The Right Tools for Australian Farmers

Australian farmers need the right tools for safeguarding their investments. This is regardless of whether they are growing crops or raising livestock. As such, quality tarpaulins are one of the tools they rely on extensively. Poly tarps come in a wide range of shapes, sizes and colours. Each tarp will usually suit a specific application. For instance, some tarpaulins are ideal for use in cattle shade structures. But, you could use them for other purposes as well.

 

Polytex has a skilled and experienced workforce. In addition, it utilises state-of-the-art equipment for manufacturing its tarps. Unlike other suppliers, we use advanced technology including CAD drawings and computerised fabric plotting & cutting for manufacturing welded tarpaulin fabric products. This enables us to supply tarps ideal for agricultural, industrial and commercial use. Not surprisingly, our reputation for supplying quality grain bunker tarps and eco shelters has spread across Australia. Companies from WA to the eastern seaboard of Australia using our products to meet a myriad of needs.

Premium Hay Tarps Offer Immense Versatility to Australian Farmers

X-factors are qualities that are hard to define. Yet, they often go a long way towards enhancing the value of any object by several notches. The Australian farmer has, for ages, needed cost effective and durable solutions for protecting their investments. This is vital when it comes to producing an abundant harvest.

 

But, crops and hay are susceptible to the vagaries of the weather. They are prone to attacking an assortment of rats and other rodents as well. This is where premium-quality tarpaulins offer the best value for money. Not only do they offer high-quality protection that doesn’t involve spending a lot of money. They offer immense versatility as well. Hence, you would not need to think twice about using your hay tarps in your livestock shade structures or for meeting your temporary storage requirements.

 

Since the 1990s, Polytex Tarpaulins has become the supplier of choice for affordable and superior-quality tarps. We have more than 50 years of experience over three generations in the Australian fabrics industry. This knowledge has been valuable in manufacturing tarps that offer optimum value to the Australian farmer. At the same time, our products have found widespread use in other sectors as well. Many businesses in the construction, mining and industrial sectors use our tarps as warehouse divider walls or factory dividers. This attests to the high standards and quality of our tarps.

Get Quality Warehouse Curtains from Polytex

Owning and managing a warehouse has its own difficulties, and this is true regardless of the amount of space that you have or however you utilize it. Fortunately, there are proven ways to deal with these difficulties, one of which is by installing warehouse curtains and factory dividers. As can be seen from the paragraphs above, installing warehouse curtain can benefit your business in a myriad of ways. But in order to truly enjoy the benefits mentioned above, you need to make sure that you are getting warehouse curtains made of excellent materials and unparalleled craftsmanship—and it is here that we can help.

Polytex is one of Australia’s most reputable and leading supplier of quality tarpaulin products that include wall dividers suitable for varied industrial uses. We also have a host of other tarpaulin products which are used as bunker tarps, eco shelters and livestock shade structures or cattle shade structures, as well as for trucking and building industries. We have the ability to design and manufacture different types of tarpaulin products for the mining, agriculture and industrial sectors. So for all of your tarpaulin product needs, get in touch with us today. We can guarantee 100% satisfaction for all our products and services

Customisable and Flexible Walling Options

Warehouse curtains and wall dividers can also help to improve the aesthetics of your facility. If you are thinking that all warehouse curtains look pretty much the same, then you’d be wrong since modern technology has allowed manufacturers to customise tarps which can be used as warehouse curtains and wall dividers. You can have your business logo and name written on the tarps to be used, and even have graphic elements printed on them should you wish to. In fact, there are many businesses who order shelter covers and have their business names and log and other graphic materials printed on the tarps.

Warehouse curtains and factory dividers made with tarps are also flexible walling options, and is great if you are looking for a temporary divider for your facility. They are sturdy and solid walling options, but they can also be easily taken down and moved or used in another section of the facility.

