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Curtain, Track&& Rigging Curtain, Track Rigging

Milwaukee (800) 236-0878 - Pensacola (800) 851-3618 - Memphis (800) 757-6884 - Tampa (727) 564-3997 - Miami/West Palm Beach (561) 319-1475

CUSTOM CURTAINS

Since 1981, Mainstage has been custom fabricating and installing stage curtains, drops, cycloramas, scrims, industrial window curtains and wall coverings for national and international customers. Typical installations include K-12 education facilities, colleges and universities, community and professional theatres, auditoriums, worship centers, military bases, museums, television studios, theme parks and casinos. We manufacture your curtains in our own facilities, giving us the capacity to meet the most time sensitive installations. Mainstage services include: •	 Free Quotations:		Based	on	your	specifications	or	from	free	site	visits	where	available,	we	offer	timely	 and accurate quotations on new or replacement stage curtains and most entertainment related products (track, rigging, etc.- see related sections for more information). •	 Consultations: Our experience allows for unique perspective for the design of entertainment complexes, incorporating curtain and track systems, rigging systems, and lighting systems to ensure seamless integration. •	 Safety Inspections:		An	important	part	of	any	maintenance	program,	we	provide	flame	testing	on	existing	curtains.	 •	 Project Management: Our Project Managers work with you through each step of the job, ensuring your curtain is exactly what you order. We recommend velour for use with all front curtain settings. If budget is a concern, the upstage curtain setting can be changed to a less expensive fabric. Stage curtain	fabric	must	be	either	flame	 resistant	(FR)	or	inherently	flame	 resistant	(IFR)	to	meet	most	local	 and	national	fire	codes.	 Memorable Velour - Perhaps the most	popular	25	oz.	cotton	velour.	FR Prestige Velour - 26	oz.	cotton	velour.	 Charisma Velour	-	27	or.	cotton	velour. Princess Velour - 16	oz.	cotton	velour.	FR Encore Velour -	Available	in	22	and	15	oz.,	100%	polyester	knit.	IFR REAR CURTAIN SETTING FABRICS Atlas Oxford	-	Cotton	woven	with	slight	herringbone	weave.	FR Commando Cloth/Duvetyne - Lightweight cotton fabric with Velour look. FR		 Nassau Repp -	Cotton	or	FR	polyester	woven	with	herringbone	weave. Muslin - Available in cotton and polyester, used for back drops and cyclorama curtains.	Non-FR,	FR	and	IFR. Sharkstooth Scrim- Open weave fabric used for see-through effects and

FABRIC TYPES

SPECIFICATIONS

CURTAIN SPECIFICATIONS: •Pleated	curtains	with	50%	fullness,	pleats	on	12”	centers.		 •3	1/2”	BFM	grade	jute	webbing	reinforcement	at	top	of	curtain. •No	horizontal	splices	in	vertical	panels.		 •Each	complete	curtain	made	from	fabric	of	the	same	dye	lot.	 •All	selvages	shall	be	diagonally	snipped	to	prevent	puckering. •Bottom	hems	for	draws,	and	legs	to	be	a	minimum	5”,	borders	hems	shall	 be	a	minimum	of	3”.	 •Minimum	8”	side	hems	at	center	of	Draw	Curtains	and	minimum	3”	side	 hems for remainder. •#8	Zinc	coated	steel	jack	chain	for	bottom	hem	weight.	Chain	to	be	sewn	 into	a	separate	flameproof	muslin	pocket.		 •#3	Brass	black	anodized	grommets	when	required	with	27”	tie	lines. •Quality	bag	hooks	riveted	to	curtain	through	1/2”	heavyweight	tie	line	or	bit	 snaps in grommets, when required. DROPS & SCRIM SPECIFICATIONS: •	 3	1/2”	BFM	grade	jute	webbing	at	top. •	 5”	minimum	bottom	hem	pipe	pocket. •	 5“	minimum	side	turns. •	 #3	Brass	black	anodized	grommets	with	27”	tie	lines. FREE SPECIFICATION FILE: Mainstage	has	developed	a	word	document	formatted	as	section	11062	of	AIA	 bidding documents, used to competitively bid stage curtains and installation. Available as a download from our website as a Word document.

