BL 9x8

BO-LITE are mesh fabrics comprised of 22% high tenacity polyester yarn and 78% flexible foamed PVC. The yarns are intimately bonded at the crossover points and the degree of openness is dependent on the fabric construction.
BO-LITE 9 x 8 is suitable for many decorative and industrial applications. It is widely used for premium quality tennis court windscreen. It is also used for horticultural shading in greenhouses and outside areas, personnel sunscreen, and in the fabrication of outdoor stage sets. It offers superior longevity and aesthetics compared with conventional olefinic shade fabrics.

Typical Uses:

  • Construction Debris Liner
  • Patio Umbrellas
  • Sun Shade
  • Hot Tub Covers

Available Sizes:

  • 4 x 5
  • 7 x 5
  • 9 x 8
  • 10 x 10
  • 11 x 10

Standard Colors:

  • Black
  • Tennis Green
  • Kentucky Blue
  • Navy Blue


Characteristics9 x 8
Construction:9 x 8 ends/inch
Coating:Flexible Foamed PVC
Core Yarn:1000 denier Polyester
Fabric Weight:9 – 10 oz/ sq yd
Tensile Strength:(ASTM D-1682) – Warp: 170 lbs/inch minimum
Grab – Fill: 155 lbs/inch minimum
Tear Strength:(ASTM D-2261) 58 lbs minimum warp
Tongue-single rip – 55 lbs minimum fill
Mullen Burst Strength:(ASTM D-3786) – 265 lbs/sq in
Caliper:(Fabric thickness) – 45-50 mils
Cold Crack:No cracking after 24 hours @ -40 degrees F, 2″ mandrel
Fire Retardancy:As required. Mill run fabric is self-
extinguishing in horizontal burning
mode. Increased fire retardancy
can be supplied upon special order
to meet specified tests.
Fabric Stretch:Warp 4% maximum
(ASTM D1682, 27 lbs/inch) – Fill 4% maximum
UV Resistance:(ASTM G53) – 1000 hours QUV exposure – slight color deterioration
Shade Factor:80% (78-82%)