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WeatherShield HP Car Covers


The #1 High-Performance Car Cover Fabric
For Enthusiasts, a Covercraft Exclusive

WeatherShield fabrics are fade resistant, shed moisture, stop dust, dirt and bird droppings, and are very water resistant and breathable...our high performance fabrics.

  • High Performance Woven Fabric
  • Sheds Water
  • Quick Drying
  • Blocks Dust
  • Glides Over Paint Finish
  • Breathable
  • UV & Fade Resistant
  • Easy to Handle
  • Compact
  • Fabrics Comparison ChartEasy to Clean
  • 4 Year Warranty
  • Outdoor Use
  • See our Fabrics Comparison Chart
Find the Custom Fit WeatherShield HP Car Cover for your Vehicle

Bright Blue (PA) Black (PB) Gray (PG) Light Blue (PL) Green (PN) Red (PR) Taupe (PT) Yellow (PY)

Almost 20 years ago Covercraft partnered with Nextec Applications, Inc., a technology leader that pioneered a new process for creating performance fabrics used primarily in the outdoor clothing industry. By using  precise polymer placement and special chemistries, they were able to place protective finishes inside the fabric, encapsulating the actual woven fibers to transform ordinary fabric into extra-ordinary! The  encapsulation processes, methods and equipment are protected by more than 51 patents issued or pending in the U.S. and internationally.

Working with Nextec’s extensive R&D resources Covercraft created what is considered the “perfect” fabric for outdoor or indoor vehicle protection.

WeatherShield®HP (for “high performance”) is manufactured with solution-dye fibers which makes fabrics more fade resistant and is currently one of the most ecologically responsible ways to produce fabric.  Solution-dye isn’t really a dye process, the color pigments are mixed into the compound that is extruded as thread. This puts the color all the way through each fiber (fade resistant) and saves 1,000 gallons of water for every 1,000 yards of fabric produced since we don’t have to surface dye the fabric!

To construct this amazing fabric, prefinishing chemistries are applied to the solution-dye polyester fabric to prep it for the encapsulation process. Nextec proprietary equipment then applies a viscous (gooey) patented mixture of silicon-based polymers onto the fabric. Energy (heat and pressure) is applied to the polymers, working them inside the fabric and wrapping the individual fade resistant fibers (see illustration). All but the smallest spaces are filled and the micro holes that remain allow the fabric to “breathe” so any moisture or heat under the cover can easily escape. Specially designed ovens cure the polymers to a solid state and the fabric is ready to make into covers.

No microfibers, no laminates, no surface coatings….EPIC® by Nextec’s encapsulation process delivers all weather protection, compact packability, easy care, and a soft-to-paint touch without sacrificing breathability.

WeatherShield is not waterproof, but if kept clean it will shed most water and help prevent dust, dirt, bird droppings and tree sap from reaching the vehicle surface. The breathable properties of the fabric assure that any heat, moisture or condensation under the cover can easily escape.

WeatherShield's Key Features and Benefits
  • Dramatic Rain Dispersion - Fabric sheds water as soon as it hits the cover.
  • Superior Dry Time - Because the fabric sheds moisture, just shake the cover and it dries in minutes (HD fabric is heavier and requires additional drying time).
  • Breathable - Allows any heat, moisture or condensation under the cover to easily escape.
  • UV Resistant - Special additives to the encapsulation formula reduce fabric UV degradation.
  • Superior Paint Finish Protection - Silicone polymers used in the encapsulation formula help create a silky-smooth finish that’s even less abrasive than flannel (HD uses heavier denier thread which is not as smooth).
  • Packs Small - Cover packs into roughly 1/3 the volume of multi-layer fabric covers (HD covers are bulkier).
  • Easy Care - Wash and dry at home...most mid-size covers will fit in home washers and dryers - and, unlike non-woven materials, they can be thrown in a dryer.
  • Durable Fade-Resistant Base Fabrics - Premium solution-dye fibers mean the covers resist fading and hold their color longer.

Multi-Color WeatherShield®HP Covers

Now you can mix and match WeatherShield®HP fabric colors to personalize your custom car cover. Specify a DECK color (hood/roof/trunk) and SIDES color (both sides and mirror pockets, if applicable, are the same color). Imagine the possibilities! Order fabric code "PX" and specify colors for deck and sides.

Why are solution-dye fabrics better?


Eco Conservation Friendly - We protect your vehicle and your selection of this fabric helps to protect our environment!


WeatherShield®HP, WeatherShield®HD, Ultra'tect® and Sunbrella® use a superior fade resistant solution-dye production process that SAVES 1,000 gallons of water for every 1,000 yards of fabric produced.

EPIC® is a registered trademark of Nextec Applications, Inc.

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Find the Custom Fit WeatherShield HP Car Cover for your Vehicle