H and S Manufacturing and AlliedSignal Performance Fibers have introduced a coated fabric woven
from Spectra® fiber for industrial uses.
H and S is targeting the fabric for use in the safety, airlines, food processing and
transportation industries. According to the company, the new fabric is waterproof and resistant to
abrasion, chemicals, flames and dirt. It is flexible, easy to sew and can be colored without
AlliedSignal’s Spectra fiber is one of the world’s strongest and lightest man-made fibers,
offering excellent cut and tear resistance.