Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Breathable Fabrics protect workers in extreme conditions.

October 7, 2015

Allowing body heat and perspiration to escape while delivering Radiant Protective Performance and Thermal Protective Performance, Z-Flex® Air™ breathable protective fabrics keep firefighters and industrial operators cooler to increase comfort in extreme conditions/workspaces. Micro-perforation process optimizes placement, pattern, and dimensions of micro-perforations, which improve Total Heat Loss by 65%. Material suits industries with heavy loads, insulated garments, and situational stress.
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Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing, Display & Presentation Equipment

Textiles provide optimized image sharpness.

September 25, 2015

Available in widths to 126 in., Samba Fabric Elite Textiles offer advanced platform for printing brilliant banners, flags, exhibit graphics, backdrops, and retail displays. Products meet NFPA 701 FR specifications and provide options in ink compatibility including Dye Sub Direct, Dye Sub Transfer, Latex, UV, Eco-Solvent, and Solvent. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

No-See-Um Polyester Fabric targets outdoor applications.

September 10, 2015

Made of 100% polyester yarn, Style number 413 is 60 in. wide and intended for tent and outdoor accessory manufacturers who desire ventilation while ensuring insects as small as tick nymphs cannot penetrate screen. Product meets basic requirements of no-see-um mesh screening and exhibits fire resistance and water repellency characteristics. Also featured, UV resistance ensures exposure to sunlight does not degrade fabric or cause it to fade.

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Packaging Equipment, Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing

Pouch Fabrics meet returnable packaging industry needs.

June 16, 2015

Designed to transport Class A automotive finished goods, Packa-Tex™ products include Headliner, Tyvek®, and color pouch fabrics. Headliner Class-A fabric, as 12 oz/yd², 4-ply laminate, features blue brushed tricot material on milky clear reinforced laminated vinyl. Offering minimal abrasion and facilitated cleaning, white Tyvek on milky clear vinyl fabric is 12 oz/yd², 3-ply laminate. Available in 13 and 18 oz/yd² weights, pouch fabric comes in 7 colors as well as auto gray and milky clear. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Reparable Industrial Curtain Fabrics feature rugged construction.

February 16, 2015

Resistant to abrasion and impact damage, Duravider industrial curtain fabrics are engineered for industrial environments. Duravider RS, with RipStop-reinforced fabric, allows for patch-based repair of damaged curtains; tri-laminate features sequentially-staggered, heavyweight polyester yarns that capture puncture points and prevent them from spreading. At 61 in. wide, Duravider (13 and 18 oz/yd²) and Duravider RS (14 and 18 oz/yd²) meet flame test standards. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing

Textiles provide printing platform for banners, displays.

November 7, 2014

Dye Sub Performance Textiles includes several fabrics – Tri Poly, Triple White, Display Fabric, Heavy Knit, and Ultra White Blockout – that are available in widths from 60–126 in. and meet NFPA 701 FR specifications. After imaging, media provides optimized color consistency, image sharpness, and color range. Areas of use include banners, exhibit graphics, theatrical displays, banner stands, lightbox frame systems, and advertising displays. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Dynamic SMS Fabric offers suitable material for single-use scrubs.

October 8, 2014

Designed for conversion into single-use surgical scrub suits, Ahlstrom VaporCool™ consists of soft SMS (Spunbond-Meltblown-Spunbond) fabric treated with adaptive technology. Textile-like fabric, when worn in direct contact with skin, helps regulate wearer's body temperature. When hot, fabric boosts evaporation to providing cooling effect. When cool, fabric holds in moisture to act as insulating layer. Material also uses moisture management to enhance comfort of surgical professionals. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Aluminum Oxide Fiber Discs deliver 3X standard AO cut rate.

May 20, 2014

Available in grits 24 through 120, Norton Neon F726 Discs feature proprietary aluminum oxide and organic grain blend. Resin bond system and heavy-duty fiber backing provide optimized grain adhesion. Used primarily in metal fabrication and welding sectors, discs are suitable for light to moderately demanding right angle grinding applications, as well as blending of mild carbon steel and aluminum. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing

Glass Yarns come in thermoplastics compatible sizes.

March 12, 2014

With thermoplastics-compatible sizes, S-2 Glass® and E-Glass yarns can be used in woven fabrics and range of other conversion steps. Sizing system achieves optimum bond between fibers and thermoplastics while also allowing use of fibers in traditional glass fiber conversion processes. Specifically, sizing systems work with range of polymer chemistries, are available on range of fiber diameters, and are suitable for range of high-temperature resin systems as well as engineering resins. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Mineral Wool Insulation Batt suits residential construction.

November 1, 2013

Suited for residential and light commercial applications, UltraBatt™ combines thermal comfort, fire protection, and sound control in one product. In exterior walls, product conserves energy with R-15 in 2 x 4 construction and R-23 in 2 x 6 construction. Made with 70% pre-consumer recycled content, insulation is fire resistant to temperature over 2,000°F, and provides STC rating of 30 in 2 x 4 wall assemblies with single layer of gypsum on both sides. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing

High-Performance Hybrid Yarns enhance composite applications.

