Using the air (apparent)

Inflatable buildings have their own unique advantages, especially portability and easy set-up. By Bruce Wright, AIA Inflatable buildings can have some special requirements-such as air pumps to fill the structural fabric tubes-unlike any other type of structure, but they also have advantages for relocatable buildings or rapid set-up for disaster relief structures. David Kelsall, technical …

Next-generation fabricators

The economy has not been the biggest problem for marine fabricators; it’s the lack of qualified workers to carry on the craft—this and the need to incorporate new equipment that can speed up the process and help small shops run more efficiently. “These are the two ‘evils’ of our industry that no one has been …

Graphics One LLC introduces new direct-to-fabric printer

Graphics One introduces the GO RIO TX direct-to-fabric printer for the flag and banner market. The RIO TX has been modified to image on multiple types of fabric with integrated high-performance ink delivery, fabric drying and fabric media handling systems. It can also image on paper offering the ability to do both direct-to-fabric and paper …