Canvas for traditional sun-blind and awning installations.
Extremely durable, classic and contemporary total block-out external sun protection fabric, with long-lasting colour vibrancy. This is the essence of Somerton® Canvas fabrics by Defab®.
When nothing but total sunblock will do, Somerton® Canvas offers an Australian-made range of awning fabrics for traditional exterior sun-blinds, canopy or fixed frame applications that provides the perfect defence against the harsh elements of our sunburnt country. Somerton® Canvas is an ideal and practical choice as a passive energy saving device.
In addition to offering high-level protection against UV, light and water degradation, abrasion, mould and mildew, Somerton® Canvas fabrics surpass Building Council of Australia standards for early fire hazards. The Somerton® Canvas range is backed with with a 5-year guarantee.
Width available (cm)
Easy to Maintain
Mould and Algae Resistant
Salt Water Resistant
Colour Matched to Components
510 gsm (12oz Loomstate, 15oz proofed)
Tensile Strength (Warp)
Tensile Strength (Weft)
Tear Resistance (Warp)
Tear Resistance (Weft)
1.60% (Warp) / 1.30% (Weft)
4 (Dry) / 4-5 (Wet)
Somerton® Canvas Product Profile (Retailer)
Somerton® Canvas Specification Sheet (Retailer)
Somerton® Canvas Bias Binding Poster (Retailer)
Somerton® Canvas Leave Behind (Consumer)
Somerton® Canvas Care Booklet (Consumer)
Exterior Awnings and Exterior Blinds.