What is Drapery Buckram and Translucent Buckram?

What is Drapery Buckram and Translucent Buckram?

There are many different styles and sizes of Drapery Buckram. Non woven Buckram backs up more fashion drapery pleats than any other buckram. Washable and dry cleanable, material offers selected styles for every drapery application. The industry specifically developed this material as a stiffener for dry-cleaning to maintain its rigidity.

Translucent Drapery BuckramIron-on Drapery BuckramBuckram consists of polyester fibers, cross-linked resin, and cellulose. The polyester fiber provides suitable stitch strength and prevents sagging.

How to Use Drapery Buckram

How to Use Translucent Buckram

Translucent Buckram

Pressure Sensitive Buckram

  • Pressure-sensitive buckram has 3/8″ strip of adhesive with easy-to-remove release paper.
  • Choose from tape at top or bottom of roll.
  • Speeds production by adhering position on header and minimizing shifting during folding.
  • 100% polyester. Snow white color.
  • 100 yards per roll.
  • Standard Weight, suitable for medium weight fabrics.
  • Washable and dry cleanable. Does not shrink after cleaning.
  • Available in 4” width.
  • Adhesive Tape is ideal for applying to buckram yourself. Secures position on panels.
  • 3/8″ wide tape with 1/2″ release paper.

Polyester Permanent Buckram

  • 100% polyester. Snow white color. 100 yards per roll.
  • Light Weight is suitable for sheers and light weight fabrics.
  • Standard Weight is 33% heavier than light weight, suitable for medium weight fabrics.
  • Heavy Weight is 30% heavier than standard weight, suitable for velvets and heavy weight fabrics.
  • All weights are available in both Sew-On and Iron-On styles.
  • Iron-On has adhesive on one entire side.
  • Washable and dry cleanable. Does not shrink after cleaning.
  • Pleats and spaces stay firm after multiple washings and dry cleanings.
  • Easier to sew than traditional non-woven buckrams; won’t heat up sewing machine needles like other buckrams can.
  • Less thread breakage.
  • Available in 3”, 4″ and 6” widths

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