture, and many other useful applications. TOP GUN FR® is a flame retardant version that is also available. TOP GUN®, often imitated, never duplicated.

TOP GUN® is 62″ wide, 11.5 ounces per square yard, and is dimensionally stable. The specially formulated coating will not crack or peel in the widest range of heat and cold, and is available in a wide variety of popular shades – from bold and bright to soft and neutral. TOP GUN® is also available in 2 meter width in select colors.

Other benefits include:

  • High in tensile and tear strength
  • True reversible fabric. Makes for optimum use of material when patterning
  • Puncture resistant
  • Mildew resistant
  • High in abrasion resistance
  • Multi-ply construction for maximum wear and durability
  • Highly water repellent
  • Coated with stay-true long lasting colors
  • Custom colors are easily made
  • Protected by a 5 year limited warranty
    • TOP GUN® 9

      COLOR SELECTION

      TOP GUN® 9 is an acrylic coated 100% woven polyester fabric (450 denier). It is characterized by excellent strength, durability, tear and abrasion resistance, dimensional stability, & UV and mildew resistance.

      TOP GUN® 9 is a medium weight fabric that provides long lasting durability without the higher cost and weight of heavier fabrics. TOP GUN® 9 can be used for many outdoor applications such as marine tops, trailer covers, bimini tops, gazebos, canopies, tarps, playground equipment covers, BBQ grill covers, patio furniture covers and many other useful applications. TOP GUN® 9, the great middleweight fabric.

      TOP GUN® 9 is 62″ wide, 9.0 ounces per square yard. It is a great fabric for those looking for high performance without a heavy fabric. It is available in many popular colors

      Other benefits include:

    • Performs as well as heavier, more expensive fabrics
    • Lighter than higher end fabrics
    • Better performing than lower end fabrics
    • Mildew resistant
    • High abrasion resistance
    • Highly water repellent
    • Completely reversible
    • Custom colors are easily made
    • Protected by a 4 year warranty
    • TOP GUN® 1S

      COLOR SELECTION

      TOP GUN® 1S is a one sided acrylic coated 100% woven polyester fabric. It is characterized by excellent strength, durability, tear and abrasion resistance, dimensional stability, & UV and mildew resistance.

      Because TOP GUN® 1S has no pigmentation on the underside, color rub is near impossible. TOP GUN® 1S can be used for many outdoor applications such as marine tops, trailer covers, bimini tops, gazebos, canopies, tarps, playground equipment covers, BBQ grill covers, patio furniture covers and many other useful applications. TOP GUN® 1S, the great middleweight fabric.

      TOP GUN®1S is 60″ wide, 9.0 ounces per square yard. It is a great fabric for those looking for high performance without a heavy fabric. It is available in many popular colors

      Other benefits include:

    • Performs better than vinyl coated fabrics
    • Lighter than higher end fabrics
    • Better performing than lower end fabrics
    • Mildew resistant
    • High abrasion resistance
    • Highly water repellent
    • Custom colors are easily made
    • Protected by a 5 year warranty
    Weathermax and Weathermax FR

    Weathermax and WeathermaxFR is a USA made fabric, manufactured by Safety Components.

    Now you can have protection from the elements and a quality, long lasting appearance all in one. WeatherMax is designed to be water tight and breathable. The exclusive HydroMax™ finish delivers unsurpassed water repellency and mildew resistance maintaining the fabric’s natural breathability. Engineered for long-term color and strength retention, WeatherMax® outperforms and outlasts other marine fabrics, including acrylics and solution-dyed polyesters. This lightweight, easy-to-handle fabric is unmatched in appearance and provides superior performance.

    From the blistering sun of the Australian outback…to the soaking rains of the Brazilian rain forests, nothing handles the varying moods of Mother Nature better than WeatherMax. WeatherMax is a luxurious fabric that is dimensionally stable, maintaining a sophisticated appearance that never exhibits unsightly sagging from age, rain or exposure. Developed with breakthrough UV technology, WeatherMax is unmatched in appearance and provides superior performance for long-term color and strength retention.

    WeatherMax FR combines the proven performance of our innovative WeatherMax 80 fabric with flame resistance properties that meet or exceed the most stringent requirements. It is ideally suited for awnings, tents, or any outdoor application requiring resistance to heat and flames, long-term color retention and superior protection from the elements.

    • Durability
    • Breathability
    • Mildew Resistance
    • Dimensional Stability
    • Water Resistance
    • Cracking Resistance
    • UV Resistance for Long Term Color and Strength Retention

    WeatherMax 80 COLORS

    COLOR SELECTION

    WeatherMaxFR COLORS

    COLOR SELECTION
    Fire Retardant Awning Fabrics

    TOP NOTCH® FR

    COLOR SELECTION

    TOP NOTCH® FR is a solution dyed 100% woven polyester flame retardant fabric (600 denier) utilizing a proprietary process to coat the bottom.

