Blockout blockbuster

September 1, 2020

Deko-Tex Blockout 7186BBFN is a 100% blockout fabric with a one-sided black-back blockout coating. This optic white fabric is slightly elastic in the length and width with dimensional stability for easier frame installation. Engineered to perform at its best when utilizing UV ink printing processes, a new proprietary coating provides brilliant color and image definition …

Recycled upholstery fabric

Tessutica’s new Greencare fabric line is a collection of 100% recycled and recyclable upholstery fabrics created from pellets that come from marine plastic waste. The fabrics are engineered with recycled yarns from regular post-consumer PET bottles from the oceans, landfills and upcycled cotton from garments and are certified under the Global Recycle Standard (GRS) label. …

Automated solutions for medical products

JTE Machines’ new line of advanced automation equipment for the medical market allows companies to automate existing RF welding equipment or consider custom solutions. The equipment integrates robotics into an inline or turntable RF welder solution, along with integrating custom unwind and conveyor indexing systems for efficient but flexible production of plastic medical consumables. Features …

Lighter printable carpet

Fisher Textiles’ GF1850 Rebound® Ultra Lite is a lightweight version of its GF2000 Rebound® printable carpet. This resilient, anti-skid, rubber-backed carpet consists of a nonwoven face and a basket weave backing that has been engineered for dye sublimation transfer printers. It weighs 35 oz/yd2 and is available 126 inches wide. This FR product meets 16 …

Durable PTFE thread

Austrian-made Profilen® PTFE sewing thread is now being distributed by Polyfab USA. The thread is recommended for long-lasting outdoor items such as awnings, shade sails and marine covers. It is flame retardant, resistant to highly corrosive environments, competitively priced and is covered under a factory warranty for the lifespan of the fabric it is sewn …

Berry-compliant webbing

July 1, 2020

Fully Berry-compliant Polyester Webbing for seat belts, retractors and tie-down applications is available in widths of 1 to 6 inches, with wider widths available for specialty applications. The webbing meets Mil/PIA-W-25361 and commercial A-A-55242A specifications and is available in low minimum runs—as low as 1,000 yards per color—and in customized designs to meet performance properties. …

Classic look, high performance

The Stamskin® One allure collection of indoor/outdoor upholstery fabrics offers the same performance of its sister collection, Stamskin One, with a new finish: an understated leather-like grain suited to classic designs. The fabric pairs a supple, luxurious hand with abrasion resistance of more than 665,000 double rubs (ASTM D4157), inherent resistance to pink mold and …

Fluorine-free finish

Responding to market demand for a fluorine-free solution for stain resistance on fabrics, GreenShield ZERO offers protection from water-based spills such as sodas, coffee and wine. The finish uses nanoparticle-based innovations to reduce the health and environmental impact of stain-resistant finishes. It can be used on materials including polyester, cotton, nylon and solution-dyed fibers. The …

Feature-packed model

New features on the Consew® model 2206RB-14-7-DD sewing machine include a presser feet connecting rod that allows for presser feet to alternate more efficiently and a top thread electric clamping system for trimming. Other benefits include a direct drive motor (no belt connection required) and fully automatic functions including an automatic electric foot lift and …

Convenient testing

Rotawash offers precision colorfastness testing in a compact, modern design, with new upgrades that free operators from laboratories during long tests. By pairing the machine with RemoteAccess, operators can track the real-time testing progress of instruments anytime and from anywhere and view the remaining testing time against the end of a test. RemoteAccess is available …