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Frame Structures

Aluminum and steel frame structures cost less to build, are constructed more quickly than other structures and offer benefits of flexibility and sustainability.

Shelter-Rite® has the solutions you need to make your frame structure reach landmark status.

 

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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Seaman Corporation, manufactures Shelter-Rite® Architectural Fabrics. Made in the USA,  Shelter-Rite® leads the industry in modern materials and methods, producing high performance architectural fabrics for over 70 years.  A vertically integrated company, Seaman Corporation develops proprietary formulations, knits, weaves and coats fabric in our two manufacturing facilities located in Wooster, OH and Bristol, TN.

Shelter-Rite Architectural Fabrics have been the material of choice of architects, designers and fabricators for commercial and military projects in the United States and throughout the world. Shelter-Rite is engineered with a proprietary coating formula for superior UV and mildew resistance, and unique weft inserted knit fabric that provides excellent tensile, tear and seam strength. This time-tested technology has resulted in architectural structures that withstand years of exposure to harsh environments. 

In addition to Shelter-Rite Architectural Fabrics, Seaman Corporation also produces high performance FiberTite® Roof SystemsXR® Geomembrane Liners and Industrial Fabrics for Shelter-Rite® Truck Tarps, Dock Seals; and military fabrics used for flexible fuel and water tanks and military tents.

 


 

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Shelter-Rite 3820 Architectural Fabric - Shelter-Rite®

Base Fabric Type

Standard: Polyester
Metric: Polyester

Base Fabric Weight (nominal)

Standard: 5.0 oz/yd2
Metric: 170 g/m2

Finished Coated Weight

ASTM D751

Standard: 20.0 oz/yd2 +2/-1 oz/yd2)
Metric: 678 g/m2 (+70/-35 g/m2)

Grab Tensile

ASTM D751

Standard: 375/325 lb
Metric: 1669/1446 N

Strip Tensile

ASTM D751 Procedure B

Standard: 10 lb/in
Metric: 9 daN/5 cm

Hydrostatic Resistance

ASTM D751 Procedure A

Standard: 500 psi
Metric: 3.45 MPa

Low Temperature - LTC

ASTM D2136 (1/8" mandrel, 4 hr)

Standard: Pass @ -40 degrees F
Metric: Pass @ -40 degrees C

Flame Resistance

Meets NFPA 701; FED-STD-191 Method 5903 – 2 second flameout;
ASTM 6413-13 - 2 second flameout;
Registered by California Fire Marshal (No. F-10302);
ASTM E84 & ULC-S102 - flame spread index ≤25, smoke development rating ≤450

 

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Shelter-Rite® 8028 Architectural Fabric - Shelter-Rite®

Base Fabric Type

Standard: Polyester
Metric: Polyester

Base Fabric Weight (nominal)

Standard: 7.5 oz/yd2
Metric: 250 g/m2

Finished Coated Weight

ASTM D751

Standard: 28.0 oz/yd2 (+2/-1 oz/yd2)

Metric: 950 g/m2 (+70/-35 g/m2)

NOTE: Average weight of opaque fabrics will be ~ 4 oz/yd2 (140 g/m2) heavier

Trapezoid Tear

ASTM D4533

Standard: 85/85 lb
Metric: 380/380 N

Grab Tensile

ASTM D751

Standard: 700/700 lb
Metric: 3115/3115 N

Strip Tensile

ASTM D751 Procedure B

Standard: 515/515 lb/in
Metric: 4500/4500 N/50 mm

Adhesion

ASTM D751 Dielectric Weld

Standard: 10 lb/in
Metric: 90 N/50 mm

Hydrostatic Resistance

ASTM D751 Procedure A

Standard: 500 psi
Metric: 3.45 MPa

Dead Load Seam Strength

ASTM D751
2 in (50 mm) seam, 4 hr, 1 in (25 mm) strip

Standard: 266 lb @ 70 degrees F, 133 lb @ 160 degrees F
Metric: 1180 N @ 21 degrees C, 590 N @ 71 degrees C

Low Temperature - LTC

ASTM D2136 - LTA
1/8" mandrel, 4 hr

Standard: Pass @ -40 degrees F, Pass @ -67 degrees F
Metric: Pass @ -40 degrees C, Pass @ -55 degrees C

