Comprised of Supima cotton, Prema™ fabric is antibacterial, sustainable, ethical and offers and extremely soft hand. The fabric is 100 percent sourced and made in the USA. Recommended for fitness apparel, hospital garments, oil and gas industries, military t-shirts, sleepwear and any market where people sweat and are looking for anti-stink, soft and sustainable fabric.
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Engineered fabric PW81 for the safety and protective markets features high fire- and cut-resistant properties, made with a yarn that has a fiberglass core that is flame-resistant, cut-resistant and tear-resistant. The fabric does not melt or drip, and the yarn does not shrink in extreme heat. It’s lighter weight than many alternative materials, yet features a tear strength that is 200 percent higher than the NFPA 1971-2013 requirement.
Engineered design concepts from Apex Mills offer customizable design catered to the needs of the customer. Warp knit jacquard machines enable accelerated design capabilities, with designers on hand to translate ideas into products. For home fashion, furniture, shoe uppers, athletic wear and caps, the manufacturer’s design capabilities permit intricate patterns and branding options, with logos knit right into the fabrics; for end-to-end production, from design to manufacturing to finishing and testing.
For enhanced comfort and versatility, Body Mapping Fabric is seamless, with multiple design elements enabling ventilation where necessary and solid panels for modesty. Products can be made with any of the manufacturer’s yarns and finishes, including EcoRich sustainable fabrics, to increase efficacy. Can be
treated with moisture management
and antimicrobial finishes.
HIgh-fashion engineered stretch band, HB 59042 140 provides high elasticity, stretch and return for athleisurewear, lingerie and sports lining. It can be laser-cut to any thickness, a recommended choice for brands seeking to incorporate fashion design into all parts of the products. The stretch band can also be knit to include a company logo.
Weathertyte® Canopy is a versatile, year-round shade structure fabric that can be used as a canopy, awning or side curtain application in virtually any setting needing protection from sun, rain, wind or snow. Easy to handle and easy to clean, it is FR certified, colorfast and UV-resistant while still offering excellent light transmission. Waterproof and resistant to mold and mildew, the fabric has a smooth satin/matte finish and can be sewn or heat-sealed (wedge, hot air, RF).
The Loop to Loop platform transforms fabric waste from furniture manufacturing into a recyclable polyester yarn. Recently relaunched, the collection is available in new colors and a reduced price.
With a refreshed, forward palette including 16 new colors, the Gamut collection features 100 percent recycled polyester construction. The stain-repellent fabric is recommended for upholstery.
Available in 25 two-tone colors, Woolish is constructed from 85 percent recycled polyester. Tested to 400,000 double rubs with a chunky construction and on-trend palette, the fabric offers stain resistance for upholstery and panel fabric applications.
The anti-creasing formula used on LAC650 SL means that there will be no crease marks when folded, unlike many vinyls. Anti-wicking process
blocks moisture penetration, and the material can be digitally printed with UV/latex/solvent inks. Cleangard Finish assures easy cleanability.
Available in widths up to 118 inches for use on awnings, shade structures and tents, with a 10-year warranty.
Manufactured with solution-dyed acrylic fiber, Docril® fabrics are less vulnerable to UV radiation, guaranteeing long-lasting color for many years, as well as elasticity and stability. Compact structure stops UV rays almost completely, and is water repellent, oil repellent and self-cleaning. Recommended for use in the solar protection market: awnings, sunshades and umbrellas.
Colorfast Docril® N fabrics are suitable for long exposure to water and humidity, specially designed for the marine market where weather resistance and UV protection are paramount. Certified in compliance with the UV Standard 801 (European standard), with the highest possible protection factor of 80, the oil-repellent and self-cleaning fabrics also provide high tensile strength and compact structure. Recommended for use with nautical awnings, canopies and pergolas. Special anti-putridity finish prevents the growth of microorganisms, extending the life of the fabric while retaining its appearance.
Chainmaille has antibacterial and antimicrobial agents, an abrasion resistance rating of 100,000 on the Wyzenbeek #10 cotton duck, a cold crack of –10˚(F), and meets various flammability requirements. Designed for the automotive and marine interior markets, it also comes fortified with Forbid, the Enduratex proprietary stain-resistant topcoat. The new pattern represents the next generation of the Carbon Fiber collection. Available
on a 30-yard roll, 54-inch width.
Fil Doux Textiles has launched two new collections, Synthesis and Otratex. Synthesis represents an artistic collection of movement and pattern and is designed to evoke an emotional response. Otratex is eco-friendly, phthalate-free and treated with Pro-Tech, a water-based stain repellent that offers denim and ink protection.
GF4608 Power Stretch Block liner fabric uses no-bleed yarns that are 100 percent colorfast and will not bleed or fade when washed. Stocked 126 inches wide, the fabric is flame retardant, with 20 percent stretch in the width and 40 percent stretch in the length, making it a good choice for lining geometric/stretch and tension displays.
With a wide range of uses for indoor and outdoor advertising and trade show exhibits, Nirvana Purity® is especially recommended for hanging banners and retractable banner stands due to its versatile printability and finished coated back side for complete opacity. Other uses include frontlit SEG and pillowcase fabric displays with no liner. Nirvana is also advantageous in double-sided framing systems in which one side is backlit and the other frontlit; the opaque back encloses and reflects the light within the frame to illuminate backlit graphics more effectively. Flame-retardant fabric comes 126 inches wide, maximizing production efficiency.
Bright white 100 percent polyester DD7701 Primary Flag fabric is F7 Certified, treated for direct printing with a multi-chemical process application designed to facilitate print quality and control of ink migration. Durable fabric is made to withstand harsh winds and extreme temperatures, and features a beautiful white point, appealing drape and a 126-inch width for easy handling and production.
UV2610 Tango® is a new UV-curable and latex-compatible fabric for backlit framing systems, offering a bright white point and quick dry time. Economically priced fabric has a wide range of uses, including banners and pop-up displays as well as backlit framing systems. Tight base structure provides optimal opacity and equal stretch in length and width to enable a smooth, tight fit. Flame-retardant Tango is stocked 122 inches wide, weighing 5.2 ounces per square yard.
An extensive range of flame-retardant knitted fabrics offers both safety and performance for all shade structure applications. A palette of 35 bold, bright and lively colors brings life to any project, while meeting all FR standards, allowing the fabrics to be used anywhere in the world. The manufacturer’s entire portfolio is now available with an FR variant, including Commercial Ninety-Five 340 FR, Commercial Heavy 430 FR and DualShade 350 FR. Fabrics are backed by a full 10- or 12-year warranty against UV degradation, and are designed to withstand the world’s harshest environments.
Offering safety and performance for all shade structure applications, Commercial 95 340 is a trusted HDPE knitted shade fabric with more than 20 years of time-tested reliability. Mid-weight fabric (340 gsm) is suitable for applications including sports complexes, office buildings, schools, playgrounds and public spaces. Available in a wide assortment of modern and vibrant colors.