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Cotton Army Duck Canvas

At White duck we have selected 10.10 Oz, 100% Cotton Army Duck Canvas for all our Tent range. Army Duck is essentially manufactured from; double fill or Two ply yarn twisted together for higher yarn strength, combined with a high density thread count per square inch for weaving premium canvas that is robust and creates a tightly woven fabric surface that is ideal to add Water + Mildew & Flame Retardant Chemical which is impregnated on to the surface of the fabric and the chemical concentrate sits between the cotton pores of the fabric. The cotton pores swell in humid and rain weather closing the gap and making the Canvas highly waterproof and fights micro-organisms.


Our treatment is a technical breathable finish which is the main attribute of using 100% Cotton fabric in the first place. Unlike many camping tents claim to use 100% Cotton Canvas but the treatment is coated causing the cotton fabric to loose its breathability which usually results in a Vapour build up inside the tent.

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Dyna Guard

Dyna Guard is the brand we have created for our Canvas fabric in cooperation Technical Textiles leading mill in Pakistan that brings 5 generations of manufacturing Canvas experience. Dyna Guard is benchmarking the famous Sunfoger treatment that customers are familiar with over the last many decades from the camping industry. Essentially our Army Duck canvas has the same Sunfoger Boat Shrunk Marine-Finish Treatment. This is a dry and weightless chemical concentrate that saturates between the core of the cotton yarn fiber evenly for either Water & Mildew Resistance or Water + Mildew and Flame-Retardant finish as per requirement. The finish is highly durable and will last the test of times on your tents as you pass them from generation to another.

Technical Validation and Lab Testing of our Materials

We believe the “Truth is in the details” Hence we have gone the extra mile to understand, evaluate and benchmark Dyna Guard Canvas for the bellow:

Every new order production run at the factory results in a random Selection of Fabric Testing through AQL Quality Assurance selection system for the following Tests:

  • Canvas Fabric Tensile Test (Mechanical Fabric Strength)
  • Canvas Fabric Tear Test (Mechanical Ripping Strength)
  • Hydro-Static Pressure Column Head Test (Water-Repellent Level)
  • Micro Organism Test (Mildew or Rot Testing)
  • CPAI 84 Section 6 & 5Test (Flame Retardant Testing)

The above fabric tests were set up to bench mark the highest technical parameters that are possible of Dyna Guard Canvas. Regular testing is done to insure there is no substantial drop in benchmark minimum standards. You are most welcome to get latest Fabric Reports and compare them to any Cotton Canvas Tent manufacturer.

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