October 3, 2013

Used in reinforcement and composite manufacturing processes, Innegra™ H series is engineered to meet industry demand for lightweight, damage- and impact-resistant solutions. Product consists of high-performance olefin yarn co-mingled with other high-performance composite fibers, including aramid, basalt, carbon, and glass, to increase durability and avoid shattering effect associated with lightweight composites. Hybridization is done at filament level, allowing more homogeneous final part. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Materials & Material Processing

Multimode Fibers improve connectivity in data centers.

September 23, 2013

With properties that can provide extra margin (headroom) in 10, 40, and 100 Gbps applications, 50 micron multimode fibers, including LaserWave® FLEX bend-optimized fiber, promote network design flexibility and reliability. For 50 micron multimode fibers meeting OM4, OM3, and OM2 standards, 850 nm attenuation specification is ≤2.2 dB/km. Clad diameter tolerance is 125.0 mm ±0.8 mm, clad non-circularity is 0.7%, and numerical aperture tolerance is 0.200 ±.010. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Materials & Material Processing

Single-Mode Fibers meet/exceed in-building bend requirements.

August 30, 2013

With performance superior to and compliant with both ITU-T G.657.B3 and G.652.D recommendations, AllWave® FLEXMax Fiber provides less than 0.10 dB of 1,550 nm loss at 5 mm bend radius. Capacities suit in-building and connectivity applications. Superior to and compliant with G.657.B3 and fully compatible with G.652.D fibers, EZ-Bend® Fiber offers less than 0.20 dB of 1,550 nm loss at 2.5 mm bend radius. Usage supports deployments using smaller diameter cords conformed to surface contours. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Low Lead Polyester is engineered for industrial use.

June 21, 2013

Developed with low lead formulation, 600 X 300 Denier PVC Backed Polyester features 0.55 mm vinyl embossed backing. It is engineered for industrial applications including use in bags, luggage, indoor covers, and custom cases. Product is available in CPSIA Compliant options. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Textile Industry Products, Paints & Coatings, Materials & Material Processing, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Metal Roofing Products extend commercial/industrial roof life.

June 14, 2013

Using elastomeric roof coating technology formulated with 100% acrylic polymer for optimal adhesion, water protection, and durability, Fluid Applied Metal Roofing Systems comprise metal top coats, primers, and patching; skylight restoration; as well as seam tape and fabrics. ENERGY STAR®-approved products protect building envelope from harsh weather, airborne pollutants, and emissions. They can also reduce roof surface temperature up to 100°F and minimize buildings' cooling demands. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Material Handling & Storage, Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Cotton Pads have multipurpose design and come in 2 sizes.

June 12, 2013

Multi-purpose, bulk-packed cotton pads, gentle enough to use for removing makeup as well as applying astringents, toners, or lotions, cater to spas, salons, and beauty counters with high usage rates. While Part No. 93310 measures 3.25 x 3.75 in. and comes in bag with 200 pieces, Part No. 93311 measures 2 x 2 in. and comes in bag with 500 pieces. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Carbon Fiber Molding Compound offers weight, performance benefits.

April 25, 2013

Designed to replace steel, aluminum, and range of traditional composites in high-volume automotive applications, AMC-8590-50 Carbon Reinforced Advanced Molding Compound (AMC®) helps develop lighter weight structural and semi-structural solutions. Compound utilizes high tow 50K carbon fiber reinforcement and is available in 12, 25, or 50 mm chopped lengths as well as continuous fibers (unidirectional and woven). Various resin matrices are available. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing

Ultra-Fine Yarns are designed for use in PCB substrates.

March 22, 2013

Used as reinforcement and dielectric, BC2250 and BC3000 allow PCB suppliers to create thinner laminates for higher layer counts and greater circuit density. Yarns are woven into fabric and then laminated with epoxy resin and copper foil to produce copper clad laminate. E-Glass composition contributes to electrical insulation and provides thermo-mechanical stability, and reinforcement with glass fiber fabrics promotes dimensional stability. BC3000 consists of 50 filaments of 4 micron dia. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Shade Fabric provides exterior sun control.

March 5, 2013

Intended for exterior roller shade applications, SunTex® 95 vinyl-coated polyester fabric is full basketweave with 5% openness factor. Fabric promotes cooler outdoor environment by stopping ~95% of sun's hot rays for heat and glare control. Available in 126 in. width in 6 neutral colors, this mildew and fade resistant product is infused with Microban® antimicrobial product protection and is also GREENGUARD® and GREENGUARD Children and Schools Certified. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing

Glass Fiber features tensile modulus of 14,359 ksi.

November 20, 2012

Developed using Modular Direct Melt production technology, S-3 UHM™ utilizes unique formulation of S-Glass raw materials to develop mechanical properties. Material is available in range of different formats including yarns, rovings, and chopped fibers. With S-3 UHM, designers and manufacturers will be able to use glass fiber reinforcement in areas previously limited to other types of fibers. Read More