steel framework manufacturing
Tensile structures aren’t like traditional construction materials that need to be processed on-site. In the traditional way, all materials are brought to the site and workers use them to construct the structures.  Additionally, the materials used for tensile structures could be manufactured off-site. Tensile structure components are usually huge in […]

The Tensile Structure Manufacturing Process

indoor shade sail
Fabric structures like shade sails are typically used outdoors as protection from the sun. However, more and more customers are using these versatile fabrics and supports indoors for a creative twist. And why not? These are very easy to install and they can easily update the look inside your building. […]

Fabric Structures For Interior Use

sun shade sail
Shade sails don’t only add value to your home, they are also functional and beautiful to look at. In order to keep them looking their best while maximizing your investment, it’s worth taking a moment to know how to properly maintain them. Proper maintenance doesn’t only affect the value but […]

Tips On Maintaining The Value Of Your Outdoor Shade Sails

Bahama Shutters
Adding shutters to windows is a great way to add style and charm to the place without costing a lot. Outdoor shutters, like Bahama shutters, are great not only for aesthetic purposes but also for protection against strong winds. Even if St Louis, Missouri rarely encounters full-pledge hurricanes, Bahama shutters […]

Bahama Shutter Basics: All You Need To Know

sun shade fabric
A patio or garden sitting area can greatly increase your property’s value. It also provides additional comfortable space while you enjoy the scenery outdoors, and with the changing weather in Spring and Summer, it’s nice to be able keep your family covered even when outside your home. Traditional roofing systems […]

Fabric Spotlight: Xceltex™ Fabric

Extruded Aluminum Supports
In order to get the most out of your tensile fabric structure, you have to properly select the right materials to use. With our tensile membrane structures, we use high quality fabric and aluminum frames to ensure the structure lasts. Aluminum is commonly selected for the frames due to the following […]

How Does It Work? The Aluminum Extrusion Process

Tensile fabric architecture is one of the modern day architectural innovations that enhances the beauty of the construction. A tensile construction is where there is only tension and no bending or compression. If an architect comes to you you with a plan of a tensile structure mostly he will know […]

Best Materials of Tensile Fabric Architecture

Flow Analysis - Solidworks
When it comes to 3D CAD software, it’s hard to top the reputation that Solidworks has in the engineering field.  Over two decades, the engineers at Solidworks have worked hard to forge the top spot in their field. Based on their reputation and suppor, we here at TMB exclusively use […]

Why We Use Solidworks for Our Designs

Outdoor Tensile Membrane Structure
Some of our customer who need our assistance creating their dream tensile membrane structure come to us ready with their own ideas about the material they’d prefer and yet others leave it up to us to pick out the best fabric.  So for those DIYers or other looking for an […]

Coating Tensile Membrane Structures For External Use

Sun Protection with a Shade Sail
Shade sails can be used in various private, business, and industrial applications. They are used to cover outdoor areas where people usually hang out. They are famously used in outdoor home zones, for example, lawns, patios, verandas, grill areas, poolside, and landings. They are additionally perfect out in the public […]

Stay Cool with Sun Shade Sails