DuPontâ„¢ Capstoneâ„¢ products give textiles stain and soil resistance

June 1, 2008  |  Products

DuPont™ Capstone™ products are performance-driven and fluorine-efficient, designed to give textiles superior resistance to soil and stains, with improved cleanability, but without changing the look, quality, hand or color of the fabrics. The fluorotelomer products have a minimal environmental fo…
Shepherd Color Co. introduces new pigments

May 1, 2008  |  Products

The Shepherd Color Co. introduces two new colors into the PRECISE™ product line of durable pigments designed for coloring fibers and films. CI pigment Green 26, a seafoam-green color, and CI pigment Blue 28, a cobalt-blue color, are 100 percent high-performance, inorganic pigments. They are durabl…
Designer creates complementary fabrics

May 1, 2008  |  Products, Upholstery

The design approach of correlating fabrics by color and texture has been extended to the newest generation of performance fabrics for home interiors. To help consumers visualize correlation possibilities with his ever-expanding collection of Sunbrella® performance fabrics, Joe Ruggiero, an internat…
Curl-free laminated blackout banner material

May 1, 2008  |  Products

Bantex® 13-ounce Blackout Curl Free is the only flame-retardant laminated blackout banner material specifically formulated for curl-free applications. Microtextured for lower dot gain and higher resolution, with identical print surfaces front and back, Bantex Curl Free provides predictable color cl…
Underwriters Laboratories certifies Kovenex fabric

May 1, 2008  |  Advanced Textiles, Products

Waubridge Specialty Fabrics LLC received four Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certifications of its patented Kovenex™ fabric. Each UL certification is in accordance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1971-2007 standards and will allow Kovenex to be used in safety applications includin…
Durable cotton webbing meets Berry Amendment requirements

May 1, 2008  |  Products

6017CS cotton webbing is durable, latex free, vat dyed, colorfast to laundering, crocking and accelerated weathering, and meets all fire-rated testing and Berry Amendment requirements. SOURCE Avila Textiles +1 508 828 5882
Versatile laminate-coated fabric helps reflect heat

May 1, 2008  |  Products

Tiger cloth has a laminate coating that helps reflect heat, enabling it to stand up to intermittent temperatures that can vary up to 2000 degrees Fahrenheit. Suitable for use in foundries, automotive industries, welding and casting companies, the fabric is versatile and can be manufactured into jack…
TurtleSkin materials offer personal protection

May 1, 2008  |  Advanced Textiles, Products

TurtleSkin® is a family of new patented materials, which are woven with high-strength fibers to be thin, yet protective. TurtleSkin’s weave interlocks aramid fibers so tightly they won’t shift or leave gaps for needles or other fine penetrators to slide past. Less than the thickness of three sh…
Photo-catalytic fabric retains color on canvas surfaces

May 1, 2008  |  Marine, Products

Dynastar photo-catalytic fabric, developed by Kanbo, and made with titanium dioxide, enables the canvas surface to keep its original color for years. The titanium layer acts as a photo-catalyst when exposed to UV rays, oxygen and water, renewing the surface. The fabric is hot air and RF weldable. SO…
Carbon-core fiber reduces static

May 1, 2008  |  Products

Problem: Clothing that produces static electricity is a nuisance and hazard to U.S. military and industrial workers in environments where sparks can start fires or trigger explosions. Solution: A carbon-core fiber developed by Invista integrated into Cordura® Nyco with P-140 Static Dissipative Fibe…