What are Reinforced Hems?
Vinyl Banner Finishing Options: Reinforced Hems
The standard finishing option for vinyl banners is hems and grommets, but we also have reinforced hems. We recommend adding reinforced hems on banners over 32 square feet that will be used outdoors for added durability.
Banners with reinforced hems are cut down to the size of the banner. We then add a 1 3/16" PVC-coated webbing along the edges of the banner. The reinforced hems are heat welded to the backside of the banner to increase its strength.
Reinforced corners are made of 13 oz. vinyl banner material that is reinforced with 1 3/16" PVC coated webbing to provide added toughness. The material is cut into a triangle and added to each of the corners of the banner on the backside. The reinforced corners provide extra strength for the banner.
This additional material means your banner corners where grommets are installed will be even more robust against windy weather. This is important for any large banner to be displayed outdoors and exposed to the elements.
You can not have pole pockets with reinforced hems. Pole pockets are loops of vinyl material that metal, plastic or PVC poles can be inserted into for outdoor display. Since pole pockets are attached to the sides of the banner, there’s no need to add reinforced hems to this mounting solution.
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