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Fabrics

Colors shown are representative of the wide range normally available (primarily in nylon). Reproduction is as accurate as possible for the Web, but actual fabric colors will be slightly different.

  •   Glaser Mills Fabric Colors  

  •   Sunbrella Fabric Colors  

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Description of Materials

About Flags uses only the highest quality fabrics made to strict specifications developed from extensive research, testing and long experience.

2-Ply Polyester: 100% woven, spun Polyester, this is the most durable flag material ever created. With the look of cotton, this material was designed and engineered especially for industrial, commercial or institutional use or wherever severe climactic conditions exist. Brand Names: Tough-Tex, Koralex II, Champion, Polywavez, Poly-Max, PolyExtra.

Nylon: Describes flags made of 100% SolarMax nylon for outdoor use. Strong and durable, special parachute cloth treatment reduces sun and chemical deterioration. Brand Names: Dura-Lite, Durawavez, Perma-Nyl, Nyl-Glo Signature Series, Endura-Nylon, Nylon I, Sun-Glo.

Heavy-Weight Cotton: Spun from sturdy 2-ply carded yarns. Vat dyed in limited colors. Our heavy-weight cotton fabric is most often used today when recreating an authentic historical look and feel of a time gone by. Brand Names: Bulldog, Best, Ultrawavez, Endura-Tex.

Knit Polyester: This 4 oz. knit Polyester material has an open weave and a high sheen. Strong and sturdy, it also provides for a high-gloss look and resilient memory stretch. Brand Names: Det-Glo, Ultra-Knit, Endura-Poly, Polysave.

Silk Polyester: Lustrous silk-like Polyester dyed in brilliant colors is mainly used in small stick flags from 4×6 inches up through 24×36 inches. Brand Names: Val-Prin, Empire Brand.

Banner Satin: Featuring a rich elegant shine, high-gloss Banner Satin is the custom fabric of choice for single-sided banners of simple design. Can be finished in a variety of ways. For indoor use only. Limited colors available. Quantities limited to short runs.

Tackle Twill: A heavyweight blend of 62% Rayon and 38% cotton, its duplex finish (rich sheen on one side, matte on the other) makes it most appropriate for flags that will be viewed from one side only or for double construction flags.

Cotton Sheeting: Selected heavy cotton sheeting. An exceptional buy for the budget minded. Used mainly for U.S. Flags and decorations. Brand Names: Everwear, Pioneer, Reliance.

Vinyl: Great for outdoor use. Tough 13 ounce banner fabric that is highly resistant to tearing or ripping. It is also mildew and U.V. Resistant. The 16 ounce weight is used for double sided applications.

Sunbrella: 100% solution dyed acrylic fiber that gives excellent fade and weather resistance. This canvas awning fabric is the strongest choice for light post or boulevard banners.