National Webbing Products colored reflective webbing is environmentally friendly

August 1, 2013

National Webbing Products Co. Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 4244 What: Colored reflective webbing Why: Environmentally friendly options. Bamboo and organic cotton use sustainable fibers with earth-friendly dyes; the recycled polyester is made with yarn extruded from plastic containers. SOURCE National Webbing Products Co.

SM Techtex provides weaving, coating and extruding products

SM Techtex Co. LTD. Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 5057 What: Weaving, coating and extruding products Why: Coatve® Screen PVC-coated mesh fabrics are used for solar protection, construction, truck covers and more. Coatve®-Grid improves the degradation factor caused by friction and abrasion between geogrid and sharpened brittle stones. Coatve®-Strap is a polyester-corded strap with advantages …

Amann threads available in a variety of strengths and colors

Amann USA Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 5233 What: Technical and apparel sewing threads Why: Bonded nylon thread is available in more than 75 colors. Other innovative products are also available, such as Extreme Tech, which offers best-in-class strength, UV and chemical resistance while retaining high-performance sewing characteristics. SOURCE Amann USA

Engineered Polymer Technologies produces strong liners and membranes

DAF Products Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 5424 What: Cured-In-Place Pipe (CIPP) expansion bladder membrane Why: Composite of proprietary TPU reinforced with nylon woven fabric for dimensional stability. High-temperature resistance, low C of F properties for easy release. Hot air, RF and wedge welding compatible. Custom widths and lengths available. What: EPT XTRM PLY™ tension …

Kappler Inc. assists in custom fabric development

Kappler Inc. Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 5817 What: Custom fabric development Why: Kappler can assist with the most demanding fabric project, from sourcing materials to accessing specialists. Whether it’s the chemical barrier technology or reactive technologies from nano to coatings, company offers a network of proven resources for custom jobs. SOURCE Kappler Inc.

Nextrusion hotmelt spun polymers deliver solutions for a range of technical needs

Nextrusion GMBH Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 5252 What: Monofilaments Why: Nextrusion uses hotmelt spun polymers such as polyester and polyamide to deliver custom-made solutions for a wide range of technical needs. New AntiStat protects from unwanted static build-up in industrial manufacturing processes in a patented one-step process. Applications include filtration (especially solid-liquid separation), conveyor …

Soyang Technologies full line of textiles suit a broad range of end applications

Soyang Technologies Co. LTD. Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 3815 What: Technical textiles Why: A full line of technical textiles to suit a broad range of end applications. Both coated and laminated PVCs are available, with treatments such as UV, FR, anti-mildew, cold crack and a range of surface treatments. Woven PVC-coated polyester and coated …

American & Efird threads offer superior strength retention

American & Efird Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 4136 What: SunStop® sewing thread Why: For outdoor applications where seam strength retention and fade prevention during UV exposure are required. Twisted multifilament polyester sewing thread provides superior sewability, advanced UV protection and a non-wicking finish. SOURCE American & Efird

Erez provides superior polyurethane membranes for the inflatable boats industry

Erez USA Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 4227 What: TPU-2051 polyurethane membrane Why: A superior product for the inflatable boats industry, TPU-2051 provides excellent abrasion resistance, high mechanical strength and superior weather resistance. It also delivers better hydrolytic stability and resistance to microbial attack such as mold growth. SOURCE Erez USA

Kaya Plastik offers knife-coated tarpaulin fabric

Kaya Plastik Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 5331 What: PVC knife-coated tarpaulin fabric Why: Versatile and durable material can be used for inflatables, tents, awnings, manufacturing and truck covers as well as for digital and screen printing applications such as block-out, frontlit and backlit. SOURCE Kaya Plastik