All Entries | 2021

Stretch fabric
Shaoxing Begoodtex Co. Ltd.  |  begoodtex.en.alibaba.com  |  +86 153 5554 3590

Inherently flame-retardant polyester/spandex fabric offers safety at a competitive price. Maximum width is 320 cm.

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Recycled content: AEROKNIT
Shawmut Corporation   |  shawmutcorporation.com  |  +1 248 225 2196 

AEROKNIT is a composite-backed warpknit that is moldable, durable, and can be offered in 100% post-consumer recycled content. An affordable and lightweight solution offering the beauty of a warp knit at a nonwoven price. Designed for the automotive market, but it can be applied to other markets such as heavy equipment and truck cabs.

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Recycled content: NEOLUXE
Shawmut Corporation   |  shawmutcorporation.com  |  +1 248 225 2196 

With up to 70 percent recycled content, NEOLUXE is a knit suede that is much greener than the chemically intensive process of the alternatives of mostly urethane-impregnated suede products. Affordable luxury, with a superior knit appearance and hand, the fabric is recommended for the automotive market but can be applied to others. 

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When you need to be seen
Snyder Manufacturing  |  snyderman.com  |  +1 330 343 4456 

Recommended for safety and construction applications, Snyder coated mesh products combine high-tensile and tear strength with abrasion, mildew, weather and UV resistance. Available in highly visible colors like Rocket Red, Neon Green and Neon Pink; custom colors are also available. 

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Athletic fabric line
Snyder Manufacturing Inc.  |  snyderman.com/  |  +1 330 343 4456

The Snyder Athletic Fabric line includes Weatherspan Ultra, which provides increased UV resistance for outdoor products like stadium wall pads and covers. Safe-Gard LeatherLike is phthalate-free, flame retardant and antimicrobial, with a leather-like finish great for gym mats. MasterMesh is a flat stitch mesh offering tighter knit, less transparency and more privacy.

 

 

 

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Temperature tolerant
Storch International Inc.  |  storchinternational.com  |  +1 608 833 8222

Offering a decorative appeal for window coverings and solar shading, Apagon Blackout utilizes a woven fiberglass base-cloth with a PVC-laminated blackout backing. This combination offers a high tolerance to extreme temperatures and direct sun without discoloring, cracking, peeling or pin-holing. Other features include acoustical properties, dimensional stability, GreenGuard, antimicrobial/fungal and fire retardant. The XPF version is printable in ultra-high definition with a matte high-end finish. 

 

 

 

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A clear view
Strataglass  |  strataglass.com  |  800 581 5801

PanoramaFR clear vinyl is designed for seasonal enclosures, roller screens, commercial tents, temporary structures and any application for which flame resistance, clarity, durability, strength and dimensional stability are required. The manufacturing process results in extreme clarity, and the pressing process gives a smooth surface that resists the buildup of dirt, air pollution and waterflow marks, prolonging its lifespan. 

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Conductive solution
Swift Textile Metalizing  |  swift-textile.com  |  +1 860 243 1122

Flexible or elastic conductive material EnCap® Metalized Fabrics are cost effective, durable and lightweight. The process encapsulates the base fiber with pure metal ionically bonded to a substrate as light as a 15 denier 0.3 oz/yd2 knit mesh without altering the mechanical properties of the base fabric. Recommended anywhere corrosion and mechanical stress may affect performance. For medical, industrial, telecommunications, architectural, aerospace, defense and electronics.

 

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Marine quality
The Miami Corporation  |  miamicorp.com  |  800 543 0448 

Waterproof yet breathable Tempotest® Marine Coated fabric is lightweight compared to other waterproof products, and its acrylic back coat will remain clear and flexible. The fabric has high colorfastness and comes in a wide range of colors with a 10-year warranty. Recommended for boat covers, bimini tops, sun shades, sprayhoods, enclosures, awnings and canopies.

 

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Luxury on the water
Trevira GmbH  |  trevira.com  |  +1 919 637 2849

UV-stable Trevira CS Outdoor textiles are inherently flame retardant and are recommended for indoor use to comply with fire safety regulations and outdoor use where materials are required to resist tearing and the elements. Appropriate for drapes, decorative fabrics, upholstery materials, sunscreen systems, wall coverings or bedding textiles on cruise ships and other marine applications. The company offers 30 UV-stable, spun-dyed filament yarns, ranging from bright to natural colors.

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Smooth and comfortable
Trivantage®  |  trivantage.com  |  800 786 1876

For marine exterior and interior boat seating, Causeway features a polycarbonate-based top coating for ease of cleaning and extended performance. Offers durability, stretch and recovery, color retention, and water and mildew resistance. Available in 16 embossed colors, Causeway comes in marine fabric, Roll-N-Pleat and Foam Back styles. May be paired with matching marine-grade hidem gimp and welt. Sold by the yard and with a 3-year limited warranty.

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Richly rugged
TVF  |  tvfinc.com  |  855 618 4500

Rugged but rich looking SunMaster is a 7.5-oz. solution-dyed polyester with a 5-year limited warranty specially formulated to withstand just about anything Mother Nature can serve up. Appropriate for a variety of outdoor shade and awning applications with its excellent colorfastness, durable water repellency, mold and mildew resistance and ability to withstand abrasion.

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Patio privacy: Visiontex Plus 94
Value Vinyls  |  valuevinyls.com  |  877 716 6651

Visiontex Plus 94 is an outdoor mesh solution for residential and commercial exterior shading. With a shade value of 94%, the fabric is available in a range of popular color trends. Available in 96 and 126-inch widths; 6% openness factor.

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Patio privacy: Visiontex Ultra 99
Value Vinyls  |  valuevinyls.com  |  877 716 6651

With a 99% shade value, Visiontex Ultra 99 is a patio drop screen fabric that offers privacy and weather protection. Available in 126-inch width; 1% openness factor.

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Protecting frontline workers
Vintex Inc.  |  vintex.com  |  +1 647 746 9959 

SL4.9 isolation gown material lasts more than 100 commercial laundry cycles at full Level 3 protection without requiring any additional treatment. The durable 100% polyester spunlace textile is dimensionally stable and shrink resistant, meets AAMI/ANSI PB70 fluid barrier requirements for a Level 3 gown and can be sewn or dielectrically welded (face-to-face). Free of ortho-phthalates, heavy metals and lead as per Safe Guard Systems® certification.

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Crystal clear vinyl
www.MarineVinylFabric.com  |  marinevinylfabric.com  |  +1 847 648 0405

Flexa® clear marine vinyl is double polished for optimal clarity and recommended for windows and porch enclosures. Durable, flexible and waterproof, the vinyl is UV treated (500+ hours) and has a cold crack rating of -40°F.

 

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