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Entries in Technical Textiles (56)

Tuesday
Mar222011

L.I.T.R.A. USA's Retractable Fabric Roof

The 92'x33' retractable roof over the Phoenix Hill Tavern, made from a combination  of clear and opaque highly resistant fabric, by L.I.T.R.A. USA.

Tuesday
Mar222011

Performance Textiles' Parachute Fabric

Performance Textiles, Inc. makes fabrics to military specifications, including parachute fabrics.

Saturday
Mar192011

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.

Thursday
Mar102011

Speedo's Recordbreaker Swim Suit

Made from printed 50% Polyester and 50% Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT), the Recordbreaker Swim Suit by Speedo.
Sunday
Feb132011

R.H. Moore & Associates' Soil Stabilization Geotextiles

R.H. Moore & Associates makes a variety of woven and non-woven geotextiles designed to help stabilize landscapes.

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Thursday
Oct142010

P2i Performance Textiles

Ion Mask is a finish by P2i that invisibly makes finished products waterproof, even at the seams.

Thursday
Oct082009

Rosa Parks Transit Center Fabric Tension Structure

FTL Design Engineering Studio, in partnership with Parsons Brinkerhoff, designed the tension fabric roof, above the Rosa Parks Transit Center in Detroit, MI.

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Wednesday
Sep022009

FabriTec's Decorative Fabric Shade Structure

At the Gila River Lone Butte Casino, FabriTec's fabric structure protects guests from the elements and adds architectural interest.

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Thursday
Aug272009

Firestone Fabrics in Production

Firestone Fabrics specializes in industrial, synthetic textiles for a wide variety of end uses.

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Tuesday
Jul212009

DHS Systems Deployable Rapid Assembly Shelters

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

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Sunday
Jun072009

Kite Over Mission Bay Park, San Diego, CA

An impressive and complex kite seen flying over Mission Bay Park in San Diego, CA. Designer/Manufacturer unknown.

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Thursday
Mar262009

Chanel's Fabric Mobile Art Pavilion

As featured in Fabric Architecture, this is the Chanel Mobile Art Pavilion, which is on a tour of 6 cities, housing an exhibition of 19 handbags by prominent artists.  Made with a PVC coated polyester exterior, with Dazian Trapeze fabrics inside, this portable structure was desinged by Zaha Hadid Architects, Arup and Architen Landrell.  Photo by John Edward Linden.

Friday
Mar202009

Design Miami's Laser-cut Tent

As featured on Miami Art Zine, Design Miami's tent made from laser-cut vinyl.

Thursday
Mar122009

Dedon Chaise made from Woven and Knitted Materials

With a base woven from an exclusive polyethelene fiber, and a shading system made from knitted fabric, this Dedon Chaise provides a sleek, modern silhouette. 

Saturday
Mar072009

Magenn Power's Air Rotar System (MARS), made with Vectran Tethers

Magenn Power's Air Rotar System (MARS) sits 1000 feet above the earth's surface to generate electrical power fro the wind.  Vectran is the high-performance multifilament yarn spun from liquid crystal polymer, produced by Kuraray Co.,  used by Atkins & Pearce to make the tethers that hold MARS in place. Full story in Textile World.

Wednesday
Mar042009

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.

Sunday
Mar012009

Jens J. Meyer's Luftkissen Fabric Sculpture

Luftkissen, a tensile fabric sculpture by Jens J. Meyer.

Monday
Feb232009

Luis Eslava's Face to Face Velcro Lighting Fixture

Face to Face, a pendant shade made from Velcro strips, with a coordinating backdrop, at The Conran Shop in New York, by Luis Eslava.

Monday
Feb232009

Tord Boontje Little Flowers Falling Fabric

Little Flowers Falling is a beautiful curtain creation that features a lasercut pattern in microfiber fabric, by Tord Boontje.

Sunday
Feb222009

Polartec Heat Conductive Fabric

Conductive fabric is used in Polartec Heat products, which, with a lithium-ion battery, distribute heat without wires.

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