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Truss Corner & Base Plate Covers by Stretch Shapes

Over the past decade, Stretch Shapes has proudly become the #1 provider of IFR Truss Covers in North America. Whether it’s our printed Truss Covers or our standard stock colors, our coves have found their way into may events around the globe. Truss Covers, or truss socks as they are also referred to are only part of the solution when you’re trying to complete a finished look with a truss structure. This is where Stretch Shapes’ Truss Corner and Base Plate Covers come in to the equation. For each junction of truss or base, Stretch Shapes has you covered.

12" X 90° CORNER BOX TRUSS COVER90 Degree 2-Way Box Truss Cover

Building a goal post type display out of truss for your next event? Our 90 Degree 2-Way Box Truss Corner Covers are an effortless way to cover the corner of your goal posts and complete the finished look. These covers take little time to install thanks to our sewn-in hook and loop. They simply wrap around the 90-degree truss corner and secure with the hook and loop closures. As with all covers, these are available in any of our stock colors, including black or white and can be custom branded using our dye sublimation printing option.

90 Degree 3-Way Box Truss Corner Cover

More complex truss structures will often have a 3-way split somewhere. Thanks to our 90 Degree 3-Way Box Truss Covers, you can now cover these junctions with ease, even after the structure is already installed. That’s due to our sewn in hook and loop along with a custom pattern that allows you to wrap the fabric around the junction and come together with the hook and loop.

90-3-way-t-12-box-truss-corner-cover-white90 Degree 3-Way T Box Truss Cover

Got a T in your setup? We’ve got you covered. Our 90 Degree 3-Way T Box Truss Covers also use a sewn in hook and loop connection to allow you to cover the truss, even after your setup is assembled. This also provides you with access to the truss if you need to run cables or rigging from the junction.

Don’t forget the Base Plate Covers!

You’ve taken the time and spent the money to cover your truss with our beautiful, wrinkle-free stretch fabric truss covers, but what about those ugly bases? Stretch Shapes’ Base Plate Covers are able to be installed in moments and finish the look you’re after. The covers simply slip around the truss base and connect with our sewn in hook and loop connection.

Printing on Stretch Fabric

Many of our clients order printed Truss Covers to match their brand experience at their event. You can complete your branded truss cover look by also having Stretch Shapes print your graphic on your corner covers as well.

All Stretch Shapes’ box truss corner and base plate covers secure with hook and loop closure and pass NFPA 701, CSFM Title 19, and ASTM E84, making them inherently flame retardant (IFR), just like our standard truss covers. They include a 3-year warranty and are machine washable! Even after repeated washes, your covers will hold their IFR rating.

Select from our variety of stock sizes online to make ordering quick and convenient. Don’t see the size you need? Give us a call at 1.888.370.0202 and we will gladly create a custom cover for your project.


Stretch Shapes’ Fabrication Systems

The evolution of stage design and the live event industry has provided many opportunities for industry leaders to stay ahead of the curve. Sets are becoming more evolved and intricate to provide audiences with a memorable experience to take home with them. At Stretch Shapes, we believe in setting trends, rather than catching up to them. We’ve spent the past year developing three fabrication systems that speak directly the needs of AV and live event professionals. These three systems, Bezel Free SEG, 360 Pillow Case and Laser Frames, all provide unique opportunities for event professionals to take advantage of.

All systems can be built straight from client’s files to ensure accuracy and consistency.

Bezel Free SEG

SEG (Silicone Edge Graphic), has traditionally been used as a front facing install with the extrusion mounted to the front or side of the frame. This leaves an unsightly border around the entire face that is completely visible to an audience or event attendee.

“We just weren’t happy doing it like everyone else. We wanted to provide a solution that was innovative and allowed users to get as much real estate as possible from their screens and backdrops.”
-Niko Mantele, CEO and Founder

Rather than using the run of the mill SEG extrusions, Stretch Shapes’ Bezel Free SEG System uses 2” square tube aluminum that we can mount a custom SEG extrusion to the back of the frame. This allows the fabric to completely wrap around any exposed frame, hiding it from the audience and creating a clean edge with no border or bezel.

For products like our Borderless Projection Screens, we use a blackout fabric that completely eliminates all frame shadowing to provide a distraction-free surface. These screens can be customized to nearly any size thanks to our scaling capabilities.