Flame Resistance

Meets NFPA 701; ULC-S109; ASTM 6413 - 2 second flameout;
Registered by California Fire Marshal (No. F-10301); GB8624-2006;
ASTM E84 & ULC-S102 - flame spread index ≤25, smoke development rating ≤45

 

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Shelter-Rite® 8324 Architectural Fabric - Shelter-Rite®

Base Fabric Type

Standard: Polyester
Metric: Polyester

Base Fabric Weight (normal)

Standard: 4.3 oz/yd2
Metric: 145 g/m2

Finished Coated Weight

ASTM D751

Standard: 24.0 oz/yd2 (+2/-1 oz/yd2)
Metric: 815 g/m2 (+70/-35 g/m2)

Trapezoid Tear

ASTM D4533

Standard: 80/65 lb
Metric: 355/290 N

Grab Tensile

ASTM D751

Standard: 400/350 lb
Metric: 1780/1560 N

Strip Tensile

ASTM D751 Procedure B

Standard: 300/240 lb/in
Metric: 2630/2100 N/50 mm

Adhesion

ASTM D751 Dielectric Weld

Standard: 10 lb/in
Metric: 90 N/50 mm

Hydrostatic Resistance

ASTM D751 Procedure A

Standard: 500 psi
Metric: 3.45 MPa

Dead Load Seam Strength

ASTM D751 (2 in (50 mm) seam, 4 hr, 1 in (25 mm) strip)

Standard: 120 lb @ 70 degrees F, 60 lb @ 160 degrees F
Metric: 530 N @ 21 degrees C, 270 N @ 71 degrees C

Low Temperature - LTC

ASTM D2136 - LTA
1/8" mandrel, 4 hr

Standard: Pass @ -40 degrees F, Pass @ -67 degrees F
Metric: Pass @ -40 degrees C, Pass @ -55 degrees C

Flame Resistance

Meets NFPA 701; ULC-S109; ASTM 6413 - 2 second flameout;
Registered by California Fire Marshal (No. F-97701);
ASTM E84 & ULC-S102 - flame spread index ≤25, smoke development rating ≤450

 

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Shelter-Rite® 8421 Architectural Fabric - Shelter-Rite®

Base Fabric Type

Standard: Polyester
Metric: Polyester

Base Fabric Weight (nominal)

Standard: 5.0 oz/yd2
Metric: 170 g/m2

Finished Coated Weight

ASTM D751

Standard: 21.0 oz/yd2 (+2/-1 oz/yd2)
Metric: 712 g/m2 (+70/-35 g/m2)

NOTE: Average weight of opaque fabrics will be ~ 4 oz/yd2 (140 g/m2) heavier

Trapezoid Tear

ASTM D4533

Standard: 50/60 lb
Metric: 23/267 N

Grab Tensile

ASTM D751

Standard: 375/350 lb
Metric: 1669/1558 N

Strip Tensile

ASTM D751 Procedure B

Standard: 350/325 lb/in
Metric: 307/285 daN/5 cm

Adhesion

ASTM D751 Dielectric Weld

Standard: 10 lb/in
Metric: 9 daN/5 cm

Hydrostatic Resistance

ASTM D751 Procedure A

Standard: 500 psi
Metric: 3.45 MPa

Dead Load Seam Strength

ASTM D751
2 in (50 mm) seam, 4 hr, 1 in (25 mm) strip

Standard: 106 lb @ 70 degrees F, 53 lb @ 160 degrees F

Metric: 472 N @ 21 degrees C, 233 N @ 71 degrees C

Low Temperature - LTC

ASTM D2136
1/8" mandrel, 4 hr

Standard: Pass @ -40 degrees F
Metric: Pass @ -40 degrees C

Flame Resistance

Meets NFPA 701; ASTM 6413 - 2 second flameout;
Registered by California Fire Marshal (No. F-10302);
ASTM E84 - flame spread index ≤25, smoke development rating ≤450

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Shelter-Rite® 8424 Architectural Fabric - Shelter-Rite®

