Canvas tarps are used for a wide variety of purposes. The heavy-duty canvas tarps available from Northern Tool are available in sizes from 10'x12' up to 16'x24'
Canvas tarps are a time-honored way to protect your valuables from sun and water. The word canvas derives from the word cannabis, because the cloth was made from hemp before cotton was a commercially viable product. The word tarpaulin was formed from a combination of "tar" and "palling" and referred to canvas that had been coated with tar to make it waterproof for use aboard ships. Hemp is no longer widely used in the textile industry, and we now have better (and less messy) products than tar for waterproofing canvas fabrics, which are now commonly made from cotton.
Measuring Canvas By Weight
Canvas that is measured by weight is sold based on the weight of one square yard of the cloth. Very lightweight canvas cloth can weigh as little as 7 oz. per square yard, while canvas cloth for everyday light use starts at around 12 oz. per square yard.
Finished canvas tarps can weigh more after they are treated with waterproofing material and/or UV light resistant coatings. The coatings can add several ounces per square yard to the weight of the cotton canvas tarp material.
Black 10 Ounce Tarp. Much lighter than our other 18 ounce vinyl tarps this 10 ounce tarp is much better suited for lighter weight applications such as camping, hiking, boating or using around the house or garden. 10 Ounce refers to the fabric weight per square yard. Total weight ... read more »
VINYL COATED POLYESTER TARP - 10 Ounce Reinforced Fabric is Designed for a Wide Ranges of Temperature and Climate
WATERPROOF, WINDPROOF & DURABLE - This tarp is designed for the brutal forces of nature and will hold up for years to high winds, freezing temperatures, heat of the desert or salt water environments
MUCH LIGHTER THAN OUR HEAVIER 18 OUNCE VINYL TARPS - Still Just As Impervious To Wind & Rain
2" POLYPROPYLENE WEBBING IS MACHINE SEWN TO THE TARP - Lightweight Polypropylene Webbing is Ideal for Weather, Chemical and Abrasion Resistance. Grommet Placed Every 16" inches Helps Ensure Sufficient Tie Down Capability
LIGHTWEIGHT YET STILL TOUGH - A Polyester Scrim with PVC Coating Makes This a Strong & Durable Tarp
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Our tarp clips are made of high strength plastic, durable and lightweight to carry. Specially alligator mouth with tooth can clip very tight. Needs a overlocking tents or awning to clamp, easy to loosen without overlock, clamping force is limited, not fixed clamp. Can bear large ... read more »
Versatile, premium quality tarp clips with heavy-duty gripping power, the tested load-bearing of pulling force is over 100 kilograms.
Clamp tarp is made of high strength POM material, durable and breakage-proof, won't damage after 500 times normal reusable.
Specially clamp alligator mouth with tooth makes the occlusion dentaire much more stable. Provides instant anchor point to attach any standard bungee cord, tie down or rope. Holds tarps without cutting holes. Interlocked fixing claw. Fastening steadily.
Unique sliding-lock design makes it easy to tighten and loosen on thick or thin tarps.
Camping clamp is great for outdoor camping tent, awning, caravan, tarps, canvas, awnings, boat covers swimming pool covers, temporary shelters, or any fabric cover needing extra hold down points, etc.
Tarps Direct 12 ounce canvas is manufactured from 100% cotton fabric. Treated to be water resistant, breathable and strong; our canvas tarps also have double stitched seams and hem with brass grommets approximately every 24" apart on all sides and corners. Canvas tarps are good ... read more »
Made in the USA
12 OZ. Cotton Canvas - Water Resistant- Due to the Nature of Cotton Shrinkage May Occur
Tarp DOES have an ODOR due to Treatment of Fabric- Colors May Bleed
This Tarp is Listed as a Cut Size. Finished Size Approximately 3 to 5% or 6" Shorter
Rust Resistant Brass Grommets every 24" and Corners
Tarp Supply is one of the first to introduce polyester canvas tarps to the market. Polyester canvas tarps are twice as strong as many treated cotton canvas tarps. Polyester canvas tarps are often times preferred over standard treated cotton canvas tarps as they are dry finished ... read more »
Military Grade Polyester Canvas, Full finished size
Water Resistant Canvas Tarps. 16 Oz per square yard.
