Tensile Fabric Structures
Tensile fabric structures have long been used in tents and are commonly known as thin-shell structures. Most tensile structures are supported by some form of compression or bending elements, such as masts, compression rings or beams. Tensile membrane structures are most often used as roofs as they can economically and attractively span large distances. Tensile Fabric structures can be simple or innovative. Tensile Fabric structures are wind, fire, and rain and sun resistant. Tensile Fabric structures are also highly resistant to impact damage from blunt objects, however not to sharp objects. Tensile Fabric structures also carry a 5 year up to a 10 year warranty, covering the structural strength and integrity of the fabric. Tensile Fabric structures include pub canopy, to garden shade with other prime examples, The Pavilion Pod and Holiday Inn, Earl’s Court in exterior fabric structures.