Fiber

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products, Transportation Industry Products

Canvas Experts Wins MFA Award of Excellence

April 25, 2016

Canvas Experts, of Ocean City, Maryland, was honored by the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) with an Award of Excellence for Rigid Enclosures. Designer Michael Varga and fabricator Victor Albino used Safety Components' innovative BreakWater X™ in their winning installation. When Varga and Albino came upon Brenda Lou, an Albemarle 330 Express, they found the original enclosure was... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

LMA Double-Clad Optical Fibers expand laser design capabilities.

March 15, 2016

TrueLase™ 10/130 Active and Passive LMA Double-Clad Optical Fibers are ytterbium-doped gain and matching passive fibers that enable production of performance-, reliability-, and consistency-optimized lasers and amplifiers utilizing true single-mode fiber designs. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Knit Polyester Backlit Fabric yields vibrant illuminated graphics.

February 25, 2016

Available in widths to 122 in., Supernova is engineered to produce illuminated graphics for display in retail and expo markets. This REACH-compliant, knitted, polyester backlit fabric yields color consistency, image sharpness, and color vibrancy while also meeting NFPA 701 FR specifications. Attributes support various ink compatibility options, including dye sub direct, dye sub transfer, UV, and latex.<br /> Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Non-Industrial Products, Textile Industry Products

Tablecloth Fabric suits retail and expo displays.

January 21, 2016

Part of Direct Print Textile line, Tablecloth Fabric Pro is made of 100% polyester fabric with soft hand and sleek drape. Wrinkle-resistant product makes eye-catching tablecloths and is suitable for printing various retail displays, expo backdrops, banners, and popup displays. Available in widths to 126 in., Tablecloth Fabric Pro meets NFPA 701 FR specifications and provides options in ink compatibility including Dye Sub Direct, Dye Sub Transfer, UV, and Latex. Read More

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

Brand Color Recognition Takes Golf Sponsorship to the Next Level

December 14, 2015

Brand Color Recognition Takes Golf Sponsorship to the Next Level The prestige and visibility of PGA events have long-attracted prominent sponsors whose branding in turn shapes the face of PGA tournaments. Increasingly, however, corporate stakeholders demand the greatest bang for their buck when considering investment in sponsorship, prompting tournament directors to think outside of the box... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Technical Fabric Weathermax 80 Earns US Patent

November 4, 2015

In acknowledgement of its innovative and one-of-a-kind technical outdoor fabric, Safety Components was awarded US patent 9,121,131 on WeatherMAX 80. The versatile performance material is widely used in a broad range of industries. The company holds a Canadian patent on the same product. WeatherMAX 80 is made using 100% pigment solution-dyed SaturaMAX for maximum color retention. The water... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Materials & Material Processing, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Green & Clean

Honeywell High-Performance Fiber Helping to Secure Offshore Platforms for Brazil's Petrobras

October 8, 2015

Bullet-resistant Spectra® fiber incorporated into Cortland rope for new oil and gas project MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Spectra® fiber will be used in ropes for new offshore oil and gas platforms for Petrobras, the largest oil and gas company in Latin America. The high-performance fiber, also used extensively in body and vehicle armor, is being... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

AGY Completes Capacity Expansions for Specialty Glass Fiber Products

October 7, 2015

AGY Holding Corp., a leading global producer of glass fiber yarns and high-strength glass fiber reinforcement materials, has completed capacity expansions for its S-2 Glass® and L-Glass™ specialty glass fiber product lines. "Earlier this year, AGY announced plans to increase capacity of its specialty glass fiber products," said Patrick Burns, President CEO.  "I am pleased to report we... Read More

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&trade; 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.<br /> Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

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.<br /> <br /> Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Innovative Hose Handle Can Help Prevent Injuries

July 13, 2015

WINONA, MINNESOTA USA – Dale Gregg’s unique pipe grip became a means to avoid injuries caused in the process of moving large hoses and pipes in industries like oil and frac sand mining. Gregg, owner of Handle-Tech Ltd., used innovative compounds from RTP Company and plastic moldings from Gemma Plastic Products to create an independent, removable handle that could lock onto a hose or pipe,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment, Textile Industry Products

Pouch Fabrics meet returnable packaging industry needs.

June 16, 2015

Designed to transport Class A automotive finished goods, Packa-Tex&trade; 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

TCA Announces Expanded Material Supply to Embraer

June 3, 2015

TACOMA, Wash., – Toray Composites (America), Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "TCA") has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Embraer S.A. to expand its current contract to supply carbon fiber prepreg materials to include the Embraer E175 E2 program. With the addition of the E175 E2 Program, TCA will broaden its supply of advanced primary structure carbon fiber prepreg materials to... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Olympus Launches Five New Urology Devices, Expanding Complete Portfolio

May 20, 2015

New Olympus Advantage Program Offers Improved Capital-Offset Scenarios with Purchase of Disposable Devices CENTER VALLEY, Pa. — Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today that it is unveiling several new Urology devices at the upcoming American Urological Association... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

BioFit Adds Bleachable Upholstery Options to Seating Line

March 31, 2015

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — BioFit Engineered Products, a globally recognized designer and manufacturer of ergonomic seating solutions, now offers bleachable fabric and vinyl upholstery options. The new upholsteries bolster the company's existing selection for healthcare, laboratory, education and custom seating, providing disinfectable, green choices. The BioFit bleachable upholsteries are... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Garlock Discontinues Style ST 706. Equalseal.com Introduces a Performance Equal

March 19, 2015

Because Garlock Sealing Technologies discontinued offering style ST-706 inorganic fiber gasket material in May 2014, Equalseal.com now offers a replacement and performance equal. Equalseal EQ706 EQ706 (Black) is a premium grade, in-organic fiber and NBR sheet formulated for high temperatures applications. Recommended for use in sealing against both saturated and superheated steam, along... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

AGY Announces Expanded Portfolio of High Performance Glass Fibers

March 16, 2015

AIKEN, SC USA – AGY Holding Corp., a leading global producer of glass fiber yarns and high-strength glass fiber reinforcement materials, has announced the expansion of its product portfolio with the acquisition of Owens Corning's range of S-Glass products and the scale up of S-1 HM™ glass fiber production in conjunction with China Taishan Glass (CTG). "Our range of high performance... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Non-Industrial Products, Textile Industry Products

PurThread Technologies Partners with Beacon Linens to Provide Durable Antimicrobial Protection to Healthcare and Household Bed Linens

March 16, 2015

PurThread's Protective Yarns Will Yield Antimicrobial Benefits to Makers of Patent-Pending Beacon Linens Sheets RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – PurThread Technologies, Inc., maker of next generation antimicrobial fibers and yarns, announces a partnership with Beacon Linens to provide antimicrobial and anti-odor protection to the North Carolina-based developer and manufacturer of... 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