Tensegrity systems put a lot of strain on the shade material.
tensegrity wrote:So canvas makes a better tension component, and mylar rips?
What about the noise, is canvas quieter?
How do you get the duct tape to not peel off under tension?
kraskland wrote:For a cheaper alternative you could use regular shade cloth, which is basically the same as aluminet but without the shiny stuff. Something like this shade cloth should work well. It will let wind through and be much more quiet than tarps.
tensegrity wrote:Can you tense the aluminet? In other words, can it form a tension component of the tensegrity?
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