Base Fabric Type

Standard: Polyester
Metric: Polyester

Base Fabric Weight (nominal)

Standard: 5.0 oz/yd2
Metric: 170 g/m2

Finished Coated Weight

ASTM D751

Standard: 24.0 oz/yd2 (+2/-1 oz/yd2)
Metric: 815 g/m2 (+70/-35 g/m2)

NOTE: Average weight of opaque fabrics will be ~ 4 oz/yd2 (140 g/m2) heavier

Trapezoid Tear

ASTM D4533

Standard: 50/60 lb
Metric: 220/270 N

Grab Tensile

ASTM D751

Standard: 375/350 lb
Metric: 1670/1560 N

Strip Tensile

ASTM D751 Procedure B

Standard: 300/275 lb/in
Metric: 2630/2400 N/50 mm

Adhesion

ASTM D751 Dielectric Weld

Standard: 10 lb/in
Metric: 90 N/50 mm

Hydrostatic Resistance

ASTM D751 Procedure A

Standard: 500 psi
Metric: 3.45 MPa

Dead Load Seam Strength

ASTM D751

2 in (50 mm) seam, 4 hr, 1 in (25 mm) strip

Standard: 106 lb @ 70 degrees F, 53 lb @ 160 degrees F
Metric: 470 N @ 21 degrees C, 235 N @ 71 degrees C

Low Temperature - LTC

ASTM D2136 - LTA

1/8" mandrel, 4 hr

Standard: Pass @ -40 degrees F, Pass @ -67 degrees F
Metric: Pass @ -40 degrees C, Pass @ -55 degrees C

Flame Resistance

Meets NFPA 701; ULC-S109; ASTM 6413 - 2 second flameout;
Registered by California Fire Marshal (No. F-10301);
ASTM E84 & ULC-S102 - flame spread index ≤25, smoke development rating ≤450

 

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Shelter-Rite® 8520 Architectural Fabric - Shelter-Rite®

Base Fabric Type

Standard: Polyester
Metric: Polyester

Base Fabric Weight (nominal)

Standard: 5.0 oz/yd2
Metric: 170 g/m2

Finished Coated Weight

ASTM D751

Standard: 20.0 oz/yd2 (+2/-1 oz/yd2)
Metric: 680 g/m2 (+70/-35 g/m2)

Trapezoid Tear

ASTM D4533

Standard: 50/50 lb
Metric: 220/220 N

Grab Tensile

ASTM D751

Standard: 400/400 lb
Metric: 1780/1780 N

Strip Tensile

ASTM D751 Procedure B

Standard: 325/325 lb/in
Metric: 2850/2850 N/50 mm

Adhesion

ASTM D751 Dielectric Weld

Standard: 10 lb/in
Metric: 90 N/50 mm

Hydrostatic Resistance

ASTM D751 Procedure A

Standard: 500 psi
Metric: 3.45 MPa

Low Temperature - LTC

ASTM D2136
1/8" mandrel, 4 hr

Standard: Pass @ -40 degrees F, Pass @ -67 degrees F
Metric: Pass @ -40 degrees C, Pass @ -55 degrees C

Flame Resistance

Meets NFPA 701; ASTM 6413 - 2 second flameout;
Registered by California Fire Marshal (No. F-97901);
ASTM E84 & ULC-S102 - flame spread index ≤25, smoke development rating ≤450

 

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Shelter-Rite® 9032 Architectural Fabric - Shelter-Rite®

Base Fabric Type

Standard: Polyester
Metric: Polyester

Base Fabric Weight (nominal)

Standard: 10.0 oz/yd2
Metric: 340 g/m2

Finished Coated Weight

ASTM D751

Standard: 32.0 oz/yd2 (+2/-1 oz/yd2)
Metric: 1085 g/m2 (+70/-35 g/m2)

