2016 Exhibitor Product Preview: Call for entries

May 23rd

IFAI Expo Exhibitors: Tell us about the products and services you’ll be exhibiting at IFAI Expo 2016. Product descriptions are featured in the August issue of Specialty Fabrics Review. The August issue of Specialty Fabrics Review will include an advance look at new products and services to be exhibited at IFAI Expo 2016 in Charlotte,...

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Exhibitor Product Preview

August 4th

An advance look at new products and services to be exhibited at IFAI Expo 2015 in Anaheim, Calif., Oct. 6–9. This year’s show floor will offer new, dedicated areas for advanced textiles, shade and weather protection, and disaster mitigation and response, as well as several hands-on demonstrations. IFAI Expo 2015 in Anaheim, Calif., Oct. 6–9,...

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Carlson Design offers automated large bed plotting/cutting systems

August 1st

Carlson Design Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 4342 What: PT-96 plotter/cutter Why: Automated large bed plotting/cutting system is reliable and affordable. CAD software helps create digital patterns and autonest to optimize material yield. SOURCE Carlson Design

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Jado-Gellman-Friedman sewing machines automatically stitch various fabrics

August 1st

Jado-Gellman-Friedman Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 4810 What: Jado 7-56 Special sewing machine Why: Ideal for heavy-duty stitching, new machine is designed to automatically stitch canvas, webbing, sails, tents, truck covers, and other material. It offers automatic pattern stitching, interchangeable cam mechanism, up to eight-cord thread and a high-air clamp lift. SOURCE Jado-Gellman-Friedman

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Munro Fastenings offers a lower-cost grommet-setting machine

August 1st

Munro Fastenings Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 4947 What: 29-FEI grommet-setting machine Why: A lower-cost option, machine has a slower setting time, approximately one second, but the same internal cutting and setting drive systems as previous models. It cuts and sets all in one stroke. No need to adjust for material thickness. SOURCE Munro Fastenings

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Shanghai Shenda Kobond New Materials offers PVC-coated fabrics

August 1st

Shanghai Shenda Kobond New Materials Co. LTD. Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 4457 What: PVC-coated fabric Why: Producer of different types of coated fabrics made from PVC, TPO and TPU. Applications include tarpaulins, tents, banners, inflatable boats and marine, membrane structures and waterproofing materials, roller doors, oil boom and roofing underlayment. SOURCE Shanghai Shenda Kobond...

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ABC Industries offers returnable packaging fabrics

August 1st

ABC Industries Inc. Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 4112 What: Packa-Tex returnable packaging fabric Why: Laminated fabrics for material handling provide a flexible method of product transport for automotive parts, glassware and other goods. The packaging fabric is easily cleaned, conforms to virtually any product shape and is more cost effective than disposable packaging. SOURCE...

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Consew Consolidated offers various products for manufacturers

August 1st

Consew Consolidated Sewing Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 4810 What: LED Cool-Lite Why: LED lighting systems come in a variety of models and sizes. They offer natural light without giving off heat to assist machine operators with tasks such as threading needles. What: Model 2040-DSM decorative stitch machine Why: Heavy-duty machine has seven cams for...

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JTE Machine Systems offer various welders and cutters

August 1st

JTE Machine Systems Inc. Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 5063 What: 10KW RF portable welder Why: At almost half the weight of other RF machines, this welder on wheels goes to the fabric rather than the fabric going to the machine. Ideal for final finishing or perimeter welds on large structures or containment products. What:...

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Murdock Webbing Nanosphere® fabric finish is self-cleaning

August 1st

Murdock Webbing Co. Inc. Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 Booth: 5160 What: Nanosphere® fabric finish Why: Innovative, naturally self-cleaning fabric finish forms a fine structure on the textile surface. Substances such as oil or ketchup simply run off, and any residue can be easily rinsed off with water, which runs off and never soaks into the...

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