Regentex sold exclusively by trade name holder

February 1st, 2009

Compiled by Juli Case Where can I find a fabric called Regentex? Regentex is the trade name of a woven fabric that is a polyester/cotton blend and comes in weights ranging from eight to 24 ounces per square yard. It’s used in a variety of applications, including tarpaulins and horse blankets. The trade name holder, […]

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Banking strategies save money

February 1st, 2009

How to boost your bottom line at your bank’s expense. By William J. Lynott The upheaval in our current economy is forcing banks to find new ways to strengthen their bottom lines—and much of their success in that effort is coming at the expense of their small business customers. New service charges, confusing account options […]

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Plastic tab system with matching pairs

February 1st, 2009

Compiled by Juli Case I’m looking for a headliner system for boats that was new a couple of years ago. It involves a plastic tab system with matching pairs that lock. Any idea of what I’m talking about? We think you’re describing the Fastmount System from a company by the same name headquartered in New […]

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Fabric canopies transform Oldham Schools

February 1st, 2009

Fabric canopies unite revitalized buildings for Oldham Schools in England. By Helen Elias The city of Oldham in the northwest of England had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: Oldham Council was awarded £230 million (about $350 million) to spend on transforming secondary education through refurbishment or demolition and replacement with new schools. Most of the money came […]

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Climate control system humidifies textile plants

February 1st, 2009

To prevent problems with yarn breakage, static build-up, dust and lint, Fogco’s overhead “Revolution” climate control system humidifies the air by producing a fine mist and delivering it with a focused air stream, using an integrated horizontal fan to achieve 50–60 percent relative humidity within a textile plant. By integrating the focused air stream directly […]

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Color-changing film indicates temperature

February 1st, 2009

ChroMyx™ from Chameleon Intl. is a complete line of flexible, waterproof, temperature-sensitive, color-changing films that can be fabricated into virtually any product. The patented product line indicates temperature changes visually, through color change by the touch of a hand or when exposed to unsafe higher temperatures or even cold temperatures. A team of polymer experts […]

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Nonwoven wall coverings available in variety of styles

February 1st, 2009

Built on thermoplastic olefin technology, Surface IQ wall coverings feature bold colors, striking patterns and rich, subtle textures—using only water-based inks and coatings. Eight designs and three signature patterns offer more than 50 standard colorways. The eco-friendly nonwoven wall coverings match and exceed all Type II vinyl specifications, and offer rigorous performance standards with durability, […]

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Printer offers backlit camera option for outdoor applications

February 1st, 2009

The new Jeti 3348 Jetspeed UV RTR digital printer from Gandinnovations prints at speeds of 2500 square feet per hour in a 4-color configuration with 48 Spectra print heads. Using the company’s UV-curable branded inks on a variety of materials, including 100 percent PE eco-friendly polyethylene, and is well-suited for all types of outdoor applications […]

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Variable-temperature heat gun incorporates classic features

February 1st, 2009

Steinel’s Classic Heat Gun Kit features the HL 1910 E variable-temperature electronic heat gun, 14mm and 39mm reflector nozzles, 9mm reduction nozzle, overhead hanger, application guide and convenient aluminum case. The HL 1910 E heat gun incorporates classic quality features: variable temperature from 120–1100 degrees (F), electronic thermocouple control and the company’s exclusive DuraTherm™ heating […]

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Herculite designs fabric for marine applications

February 1st, 2009

Herculite Riviera Marine Fabric™ is designed for a variety of marine applications, including bimini tops, enclosure curtains, cockpit and boat covers. Specially formulated with high-quality vinyl that features a soft, supple hand for easy fabrication, the lightweight fabric has a reinforced inner core woven from high-strength polyester, and an exclusive topcoat to enhance durability and […]

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