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Quality Fabric Of The Month

Hemp Goes Mainstream
Naturally Advanced Technologies' Crailar® hemp fiber, processed using innovative green technologies, is being commercialized for use in apparel and other textile products.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Managing Editor
September 10, 2009

Chilling Out With A Cool Cloth
Cool Comfort Technologies' innovative fabric technology provides cooling comfort without the use of chemicals or polymer crystals.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Managing Editor
August 26, 2009

Umbrella Power
SKYShades' Powerbrella™ featuring Konarka's Power Plastic® marries tension-membrane fabric and photovoltaic thin-film technologies to provide power for a range of applications.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Managing Editor
July 20, 2009

Kenaf: From Temporary Tensile Structures Into Paper Products
Kenafine® architectural membrane, manufactured by Taiyo Kogyo and sold in North America by Birdair, can be recycled into paper products at the end of its useful life.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Managing Editor
June 10, 2009

Sustainable Thermal Management
PureTemp™ bio-based PCM technology from Entropy Solutions uses by-products of vegetable oil production in place of petroleum-based paraffin.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Managing Editor
May 14, 2009

Demand-Activated FR: Smart Fiber Technology
Turnout suit thermal liners made using DuPont™ Nomex® On Demand™ technology expand up to 500 percent in the presence of extreme heat to provide additional thermal insulation to firefighters.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Managing Editor
April 14, 2009

Shielded By Fabric
RST's Demron™ radiation-blocking products are a nontoxic, flexible, lightweight alternative to traditional lead-based aprons and other radiation-shielding products.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Managing Editor
March 20, 2009

From Mars To MARS
Vectran®, chosen by NASA for the Mars rovers' airbags, is Magenn Power's fiber of choice for its MARS wind turbine's tethers and fabric envelope.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Associate Editor
February 6, 2009

DRYENERGY™: A Refreshing Blend Of Fibers
Achieve o2's newest offering combines Celliant™ oxygenating, energy-transmitting technology with Dri-release® fiber-based moisture management technology enhanced with FreshGuard® bacteriostatic odor-eliminating treatment.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Associate Editor
December 9, 2008

It's All In The Fibers
Advansa's hybrid Thermo°Cool™ ECO combined with Lenzing's Tencel® offers inherent thermoregulation, wicking, moisture absorption and soft hand in one eco-friendly fabric.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Associate Editor
November 24, 2008