Membrane for Architectural Structure

  • 03-01-2016
Weldable 100% PVDF Series Variation

The transparent fabric from Hiraoka let you create a bright interior environment with excellent weather and UV protection.
These incredibly durable fabrics permit very high levels of natural light to reduce energy costs. The SX series is phthalate free and REACH compliant.

SX-4180     : 65% Light Transmission
SX-1800-H : 62% Light Transmission
SX-1800-C : 54% Light Transmission (Heat Sheild version)

10 year warranty


Hiraoka SAC (Solar Amience Cool) series provides a unique combination of high tensile strength and high light transmission.
The SAC series provides excellent lighting to the interior of the structure. At night, when illuminated from within, they become an architectural beacon in the streetscape.
The SAC series can be combined with the standard white fabrics in our translucent range to create unique designs and used the same base cloth and therefore exhibit the same biaxial behavior.

Style 102T(SAC) 212T(SAC) 313T(SAC)
Light Transmission 40% 35% 30%
Tensile Strength 310 X 310 * 450 X 450 * 610 X 590 *
Weight 800g/m2 940g/m2 1100g/m2

* = daN/5cm

15 year warranty


Hiraoka translucent fabrics are designed for long term structures where a technically excellent fabric is required. Standard features include anti-wick base cloth,antifungal treatment, and a weldable PVDF lacquer for good weathering and dirty resistance.These features combine to provide structures with long term beauty.
High Light Transmission
The Light Transmissions of our translucent fabrics are 4~6% higher than competitor's fabrics.

Type   I II III IV
Style 104T 102T 212T 313T 412T
Light Transmission   13% 12% 11% 5%
Weight 635g/m2 800g/m2 940g/m2 1100g/m2 1450g/m2
Warranty Year 10 15-20 15-20 15-20 15-20

* Gray, Putty, Cream color are available for 102T.
* Heat Shield are available for all of translucent items.

10 year warranty, 15 year warranty, 20 year warranty

Opaque (Block out)

This fabric blocks light transmission for many applications where you need to reduce glare or control the lighting conditions.
A black film is contained in an opaque fabric to cut off light.
Hiraoka opaque is available subject to order.
The series can also be combined with the traditional white translucent fabrics and/or the semi-transparent fabrics in the same structure.

Type I : 102T (BP) 102T (B)
Type II : 212T (BP) 212T (B)
Type III : 313T (BP) 313T (B)
Type IV : 412T (BP) 412T (B)

20 year warranty