Tarpaulins – HDPE, Cotton canvas and Jute Tarpaulins

A tarpaulin or tarp is a large sheet of strong, flexible, water resistant or waterproof material. Traditionally tarpaulins were made out of cotton however currently nylon and polyester fibre fabrics are being increasingly used in manufacturing tarpaulins. Tarpaulin is widely used for rain water protection in sheds, transportation - trucks & other automobiles, storage godowns, boats, snowmobiles, construction sites, lumber, grain storage, temporary storages, tents, ground-sheets, etc. Tarpaulins are sheets made out of polyethylene, cotton canvas, jute, etc. Polyethylene tarpaulin is also known as HDPE Tarpaulin, Laminated Tarpaulin, Plastic Tarpaulin, etc. Traditionally, cotton canvas had been the more common form of tarpaulins, but, lately, HDPE woven and laminated fabric and polyethylene sheets have replaced canvas in many of the applications.