Double Lock-Stitched for Maximum Durability
Rust resistant brass grommets on all corners and along the perimeter approx. 24" apart -
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Constructed of single filled cotton duck. Breathable, allows moisture to evaporate and helps prevent rot and rust. Process treated to ensure water resistance. Locked stitched hems with rustproof grommets approximately 2 feet apart. Reinforced corners. Environmentally friendly, ... read more »
Heavy-Duty 12 x 12 sq. inch weave Green Silver Tarpaulins. Durable for repeated and extended use. It is appropriate for jobsite and home conditions. Ideal for: construction jobsites, roofing, painting, leaf/debris cleanup, camping, picnicking, hunting, canopy and tent fly. They ... read more »
20' x 20' Green Silver Poly Tarp, 12 x 12 weave, 8 mil thick
Great for extreme weather and job site conditions
Grommets every 18" on all sides
Durable and longer-lasting than regular blue spec and competing tarps
10 Pcs Heavy Duty Multi-Purpose Thumb Screw Tarp Clips Clamps Withstand 60mph Strong Wind Fit for Holding Up Tarp, Canopy, Car Cover, Winter Boat Cover, Pool Cover, Sun Shade, Temporary Projector Screen Wide Application: Can be used for holding up tarp, canopy, rainfly, car/truck ... read more »
Super Holding Power: The heavy duty tarp clip designed with the thumb screw to tighten the jaw can securely hold the tarp down even the strong storms.
Tarp Clip Size: The tarp clip weights 27.5 grams, measures 3 1/4 inches long and 1 inch wide. The jaw opens about 1/4inches, can fit the heavy duty gray tarp well. The diameter of the hole is 1/2inches, You can pass a ball bungee elastic or a wire bungee end with no trouble.
Easy to Use: Easy to install or remove just to tighten or loosen the screw knob. The teeth inside hold the tarp tightly, but do not tear or damage it.
Wide Usage: The tarp clip can withstand 30-40mph wind even 60-80mph fierce wind gust. It is great for holding up tarp, canopy, rainfly, car/truck cover, bike cover, boat cover, pool cover, sun shade, temporary projector screen, couch cover, BBQ cover, etc.
Package includes: 10 Pieces tarp clips. We have 30-day money back gurantee, no questiones asked!
Those tarps are made of woven and coated polyethylene that is tear and UV resistant. They are also mold and mildew resistant and will not rot nor shrink. Regular specification, all purpose (10-mil) tarpaulins present a stronger more durable tarp that will provide the user with ... read more »
True 10 mil thick waterproof tarp
Washable and mildew proof with rope in hem
Woven and laminated polyethlene with heat sealed seams
UV, Waterproof, Rot, Rust and Mildew resistant
Stronger more durable tarp that will provide the user with longevity for all covering or protective needs.
Canvas duck tarp material may also be sold under a numbering system, in which the lower numbers indicate heavier, more dense cloth. Number one canvas duck cloth is very heavy duty canvas, while number ten canvas cloth is fairly light. It may also be single fill or double fill canvas, another measure of the thread density of the canvas cloth.
Lower Numbers Mean Heavier Canvas Tarp
Canvas tarps can be purchased with grommets for support or secure tie-down.
Why is it that a lower number means a heavier canvas tarp cloth? The
explanation has to do with the weight of a square yard of cloth and the
number 19. If a yard of cloth weighs 11 ounces, it is #8 canvas cloth (19
minus 11 equals 8). If a yard of cloth weighs 18 ounces, it is #1 canvas
cloth. #8 is a fairly lightweight canvas, and #1 is heavy canvas.
Why 19? Your guess is as good as mine.
What happens if a square yard weighs 19 ounces or more? There's an
extended system for measuring the extra heavy duty canvas tarp material,
called "naught duck" measurement. At 19 ounces per yard, it is 1/0 naught
duck cloth, at 20 ounces, it is 2/0 naught duck, etc.
I have also seen reference to measuring the weight of a 36" by 22" square of
cloth when calculating numbered duck or naught duck canvas cloth weight. It
seems that duck canvas is more densely woven than ordinary canvas, or maybe
the information was incomplete.
And then there is army duck canvas, which is measured in ounces with numbers
like 10.10 army duck or 12.29 army duck canvas.
Are you sorry you asked about canvas cloth weight measurement yet? Canvas cloth may or may not be canvas duck cloth. It might be single fill or double fill canvas duck, and it might be measured by the weight of
a square yard, or the weight of almost a square yard. That weight might
be used directly as the unit of measurement, or it might be subtracted from
the number 19, or it might go into a whole different measurement system if
the weight of a square yard (or almost a square yard) is greater than or
equal to 19 ounces.