Eco-friendly, fluorine-free upholstery fabric

October 1, 2020

Fluorine-free Sunbrella® Assure upholstery fabric delivers water repellency, stain resistance and enhanced durability for healthy and sustainable indoor and outdoor health-care and commercial spaces. A proprietary bio-based formula combats the absorption of water-based spills and messes without the use of fluorochemicals; oil-based stains can be removed easily by following the cleaning and care guide. Highly …

Bleach-cleanable textiles

Wolf-Gordon reports that the newest additions to its RAMPART® wall protection, wallcovering and upholstery textile lines include antimicrobial and bleach-cleanable properties that can help prevent illness and reduce the risk of cross-contamination of infections in commercial facilities. These textiles can be cleaned and disinfected with a 1:4 bleach/water solution, as well as with PeridoxRTU® and …

Economical, robust CNC

Koike’s FiberPro CNC laser cutting machine offers robust capabilities at a competitive price with Flashcut Pro Controller software that efficiently cuts materials like brass, copper, stainless steel, mild steel and aluminum. For precise and consistent cuts, it comes standard with a Precitec cutting head, as well as a direct-drive helical rack and pinion. This machine …

High-strength gown film

Raven BioFlex™ I270C is a high-strength polyethylene film used in the manufacturing of nonsurgical disposable medical isolation gowns. The film is manufactured with premium-quality colorless polyethylene for the production of high-demand personal protective equipment (PPE) materials that meet the barrier protection and physical property requirements for single use isolation gowns under the AAMI level 1 …

Less wasteful finishing system

The TexCoat™ G4 non-contact textile finishing system delivers zero chemistry waste and minimized water and energy consumption. It provides one of the most advanced applicators of any high-tech finishing chemistries to fabrics and other surfaces, including DWRs and antimicrobials used for face masks and protective gear. Unlike traditional finishing methods, the system sprays the exact …

Tough, versatile PVC

Featuring a buttery soft hand, Challenger PVC is treated with Endurepel Armour performance finish and offers excellent durability. This versatile PVC is a strong performer across multiple markets including marine, awning and industrial. It has the soft feel of leather and demonstrates both durability and strength. It is offered in numerous style options featuring single …

Shelter Structures America introduces First Responder product line

March 20, 2020

Shelter Structures America, distributor of Shelter temporary clearspan tent structures, has introduced the First Responder product line of clearspan tent structures and inflatable tents. Due to the market need for medical and screening tent structures, Shelter quickly developed and brought to market the line of inflatable and clearspan tent structures. The Shelter FR20—the first in …

Degradable vinyl alternative

March 1, 2020

The Otratex™ collection of degradable vinyl alternatives is designed to meet health and wellness trends in the hospitality, health care, contract and cruise industries. The fabric can be treated for ASTM-E84 and IMO, and is treated twice with Pro-Tech, a water-based stain repellent with denim and ink protection, once in process and once post-production. Other …

Natural odor control

Biobased antimicrobial solution BI-OME Natural guarantees optimal freshness and hygiene for textiles. The active ingredients are linseed oil, obtained from the dried, ripened seeds of the flax plant, and chrysanthemum, derived from the seeds of the flowers of the daisy. Recommended for the bedding industry and applications that require solutions to odors, allergens and dust …

One-way wicking fabric

Designed to keep athletes cool, dry and fresh, ProCool® Stretch-FIT Dri-QWick™ Sports Jersey is a double-facing fabric with hydrophilic fibers next to the skin to wick moisture away, and hydrophobic fibers on the other side to keep moisture from seeping back into the fabric. The hydrophilic side has a diamond mesh, which increases the surface …