Mesa Laminated Fabrics introduces new laminates

May 1, 2008  |  Products

MesaThane is a reinforced premium-grade aromatic urethane laminate that features superior abrasion resistance, tensile strength and flexibility. MesaThane is available in a variety of specifications to meet the needs of specific applications. Mesalon 7010 is a reinforced polymer laminate designed to…
Fire-resistant antimicrobial protection

May 1, 2008  |  Products

Problem: The U.S. military requested fire-resistant cotton or cotton/polyester base layer undergarments that wouldn’t melt, wouldn’t drip and offered antimicrobial features. Solution: Never fear, Undershield® is here. Gehring Textiles developed a patent-pending modacrylic/XStatic™ circular kn…
Fabric technology fights body odor

May 1, 2008  |  Products

VisaEnduranceShield™ odor-adsorption fabric technology fights odors, wicks moisture, dries quickly, and repels and releases stains to deliver superior comfort and enhanced performance. The patent-pending technology adsorbs and suppresses most body odor molecules in fabrics, then releases the odors…
Durable Kevlar braid offers protection

May 1, 2008  |  Products

Problem: Customers want a braid or cord that offers high strength, chemical and flame-resistance, durability and protection for industrial applications. Solution: Tough Kevlar® braid is lightweight; resistant to chemicals, cuts and flame; self-extinguishing; flexible; and five times stronger than s…
Recycled-content fabric for structures and banners

May 1, 2008  |  Products

Moss Green Knit, made with recycled content, can be used for structures, including custom projects, Moss Shapes and Entasi, and banners. The fabric can be printed using Moss’s state-of-the-art Photo Fabric printing process. Sixty percent of the yarn used in making Moss Green Knit is 100 percent re…
Utility knife features easy-to-change blade cartridge

May 1, 2008  |  Products

Problem: Standard utility knives lack blade storage and require blade changes that expose users to cutting accidents. Solution: The Clauss SpeedPak Utility Knife contains a 10-blade disposable cartridge that makes blades easy to change. The titanium-bonded blades stay sharp longer and resist rust, c…
Electric lift makes installation easy

May 1, 2008  |  Products

Problem: Installing signs, awnings, fixed canopies, sheetrock, garage doors and other cumbersome items requires multiple workers and heavy lifting. Solution: The multi-use Starlift portable electric lift makes installation easy for items as high as 16 feet. Its four adjustable legs can be used for u…
Structural materials offer benefits for construction engineering

May 1, 2008  |  Products, Tents

Duraskin® structural materials are designed for construction engineering, and feature high-tensile strength, low mass per unit area, adequate flexibility, and excellent weather resistance. Applications include mechanically and pneumatically supported roofs and hall construction. Depending on the ap…
A & R designs custom DRA protection pads

May 1, 2008  |  Advanced Textiles, Products

A & R designed these DRA protection pads to be used as a customized layer of protection to lay on top of a special Lockheed Martin tooling. This unique assembly was created from pieces of Poron® foam, cut to size, and covered with a red denier polyurethane-coated material; the cover pieces conn…