What is Duotex fabric?

11/06/2020 Off By admin

What is Duotex fabric?

Duotex is a strong double sided coated polyester fabric.

What is Hypalon material?

Hypalon (CSM) is a premium-grade synthetic rubber manufactured from chlorosulfonated polyethylene (CSPE). Hypalon is chemical and flame resistant, handles temperature extremes and is resistant to ultraviolet light and abrasion. It’s waterproof and extremely durable, making it suitable for many applications.

What material are Zodiac inflatables made of?

Zodiac Nautic developed a unique industrial process to assemble its buoyancy tubes: thermobonding. This process consists of welding the pieces of Strongan™ material together to offer a perfect material that is both waterproof and durable, almost indestructible.

What decitex 1100?

All Escape inflatable products are made of 1,100 Dtex (0.9mm) new generation UV resistant PVC fabric with polyester support. This fabric has excellent resistance to tearing, tension and breaking.

Is PVC or Hypalon better?

Generally speaking, CSM/Hypalon RIBs are more expensive – sometimes more than twice as – but they also are much more resilient to UV exposure and to accidental gas, oil, or chemical exposure, such as fuel spills, than their PVC counterparts. However, PVC RIBs have their pros as well.

Can you use acetone on Hypalon?

Acetone is a solvent that can be used on Hypalon. It is very effective in removing any grime or grease on your boat.

When did DuPont stop making Hypalon?

A Hypalon production facility began operating in Beaumont, Texas, in 1957 and produced its one-billionth pound of Hypalon on April 11, 1986. Production ended on April 20, 2010, when DuPont exited the business.

Is Hypalon the same as neoprene?

It was a product of DuPont Performance Elastomers, a subsidiary of DuPont. Hypalon as it is now known in the marine industry today is a remarketed version of the old Hypalon using an additional layer of neoprene (cr) so the new chemical formulation is csm/cr.

Are Zodiacs Hypalon or PVC?

Most Mercury, Sea Eagle and Zodiac inflatable boats are made of PVC. Caribe, AB and Achilles inflatable boats were made of Hypalon in past. However Hypalon was discontinued by its manufacturer Dupont, and now it is sold under different name CSM.