Is Bezel Free SEG right for you?

  • No Bezel/borderless with no visible frame
  • Fabric wraps around back with no frame shadowing or light passing through
  • Aerial or ground supported
  • Perfect for projection surfaces or printed backdrops
  • Installs wrinkle free every time

360 Pillow Case

If you’re looking for a set that can be visible from both sides, our 360 Pillow Case Fabrication System will allow you to do just that. Using round tube aluminum, we are able to create shapes with curves and bends that can be scaled to nearly any size. Our selection of 2D Forms are a great example of how unique and creative you can get using our 360 Pillow Case System.

With this system, the skin for your frame will slide over and zip into place, just like a pillowcase. The zipper lays along the bottom for ground supported frames or along the top for aerial supported frames. This keeps the entire surface available for projection mapping or print.

Is 360 Pillow Case right for you?

  • Looks the same from both sides
  • Round edges provide little to no bleed off when video mapping
  • Create 2D forms and walls of nearly any shape
  • Works for stage decorations, lighting and printed surfaces
  • Can be ground or aerial supported

Laser Frames

If you have an abstract idea or a concept for a projection mapping surface, Stretch Shapes’ Laser Frames are just what you need. Using CNC cut and formed aluminum plates that are laser cut, we can achieve complex angles that you can’t achieve with tube frames. This provides you with the opportunity to design 3D shapes and/or columns that are lightweight, easy to set up and break down small, making it easier to transport and store.

Are Laser Frames right for you?

  • Great for 3D shapes and columns
  • Can be modular and mount together
  • Lightweight and can break down small for the overall size it can be built to
  • Achieve abstract angles that tube frames can’t do
  • Perfect for projection mapping surfaces and full stage sets

Each Stretch Shapes’ fabrication system is designed to fill a need in the industry. Every client and project is different and we look forward to collaborating with you to see how we can create the ideal piece for your event.


Enter to win a Truss Roll from Stretch Shapes

Stretch Shapes wants to give you a chance to win a complimentary 50’ Truss Roll! Entering to win is just as easy as our Truss Rolls are to use. To enter, simply purchase any item from Stretch Shapes in the month of July. After each purchase, your organization will earn one entry into the sweepstakes. One winner will be randomly selected on August 1st. Winner will have the choice of either a black (retail value of $340) or white (retail value of $300) 50’ Truss Roll.

Truss Roll Giveaway No purchase necessary to win. If you’re not ready to purchase a Stretch Shapes’ product in July, we have multiple ways you can enter the contest. The first and easiest way is to head over to our Facebook page and like the Stretch Shapes’ Facebook page. All new likes in the month of July will automatically be entered to win the Truss Roll. It’s as easy as that.

Click here to like our Facebook Page and enter to win.

Already like our Facebook page? Thank you! We have another way you can enter the contest. Sign up for the Stretch Shapes’ Newsletter and not only will you get great content in your inbox, but you’ll also get entered in to our Truss Roll sweepstakes.

To sign up for the Stretch Shapes’ Newsletter, click on the image to the right and fill out the form that pops up.

Wait. You don’t know about Stretch Shapes’ Truss Rolls? You may need to sit down for this one. Truss Rolls are the most affordable way to cover exposed truss and there’s no sacrifice in quality. We manufacture these rolls with a special lock stitch seam to allow you to cut the segment you need, when you need it, without ever having to worry about fraying. Trusted by some of the largest Live Design and AV industry organizations, our Truss Rolls allow you to always keep Truss Covers in stock and ready for your next event. Rolls are designed to work with straight or circle trussing segments.

Check out this short video about Stretch Shapes’ Truss Rolls.

All rolls are made with IFR Trapeze Plus high performance stretch fabric that will thoroughly mask trussing or light up bright when lit internally with LED lights. When needed, all you need to do is measure the segment of truss cover you need and cut with a sharp pair of scissors. From there, you’ve essentially created a pullover truss cover that you can slip over your truss like a sock. The tension in the stretch fabric as been calculated to keep your cover securely in place, even after multiple uses.

Truss Rolls are available in lengths of 50’, 100’, 150’ and 300’ rolls in either black or white to fit 12” box truss. We also stock 50’ and 100’ rolls in white or black to cover 20.5” box truss. All rolls automatically qualify for complimentary domestic ground shipping or flat rate shipping to Canada.