Portable outdoor display system features unique spring construction

September 1st, 2008

Expand International of America Inc., Stratford, Conn., introduces its Expand DisplayTunnel, a portable outdoor display. This new display system has a unique spring construction that allows it to virtually unfold itself when it is taken out of the bag. The chosen image is printed on durable flag fabric that is stretched completely smooth when it […]

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Printable fabric wall coverings allow instant redesign

June 1st, 2008

The only thing worse than installing wallpaper is removing it, but the days of seams and glues—and maybe even paint—may be over, if Lokai ! Design’s printable fabric wall coverings take hold. Lokai ! Design, Dietzenbach, Germany, installs a tenter frame system on walls or ceilings, which are then covered with digitally printed Mediatex® Presto […]

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Marine shops sail with CAD systems

May 1st, 2008

Speed. Accuracy. Replication. This is what you hear when you talk to marine fabricators about CAD (Computer-Aided Design) systems. The time from concept to finished product is faster than ever before. Modification is minimal, if not completely eliminated. Fit is perfect the first time, repeating a product requires little or no preparation, and there is […]

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Geodesic domes provide safe wind resistance

May 1st, 2008

Problem: Event managers want outdoor structures that are mobile, easy to put up, and safe, even in strong winds. Solution: Studies confirm that Zendome’s Advanced Frame System geodesic domes already meet wind requirements for the pending EN 1991-1-4 regulations. Construction and deconstruction are easier and safer through the connection of the structure poles with fixed […]

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Canopy and curtain system encloses equipment

May 1st, 2008

In order to provide rain and snow protection for the generator and power transformers on the roof of this Chicago high-rise, Evanston Awning designed a canopy and curtain system that encloses the power equipment, yet allows the curtains to roll up for maintenance. All components had to be brought to the roof via a service […]

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Tenter frame system creates an individual look

May 1st, 2008

Lokai! Design, Dietzenbach, Germany, is offering a tenter frame system that can be mounted across walls and ceilings to create an individual look. The frame constructions are printed and covered with Mediatex® Presto, made by Junkers & Müllers, Monchengladbach, Germany. The wall covering systems evens out imperfections on the wall’s surface. The frame system is […]

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Unbreakable, rust-free hooks

March 1st, 2008

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, and rolls for hospital privacy and shower curtains. SOURCE J. Ennis […]

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