(PVC) coated polyester, is the most commonly selected material for tensile membrane structures. PVC is chosen for its excellent strength, water proof properties, flexibility, transparency, and durability. It is the most cost-effective and versatile tensile fabric, and meets a large range of color and application needs, both permanent and temporary. PVC is treated to be stain, fire and UV resistant.
Plastic lumber (PL) is a plastic form of lumber (timber) made of virgin or recycled plastic (in which case it can be called RPL). It is made of 100% plastic, compared with wood-plastic composite lumber. Widely employed in outdoor decking, it is also used for molding and trim and garden furniture such as park benches.