Membrane Structure Fabric

NovaShield™ woven coated membrane structure fabric's unique design makes it the perfect solution for a variety of applications.

Membrane Structure Fabric

NOVASHIELD-BRAND-287With over 18 years of in-field service, providing more than 50,000,000 square yards of fabric for frame supported structures in the last FIVE years alone, NovaShield™ from IPG®, is designed to meet the industry’s highest standards, and is the proven material for sound fabric clad buildings in all climates.

Our patented weave produces impressive strength-to-weight ratios and its lighter weight makes for easier, faster, money-saving installations. NovaShield features excellent physical properties, wider widths and better color retention than comparable products.

IPG offers a range of durable membrane structure fabrics which ensures you have the right fabric for your unique needs.

page-image-airplane-hangarNovaShield Membrane Structure Fabrics advantages include:

  • Recyclable
  • Range of colors
  • Wide widths
  • Industry leading warranties
  • Improved fungal resistance
  • Light weight for easier transportation an installation
  • Engineered coatings provide exceptional performance properties
  • Technologically designed to stand up to some of the most demanding weather conditions

Durability & Safety

IPG is the only polyethylene membrane manufacturer to successfully combine long-life UV resistance with flame retardancy. NovaShield products pass the most demanding certification standards, including:

  • California Fire Marshall
  • ASTM E84 (Class 1)
  • NFPA 701 (Large and Small Scale)
  • CAN/ULC S-109 (Large and Small Scale)
  • UBC31-1
  • FAR 25.863(a) Appendix F, Part 1
  • EN13501.1 (B.s1.d0)
  • DIN4102 (B1)


  • FRU88X-6 400

    Flame retardant membrane structure fabric with long life UV resistance. Available in a range of colors. 10 Year limited warranty.

  • RU88X-6 400

    Structure Fabric designed for long life UV exposure. Available in a range of translucent colors. 10 Year Limited Warranty.

  • RU88X-6 (FR)

    Structure fabric with standard scrim and flame retardant coating. 10 Year Limited Warranty.

(See technical data sheets to determine the standards that individual products meet.)

Product Literature

  • NovaShield Brochure


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