What is Haartz fabric?

What is Haartz fabric?

Haartz, whose history dates back more than 100 years, is renowned among automakers, suppliers and auto upholstery shops for manufacturing the toughest, most functional and elegant topping fabric in the automotive industry.

Is Stayfast better than vinyl?

Stayfast is a popular upgrade to vinyl convertible tops, and as with any canvas, is richer looking and has a higher wear rating than convertible tops made of vinyl. Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl (View) is the most popular fabric.

What is Stayfast?

Stayfast® is a line of 3-ply toppings all with square weaving face fabrics.

What material is a convertible top made out of?

All convertible tops are made from some form of either vinyl or canvas. In general most post 1950 American cars and several European cars with removable convertible tops were originally supplied in vinyl. Canvas sometimes referred to as mohair is used exclusively by Mercedes, BMW, Saab, and Porsche.

What is Cabrio vinyl?

Cabrio Vinyl is the Factory Original material for Mazda Miata NA and VW Rabbit convertible tops and features the original cabrio grain PVC facing and durable cotton backing. Cabrio Vinyl is one of the finest convertible top vinyls available with a typical life expectancy of 12+ years.

What is stay fast canvas?

Manufactured by Haartz┬ę, it is considered the best Amercian automotive canvas. It is composed of 3 layers. A fade resistant acryli, a butyl rubber membrane and a smooth cotton backing. Standard Stayfast canvas has a plain American cotton lining as a backing.

How long does a vinyl top last?

Heat, moisture and dirt, according to two local experts, are the main reasons why convertible tops in Florida last only about three years before they need to be replaced. Convertible tops on most American cars – such the Chrysler LeBaron and Ford Mustang – are made of vinyl and canvas.

What’s the difference between vinyl and cloth?

A fabric banner can be folded and typically included in the frame or stand it accompanies while a vinyl banner can only be rolled and the size is limited to the shortest dimension of the banner.

What does it cost to replace a vinyl top?

The Estimated Price For Replacing A Convertible Top Runs From $900 To $1500

  • One replacement top (including pop rivets, staples, hold-down cables, and adhesive)
  • A strip of windshield sealer (for those who own a vehicle with glass windows with rubber trim)
  • Silicone spray.