Poly-Guard is a USA made 100% marine grade polyester material. It features excellent resistance to fading and will provide users with great UV protection. Poly-Guard is both water repellent and resistant to mold and mildew. This material weighs 8 ounces per yard, making it easy to handle and store. We have offered this fabric for many years, and it has an excellent reputation for longevity. Poly-Guard is a great choice for the boater who needs full protection but does not require a vibrant color option. This material offers the highest tear strength available and is warrantied for 5 years.
Sun-DURA® is a 100% marine grade polyester fabric which is made in the USA. This material was specifically developed to provide superior water repellency and UV resistance, and it is a Carver Industries exclusive. Sun-Dura™ is our most popular boat cover material, and because it is so water repellent, it makes a great choice for areas which receive a lot of rain. It is also a solution dyed material, which means that its dye is inherent to the cover's fibers, causing it to be exceptionally fade resistant. Sun-DURA® weighs 7 oz per yard, and has a 7 year warranty. Made in USA and Imported.
Premium 100% Solution Dyed Marine Acrylic 9.25 oz. Fabric utilizing either Sunbrella® or Outdura®. Both fabric brands are considered to be industry leading solutions for the marine industry with competitive quality, performance and value. Both are highly UV and mildew resistant, providing excellent resistance to fading and rot, excellent (top of the line) sun blockage, breathability, and water repellency. We reserve the right to provide either fabric due to Covid related fabric outages. Sunbrella® is Made in the USA and imported. Outdura® is Made in USA. (10 Year Limited Warranty on Sunbrella® and Outdura®)
Sunbrella® has been considered among the best in the marine industry for decades, and it is made from 100% acrylic fibers. The color is applied to these acrylic fibers using a solution dyed process which locks the pigment into the fabric, so your canvas won't lose its color or fade over the years. Sunbrella will provide an almost a complete UV "block", keeping boaters safe from penetrating rays. You won't find a better material for intense sun than a solution dyed acrylic. For these reasons and more, it has always been the most popular choice for a Bimini top canvas. This material comes with a 10 year warranty.