2023 Specialty Fabrics Showcase, Part 2

May 1st, 2023

Awnings, tents, shade sails, marine upholstery, protective gear, furniture: Regardless of the end product, the fabric needs to perform in harsh conditions while looking good, keeping the planet green and fitting into a client’s budget. For our two-part annual showcase, we asked contributors to send us information about their latest high-performance textiles. We’ve organized the […]

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Automated grommet welder produces strong, clear grommets

August 1st, 2008

Problem: Metal grommets cover up parts of expensive, high-resolution graphics, and the occasional grommet failure leads to costly field repairs. Solution: For secure grommets made of clear PVC, FIAB’s Automated Grommet Welder does the trick. The RF generator operating on single-phase 208-volt power is small and can be moved to the fabric, takes three seconds […]

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