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Materials

The choice of fabric which will make the candle is equally or more important than the study of the area and their anchorages. How to choose the material to be protecting us from the sun is not to be taken lightly. Your choice will depend on the protection against UV rays, its impermeability and its resistance and durability. Velas Alicante has trained and prepared to advise what are the characteristics of each fabric sales staff. We offer a brief explanation broadly:

Technical Fabric

A technical fabric is that tissue that has been designed to meet a particular functional requirement and be classified within what is currently defined as intelligent materials.

An intelligent material has the ability to interact with the environment and / or provide responses to external stimuli. For example, a smart material, is one that against the action of an external stimulus like to be a change in temperature, humidity, light, pressure, ... is able to give an answer. A traditional material does not interact with the environment.

This type of fabric is made of polyester yarns. Technical fabrics are specially developed to filter sunlight and allow thereby reduce the temperature below the canvas, allowing visual comfort and protect us from UV rays. Allow a high rate of transpiration preventing heat buildup beneath its surface.

This type of tissue is the most in demand today for their versatility and comfort.

Within the category of technical fabric have micro drilled are those like the name suggests have small holes that allow heat dissipation, the waterproof PVC that do not have perforations and are specially designed to withstand rain.

PVC waterproof

The function of this fabric is waterproof, and rain cover. It is intended for places where there is high humidity.

These tarps usually have a long life.

On the other hand this type of tissue gives off more heat than technical fabric and is not recommended for places where we think cool because when the sun strikes it warms giving off heat.

The main advantage is the greater impermeability to technical fabrics, this impermeability is a great quality when we are in areas of high humidity. And often of showers.

This type of canvas offers a high resistance to breakage.