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Versatile webbing

Bally Ribbon Mills offers high-quality, high-performance webbing to meet the demands of recreational applications including the commercial and sport markets. The webbing is appropriate for a range of recreational applications including binding tape, chin straps, harnesses, packs, climbing webs, pet leashes, and parachute and balloon setups. Available in nylon, polyester, polypropylene, Kevlar®, Nomex®, Spectra®, and other specialty fibers
in multiple configurations.

Bally Ribbon Mills, Bally, Pa., U.S.A.

+1 610 845 2211,

Faster printing

Epson’s SureColor® F2100 direct-to-garment printer offers four-color ink technology, plus white ink, to deliver improved image quality, speed and efficiency. New Highlight White mode achieves bright white ink output by applying a second coat of white ink, simultaneously printing color ink for improved print speeds. An integrated inline self-cleaning system reduces maintenance time, and a garment grip pad allows users to quickly load and unload garments on the printer platen to help reduce load times. The printer can print directly onto garments ranging from 100 percent cotton to 50/50 fabric blends.       

Epson America Inc., Long Beach, Calif., U.S.A.

800 463 7766,

Banner vinyl mashup

Fisher Textiles introduces new fabric medias optimized for latex and UV printing. Available up to 16 feet wide,
new styles include GF 7100 Bannyl Lite®, GF 7200 Bannyl®, and GF 7300 DS Bannyl, named for the cross between a fabric banner and a vinyl. The fabrics have the durability of vinyl, but are PVC-free, more environmentally friendly than vinyl. Appropriate for banners and backlit SEG applications in retail and trade show markets, all fabrics are crease-resistant and are easy to handle and install. The fabrics are flame-retardant and stocked at
63 inches, 126 inches and 197 inches wide.

Fisher Textiles, Indian Trail, N.C., U.S.A.

800 554 8886,

Brilliant canvas color

Aurora’s Expressions Semi-Gloss Décor Canvas is a lightweight, 100 percent polyester, high-output canvas that utilizes a proprietary enhanced acrylic coating for excellent ink coverage. Applications include using it as a medium for vivid wall murals and wall coverings in hotel and office settings. The product has been engineered to deliver a wide color gamut and vibrant color combined with a high level of consistent printability, and is specially formulated to work well with latex, solvent, eco-solvent and UV inks.

Aurora Specialty Textiles Group Inc., Yorkville, Ill., U.S.A.

800 864 0303,

Canned coating

Pelseal Technologies’ PLV2020 is a Viton-based chemically-resistant coating in an easy-to-use aerosol spray that offers ease and speed over typical liquid coatings. The protective spray is a black, one-part
coating that enables quick application of a thin, chemically resistant, rubbery coating of Viton fluoroelastomer. It provides resistance to corrosive liquids and can be used for many industrial applications, including flexible adhesive for splicing fluoroelastomer O-rings and cord stock, and as a topcoat for elastomers to improve their chemical resistance, including polyurethane, nitrile and neoprene.

Pelseal Technologies LLC, Bensalem, Pa., U.S.A.

+1 215 245 0581,

Smarter rewinder/trimmer

The NEPATA UA770 30-inch SMART Rewinder/Trimmer from Supply55 Inc. and NEPATA GmbH uses the latest in converting technology to deliver fast, accurate rewinds, precision cuts and automatic label printing. It rewinds up to three feet per second, and rewinds and trims up to 30-inch widths with 99.9 percent accuracy. Unit precision-cuts with a variance of less than 1 percent, which results in less waste, fewer rejects and fewer customer complaints. The types of material processed include self-adhesive vinyl films, vehicle wrap films, magnetic films, flex films, flock, heat transfer vinyl, banner material and others.

Supply55, Ann Arbor, Mich., U.S.A.

+1 734 668 0755,

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