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Entries in Protective Textiles (6)


Fabritec's Illumina Pedestrian Bridge

The pedestrian bridge at Illumina Headquarters in San Diego, CA, designed by Fabritec.


Radshield Demron? Fabric Provides Radiation Protection

Demron™ Fabric is a safety textile product by Radshield (Radiation Shield Technologies) that protects against radiation.  Products made from Demron have been deployed to the workers in Japan's nuclear facilities.


DHS Systems Deployable Rapid Assembly Shelters

DRASH (Deployable Rapid Assembly Shelters), designed for the military, by DHS Systems.

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Gensler Associates' Fabric Tension Structures at Palm Springs International Airport

Designed by Gensler Associates, cable-supported fabric tension structures, made from DuPont Teflon-coated fiberglass, greet travelers at Palm Springs International Airport.


National Interagency Fire Center's New Generation Fire Shelter

Credited with saving 14 lives since its introduction in 2005, the New Generation Fire Shelter, developed by National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, ID, is made from an outer layer of woven silica laminated to aluminum foil with an inner layer of woven fiberglass material, also laminated to aluminum foil.  This was reported in the February 2009 issue of Specialty Fabrics Review.


DuPont Personal Protection's Tychem F2 Suit

As reported in Specialty Fabrics Review, the Tychem F2 Suit by DuPont protects against chemical liquids, infectious agents, liquid aerosols, chemical/solid air particles and liquid spray.