What is Keder and how to choose the size of keder?
The Keder (sail rope, edge reinforcement, hem rope,) is designed to connect the soft textile to aluminum or fixing, Keder Applications tents, marquee, awnings, tarpaulin, pool cover, marine product, sail, fabric structure, membrane structure, truck side curtain, truck side sign, shades, car parking, and many other application which need to fix the textile and tension. Keder consists of two parts: a core and fabric. The core is made from extruded PVC, or another elastic material, to allow flexibility. The core is then wrapped in Keder fabric, which has exposed fibers on the outside to allow the Keder to easily slide into an extrusion with a luff groove – keder track. It has coating on the inside, to ensure proper adhesion during welding. For maximum strength, there is a Double Coated Keder available. The keder is help a lot with the side strength and keep it tight / flat, and easy put on and remove. The welding strength, staright the keder is very important to use it. The main market, UAE, Saudi, Qatar, USA, Europe for tents and advertising users.
Below few options to use the aluminum, and few popular keders,
A selection of aluminum and PVC keder rails for keder from 5mm – 15mm.
Double shotgun and single type aluminum rails.
Double barrel aluminum rail
Suitable for 8.5mm – 10mm piping, outside diameter
The aluminum can be bent through a 30cm radius, joining element, 15mm x 12mm rectangular
Double barrel anodized rail
Suitable for 8.5mm – 15mm piping, outside diameter.
Double flap keders,
White translucent: 5.5mm, 6mm, 7mm, 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, 13mm, 15mm
White blockout: 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, 13mm, 15mm.
If you are replacing keder on a current project, measure the diameter of the current PVC cord. For new keder projects, look at the rail / frame system that the keder will be sliding into. Make sure to keder that is just a little bit smaller than the diameter of the channel. If any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org