Limiting Pollution, Contaminants, and Mess

Keeping your warehouse clean is a must. However, this can be a challenge especially given the conditions that many warehouses face. For instance, large open windows and doors pave the way for entry of dust and dirt which can accumulate rather easily if left unattended even for just a while. In a vehicle warehouse where they also do auto body servicing for example, there is a huge risk of contamination since paint and oils are used on an almost daily basis. Suffice to say that whatever industry or sector you may be, the problem of dirt and contaminants is a reality that your warehouse will need to deal with.
Warehouse curtains are excellent ways of limiting the entry of pollutants and contaminants into your warehouse. In fact, the same principle applies when it comes to using tarps as poultry curtains or pig shelters, with the tarps serving to protect the whole poultry yard from the entry of pollutants and contaminants. Acting as a shield, they provide a barrier that keeps dust from not only accumulating on the floors and walls but also prevents them from getting into your machineries and equipment which can have a negative impact on their function and performance. Needless to say, this can in turn a negative effect on your bottom line and may even cause you to incur unnecessary expenses due to premature repairs.

Temperature Control

Even warehouses will need to maintain certain temperature levels for a variety of reasons. For one, they need to do so in order to protect their products, such as in the case of food storage warehouses. Controlling temperature also helps to keep the people working in the warehouse comfortable, which should help improve their performance and productivity. Temperature fluctuations are also a common problem especially during those hot or cold months.
Instead of having expensive temperature control systems installed, you can opt for warehouse curtains or factory dividers, especially if the temperature fluctuations in your warehouse only varies by a few degrees every now and then. They are very cost-effective solutions for minor temperature control needs, and can help save your business thousands of dollars from heating or cooling systems.

Curtains and Wall Dividers for Office

Effective Office Partitions

As mentioned earlier, warehouses often serve as office spaces for various departments since most warehouses are expansive spaces. For instance, a logistics company may have several departments working in the same warehouse, departments like sorting, packaging, and even accounting and other administrative offices. There are several disadvantages to this kind of setup.

For one, there may be mix-ups with the products or items being handled. Second, certain departments may overlap in their tasks. These can all be effectively addressed by installing warehouse curtains to serve as partitions for the different departments in the warehouse. These warehouse curtains and factory dividers can help to keep operations organized and flowing smoothly and even boost the employees’ productivity since they can focus on their tasks and not have to worry about overlapping assignments.

Limit Visibility to Certain Areas

Warehouse curtains are one of the best ways to limit visibility to certain areas of the warehouse which you don’t want other people to see. Though not an everyday occurrence, guests and visitors may suddenly be interested in seeing your warehouse. These people may be potential business partners or investors, or they may even be visitors of your employees who came to drop off a lunchbox or a note. Either way, you will find that you want certain areas of your warehouse to be kept away from their sight, may be because you have a special product you don’t want them to see or maybe because of a sensitive project on the works. Warehouse curtains are an excellent solution for this kind of dilemma.
Warehouse curtains and factory dividers come in a variety of styles and designs, and though there are many warehouse curtains which are transparent, you have the options to choose from solid colours as well in order to completely block out the view.

Curtains and Wall Dividers for Warehouses Helps Block Out Noise

Some warehouses start their daily operations early in the morning, and during these times, forklifts will usually start driving around as they move goods and items, and supervisors also start shouting orders to their teams—yes, shouting is often necessary in order to make their voices heard over the noise created by the forklifts and other machineries that are already running. The point is that during these hours and throughout the rest of the work day, the warehouse can turn into one noisy work space.

Warehouses don’t only serve as a stocking place for a company’s goods and items. In many cases, they also serve as offices for the different departments of the company. The problem though is that because of the noise generated by the equipment, machineries and the people operating them, some employees in other departments get distracted, causing them to lose focus. Needless to say, this can have a negative effect on their productivity.

