Chic yet durable fabrics

July 1st, 2021

Designtex has launched four fabrics that look and feel like silk and velvet, but they’re tough enough to be used in any environment. Glimmer has the subtle, metallic glow of raw silk, but it’s decked out in a tough topcoat that stands up to whatever comes its way. Nook, a hybrid textile with a silicone […]

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Proposed ASTM standard will help with inspections of fire resistive materials

August 12th, 2016

A proposed ASTM standard will provide a set of guidelines for conducting and reporting on the on-site inspections of fire resistive materials. The proposed standard will offer potential code language that references both existing and new methods to inspect fire resistive materials. ASTM welcomes participation in the development of its standards. Anyone interested is invited […]

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