Made of 13 gauge HPPE fiber with ability to dissipate heat during prolonged use, Defensor™ High-Visibility Sleeves help users stay visible and cool. Sleeves are 18 in. long and come with thumbhole at end to prevent them from riding up and exposing forearm. Sleeves also have gusset to provide additional room and comfort in bicep area. Featuring CE Cut Level 5, Abrasion Level 3, and Tear Level 4, sleeves are washable without affecting high-visibility color or cut resistance. Read More
Intended for healthcare industry, SAF-T™ Bactericidal Soft Surfaces include privacy curtains, bed linens, towels, and apparel made with patented fabric that harnesses power of chlorine bleach to continuously kill colonization of bacteria and viruses with 99.9% effectiveness, providing full protection for life of products. Each laundering in EPA-registered bleach completely recharges fabrics' germ-killing effectiveness through 75 industrial wash cycles. Read More
ROCHESTER, NY – Web Seal fabricates custom thermal management materials manufactured by Bergquist, Chomerics, Kerafol, 3M, MHW, and Chang Sung for a wide variety of industries, including automotive, communication, defense /aerospace, textiles, food processing, chemical industries, and medical instruments. With advances in electronics, thermal management is especially critical due to growing... Read More
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
Featuring set-in style sleeves, V-neck, and stainless steel snaps, SCS Smocks create Faraday Cage around torso and arms to protect ESD susceptible items from electrostatic fields generated by charges on clothing. Lightweight dissipative material is made from texturized polyester and minimum of 9% carbon nylon monofilament. Smocks meet requirement for Groundable Static Control Garment System per ANSI/ESD S20.20 required limit of <3.5 x 107 Ω Rtg tested per ANSI/ESD STM2.1 and ESD TR53. Read More
Used during charging/storage of any hoverboard or scooter device powered by Li-ion battery, HoverCover™ prevents (when completely sealed and secured) spreading of fire by containing resulting flames and explosions after power source overheats and spontaneously combusts – known as thermal runaway. Construction is of Z-Block™ fire-resistant fabric, which passes U.S. and international testing standards: ASTM D6413, ASTM E-84, ASTM F955, FAR 25 Appendix F Part III and IV, and BSS 7239. Read More
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.
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
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
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
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
Comprising X10 single layer proximity suit, X30 and X40 middle-weight suits, and heavily insulated X60 fire entry suit, X Series provides protection from heat, fire, molten metal, and radiant energy. All versions feature advanced Z-Flex® Multilayer Aluminized performance shell, which delivers lightweight protection that outperforms and outlasts all other radiant protective fabrics. Applications include steel and metal works, foundry operations, petrochemical plants, and specialized firefighting. Read More
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.
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
Made of 5.3 oz GlenGuard® fabric, Workrite® FR Line offers arc thermal performance value of 9.5 cal/cm² and is UL certified to NFPA 2112. Line includes coveralls, shirts, and pants in variety of colors. In addition to FR protection and comfortable, lightweight design, garments provide moisture management, durability, and colorfastness. Read More
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.
Woven from 100% pigment solution-dyed SaturaMax, WeatherMAX is finished with breathable HydroMax for water, dirt, and mildew resistance. In testing, UV-resistant product outperforms acrylic and polyester outdoor fabrics for strength, color fastness, and abrasion resistance. Available colors in 80 in. width include black, light charcoal, and captain navy. Read More
3D Systems Exhibits Fully Functional 3D Printed Metal Parts and Advanced Aerospace Solutions at 2015 International Paris Air ShowJune 19, 2015
-- 3DS' Direct Metal Printing (DMP) produces fully dense, functional metal parts and assemblies for aerospace applications -- Unlimited complexity of 3D printed components reduces weight and unlocks never-before-possible performance characteristics in aerospace parts ROCK HILL, S.C. — 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it will demonstrate its advanced aerospace solutions,... Read More
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
CHICAGO – Chicago-based AFM Heatsheets®, the leading manufacturer of reflective insulation fabrics to keep individuals comfortable in virtually any weather, was recently announced as a recipient of FabricLink Network's annual Top 10 Innovation Awards for its leading-edge Ultraflect™ insulation fabric. This year's Top 10 winners include innovative manufacturing and production... Read More