Valance -	A	short,	fixed,	horizontal	curtain,	placed	in	front	of	the	Front	Curtain	 and usually of the same colored fabric. Teaser -	 Similar	 to	 the	 valance.	A	 flown	 horizontal	 curtain	 that	 sizes	 the	 stage opening. Border - Similar	 to	 the	 	 teaser.	 Horizontal	 masking	 curtains,	 typically	 black. Front Curtain - Also,	main,	act	or	grand	drape.	The	first	draw	or	bi-parting	 curtain on stage that is typically colored. Draw Curtain - Traveler, mid, rear, etc. a term referring to a bi-parting curtains upstage of the front curtain. Legs - Narrow vertical curtains. Used in conjunction with the draw curtain, normally black, to mask the off stage areas from the audience view. Tormentors -	Also,	torms.	Similar	to	legs,	placed		downstage	of	the	Front	 Curtain	to	size	the	width	of	the	stage	opening. Cyclorama - Also called cyc or sky drop. Once referred to a u-shaped curtain that	was	the	last	setting	on	stage.	Typically	a	flat	white	or	light	blue	color.	 Now generically the last curtain that is lit as the sky background. Surround Curtain - Sometimes referred to as a cyclorama. A setting of pleated curtains in a u shape, typically used in elementary schools to reduce costs. Olio Curtain - Also	In-One	Act	Curtain.	An	older	term	for	a	colored	draw	 curtain, or painted drop, located several feet upstage of the front curtain. Many older Broadway shows were structured to have a small scene in front of the Olio while a major set changed occurred upstage. Austrian Drape - A drape that is raised vertically in multiple scalloped sections. Contour Drape - A drape that is raised in multiple vertical sections, each section able to rise independently. Scrim - A curtain of an open weave sharkstooth fabric that can be seen through when lighting is eliminated on the audience side of the curtain and the objects behind are lit, or opaque when the audience side is lit.

CURTAIN TERMS

DROPS & SCRIMS

Drops and scrims are a specialty of ours! We can manufacture custom size	muslin	drops	for	you	to	paint	and	have	them	there	when	you	need	 them.		Cycs	and	scrims	are	of	a	similar	construction	to	drops	and	 available with the same prompt delivery. TO GIVE YOU A FIRM QUOTATION ON REPLACEMENT CURTAINS WE REQUIRE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: 1.	 What	is	the	height	of	the	curtain?	Measure	from	the	floor	to	the	 top of the webbing. 2. What is the width of the curtain at the webbing? Measure one half of draw curtains. 3.	 Is	the	curtain	pleated	or	flat?	If	pleated	we	recommend	50%	 fullness. 4. What type of fasteners are currently used? Typically snaps for drawcurtains and grommets and ties for borders and legs. 5.	 What	type	of	fabric?	We	recommend	Velour	for	front	curtains	and	 valances while the remaining curtains to be made from Velour or Repp.

Pricing subject to change without notice. Check our website for updated catalog pricing. www.mainstage.com

Curtain, Track&& Rigging Curtain, Track Rigging
STAGEMAkER CHAIN HOIST
The	STAGEMAKER 	COMPACT	concert	hoists	are	specifically	designed	for	 handling stage and theatrical equipment; it enables the safe and accurate positioning of speakers, lighting systems, stage sets and scenic elements. STAGEMAKER		COMPACT’s	standard	features	and	options	make	it	the	best	 choice for a demanding customer; its low weight makes it ideal for touring events;	its	compact	size	permits	it	to	fit	inside	truss	structures;	its	quietness	 makes it ideal for operation during performances, even in theaters. The STAGEMAKER		COMPACT	chain	hoist	has	an	impressive	array	of	standard	 safety	features	and	with	its	optional	combined	power/control	circuit	and	 optional secondary brake, it’s undoubtedly one of the safest hoists available. Contact a Mainstage sales associate for additional configurations, chain lengths and options. #SMCH1/4 #SMCH1/2 #SMCH1 #SMCHCR 1/4	Ton	Capacity	w/	45’	Lift 1/2	Ton	Capacity	w/	55’	Lift 1	Ton	Capacity	w/	65’	Lift 4	May	Motor	Controller,	MC403	TL $1,790.00 2,395.00 2,775.00 3,095.00

