Phthalate-free faux leather

December 1, 2020

Camira Fabrics’ new vinyl Port has a leather-like grain in 22 subtle neutrals and muted tones that provide maximum durability for heavy-use upholstery applications. It is a phthalate-free vinyl that contains no fire retardants or biocides, making it an environmentally sensitive choice for high-traffic interior spaces. Prop 65 and AB-2998 compliant, the textile incorporates visual …

Next-gen marine and awning fabric

Available in three different product categories: SolarShade, SolarShade FR and SolarShade Plus FR offer breathability, high water repellency, mildew resistance, and outstanding strength and durability. Crafted from advanced staple fiber and spun 100% solution-dyed polyester yarns, these products provide exceptional value at their price point, and after being tried and tested in the field, have …

Flexible shade poles

Tele-Sun Boat Shade Poles are adjustable, removable boat shade poles made to last through demanding marine conditions. Lightweight, durable, UV-resistant and strong, the poles are made from flexible carbon fiber. Easy to install to the front or rear of the boat; users slip them into the rod holders, secure the shade sail fabric to the …

76-inch dye-sub printer

Epson America’s first 76-inch industrial-level dye-sublimation printer, the SureColor® F10070, was designed to offer reliability, versatility and round-the-clock productivity at a low total cost of ownership. Featuring four 4.7-inch PrecisionCore® printheads and a new hot-swappable ink system, the printer delivers continuous roll-to-roll performance at production speeds up to 2,700 sq.ft./hr. An effective solution for print …

Additive-free textiles

In response to new fabric regulations, the Enduratex™ ANDANTE textile collection is free of phthalates, fire retardants and antimicrobial additives. The collection has a unique faded denim look with rich colors and is recommended for use in hospitality, corporate, health-care, restaurant and residential applications. It comes on a 30-yard roll, 54 inches in width and …

High-control overlock machines

BERNINA of America’s new L 8 Series Overlocker machines include a one-step Air Threader, which allows threads to move through the machine via one simple step on the foot control. The new L 890 and L 850 machines also come equipped with color-coded one-path threading, a free-hand system and a sewing space of 5 5/8 …

Medical machinery

November 1, 2020

ACS Inc., a manufacturer of custom and standard heat sealing and material handling equipment, has prioritized having machines ready to ship for the fabrication of emergency tents and shelters, health care curtains or dividers, personal protection equipment (PPE), antimicrobial gowns, protective barriers, tarps orcovers. ACS machines are also available to create awnings, shades, filtration tubes …

Small-format UV-LED printers

The latest UV-LED printers from Mutoh America, the XPJ-461UF and XPJ-661UF, include an expansion of its XpertJet platform which enhances the user experience. New features include a sleek, modern design, shortened print times, an expanded print area and an innovative UV-LED Lamp which produces glossy, semi-glossy and matte varnish printing simultaneously with colors and/or white …

Self-sanitizing stretch fabric

Ultima Displays’ self-sanitizing stretch fabric has applications for tension graphic displays and partitions in the retail, exhibition, conference and event industries. The treated stretch fabric uses HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03 technology, which has been tested to be 99.99% effective within 30 minutes against coronavirus and is designed to inhibit the growth and persistence of bacteria and …

Microbe-reducing fabric

Inner Mettle’s IM ViroBac copper-integrated fabric was developed to reduce microbial threats on touch surfaces within a commercial environment. The fabric is suitable for a wide range of commercial applications, such as seating on public transport, bedding used for medical facilities or uniforms for hospitality. Thanks to its versatility, the soft fabric can also be …