NOTE: Average weight of opaque fabrics will be ~ 4 oz/yd2 (140 g/m2) heavier

Trapezoid Tear

ASTM D4533

Standard: 100/100 lb
Metric: 445/445 N

Grab Tensile

ASTM D751

Standard: 840/840 lb
Metric: 3740/3740 N

Strip Tensile

ASTM D751 Procedure B

Standard: 650/650 lb/in
Metric: 5700/5700 N/50 mm

Adhesion

ASTM D751 Dielectric Weld

Standard: 10 lb/in
Metric: 90 N/50 mm

Hydrostatic Resistance

ASTM D751 Procedure A

Standard: 500 psi
Metric: 3.45 MPa

Dead Load Seam Strength

ASTM D751
2 in (50 mm) seam, 4 hr, 1 in (25 mm) strip

Standard: 266 lb @ 70 degrees F, 133 lb @ 160 degrees F
Metric: 1180 N @ 21 degrees C, 590 N @ 71 degrees C

Low Temperature - LTC

ASTM D2136
1/8" mandrel, 4 hr

Standard: Pass @ -40 degrees F
Metric: Pass @ -40 degrees C

Flame Resistance

Meets NFPA 701; ULC-S109; ASTM 6413 - 2 second flameout;
Registered by California Fire Marshal (No. F-95301)

 

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Architectural Fabrics for the Following Structures

Choose to Make Your Architectural Fabric Structures Extraordinary

No matter the scope or size of your project, you can rely on our expertise and superior products to help you create a structure that deserves to be marveled at. We can meet the architectural fabric needs demanded by a variety of applications and structures.


 

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Air-Supported Structures

Fabric dome structures are popular for a wide range of athletic applications, from football to tennis. If your next project is an air dome structure that needs to be cost-effective, long-lasting and climate-controlled, Shelter-Rite® may be your solution.

 

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Frame Structures

Aluminum and steel frame structures cost less to build, are constructed more quickly than other structures and offer benefits of flexibility and sustainability.

Shelter-Rite® has the solutions you need to make your frame structure reach landmark status.

 

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Tensile Structures

Our product offerings and flexibility allow for maximum creativity and innovation for tensile structure manufacturers. From canopies to music amphitheaters to sports complexes, Shelter-Rite® has the solutions for any open or closed tensile membrane structure design.

 

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Tent Structures

If you're looking for a lighter-weight, clearspan fabric for your rental tent or permanent frame structure applications that's just as strong as heavier fabrics, Shelter-Rite® Tent™ is your solution.

 

Because Shelter-Rite Tent is 20% lighter than the industry standard, it's easier to handle, which leads to:

  • Faster installation
  • Decreased worker fatigue
  • Less wear and tear during handling

 

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Air-Supported Structures Benefit University and Community

Two new air-supported structures on the Drexel University campus provides safe indoor space for the university and community to enjoy sports activities during cold weather months.

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Fabric Structure Offers Unique Design and Functionality

When a company in the Northwest U.S. decided to build a new headquarters, it became clear to them that a fabric structure would take less construction time than traditional brick and mortar. Eleven months after construction started, the large fabric structure was move-in ready and turning heads for its unique design.

 

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Shelter-Rite® Shines Bright at Performing Arts Hall

Entrance canopy featuring Shelter-Rite architectural fabrics retrofitted by Signature Structures protects visitors from the weather conditions, aesthetically matches the roof of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in Sarasota, Florida.

 

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Massive Clear Span Structure Makes a Huge Impression in Boston

The tension membrane structure is the first of several planned at Logan International Airport.

 

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Beijing Tennis Center Relies on Shelter-Rite to Protect Courts

The Sun Park Tennis Center was constructed within Beijing Sun Park using a pressurized air structure made from a Shelter-Rite architectural fabric with Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride film (PVF).

 

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Custom Designed Structure Uses Architectural Fabric to Light the Way

The outdoor venue provides concert-goers pleasant, natural surroundings to enjoy the sounds and visual excitement of various national recording artists.

 

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Shelter-Rite Creates Distinctive Look for The Prisoner Wine Company

Entrance canopy sets the stage for what visitors are going to see when they enter the building.

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Fieldhouse Dome Upgrades a Huge Hit in Plymouth, MN

Multi-sport dome in Minnesota provides indoor play space for soccer, softball, baseball, football, lacrosse, rugby and other community sports from November through late-March.

 

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Shelter-Rite Provides Protection From Frigid Minnesota Temps

Shelter-Rite® provides protection from frigid Minnesota temps.

 

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