September 2011 Issue

Click ▽ to expand or ▽ to collapse a section.

Features

Back to Top

Markets

Back to Top

News

Back to Top

Products

  • Rickshaw Bagworks Inc. develops products for urbanites on the move. A new line of sleeves for the MacBook Air® and IPad® tablet computers uses rugged INVISTA CORDURA® brand fabric. Photo: Rickshaw Bagworks Inc.

    New sleeves protect high-tech tools

    A new line of sleeves developed by Rickshaw Bagworks Inc. for the MacBook Air® and IPad® tablet uses rugged INVISTA CORDURA® brand fabric to protect these high-tech tools.

  • The warmth of far-infrared heating is cleverly disguised as decoration in the Prestyl USA Radiant Artwork panel, a heat source that plugs into a standard electrical outlet and moves easily from room to room. Photo: Prestyl USA.

    Heating panels customized with thin-film graphics

    Radiant Artwork heating panels can be customized with thin-film graphics that bring form and function together.

  • Foam mattress system protects horses

    SuperStall®, a one-piece, customizable foam mattress system, keeps horses protected and comfortable.

  • Temporary wall system

    Free standing, grid independent and demountable, the temporary wall system is engineered to resemble permanent walls.

  • Vinyl alternative for decals and mounting

    Roland DGA Corp. has expanded its Eco-SOL MAX certified media line to include Solvent Glossy Paper with Adhesive (ESM-SGPA).

  • Earth anchor for faster installation

    New earth anchor offers a chiseled design for faster installation through tougher soils.

  • Decorative hardware

    Finestra® Decorative Hardware has introduced Aria™, a new line of fashionable metal hardware for contemporary style.

  • Printable canvas

    Fisher Textiles has added GF 901 Glossy Canvas to its line of grand-format fabrics for latex, solvent and UV printing.

  • Window and wall graphics

    The DPF-6700 Cast Wall Wrap material from Arlon Graphics is a 2-mil cast highly comformable film with aggressive permanent adhesive.

  • Optimized industrial cutting

    GERBERcutter 27 can precision-cut complex designs in almost any type and thickness of material, including foams, technical textiles, Kevlar®, vinyl, woven and nonwoven materials.

  • Luxurious, livable fabrics

    An extensive array of sumptuous wovens and hand-screened prints create fashionable, livable interiors.

  • Hand therapy gel

    Made by Hand therapy gel from Mary Ellen Products eases sore muscles, nicks and scratches for people working with fabric.

Back to Top

Business

Back to Top

Projects

Back to Top

Resources

  • Marketing ‘green’ claims

    Although it’s great that you’re using recycled material, you’re right to be cautious about how you divulge that information to your customers.

  • UBL fabric

    We’re guessing that it’s probably referring to an “unbroken loop” fabric, which is a part of a hook-and-loop fastening system.

  • Classifying the flammability of textiles

    Using Classes A thru C is how the IBC classifies the flammability of textiles in some applications.

  • Asphalt tarp material

    We’ve seen several types of materials being used for this application.

Back to Top