What Is Blackout Fabric and What Material Is It Made Of?

Blackout fabric is a type of fabric primarily used for blocking sunlight and ultraviolet rays.

It has multiple advantages such as excellent light-blocking effects, non-toxic, odorless, soft to the touch, soundproof, heat-insulating, waterproof, fire-resistant, UV-resistant, and protects human health.

The main material used in the production of blackout fabric is polyester, which is also known as polyethylene terephthalate (PET) fiber.

Polyester is a high molecular weight polymer produced through esterification or transesterification and polycondensation reactions using purified terephthalic acid (PTA) or dimethyl terephthalate (DMT) and ethylene glycol (EG) as raw materials. It is then spun and processed into fibers.

Currently, the blackout fabric available in the market can be classified into coated blackout fabric, woven blackout fabric, flame-retardant blackout fabric, embossed blackout fabric, printed blackout fabric, and jacquard blackout fabric, among others.

It is mainly used as an interior decoration fabric and can be used for eco-friendly, permanently flame-retardant blackout curtain fabrics in hotels, guesthouses, hospitals, and other public places.

  • Woven blackout (Dimout Fabric) fabric with three layers of inherent flame-retardant polyester yarn, achieving a light-blocking rate of around 95%.

  • Coated blackout fabric with four layers of light-blocking coatings and flame-retardant polyester yarn, achieving 100% light-blocking rate.



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    Ultraviolet Attenuation

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    Environmental Protection

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    No Odour

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    Noise Reduction

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    Splash Proof

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    Polyester Fabric

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    Machine Washable

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    Thermal Insulation

Advantages of BEGOODTEX Blackout Fabric.

The advantages of BEGOODTEX blackout fabric are that it has inherent light-blocking properties and can be directly cut to any size for use as lining, blinds, or fabric.

• Quality German black yarn woven into the fabric for total darkness

• 30-40% sound insulation to help aid sleep • Energy saving thermal insulation

• 100% anti-UV protection

• A soft, peach-skin feel and drape

• 100% easy-care polyester

• Machine washable at 30°

• Splash-proof, durable, more environmentally friendly than foam-backed traditional linings and odour-free

Applications of IFR + Inherent Blackout Fabric.

  • A. Blackout Fabric in Industries.


    Blackout Fabric in Industries


    Blackout fabric generally in the form of curtain wall helps in preventing light from either outdoor or indoor sources for getting through. These curtain wall completely opaque to block out sunlight, welding frames and other types of light for a variety of applications.
    These curtains walls not only block out light, but they also protect employees and equipment from damage caused by welding sparks and other hazards in the workplace.

  • B. Blackout Fabric in Colleges and Schools.


    Blackout Fabric in Colleges and Schools.


    As with the increasing technology the trend of E-teaching I.e. teaching by means of electronic medium like projectors etc is increased, blackout fabrics are the perfect choice for numerous classroom types. It provides a better environment for using interactive white boards or projectors, offering a great level of lightning control. For schools and colleges the blackouts are manufactured from fire and flame retardant finishes.

  • C. Use of Blackout Fabric in Medical Studies.


    Use of Blackout Fabric in Medical Studies


    For medical studies like sleep study and other important studies it is necessary to eliminate outside light and create a suitable environment inside or confuse the brain about the time of day, for such studies blackout fabric is a major advantageous material, which will help in easy conducting of studies.

  • D. Use of Blackout Fabric in Equipment Use.


    Use of Blackout Fabric in Equipment Use


    Some tests and equipment’s requires total darkness to provide accurate readings. So use of blackout fabric in doing such tests is important. It gives accuracy in results of the tests which are conducted.

  • E. Photo Lab Use of Blackout Fabric.


    Photo Lab Use of Blackout Fabric


    A dark room is necessary to develop traditional photographs, being able to convert a space into a dark room can make a room multi functional and eliminate the need of having to create a dark room that only serves one purpose. So blackout fabric can be used in photo labs to make the atmosphere black so that to create a working atmosphere inside.

  • F. Use of Blackout in Hotels.


    Use of Blackout in Hotels


    Hotels near airports and other areas are generally brightly lit, generally such light from outside can make the inside atmosphere very unpleasant for the visitors and customers at day time. So blackout fabric gives totally good atmosphere inside prevents the outside light to come inside, this has the benefit that the inner light and decoration of hotel looks beautiful at day time too.

  • G. Light-Blocking Fabrics in Photography.


    Light-Blocking Fabrics in Photography


    A light-blocking cloth is an essential accessory in photography, preventing light reflection and interference and making shooting more realistic and clear. High-quality materials provide better light-blocking effects, and the cloth is convenient to hang and adjust quickly, allowing you to easily shoot satisfactory photos.

  • H. Use of Blackout Fabric on Performing Stages.


    Use of Blackout Fabric on Performing Stages


    Blackout cloth is used on stage to hide areas from the viewing public. This may be to aid quick set changes, hide waiting actors in the wings or simply to hide the stage lights. Blackout cloth is also used on mid- stage, rear or upstage travelers, these awe moving curtains like the front main curtains, these help divide the stage into sections, which will help with quick scene and set changes.

  • I. Use of Blackout Fabric for Home Theatre.


    Use of Blackout Fabric for Home Theatre


    Blackout fabric in form of curtains has various advantages as in home theater blackout curtains keeps light from filtering in and don’t ruin movie at night time, adds soundproofing by minimizing outside noise and echo, and can reduce heating and cooling cost.

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