The Technical Center

Industry Resource for Specialty Textiles and Product Information
   November 24, 2017  Facebook Twitter

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Jason Mills at Techtextil NA, June 2017
Michael Lavroff, President, discusses a focus on Innovation, Performance and Design, as they move into several new markets, including netting for aeronautical & camping; healthcare products and golf simulators.

Lenzing Announces Sustainable Solutions for Agricultural Applications at Techtextil NA
Marina Crnoja-Cosic, Head of Technical Textiles, explains solutions to avoid the use of plastics in agriculture, using Tencel branded Lyocell fibers that are both biodegradable and compostable.

GTI Graphic Technology, Inc. at Techtextil North America, June 2017
Bob McCurdy, President, explains the broad range of GTI's lighting systems for critical color viewing, color communication and color matching assessment.

HEYtrax at Techtextil NA, June 2017
Paul Riggins discusses HEYtrax, a new double-wall, PVC coated material used in inflatables. Also available in a TPU product that provides better abrasion resistance, UV resistance, and longer life.

Filspec FireFil at Techtextil North America June 2017
Sebastien Couture, Director of Research and Development, describes FilSpec's FireFil, their new fiberglass core yarn that is flame resistant, cut resistant and tear resistant.

Explore Vetex with John Mitchell
John Mitchell explains Vetex seam taping and coating materials.

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Draper Knitting at ORWM'17
Kristin Draper explains Draper Knitting's vertical "Made in the USA" textile production, and the value of buying "Made in the USA" cut-and-sew products.

Chemours Teflon EcoElite explained
Lisa Hardy from Chemours explains its Teflon EcoElite™ technology.

Thermetrics explains Thermal Manikin Systems Testing
David Heiss from Thermetrics explains its Thermal Manikin Systems testing, including the Thermal Foot for calculating heat loss and the insulation value of apparel and footwear products.;

Cordura's new nylon fiber at ORWM'17
Cindy McNaull from Invista and CORDURA® explains CORDURA®'s new, stronger nylon 6,6 nylon fiber. The new break-though fiber is being launched in Dickies' Pro™ workwear collection for 2017.

Schoeller's 3XDry and ecorepel bio technologies
Eleanor Sachs from Schoeller explains Schoeller's focus on sustainability through its 3XDry® and ecorepel® Bio technologies.

Microban on odor-capturing technologies
Lisa Owen from Microban explains Microban's innovative odor-capture and antimicrobial technologies.
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