Canwil textiles is a leading supplier of FR, IFR, and non FR theatrical and event fabrics. All our flame retardant fabrics conform to NFPA-701 and Canadian FR standards. We stock the most popular event fabrics from muslin, to commando and Duvetyne. Also in our range is an inherently flame retardant polyester fabrics like Banjo, voile, poly premiere, and velour.
Duvetyn is a the ideal blackout fabric used as an expendable for lighting and grip companies. This economically priced fabric is not complete blackout like 16 oz Commando cloth.
Commando cloth is used for complete blackout applications. From stages, studios to home theaters. This fabric is finished with a non durable flame retardant that passes NFPA 701 small scale FR test.
Banjo cloth is an inherently flame retardant (IFR) textured polyester fabric. This mid weight fabric is available in many standard colors and custom colors. This is the most popular fabric used in exhibit and trade show displays. Banjo is the standard fabric used in pipe and drape kits. This fabric can be washed repeatedly without compromising color and FR properties.
IFR Poly Premiere is the true workhorse fabric for the hospitality, wedding, trade show, exhibition industries. Durable, elegant and affordable this fabric can be washed and laundered multiple times without compromising it’s FR properties and color.
Savannah – IFR Poly velour is a plush velvet type fabric used for wedding drapes and upscale events. Not economically priced like Banjo and Premier, velour is completely opaque for blackout applications. Made with IFR yarn, velour can be laundered multiple times while retaining it’s color.
Gemini – 22 oz IFR velour has the same properties as 14 oz, but much heavier. Used for high end galas, opera stages, and other upscale events.
Natural NFR Muslin
Medium weight natural cotton muslin is widely used in costume design, backdrops, scenics and much more.