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Inflatable textile art shown by Dior in Paris

May 1st, 2023

The inflatable artwork, containing 25 components, was produced in collaboration with Dior, Paris. It is made of 20 different Dior fabrics, woolen crochet, ornamentation, LEDs, and polyester. It measures 24 meters by 21 meters by 6.8 meters (78.7 feet by 68.9 feet by 22 feet) and weighs more than a ton. Photos: © Lionel Balteiro […]

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Industrial inflatable improves worker safety

August 1st, 2021

When CS Energy, an Australian energy company based in Queensland, needed to create a safer work environment at a power station, it turned to Giant Inflatables Industrial of Melbourne to design and fabricate an inflatable solution.  Plant technicians were looking to solve a safety issue for workers in the confined spaces of electrostatic precipitators, which […]

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In case of flood, inflate

March 1st, 2016

Flood Sense, a supplier of residential, commercial and industrial flood protection products and services in the United Kingdom, was interested in a new kind of inflatable product that could be used to protect against flooding in homes and businesses. They wanted a textile protection system that could be deployed rapidly and stay inflated for as […]

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Fast Shelter provides inflatable structure in minutes

July 1st, 2008

Despite rain, snow, sleet or hail, work needs to get done outdoors. Elite Detail Service in northern Illinois washed more than 200 vehicles at the Chicago Auto Show in below-freezing temperatures using a shelter that packs into a canvas duffle bag 30 inches in diameter. The Fast Shelter model 950xt Elite inflates to a structure […]

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Students use eggs as inspiration for inflatable concrete shelters

June 1st, 2008

Two engineering students competing in a British Cement Association competition to find new uses for cement based their entry, an inflatable concrete shelter for refugee relief, on meditations about the compressive strength of an eggshell. “We came up with the two critical components of concrete canvas,” say Peter Brewin and Will Crawford, who met at […]

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