To keep weight to a minimum and yet get maximum strength, all Matthews Solid Frames are made of 3/8" thin wall tubing. The mounting pin is solid rod. Matthews Solid Frames are black powder coated to minimize reflections. All Matthews Scrims and Flags re bordered with heavy duty color coded webbing.
The scrim is self extinguishing for safety, and it's primary function is to Slightly soften and diffuse light, without much reduction of light intensity,whilte it introduces a significant amount of ambient bounce. The Approximate light loss is 0.6 Stops.