54" Black Commando 16 oz. FR

54" Black Commando 16 oz. FR

Cut Yardage: per linear yard
Full Piece: per linear yard
Item #0027-000449

5.90 per Yard(s) 5.9 USD


Minimum Purchase Required: 5 Yard(s)
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These fabrics are commonly woven from natural and/or synthetic yarns and then topically treated with a flame retardant chemical so that the material meets fire safety codes.

popular opaque flame retardant fabric

Black flame resistant Commando fabric -also known as Duvetyn, Supercote, and Molton- is a heavy-weight economical and versatile fire retardant fabric widely used for affordable stage masking curtains and theater backdrops. Black FR Commando is the most popular masking fabric in the film and entertainment industry. Woven from matte yarns and highly opaque, it is an economical alternative to cotton Velour. Suitable for TV, rehearsal and recording studio curtains and backdrops. Heavier and more opaque than Duvetyne.

Commando cloth FR meets the minimum requirements of flame resistance established by these tests:

  • NFPA 701 – Small Scale

  • NFPA 701 – Test Method#1

  • State of California – GA0358.01, C-14101


Color charts are intended as a reference only. Fabric colors can vary from their web representation due to standard dye-lot variations and computer screen settings. Cut or special order fabrics cannot be returned. You may wish to order a sample to review material texture and color before ordering.

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Common Uses for this Fabric

Theatrical Drapery Fabrics

The right fabric choice for stage curtains and theatrical draperies.

Duvetyn, Commando & Molton

The most popular flame retardant fabrics in the live event and production industry.

Masking & Blackout Fabrics

Versatile and durable flame retardant materials for diverse applications.

TV, Filming & Recording

Versatile fabrics for studio perimeter, green screen or camera background.

Specifications for 54" Black Commando 16 oz. FR

Weight per linear yard 16oz (454g)
Weight per square yard 11oz (312g)
Fabric color Black
Availability Full roll & cut yardage
Fabric width 54" (4'6" - 137 cm)
Fiber content 100% cotton
Yards per Roll / Bale 50 yards (+/-) & 100 yards (+/-)
FR class FR - Flame Retardant
FR test State of California – GA0358.01, C-14101 - NFPA 701 – Small Scale - NFPA 701 – Test Method#1