Canopy Hammock

Canopy Hammock

Provides an effective vector control tool in regions where slash and burn agriculture results in loggers sleeping overnight in deep forest. Users drove the design process and so the Canopy Hammock is a truly fit-for-purpose solution. Extremely high user acceptance rate of 94.6% has been proven during trials in the Greater Mekong Subregion.

Description Requirements / Specifications
Size 130 (W) x 250 cm (L)
Bottom fabric quality
  • 115 gsm
  • Quality – 100% polyester (breathable)
  • Coating – waterproof PU or PVC coating
  • Standard requirement – 1,000 mm (millimeters)
  • Testing method – ISO 811 : 1981 (determination of water penetration – hydrostatic pressure test)
Inner fabric 40 gsm
Quality – 100% polyester
Zipper opening YKK #5 zipper along the length of the hammock
Rope Color – Black Width – 10 mm diameter
Nylon rope length – 8 meters each side
Top strings Color – black. Thickness – 4 mm length – only 8 meters
Two special stoppers
Two elastic ropes (attached from centre loop of LLIN fabric)
Integrated Long Lasting Insecticidal Net Minimum 156 holes/square inch as per Tsara Soft specifications
Holes / other information
  • Two 1” black woven straps; from 45 cm on each side will be attached in LLIN fabric
  • Three loops must be fixed in the one inch strap to hold the fiber glass pipe with the size of 50 cm
  • From centre loop an elastic rope is fixed to the special stopper to the top string
  • 7 cm of bottom fabric must be folded along the length then LLIN is attached
  • 4.5 cm of bottom fabric must be folded along the width then LLIN is attached. 50cm plastic pipe / stick for holding the LLIN
  • Inner pocket – storage space for personal belongings
RainFly
  • Size – 400 x 300 cm (cross dimension) 100% waterproof
  • Quality – 1.1 RIP stop polyester fabric coating – waterproof PU or PVC coating
  • Standard requirement – 3,000 mm (millimeters)
  • Testing method – ISO 811 : 1981 (determination of water penetration – hydrostatic pressure test)
  • 64 gsm
  • Four tying loops must be sewed in all corners
Sewing details
  • Bottom fabric and LLIN fabric must be stitched with double stitch using nylon thread
  • RainFly must be single stitched in all four sides