When the need for sun blockout has to be balanced against the desire for colour and view, somerton® acrylic offers sun protection fabrics for exterior folding arm blinds and awnings as well as outdoor furniture and furnishings that provides the perfect balance in blockout, colour and view.
Being fully breathable as well as highly water and mould resistant, somerton® acrylic fabrics cover most weather conditions, and are particularly suited to environments with moderate to high humidity and rain. The somerton® acrylic range is covered by a 10 year limited guarantee.
Totally modern semi-blockout external sun protection fabrics designed to combine the best of all worlds in protection, colour and view. This is the essence of somerton® acrylic fabrics by defab®.
Congratulations on your purchase of awnings made from Defab's Somerton® Range of Somerton acrylic fabrics.
Somerton acrylic is an environmentally friendly 100% dope dyed acrylic fibre. Somerton acrylic provides for identical shading on the front and back to provide a visually consistent finish; same pattern or colour on both sides. When the need to balance blockout has to be managed against the desire for colour and view, Somerton acrylic offers a premium sun protection fabric. Somerton acrylic provides the perfect balance in translucency, colour and view offering all year round protection from the elements.
Defab guarantees the superior quality of Somerton® Somerton acrylic fabrics. Furthermore Defab will arrange for the free replacement of your Somerton® Somerton view fabric if it fails due to faults in manufacturing or coating for an extended period of 10 years. This guarantee is only valid if the attached care instructions are followed.
This guarantee, which is offered in addition to any warranty required by law, is offered subject only to the following:
Claims against this guarantee are to be made through the supplier or fabricator of the awning.
This guarantee relates to Defab Somerton® Somerton acrylic fabrics only. In particular, it excludes the manufacture and installation of the awning and other devices.
Somerton acrylic fabric has a unique Dupont Teflon based protection coating which allows this HI – Clean finish to assist with repellence against the natural formulation of dirt, long – term water – oil repellence and excellent dimensional stability.
It is recommended that in order to best keep Somerton acrylic looking good is to properly maintain the fabric before it requires any vigorous cleaning.
Defab Somerton acrylic fabrics are engineered and manufactured to resist the effects of Australia's ever-changing weather conditions. International standards and procedures are in place to guarantee quality fabric reaching the end-user. The fabricator should carefully assess the suitability of the fabric for the particular application and the customer should apply through care and maintenance to ensure satisfactory performance and longevity.
Extend the awning fully and thoroughly if this is not a permanent fixed frame application. Inspect the installation application with the installer. Confirm your choice of design and check that the guarantee has been signed by the fabricator so you can register for the Defab extended 10 year guarantee.
Somerton acrylic will not shrink under normal operating conditions in service as the fabric is dimensionally stable.