To address this problem, it is recommended that companies consider installing excellent quality warehouse curtains or factory dividers with noise reduction features like our Sound Stop Acoustic Screens. These are made from vinyl, polyester, or PVC materials loaded with minerals that enhances their noise reduction characteristics and are suitable for any situation or environment that have problems with noise issues. Keep in mind that the materials used here are not the ordinary tarps that are used as grain bunker tarps or hay tarps, so don’t confuse buying ordinary tarps from those that have noise reduction capabilities.

Benefits of Curtains and Wall Dividers for Warehouses

If you own a warehouse or have been managing one for quite some time now, you know and understand that such facilities have their own challenges in their day to day operations. Employees who are constantly walking around and coming in and out of certain areas cause dirt and debris to spread through the facility, and equipment and machineries that are in constant operation create noise that borders from bothersome to annoying. These are just some of the challenges that warehouses have to face on a regular work day. In a factory, these issues are usually addressed by using factory dividers—but can the same approach be used for warehouses as well?
Why not? One of the most effective measures of dealing with the above mentioned problems is by having warehouse curtains and wall dividers installed throughout the facility or in strategic areas. This is true for whatever type of warehouse you may have—whether that be in food, automobile, logistics and any other. There are many benefits of having warehouse curtains and wall dividers installed in your facility, and the most common ones —which can also be said about installing factory dividers in factories—are outlined in the following posts.

Quality Composting Covers from Polytex

If you are looking for top of the line composting covers, you can count on us to deliver. Here at Polytex, we spend time and effort in knowing your exact needs and requirements before we commence with the manufacturing process—the same principle we apply whether we’re making composting covers, eco shelters or other types of tarps for whatever purpose. We don’t just focus on the tarp and fabric itself, but we also take into consideration the compost base product and the geographical location as well. In addition, our composting covers can be manufactured with sleeved edges that allows you to insert pipes which is helpful in holding the tarp down in place using a cover clamp. Along that lined, the clamp arrangement allows you to release and pull back the tarp with ease so you can turn the windrow as needed.

As Australia’s leading tarp manufacturer and supplier, you can rely on our commitment to quick and quality service. So whether you want a quote or would like to discuss your composting cover needs, or would like to enquire about our other products factory dividers, grain bunker tarps and others, never hesitate to get in touch with us. Our team of experts is always ready to help you with your questions.

Proper Care and Maintenance of Composting Covers

Another important factor that can help protect and prolong the life of your composting covers—and other types of tarps used as livestock shade structures for instance—is proper storage. More often than not it can be tempting to leave the covers on the ground beside the windrows even when they’re not in use. However, this leaves the covers exposed to rain and the ultra violet rays from the sun, both of which can cause undue damage to the covers. Thus, whenever you remove the composting covers off the windrows, be sure to keep them stored in a dry area. In line with this, be sure that the storage area is free from any rodents or pests that can chew holes into the composting covers. All these may sound like extra work, but the benefits of a longer service life will more than compensate for the effort.

It should be noted that composting covers can be much heavier when they are wet. Thus, this makes them a bit more challenging when being removed. Actually, the same is true for all other tarps used for other purposes like hay tarps and others. As such, it is recommended that they are not immediately taken off after a severe or heavy rainfall, and that they should be left to dry as much as possible before being removed. When they are heavy, it will require more effort and force to remove them, and when done carelessly, this can result to the composting cover tearing.

Tearing is perhaps the biggest challenges with regard to composting covers. In fact, this is also the biggest problems or other tarps used in other endeavours like shelter covers for instance. Even the high quality composting covers can be a victim of such issue when handled improperly and carelessly. But there are actually several ways to keep this from happening.

For one, never pull the covers using equipment or tools that have sharp metal edges or pointed ends that can cut or pierce the composting covers. Another factor that can contribute to this issue is improper set up. When the composting cover is improperly set up, the strong pulling forces on smaller areas of the composting covers can cause it to tear. Thus, when setting up composting covers, the pulling forces should be evenly spread throughout the fabric. It should be spread evenly over the compost pile and grab loops can be used to hold them in place. This also actually applies to tarps used for other purposes like cattle shade structures for instance.