GEI Fabric - Reinforcement Fabric

GEI Fabric

GEI Fabric application on ductwork  Lay Reinforcement Fabric into first coat of RoofCoat™  and backroll

GEI Fabric seals all exposed insulation. Picture Right: The GEI Fabric is laid into the first coat of RoofCoat and back rolled.                                                  


1. Product Name
                   GEI Fabric

2. Manufacturer

GLOBAL Encasement, Inc.
701 E. Santa Clara Street
Ventura, CA  93001 USA
PHONE: (800) 266-3982
FAX: (800) 520-3291

3. Product Description

GEI Fabric is a 100% polyester reinforcement fabric made without the use of adhesives or binders.  It is produced by the world’s largest manufacturer of stitch-bonded fabrics using state-of-the-art technology.

GEI Fabric has outstanding physical strength, quick wet-out and saturation, and superior elongation.  

GEI Fabric properties, characteristics and ease in handling and application, make it the best quality fabric to use with any of GLOBAL Encasement, Inc.’s TopCoats.

4. Technical Data and Properties

20” Wide x 324’ Long / 533 sf / 12 lbs
40” Wide x 324’ Long / 1066 sf / 24 lbs
Other widths available. See TABLE 1 below.

5. Product Installation

  • GEI Fabric is ready to use.
  • May be applied by hand or roofing broom.
  • All surfaces must be clean, dry, and free of dirt, grease, oil, or other contaminants that would interfere with proper adhesion.
  • Complete saturation of GEI Fabric requires 3 gallons per 100 square feet (9.29 sqm) of RoofCoat Topcoat. 
  • Best applied in temperatures between 50ºF and 100ºF.
  • Apply only when weather conditions will permit drying before rain, dew or freezing temperatures.
  • Follow manufacturer’s application guidelines.

6. Availability and Cost

Various sizes of cut rolls are available upon request.  
Call GLOBAL Encasement, Inc. at 800-266-3982 for pricing and availability.

Properties Test Method

GEI Fabric Average Value

Weight (per sq. yard)
Calculated by formula 3 ounces
Bursting Strength (lbs) ASTM D3786 (Mullen) 177
Tensile Strength (psi) ASTM D1682 (Grab) 57.1
Tear Strength ASTM D1117 (Trapezoid) 16.1
Elongation (%) ASTM D1682 62
Conformability   Excellent
Ease of Saturation   Excellent
These products are for industrial/commercial applications only.  Since the condition of use is beyond GLOBAL Encasement’, Inc.’s control, we cannot guarantee or accept any liability resulting from the misuse of our products.

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