Ohio lawmaker proposes ban on foreign-made flags

May 1st

Retailers that sell U.S. or Ohio flags made in other countries would face possible jail time and fines, under legislation proposed by one Ohio state lawmaker. Senate Bill 316 would ban the retail sale of U.S. or Ohio flags made outside U.S. borders. Those found guilty of doing so would face third-degree misdemeanor charges, punishable...

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Non-PVC coated textile fabrics offer range of features

May 1st

Decoprint® coated textile fabrics for the indoor and short-term outdoor markets offer a range of features for digital inkjet printers (solvent, eco-solvent and UV curable) and transfer printers (dye sublimation). Decoprint uses no PVC resins in its coatings, and has launched two new “green” products, which are formaldehyde free (Skin FF and High Drop FF)...

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Structural materials offer benefits for construction engineering

May 1st

Duraskin® structural materials are designed for construction engineering, and feature high-tensile strength, low mass per unit area, adequate flexibility, and excellent weather resistance. Applications include mechanically and pneumatically supported roofs and hall construction. Depending on the application and requirements, Verseidag-Indutex offers several types of Duraskin based on fabric woven in polyamide, polyester and glass. The...

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Tri Vantage LLC releases new fabrics

May 1st

Dickson® Sunblock and Lac 650 SL are both designed for large structures, clearspan and tents. Protected by the Lowick System, the fabrics block moisture penetration and resist UV degradation, mildew, discoloration and soiling. The Cleangard SL finish photo-regenerating lacquer protects the fabrics’ surface from pollution and the sun’s harmful rays. Sunblock and Lac 650 SL...

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Recycled-content fabric for structures and banners

May 1st

Moss Green Knit, made with recycled content, can be used for structures, including custom projects, Moss Shapes and Entasi, and banners. The fabric can be printed using Moss’s state-of-the-art Photo Fabric printing process. Sixty percent of the yarn used in making Moss Green Knit is 100 percent recycled. SOURCE Moss® Inc.

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Fabric technology fights body odor

May 1st

VisaEnduranceShield™ odor-adsorption fabric technology fights odors, wicks moisture, dries quickly, and repels and releases stains to deliver superior comfort and enhanced performance. The patent-pending technology adsorbs and suppresses most body odor molecules in fabrics, then releases the odors during traditional home machine laundering with unscented detergents. The fabrics are more breathable, flexible and less bulky...

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Mesa Laminated Fabrics introduces new laminates

May 1st

MesaThane is a reinforced premium-grade aromatic urethane laminate that features superior abrasion resistance, tensile strength and flexibility. MesaThane is available in a variety of specifications to meet the needs of specific applications. Mesalon 7010 is a reinforced polymer laminate designed to provide superior chemical resistance, tensile strength and flexibility. It is well suited for 100...

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Photo-catalytic fabric retains color on canvas surfaces

May 1st

Dynastar photo-catalytic fabric, developed by Kanbo, and made with titanium dioxide, enables the canvas surface to keep its original color for years. The titanium layer acts as a photo-catalyst when exposed to UV rays, oxygen and water, renewing the surface. The fabric is hot air and RF weldable. SOURCE Kanbopras Corp.

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Versatile laminate-coated fabric helps reflect heat

May 1st

Tiger cloth has a laminate coating that helps reflect heat, enabling it to stand up to intermittent temperatures that can vary up to 2000 degrees Fahrenheit. Suitable for use in foundries, automotive industries, welding and casting companies, the fabric is versatile and can be manufactured into jackets, coats, mitts, gloves, head protection and tarps. SOURCE...

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Curl-free laminated blackout banner material

May 1st

Bantex® 13-ounce Blackout Curl Free is the only flame-retardant laminated blackout banner material specifically formulated for curl-free applications. Microtextured for lower dot gain and higher resolution, with identical print surfaces front and back, Bantex Curl Free provides predictable color clarity and accuracy. SOURCE Herculite Products Inc.

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