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Milwaukee (800) 236-0878 - Pensacola (800) 851-3618 - Memphis (800) 757-6884 - Tampa (727) 564-3997 - Miami/West Palm Beach (561) 319-1475

CM CHAIN MOTORS

The most popular hoist motor on tour! Whether lifting steel beams or positioning delicate electronic equipment, all of the necessary products are	available	from	a	single	source	–	CM	Complete	Lifting	Systems.	Jib	 cranes, enclosed track systems, crane components, trolleys, and beam clamps offer numerous options overhead, while hoists are available in electric,	air,	and	manual	configurations.	Below-the-hook	attachments	like	 spreader beams, shackles, chain slings, hooks, and clamps round out the most	versatile	line	in	the	industry.		Call	for	pricing #E7-00-025 1/4	ton	CM	Prostar	Motor #E7-00-050 1/2	Ton	CM	Lodestar #E7-00-100 1	Ton	CM	Lodestar

H&H SPECIALTIES
Tracks	can	be	motorized,	rope	operated	or	walk-along	operated,	also	straight,	curved	or	serpentine	shaped.		Track	selection	is	primarily	determined	by	 the height and weight of the curtains. Mainstage supplies and installs the entire H&H line of curtain and rigging components, in complete systems or as needed.

WALk-ALONG STRAIGHT TRACk

#H&H101W:	Complete	walk-along	curtain	track	suitable	for	lightweight	or	 velour curtains less than 12’ tall. 	$17.00/ft

BI-PARTING STRAIGHT TRACk
Prices are per foot. #H&H101S:	Complete	bi-parting	draw	curtain	track	suitable	for	lightweight	 or velour curtains $25.75 #H&H201S:	Complete	bi-parting	draw	curtain	track	suitable	for	medium	 weight	curtains	and	velour	curtains	up	to	17’	tall	 $33.00 #H&H201SB:	 Complete	bi-parting	draw	curtain	track	suitable	for	medium	 weight	curtains	and	velour	curtains	up	to	17’	tall-	Black	 $36.00 #H&H401S:	Complete	bi-parting	draw	curtain	track	suitable	for	lined	and	 heavy weight curtains $35.25 #H&H401SB:	Complete	bi-parting	draw	curtain	track	suitable	for	lines	and	 heavy weight curtains - Black $40.50

WALk-ALONG CURVED TRACk BI-PARTING CURVED TRACk
Prices are per foot.		Custom	bends	may	incur	additional	charges #H&H301A:	Complete	curved	bi-parting	draw	curtain	track	suitable	for	 lightweight curtains and velour curtains less than 12’ tall. Standard radius bends included in price. $26.75 #H&H301AB:	Complete	curved	bi-parting	draw	curtain	track	suitable	for	 lightweight curtains and velour curtains less than 12’ tall. Standard radius bends included in price. Black $32.10 #H&H516C:	Complete	curved	bi-parting	draw	curtain	track	suitable	for	 lined and heavy weight curtains. Standard radius bends included. 	 $115.00 #H&H516CB:	 Complete	curved	bi-parting	draw	curtain	track	suitable	for	 lined and heavy weight curtains. Standard radius bends included. Black $126.50

Standard radius bends included in price (per foot); custom bends may incur additional charges. #H&H101W:	Complete	walk-along	curtain	track	suitable	for	lightweight	 curtains or velour curtains less than 12’ tall. $17.00 #H&H301W:	Complete	curved	walk-along	curtain	track	suitable	 for	lightweight	curtains	and	velour	curtains	less	than	15’	tall.										 $21.25 #H&H301WB:	Complete	curved	walk-along	curtain	 track suitable for lightweight curtains and velour curtains	less	than	15’	tall.	-	Black $25.50

Pricing subject to change without notice. Check our website for updated catalog pricing. www.mainstage.com

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Curtain, Track&& Rigging Curtain, Track Rigging
The	Entertainment	Technician	Certification	Program	(ETCP)	is	a	new	industry-wide	initiative	bringing	together	an	unprecedented	 group	 of	 industry	 organizations,	 businesses	 and	 individuals	 to	 create	 a	 program	 of	 rigorous	 assessments	 for	 professional	 technicians.		Mainstage	has	ETCP	Certified	Arena	and	Theatre	riggers	based	in	each	of	our	locations.

