2016 Exhibitor Product Preview: Call for entries

May 23, 2016

IFAI Expo Exhibitors: Tell us about the products and services you’ll be exhibiting at IFAI Expo 2016. Product descriptions are featured in the August issue of Specialty Fabrics Review. The August issue of Specialty Fabrics Review will include an advance look at new products and services to be exhibited at IFAI Expo 2016 in Charlotte, …

Exhibitor Product Preview

August 4, 2015

An advance look at new products and services to be exhibited at IFAI Expo 2015 in Anaheim, Calif., Oct. 6–9. This year’s show floor will offer new, dedicated areas for advanced textiles, shade and weather protection, and disaster mitigation and response, as well as several hands-on demonstrations. IFAI Expo 2015 in Anaheim, Calif., Oct. 6–9, …

ABC Industries offers returnable packaging fabrics

August 1, 2013

ABC Industries Inc. Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 4112 What: Packa-Tex returnable packaging fabric Why: Laminated fabrics for material handling provide a flexible method of product transport for automotive parts, glassware and other goods. The packaging fabric is easily cleaned, conforms to virtually any product shape and is more cost effective than disposable packaging. SOURCE …

Consew Consolidated offers various products for manufacturers

Consew Consolidated Sewing Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 4810 What: LED Cool-Lite Why: LED lighting systems come in a variety of models and sizes. They offer natural light without giving off heat to assist machine operators with tasks such as threading needles. What: Model 2040-DSM decorative stitch machine Why: Heavy-duty machine has seven cams for …

JTE Machine Systems offer various welders and cutters

JTE Machine Systems Inc. Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 5063 What: 10KW RF portable welder Why: At almost half the weight of other RF machines, this welder on wheels goes to the fabric rather than the fabric going to the machine. Ideal for final finishing or perimeter welds on large structures or containment products. What: …

Murdock Webbing Nanosphere® fabric finish is self-cleaning

Murdock Webbing Co. Inc. Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 5160 What: Nanosphere® fabric finish Why: Innovative, naturally self-cleaning fabric finish forms a fine structure on the textile surface. Substances such as oil or ketchup simply run off, and any residue can be easily rinsed off with water, which runs off and never soaks into the …

Sinclair Equipment offers tape welders for side curtain, truck cover and tent fabrication

Sinclair Equipment Co. Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 3827 What: Walkable reinforcement tape welder Why: For side curtain, truck cover and tent fabrication. Welder can apply a 2-inch (50mm) coated webbing efficiently. 230v unit delivers a greater airflow through the nozzle to pre-heat material and tape before bonding under the pressure of a heavyweight system. …

ACW Co. offers heat-resistant plastics

ACW Co. Inc. Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 4707 What: FireLoc heat-resistant plastic hardware Why: Designed for high-heat applications, ACW’s complete line of thermal resistance nylon plastic hardware products have been tested and approved by Underwriters Laboratories for use in the United States and Canada. SOURCE ACW Co. Inc.

DAF Products provides fabrics and PVC products

DAF Products Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 3804 What: Nylon TPU 4-way stretch cushion and cover fabric Why: Thermoplastic polyurethane film laminated on the surface makes the fabric water resistant, protecting the finished product from fluid leakage. Pliable construction enables fabric to conform to surfaces for easy fabrication and ultimate comfort. What: UltraTop 15-9 opaque …

J.N. Zippers & Supplies true neon molded zippers pack a punch in apparel

J.N. Zippers & Supplies Corp. Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 4009 What: Neon bright and crystal mesh zippers Why: Pack a punch in apparel, bags and safety gear with true neon molded plastic zippers available in pink, blue, orange and limeade. Decorative crystal mesh tape zippers of woven plastic allow the color of the fabric …