Will this dacron shrink when heat is applied? How tough is this material? Is it easy to puncture? Can I use epoxy to bond the dacron to a wooden frame?
This material will shrink when heat is applied. It is a tough material, but can be easily cut with scissors or any other sharp cutting tools. Fabric cement is recommended to adhere this cloth to any structure.
Is it possible to dye this fabric?
We only offer dopes and paints for this fabric, but it is just bare polyester fabric, so it should be able to be dyed. However, we do not have experience dying this material.
Is this Dacron full width peel ply fabric rated for UV light?
No, this is a raw material with no coatings. A UV protective coating paint or material would be needed to protect it from UV damage.
How wide is this Dacron peel ply material? Part # 09-00500
The width is 62" off the loom.
Does an order of quantity 1 yield a 62" x 36" piece?
Yes, it will be 62" width x 1 yard length for an order of quantity 1.
Regarding Part # 09-00500: Should I use shrinking or non-shrink dope with Dacron? What about the adhesive shrinking or non-shrinking? What is meant by peel ply?
Dacron needs to be heated with an iron to the correct temps for the maximum tautness. Non-tautening dope is to be used on pre-shrunk material. The fabric cement is non-tautening. Peel Ply is a term used in the composite industry, and Dacron is a polyester material that is used as a peel ply for composite lay-ups.
If I order multiple quantity - like 5 yards, will it arrive cut or on a roll?
We ship linear yards, unless you instruct us to do otherwise. If you order 5 yards you will get one continuous piece of 5 yds, on a roll, or folded if you instruct us to.