Milwaukee (800) 236-0878 - Pensacola (800) 851-3618 - Memphis (800) 757-6884 - Tampa (727) 564-3997 - Miami/West Palm Beach (561) 319-1475

CERTIFIED RIGGERS

CONSULTATIONS

Our extensive background in installation lends us the expertise to provide consultation services in the design of new and replacement	rigging	systems.	We	work	with	architects	and	engineers	to	ensure	system	designs	and	meet	specification,	budget	 and structural requirements. Our	certified	riggers	are	available	for	onsite	consultations,	post-accident	assessments	and	preventative	maintenance	inspections.		If	you	have	an	existing	 fly	system,	an	annual	safety	inspection	is	an	important	part	of	its	regular	maintenance.		We	provide	several	levels	of	service	from	simple	evaluations	to	 complete system analysis with detailed written reports. We can also provide a no cost, no obligation quotation for any required repairs. If extensive work is necessary,	we	can	help	you	develop	public	bid	specifications	to	adequately	describe	the	work	to	be	performed.	Make	sure	your	next	inspection	is	performed	 by	an	ETCP	Certified	Rigger.	

INSPECTIONS

Applied	Electronics	manufacturers	trussing,	portable	crank	lifts,	 ground support systems, roof systems and other accessories. Stock or custom items; same day shipping is usually available. Representative	products	and	sizes	are	shown:	call	us	for	more	 Courtesy	Applied	Electronics information. TR-8T	Ultra	Lite	Triangular	Truss #3-08-060 8”	x	5’ 105.00 #3-08-096 8”	x	8’ 210.00 #3-08-120 8”	x	10’ 210.00 #3-08-045 45°	corner 145.00 #3-08-090 90°	corner 145.00 TR-10T	Ultra	Lite	Triangular	Truss #3-10-060 10”	x	5’ 105.00 #3-10-096 10”	x	8’ 210.00 #3-10-120 10”	x	10’ 210.00 #3-10-045 45°	corner 145.00 #3-10-090 90°	corner 145.00 TR-12T	Ultra	Lite	Triangular	Truss #3-12-060 12”	x	5’ 125.00 #3-12-096 12”	x	8’ 225.00 #3-12-120 12”	x	10’ 225.00 #3-12-045 45°	corner 165.00 #3-12-090 90°	corner 165.00 TR-8T	Triangular	Truss #4-08-060 8”	x	5’ #4-08-096 8”	x	8’ #4-08-120 8”	x	10’ #4-08-045 45°	corner #4-08-090 90°	corner TR-10T	Triangular	Truss #4-10-060 10”	x	5’ #4-10-096 10”	x	8’ #4-10-120 10”	x	10’ #4-10-045 45°	corner #4-10-090 90°	corner TR-12T	Triangular	Truss #4-12-060 12”	x	5’ #4-12-096 12”	x	8’ #4-12-120 12”	x	10’ #4-12-045 45°	corner #4-12-090 90°	corner 155.00 250.00 250.00 145.00 145.00 155.00 250.00 250.00 145.00 145.00 170.00 270.00 270.00 165.00 165.00 TR-8x8	Ultra	Lite	Box	Truss #6-08-060 8”	x	8”	x	5’ 165.00 #6-08-096 8”	x	8”	x	8’ 290.00 #6-08-120 8”	x	8”	x	10’ 290.00 #6-08-006 6	way	corner 230.00 TR-12x12	Ultra	Lite	Box	Truss #6-12-060 12”	x	12”	x	5’ 225.00 #6-12-096 12”	x	12”	x	8’ 385.00 #6-12-120 12”	x	12”	x	10’ 385.00 #6-12-006 6	way	corner 285.00 TR-12x12	Heavy	Duty	Box	Truss #9-12-060 12”	x	12”	x	5’ 565.00 #9-12-096 12”	x	12”x	8’ 770.00 #9-12-120 12”	x	12”	x	10’ 770.00 #9-12-004 4	way	corner 500.00 TR-12x18	Heavy	Duty	Box	Truss $9-01-060 12”	x	18”	x	5’ 580.00 #9-01-096 12”	x	18”	x	8’ 845.00 #9-01-120 12”	x	18”	x	10’ 845.00 #6-12-004 4	way	corner 705.00

