Tarp Materials


At O’Brian Tarping Systems, we fabricate all of our tarps in house. We can do large scale production orders down to singular custom fabricated tarps. Depending on your requirements, we have a variety of material selections available to address your needs.


12oz Black Mesh


  • Ideally suited for hand tarps, non-asphalt dump truck & trailer tarps and automated tarps
  • Weighs 12oz per square yard
  • 1300 Denier, 11x11 polyester mesh material
  • Tensile grab strength of 300 lbs.
  • Comes in 61”, 96” and 120”widths off the roll, easily weldable for custom widths and lengths
  • O’Brian Tarping Systems entry level material for automated tarp systems

14.90 Canvas


  • Ideally suited for compactor curtains and diaper
  • Heavyweight, solid canvas material. 14.90 oz per square yard
  • Comes in 48” rolls and easily sewn for custom lengths and widths

18oz Titan Mesh


  • Ideally suited for extreme applications where our standard 12oz mesh doesn’t perform as well. Perfect for automated tarp systems, front to rear dump truck & trailer systems, side to side rollover systems and hand tarps.
  • Weighs 18oz per square yard
  • 2000 Denier, 13x13 polyester mesh material
  • Tensile grab strength of 450 lbs.
  • Comes in 61” and 120”widths off the roll, easily weldable for custom widths and lengths
  • O’Brian Tarping Systems premium material for automated tarp systems

18oz Vinyl


  • Ideally suitable for asphalt, hand tarps and keeping loads dry
  • Weighs 18oz per square yard
  • Available import colors are Red, Yellow, Green, Black, Blue, Grey and White
  • Solid material, waterproof
  • Comes in 61” widths off the roll, easily weldable for custom widths and lengths

22oz Vinyl


  • Ideally suited for rollover tarps, transportation tarps, drainage chutes, etc
  • Weighs 22oz per square yard
  • Available import colors are Red, Yellow, Green, Black, Blue, Grey and White
  • Available domestic color is Black
  • Solid material, waterproof
  • Comes in 61" widths off the roll, easily weldable for custom widths and lengths

7oz Green Mesh


  • Ideally suited for tobacco curtains and farm equipment
  • Lightweight, weighs 7oz per square yard

8oz Green Mesh


  • Ideally suited for tobacco curtains and farm equipment
  • Lightweight, weighs 8oz per square yard
  • 1000 denier, 9x9 polyester mesh material
  • Comes in 61” width and is weldable for custom widths and lengths

Lumite


  • Ideally suited for asphalt tarps for dump truck & trailer tarps. •
  • Lightweight, weighs 6.2oz per square yard with less wear and tear on your dump truck tarp arms.
  • Comes in 96” widths off the roll, cannot be heat seamed but can be sewn for custom lengths and widths.
  • Made out of 100% Polypropylene, asphalt doesn’t stick to it like vinyl
  • 350 degree melting point, 100 degrees higher than vinyl
  • 96% shade value means a tighter weave which holds more heat in

Scrappie


  • Ideally suited for scrap metal haulers, C&D, land clearing, wherever torturous loads are present from dump trucks to auto-tarp replacement tarps. NOT recommended for semi-auto tarp systems
  • Heavyweight mesh, weighs 14oz per square yard
  • Comes in 144” widths off the roll and cannot be heat seamed
  • Highest tear and burst strength mesh available
  • High load conformance material, IE very flexible

why choose O'Brian Tarping

We are the only tarping system company to manufacture ALL of our tarps, tarping systems, boat covers, rollovers and pharmaceutical products to ISO 9001-2000 quality standards in house! We do NOT import any of our tarps or tarping systems. If you want the best quality, choose O'Brian!

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