    Because it is solution dyed, fading will not be an issue. Its Flame Retardant properties allow it to pass California State Fire Marshall, NFPA 701, CPAI 84, and CAN/ULC specifications, both initial and leaching.

    It is also characterized by excellent strength, durability, tear and abrasion resistance, dimensional stability, UV and mildew resistance. TOP NOTCH® FR is the ultimate fabric for applications needing Flame Resistance and that provides unrivaled durability, tear and abrasion resistance. TOP NOTCH® FR can be used for many outdoor applications such as tents, commercial and industrial awnings, canopies and many other useful applications. TOP NOTCH® FR, the hottest flame resistant fabric.

    TOP NOTCH FR® is 60″ wide, 10 ounces per square yard, and is dimensionally stable. Solution dyed on the top prevents fading and the specially formulated coating on the bottom provides Flame Resistance and will not crack or peel in the widest range of heat and cold, and is available in a wide variety of popular shades – from bold and bright to soft and neutral.

    Other benefits include:

    • Great choice when needing FR spec
    • High in tensile and tear strength
    • 3rd party certified to pass California State Fire Marshall, NFPA 701, CPAI 84, FAA/FAR & CAN/ULC
    • Puncture resistant
    • Mildew resistant
    • High in abrasion resistance
    • Multi-ply construction for maximum wear and durability
    • Highly water repellent
    • Custom colors are easily made
    • Protected by a 8 year limited warranty

    TOP GUN® FR and TOP GUN® FR LITE

    COLOR SELECTION

    TOP GUN® FR and TOP GUN® FR LITE are an acrylic coated 100% woven polyester flame retardant fabric (600 denier) utilizing a proprietary process to coat both the top and bottom, thus allowing the fabric to be completely reversible. Its Flame Retardant properties allow it to pass California State Fire Marshall, NFPA 701 and CPAI 84 specifications.

    It is also characterized by excellent strength, durability, tear and abrasion resistance, dimensional stability, UV and mildew resistance. TOP GUN® FR and TOP GUN® FR LITE are the ultimate coated fabric for applications needing Flame Resistance and that provides unrivaled durability, tear and abrasion resistance. TOP GUN® FR and TOP GUN® FR LITE can be used for many outdoor applications such as tents, commercial and industrial awnings, canopies and many other useful applications. TOP GUN® FR and TOP GUN® FR LITE, the hottest flame resistant fabrics.

    TOP GUN® FR is 13 ounces per square yard and TOP GUN® FR LITE is 8 ounces per square yard. Both are 62″ wide and dimensionally stable. The specially formulated coating provides Flame Resistance and will not crack or peel in the widest range of heat and cold, and is available in a wide variety of popular shades – from bold and bright to soft and neutral.

    Other benefits include:

    • Economical choice when needing FR spec
    • High in tensile and tear strength
    • True reversible fabric. Makes for optimum use of material when patterning
    • 3rd party certified to pass California State Fire Marshall, NFPA 701, CPAI 84, CAN/ULC-S109, & FAA/FAR 25.853
    • Puncture resistant
    • Mildew resistant
    • High in abrasion resistance
    • Multi-ply construction for maximum wear and durability
    • Highly water repellent
    • Coated with stay-true long lasting colors
    • Custom colors are easily made
    • Protected by an 8 ad 5 year limited warranty

    WeatherMax FR

    Weathermax and WeathermaxFR is a USA made fabric, manufactured by Safety Components.

    Now you can have protection from the elements and a quality, long lasting appearance all in one. WeatherMax is designed to be water tight and breathable.

    The exclusive HydroMax™ finish delivers unsurpassed water repellency and mildew resistance maintaining the fabric’s natural breathability. Engineered for long-term color and strength retention, WeatherMax® outperforms and outlasts other marine fabrics, including acrylics and solution-dyed polyesters. This lightweight, easy-to-handle fabric is unmatched in appearance and provides superior performance.

    From the blistering sun of the Australian outback…to the soaking rains of the Brazilian rain forests, nothing handles the varying moods of Mother Nature better than WeatherMax. WeatherMax is a luxurious fabric that is dimensionally stable, maintaining a sophisticated appearance that never exhibits unsightly sagging from age, rain or exposure. Developed with breakthrough UV technology, WeatherMax is unmatched in appearance and provides superior performance for long-term color and strength retention.

