Engineering & Design

Lightweight Design Inc. has structural engineers and design professionals on staff and can assist with specialized structural engineering and design services:

  1. Certification for existing fabric structures and tents: LDI provides engineered drawings and wet sealed calculations to certify a rental tent or fabric sructure for varying load conditions and occupancy requirements.
  2. Design of new rental tents and fabric structures: LDI assists with either a complete new design or modifying/changing existing designs
  3. Shop drawings for fabric structures and tents
  4. Site-specific engineering for crane-lifting, ballasting, anchoring, wheel systems and skid systems.
  5. Renderings and sales drawings


Example of a standard engineering print


A sample rendering



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Lightweight Manufacturing Inc. is a proud member of the Tensinet assosciation of producers of tensioned membrane constructions, click to link to their website Lightweight Manufacturing Inc. is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Tent Renters Assosciation, and frequently provides products and services for tent rental companies, click to link to their website. Lightweight Manufacturing Inc. is part of the Industrial Fabrics Assosciation International, a trade assosciation representing the global specialty fabrics marketplace, click to link to their website. The Tent Rental Division of IFAI, of which Lightweight Manufacturing Inc. is a member, aims to promote safety, quality, and creativity in rental tent use. Click to link to their website. The Fabric Structures Assosciation is a division of IFAI which represents members of the fabric structure industy, including Lightweight Manufacturing Inc