HEYstore fabrics for shipping, storage and disaster relief

June 20, 2019

The Heytex Group, headquartered in Bramsche, Germany, has 17 different product groups for technical textiles and works closely with customers to determine the appropriate material for their applications. “Due to increasing numbers of global disasters and the need to support people that need help, we see increasing demand for our HEYstore products in the future,” …

Portable press

June 1, 2019

C.S. Osborne’s portable grommet press works well for brass grommets and fasteners. The portable press with screw action is constructed of lightweight aluminum and is easy to move and carry. It effectively sets snaps, self-piercing grommets, ventilators and rivets, plain grommets up to size 4 and spur grommets up to size 3. Dies are interchangeable …

Outdoor yarn

ESG RA Outdoor is a new generation of solution-dyed acrylic yarns designed for outdoor applications. The yarn, powered by Durashine™, is suitable for awnings, outdoor furniture, carpets and marine applications. Developed so that color brilliancy, durability and performance characteristics remain unchanged year after year, the yarn resists UV fading for up to five years, and …

Tougher marine zip

Sunbrella® SunZip zippers for marine environments feature tape made using 100 percent Sunbrella fibers, known for their UV and fade resistance, mold and mildew resistance and bleach cleanability. The zippers have Delrin teeth with high UV resistance, and are well-suited for marine applications with large or difficult areas such as boat covers and windows. Backed …

Flexible geosynthetics

EPT’s string-reinforced linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) offers better flexibility and layflat than high-density polyethylene (HDPE). Formulated for high resistance to chemicals and UV, LLDPE has a puncture- and tear-resistant scrim for applications such as solid and hazardous waste landfills, mining and industrial, and municipal water and wastewater treatment. Available in widths up to 10 feet, …

Versatile cut resistance

PPSS Group’s Cut-Tex® PRO slash- and cut-resistant fabrics are used in clothing for law enforcement, corrections personnel, health care professionals and the glass and metal industry. Other applications include theft-proof beach bags, travel cases, storage protection and animal welfare. The versatile fabrics offer EN388:2016 Level E cut resistance (ANSI Level 5), the highest levels of …

Self-piercing grommets

ClipsShop® Self-Piercing Grommet Sets are made from solid brass and feature gripping teeth on the washers that provide extra holding power for a wide range of industrial applications subjected to constant tension, such as awnings, sails, banners, privacy screens, tarpaulins, tents and truck covers. The gripping teeth are ideally suited for multiple layers and thicker …

Power products: tough tools and fabrics

March 1, 2019

Graphic software The new and updated tools available in version 4 of the EFI™ Fiery® DesignPro software suite from EFI allow graphic designers to create and complete designs directly within Adobe® design software. Fiery DesignPro eliminates the need to reduce designs to indexed colors, maintaining the highest possible fidelity of the artwork. It also creates …

Labor saving products for productivity

January 1, 2019

Slick tent setup Rainier’s High Peak tent system provides an elegant, streamlined look with a frame design that allows for quick and easy installation without tools. The system features a flying center pole tension top with a catenary (arched) design and does not use interior support poles, maximizing usable space. The tent comes in a …

New products: Savvy textile solutions

December 1, 2018

Breathable textiles Teijin Frontier has developed a polyester high-gauge knitting material laminated with a breathable film to produce thin, lightweight and breathable textiles. Textiles laminated with breathable film are widely used for high-functional sportswear due to their waterproofness and stretchability. The new material is compact as well as stretchable, form-stable and moisture-permeable. It has a …