    WeatherMax FR combines the proven performance of our innovative WeatherMax 80 fabric with flame resistance properties that meet or exceed the most stringent requirements. It is ideally suited for awnings, tents, or any outdoor application requiring resistance to heat and flames, long-term color retention and superior protection from the elements.

    Other benefits:

    • Durability
    • Breathability
    • Mildew Resistance
    • Dimensional Stability
    • Water Resistance
    • Cracking Resistance
    • UV Resistance for Long Term Color and Strength Retention

    WeatherMaxFR COLORS

    COLOR SELECTION

    VIP-FR

    COLOR SELECTION

    The VIP-FR is the latest fabric innovation manufactured by Sauleda to meet the high demands of awnings and tension structures.

    It is available in a variety of designer colors, is easy to clean, and meets the most stringent standards for fire retardancy and UV protection, as well as being waterproof and mildew resistant. The extra flat finish eliminates the formation of pockets and creases. This is a premium grade vinyl product.

    • Premium 17.4 oz awning and tent grade vinyl
    • Very high tear and tensile strength, ideal for tension structures
    • Lacquer coating on both sides and gloss finish on the face
    • It is printable and accepts graphics well
    • Fire retardant vinyl that passes NFPA701 and CA State Fire Marshall Title 19 codes
    • 5 Year Limited Warranty
    • 98″ wide fabric

    Tufmesh Plus

    60″ Fire Retardant Vinyl Coated Mesh

    Applications
    shade structures, drop shades, and bimini tops

    • 14 oz / sq yd weight
    • 17 x 11, 1000 Denier

    Grab Tensile………………..390 x 290 lbs.
    ASTM D-751

    Strip Tensile
    ………………….290 x 210 lbs. / in.
    ASTM D-751, Procedure B

    Tongue Tear………………..40 x 45 lbs.
    ASTM D-751, 8×10 Specimen @ 12 in. / min.

    Low Temperature………..-40 F
    ASTM D-2136

    UV Resistance………………1200 hours
    ASTM G-53

    65% openess factor

    Flame Resistance………… Passes NFPA701 & CA Fire Marshall Title 19

    Available in black, white, yellow, red, and royal blue

    Outdoor Mesh

    Phifertex Standard Mesh

    COLOR SELECTION
    • High UV resistance for outdoor applications
    • 100% woven vinyl coated polyester
    • 11 oz. per square yard
    • About 15-20% openness factor
    • 54″ width

    Phifertex Plus

    COLOR SELECTION
    • High UV resistance for outdoor applications
    • 100% woven vinyl coated polyester
    • 16 oz. per square yard
    • About 7.5% openness factor
    • 54″ width

    Tufmesh Plus

    60″ Fire Retardant Vinyl Coated Mesh

    Applications
    shade structures, drop shades, and bimini tops

    • 14 oz / sq yd weight
    • 17 x 11, 1000 Denier

    Grab Tensile………………..390 x 290 lbs.
    ASTM D-751

    Strip Tensile………………….290 x 210 lbs. / in.
    ASTM D-751, Procedure B

    Tongue Tear………………..40 x 45 lbs.
    ASTM D-751, 8×10 Specimen @ 12 in. / min.

    Low Temperature………..-40 F
    ASTM D-2136

    UV Resistance………………1200 hours
    ASTM G-53

    65% openess factor

    Flame Resistance………… Passes NFPA701 & CA Fire Marshall Title 19

    Available in black, white, yellow, red, and royal blue

    Accessories

    1″ Z brackets

    Made of galvanized steel

    13/16″ Awning braid

    Made of 100% solution dyed acrylic fibers

    HeliosP PTFE Thread

    Coats Helios P is a high performance sewing thread, made from 100% polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), offering excellent chemical, heat and UV-resistance. Coats Helios P is suitable for use in the production of outdoor goods like awnings, boat covers, etc. which are exposed to the harsh environment (ultraviolet rays, rain, salt water etc.). Coats Helios P unique properties also make it an excellent solution for demanding filtration applications.

    Coats Helios P has been designed with strength in mind. It is the strongest PTFE sewing thread made to date meaning that finer ticket sizes can be used to reduce overall cost.

    Main Uses

    • Boat tops
    • Awnings
    • Sails
    • Sunshades and canopies
    • Outdoor furniture
    • Outdoor goods
    • Demanding filtration products

    Features & Benefits
    Coats Helios P is guaranteed to totally inert against chemical attack
    It is guaranteed to totally be resistant to degradation by UV.
    Coats Helios P has high tenacity and has excellent sewing performance
    Thread fibers make this product last longer that any other thread out there.

    • Available in 3 weights: 150 denier, 200 denier, & 250 denier
    • Available in black, white and clear
    • Ready made prewound bobbins are also available
    • Lifetime warranty