APPLIED ELECTRONICS

OPTI-kINETICS TRUSS

OPTI	Trilite	100	is	a	small,	lightweight	 modular structural system used in exhibition, interior design applications. Natural Mill finish	is	standard. #106-L10 #106-T10 #106-B10 #106-LC #106-TC #106-BC #106-L2.9V #106-L4.H #106-T2.90 #106-T3.2 #106-T4.1 #106-B2.9 #106-B3.1 #106-B3.2 #106-B4.1 #106-B4.2 Ladder	-	10ft Triangular	-	10ft Box	-	10ft Curved	Ladder	-	6ft Curved	Triangular	-	6ft Curved	Box	-	6ft Ladder	Junction:	2-way	-	90°	Vertical Ladder	Junct.:	4-way	Horizontal Triang.	Junct.:	2-way	90°	Apex	Up/Down Triang.	Junct.:	3-way	Apex	Up/Down Triang.	Junct.:	4-way	Apex	Up/Down Box	Junct.:	2-way	90°	Universal Box	Junct.:	3-way	Universal Box	Junct.:	3-way	Universal Box	Junct.:	4-way	Universal Box	Junct.:	4-way	Universal $139.00 212.00 297.00 230.00 354.00 497.00 79.00 134.00 121.00 165.00 207.00 169.00 232.00 232.00 292.00 292.00

#B0700 #B4705 #B4705A #B4706 #B4706A #B4707 #B4708 #B4720 #B0500 #B4505 #B4506 #B4507 #B4508 #B1810 #B3661

jAMES THOMAS GENERAL PURPOSE TRUSS
Box	12”	x	12”	x	10ft	Long	Section	w/	Bolts Box	12”	x	12”	2-way	Corner	Block	w/	Bolts Box	12”	x	12”	3-way	Corner	Block	w/	Bolts Box	12”	x	12	4-way	Corner	Block	w/	Bolts Box	12”	x	12”	5-way	Corner	Block	w/	Bolts Box	12”	x	12”	6-way	Corner	Block	w/	Bolts Box	12”	x	12”	Flat	Pivot	Section	w/	Bolts Base	Plate	for	12”	x	12”	Truss	(16”	x	16”) Triangular	10ft	Long	Section	w/	Bolts Triangular	2-way	Corner	Block	w/	Bolts Triangular	3-way	Corner	Block	w/	Bolts Triangular	4-way	Corner	Block	w/	Bolts Triangular	Flat	Pivot	Section	w/	Bolts Triangular	18”,	10’	Length Triangular,	Folding,	20.5”	x	10’

$553.00 220.00 267.00 310.00 372.00 449.00 268.00 234.00 586.00 480.00 506.00 565.00 366.00 542.00 982.00

Thomas has developed a truss design for the changing demands of the touring industry, featuring a unique double end connector which is oriented so that the truss elements are unisex (they can be used either way). All supertruss, unless otherwise noted(*), come standard with 4 truss pins and “R” clips. #B1261 12”	x	12”	Supertruss	10ft	Long	Section $774.00 #B1200A 12”	x	12”	Supertruss	60°	Corner	Gate 				305.00 #B1201 12”	x	12”	Supertruss	90°	Corner	Gate 230.00 #B1203 12”	x	12”	Supertruss	135°	Corner	Gate 205.00 #B1204A 12”	x	12”	Supertruss	3-way/120°	Gate* 237.00 #B1430 Pre-rigged	10’6”	Long	Double	Hung	PARS 1,180.00

jAMES THOMAS SUPERTRUSS

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