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


 7oz Green Mesh

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

 12oz Black Mesh

  • Ideally suited for hand tarps, dump truck tarps and semi-automated tarps
  • Weighs 12oz per square yard
  • Comes in 61”, 84” and 96” widths off the roll, easily weldable for custom widths and lengths 
  • Entry level tarp material for automated tarp systems


  • Ideally suited for asphalt tarps, dump truck tarps.
  • Lightweight, weighs 6.2oz per square yard and less wear and tear on your dump truck tarp arms.
  • Comes in 96” widths off the roll and cannot be heat seamed
  • 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 that holds more heat in


  • 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

 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 Vinyl

  • Ideally suited for hand tarps
  • Weighs 18oz per square yard
  • Comes in a variety of colors
  • Solid material, waterproof.
  • Suitable for asphalt and when loads need to be kept dry

 22oz Vinyl

  • Ideally suited for rollover tarps, transportation tarps, etc
  • Weighs 22oz per square yard
  • Comes in a variety of colors
  • Solid material, waterproof
  • Suitable for asphalt and for keeping loads dry



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