Independent consulting and product certification

May 1st, 2008

A client has asked if our product is TUV certified. What’s that? TÜV stands for Technischer Überwachungs-Verein, or Technical Monitoring Association in English. It’s a family of organizations, originating in Germany, that provide independent consulting, certifying that products are safe for human use. For more information, contact TÜV’s headquarters at: SOURCE TÜV Rheinland Group Juli...

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Suppliers provide fabrics for making keder

May 1st, 2008

Where can we find fabric to use to make keder? Keder is a component piece used in construction methods in which fabric has to be threaded through a track or channel. It’s used primarily in the construction of tents and fabric structures, but has other applications as well. Keder consists of fabric wrapped around a...

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Analyzing the pros and cons of computerized cutting

January 1st, 1970

Compiled by Juli Case We’re going to be doing some foam cutting. We’re cutting out 200 pieces at a time and would like to use computerized equipment. The foam we’re using is quarter-inch thick “fun foam,” like you’d find at craft stores. Where can we get the equipment to cut it? We contacted a number...

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