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Buyer's Guide Fabrics

printed stretch fabric

How to get creative with your printed backdrop

Transparent or opaque, textured or smooth, stretch or firm, back- or frontlit, you name it! ShowTex even offers eco-friendly options and fabrics with excellent acoustic values. 

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How to choose your perfect printed backdrop

Make your choice from an extensive collection of polyester and PVC materials, acoustic fabrics or eco-friendly solutions, all with their own characteristics to suit your project.

Black Event Drapes for Professionals

Black Event Drapes for Professionals

Some tips and tricks every event professional should know when it comes to functional black event drapes.

projection on scrim

Making Magic with Scrim Projections

Nothing more impressive than an image suddenly appearing out of thin air, but achieving the perfect floating image can be a huge challenge.

Abbreviations used on this site

Find your way around the technical specifications of our wide range of flame retardant fabrics, with this list of abbreviations.

Flame Retardant Standards

In order to provide the maximum safety level for our worldwide customers, ShowTex conducts a variety of Flame Retardant standard tests for all fabrics.

Red velour curtains for theatres or events

Stage velvets & mohair theatre curtains

Cotton, polyester and mohair velvet curtains are the most traditional flame-retardant fabrics for theatrical drapery. Manufactured as luxurious front theatre curtains and valences, borders, legs, and stage backdrops, they serve a decorative purpose on stage while benefiting lighting and sound conditions.

Acoustic indicator

Our textiles are constantly tested by our acoustic engineers to offer you the ultimate noise controlling solution. In order to obtain the best sound solution for your needs, let us guide you through our acoustic indicator.

What is Trevira CS?

Flame retardant Trevira CS textiles meet the important international standards on fire safety, because they consist of fibres and yarns with "built-in safety”.

Creative Projection Surfaces

ShowTex fabric Projection Screens offer unique possibilities for stage and event productions. Whether you opt for stretch, mesh, sheers or textured fabric screens: when projecting on textiles, the possibilities are endless!

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