Top Gun® 9 Comparison to Other Coated Fabrics
TOP GUN® 9 is a great midweight fabric for those looking for an economical alternative without having to compromise on performance. Look below at the information comparing TOP GUN® 9 to two other fabrics available on the market.
TOP GUN® 9 vs Aqualon®
TOP GUN® 9 is a 9.0 ounce acrylic coated polyester vs Aqualon® which is 9 ounce vinyl coated polyester. TOP GUN® 9 has better tear and tensile strengths as well as more abrasion resistance. TOP GUN® 9 also is more dimensionally stable, with less stretch and shrink. Also, because TOP GUN® 9 is an acrylic coated (as opposed to vinyl) it will not crack in cold weather or de-laminate under temperature extremes.
TOP GUN® 9 vs Harbor Time®
TOP GUN® 9 is an 9.0 ounce acrylic coated polyester vs Harbor Time® which is around a 10 ounce acrylic coated polyester. The performance (strengths, hydros, etc) of TOP GUN® 9 is much better than the performance of Harbor Time® while being offered at a very competitive price.
|Typical Property||TOP GUN® 9||Harbor Time®||Aqualon®|
|Tear Strength (lb/in)||30 x 29||30 x 25||24 x 20|
|3 Drop Rating (inches)||33+||20||20|
|Relative Abrasion Resistance||3.0||1.2||1|
|Stretch (%)||0 x 0||1 x 1||2 x 2|
|Polymer based coating||Acrylic||Vinyl||Vinyl|