Source for Reflective Cloth/Fabric

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Source for Reflective Cloth/Fabric

Postby Catwoman69y2k » 5 years ago

Im working on some "roofing" for my tall tent which might keep the sun off of me just a bit more. Anyhow, I was looking for reflective fabric like this photography lighting reflector: ... lector.jpg

I need t his to be in the types of quantity like one buys normal fabric as well as someething which can be sewn. Suggestions for this kind of quantity?

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Re: Source for Reflective Cloth/Fabric

Postby motskyroonmatick » 5 years ago

Many burners swear by Aluminet Shade Cloth. My rules for buying shade cloth are to buy knit weave (it doesn't unravel very much if it gets a hole). Buy the highest shade % and get grommets every 2 feet with 2 on each corner.
Here is a link that can tell you about aluminet.
I buy all my shade cloth from a nursery supply 4 miles from my house so I have no idea how this place rates.

Oh I see you need fabric. :oops: Joanne Fabric? Perhaps? Maybe heat resistant silver ironing board fabric?
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Re: Source for Reflective Cloth/Fabric

Postby some seeing eye » 5 years ago

Your tent photo is aluminized mylar - not good in wind, except taped on all edges to cover car windshields. Try, they also have wide fabrics. 3d silver screen goo might be something to look into.
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Re: Source for Reflective Cloth/Fabric

Postby gyre » 4 years ago

Solid aluminet or silvicool.

There was a camp with glued down mylar.

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