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Glass Yarns come in thermoplastics compatible sizes.
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'); document.write('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.'); document.write('
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Torque Controller maintains constant web tension.
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'); document.write('Suitable for applications in which precise tension control is not essential, EasyWeb™ Open-Loop Torque Controller provides taper tension to center-driven rewind or unwind operations. Web tension is regulated by controlling motor or brake torque based on varying levels of roll diameter. EasyWeb™ can accept signals from direct diameter sensor or calculate diameter using line and roll speed signals. With bright OLED display, user interface enables viewing in any light and from any angle.'); document.write('
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Multi-Threat Panel provides stab and ballistic protection.
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'); document.write('Suited for those who work in corrections, law enforcement, and security, MT-PRO™ fits in ballistic models such as DeLuxe, Patrol, and Leopard and integrates Dyneema® fabrics from DSM along with TitanSkin™ anti-stab technology. Panel meets standards of NIJ Level IIIA and offers bullet stopping capabilities that have been tested against 8 different types of ammunition. Product is certified to stop HOSDB P1 Blade at 15 J (<20 mm) and hypodermic needle at 5 J according to VPAM KDIW 2004.'); document.write('
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Web Guiding System is available for mid-web sizes.
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'); document.write('Equipped with brushless motor, guided ball nut, and optional splice table and fine adjustment mounting bracket, FIFE-500 supports roll face (web widths) from 6.3–35.4 in., guide spans from 7.1–23.6 in., and tension from 80–225 lb. Hi-Res color touchscreen, featuring icons and text in 14 languages, facilitates operation and reduces required training effort; same operator interface can be used on all applications.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Architectural Mesh features circular patterns.
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'); document.write('Unlike circle patterns created by perforated metal, Circle Mesh woven metal fabric delivers optimized sustainability and visual characteristics while producing minimal scrap. Circle Mesh is woven with same wire as traditional architectural mesh, but is instead crimped by spiral machine around fixed point. Since fixed point is adjustable, process allows for different sizes and different percentages of open area. Finished wires are then woven together by loom operator, creating final pattern.'); document.write('
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High-Performance Hybrid Yarns enhance composite applications.
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'); document.write('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.'); document.write('
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Low Lead Polyester is engineered for industrial use.
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'); document.write('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.'); document.write('
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PFOA-free Water/Oil Repellent enhances textiles, nonwovens.
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'); document.write('AsahiGuard AG-E550D, free of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) at or above detection limits, offers safe and effective alternative to C8-based products. When formulated into nonwoven textiles and textile finishes for outdoor and work clothing, fluorinated finishing agent provides water and oil repellency and stain resistance – even after multiple wash cycles. Nonflammable, C6 fluorinated polymer-based solution is also compatible with residual materials from preceding production processes.'); document.write('
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Recycled Nonwoven Fabric acts as long-term weed killer.
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'); document.write('Made with repurposed materials, GGT W.K WEED KILLER is landscaping weed control fabric that delivers 20+ years of weed-free flower beds and gardens. This nonwoven weed barrier, commonly used under walkways and driveways, is also used in walkways and retaining wall projects for materials separation and soil retention.'); document.write('
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Metal Roofing Products extend commercial/industrial roof life.
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'); document.write('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.'); document.write('
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Cotton Pads have multipurpose design and come in 2 sizes.
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'); document.write('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.'); document.write('
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Central Impression (CI Press Cleaner) Drum Cleaner targets wide web flexographic printing industry.
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'); document.write('Featuring selectable multi-wiping functions, MX Central Impression Printing Press Drum Cleaner enables operator to select smooth pad or bristle brush for cleaning inks and slip that has accumulated on drum surface. System also offers multi-function controls for maximum wiping effectiveness. It can provide full drum wipe, wipe from center of drum out to each edge of product, or just product edges. In addition, cleaner can wipe in single spot location dialed in on HMI by operator.'); document.write('
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High Heat Garments feature non-aluminized design.
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'); document.write('Designed for workers in high heat environments, Stealth line features silicone coated outer shell that allows molten metal splash to slide off. Lightweight material offers flexibility and high range of motion. In addition to providing comfort, Stealth garments are inherently flame resistant, meaning FR properties will not wear out with use over time. Standard version is available in 8 or 10 oz fabric weights, while deluxe version features ventilated back and reflective striping for visibility.'); document.write('
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Air Blower/Dryer comes in stand-alone and stackable versions.
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'); document.write('Used to dry carpets, upholstery, and other surfaces, Windshear™ Storm is offered as stand-alone system for drying carpets in small to medium-sized rooms or another version that allows stacking of multiple units for increased power and performance. This 120 V, 22 x 16.5 x 11.5 in. unit runs on 2.4 A max, weighs 17.75 lb, and has rated air velocity of 3,400 fpm. Suited for disaster and restoration cleanup operations, dryer provides 0°/30°/90° airflow direction and has 24 ft power cord.'); document.write('
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Open Loop Tension Controller incorporates advanced features.
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'); document.write('Compatible with various inputs, U4 provides such features as soft start, anti-coast, taper tension, inertia compensation, and diameter alarms as standard. Functionality ensures accurate tension control from full roll to core without requiring additional idler rollers. Able to be used as unwind or rewind controller, this panel- or surface-mounted unit can save up to 9 groups of tension parameters for immediate recall and offers both 0–10 V or 4–20 mA outputs.'); document.write('
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Ultra-Fine Yarns are designed for use in PCB substrates.
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'); document.write('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.'); document.write('
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Shade Fabric provides exterior sun control.
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'); document.write('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.'); document.write('
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Glass Fiber features tensile modulus of 14,359 ksi.
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'); document.write('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.'); document.write('
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Sheeting and Cutting Equipment targets high-speed applications.
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'); document.write('Used with film, foil, paper, non-woven, laminate, composite, or other flexible material, FGW-1000 Sheeter is modular system with take-away conveyor. Integrated SUR-SIZE(TM) Cut-to-Length assembly indexes and cuts material to predetermined length, and features servo-motor drive for cutting materials up to 39.4 in. wide. Motorized unwind stand, with optional edge guide, and cut-to-length assembly with optional slitter are included. Sheeter suits any converting or material handling environment.'); document.write('
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Multilayer Aluminized Fabric protects firefighters.
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'); document.write('Z-Flex® Silver(TM) multilayer aluminized fabric system combines Z-Flex Multilayer Aluminization (MLA(TM)) technology with 3D Mock Knit(TM) fabric featuring PBI flame resistant fibers. By reflecting back heat and protecting firefighters from high energy, radiant heat, Z-Flex® Silver(TM) 5-layer outer shell composite allows close flame proximity while reducing rate of heat absorption that can lead to thermal fatigue. Product meets/exceeds all current UL certifications, including NFPA 1971 and OSHA requirements.'); document.write('
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