Non-PVC coated textile fabrics offer range of features

May 1, 2008  |  Graphics, Products

Decoprint® coated textile fabrics for the indoor and short-term outdoor markets offer a range of features for digital inkjet printers (solvent, eco-solvent and UV curable) and transfer printers (dye sublimation). Decoprint uses no PVC resins in its coatings, and has launched two new “green” pro…
Heated mattress technology eliminates dust mites

May 1, 2008  |  Advanced Textiles, Products

Some like it hot, but dust mites don’t, and the Hohenstein Institutes are capitalizing on that knowledge. Dust mites are microscopic insects that feed on dead skin cells from humans and animals, producing wastes notorious for triggering allergy and asthma attacks. Dr. Dirk Hfer at the Institute fo…
Research produces polyethylene membrane structure fabrics

May 1, 2008  |  Products

Nova-Shield II™ with ArmorKote® is the culmination of a two-year research project involving optimizing the properties of the membrane without sacrificing the outstanding strength-to-weight properties of the fabric. Four times the abrasion resistance of the competition, improved seam strength at r…
Vinyl-coated polyester features high tear and tensile strengths

May 1, 2008  |  Products

SVP-14-515 is a 14-ounce vinyl-coated polyester with a tear strength of 100 pounds and tensile strength of 450 pounds. This fabric is appropriate for the sides of truck tarps, where it is advantageous to lower the weight of the tarp. SOURCE First Source Coated Fabrics
Fisher Textiles Inc. releases new fabrics

May 1, 2008  |  Products

Enviro-Tex fabrics are made with Repreve® yarn, which meets FTC guidelines for recycled products. Enviro-Tex is suitable for use in banners and flags, digital printing, tents and tensile structures. Three new fabrics have been added to the Solvent Inkjet fabric line: SI 2425 Satin, SI 210 Nylon Taf…
Resin coat creates eco-friendly fabric

May 1, 2008  |  Products

Co-polyn is an eco-friendly next-generation industrial fabric coated with polyolefin-type resin. When exposed to flames, the fabric does not generate chlorine gas or toxic dioxin. It has high strength, is lightweight and can be welded by high-frequency welders. Co-polyn is available in standard fini…
Dazian Fabrics LLC releases recycled polyester products

May 1, 2008  |  Products

Eco-Celtic Cloth is made from 100 percent recycled polyester. It has the same construction, FR properties and washability as regular Celtic Cloth, while conserving approximately 44,000 BTUs of energy. The fabric is available in 122-inch width in white and black. Eco-Janus provides a green alternativ…
Special events decor

March 1, 2008  |  Products

The new Moss Events line includes columns, walls, arches, themed backdrops and functional decor, all available for either rental or purchase. Themed photographic backdrops, available in 26 different graphics from beach scenes to cityscapes, are printed on wrinkle-resistant recycled Moss Green Knit f…
Unbreakable, rust-free hooks

March 1, 2008  |  Products

Problem: Hooks that move privacy curtains break or rust in damp indoor or outdoor environments. Solution: The JEFBeam Curtain System designed specifically for indoor and outdoor use features hooks that are unbreakable and rust-free. The curtain system rocks for custom gazebos, patios and drapery, an…
Shears that stay sharp longer

March 1, 2008  |  Products

Problem: Cutting material with glue or adhesive backing clogs shears and leads to rust and corrosion. Solution: Clauss 8-inch and 9-inch Titanium Bonded Ultraflex Shears feature precision razor-knife edges, ergonomic nylon comfort bows and adjustable tension. Titanium-bonded blades stay sharp longer…