21st Sep 2018
Tarasafe, a leading brand of flame-resistant (FR) apparel, has unveiled Tararc, a product line that protects against arc flash fires and delivers superior comfort through fabric and design innovation, without compromising the safety of its wearers. Wearing arc-rated garments and PPE is the main line of defense against severe injuries due to arc flash.
6th Sep 2018
Rostec has developed exoskeletons for combat suits which have been already tested by the Russian Army under combat environment conditions. These have displayed high efficiency. A fully operative passive exoskeleton significantly increases physical abilities of a soldier, protects joints and the spine and can be adjusted to the height of a particular...
4th Sep 2018
Code Green Apparel Corp is taking over the Zoombang Companies through a tax-free share exchange agreement. For this purpose, it has signed a binding letter of intent. The Zoombang Companies manufactures impact protection gear for use in sports, military, police, tactical, industrial, equine and medical applications using its proprietary polymer...
1st Sep 2018
Scientists at the Air Force Research Laboratory and Purdue University are trying to apply natural silk to synthetic fibres like artificial spider silk, which is stronger than the polymer Kevlar and more flexible than nylon. The aim is to develop a functional fibre that can be woven into sizeable, flexible fabrics using existing textile manufacturing...
24th Aug 2018
Newer, evolved products being launched every now and then have served to make the flame resistant and retardant fabrics market highly dynamic, according to a recent report. Research and development centres are seen expending significant sums to come up with more cutting-edge flame resistant and retardant fabrics using new types of materials.
22nd Aug 2018
Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, a developer of spider silk based fibres, has delivered ballistic shootpack panels to the US army made from the company’s proprietary dragon silk material. The panels will be checked for effectiveness in stopping bullets, to provide the army with a lighter and more comfortable alternative to conventional protective apparel.
26th Jul 2018
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) showcased high-performance solutions for aerospace and defense applications at the the world’s biggest airshow in Farnborough. Proven in the real world, Gore’s high-performance solutions for aerospace and defense applications ensure connection, protection, and safety every time in the most demanding environments.
21st Jul 2018
Bolger & O’Hearn will show its latest Stormproof/Breathable OmniBloq, an advanced Durable Water Repellent (DWR) technology for apparel, at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (ORSM). The outdoor industry show will be held from July 23 to 26, 2018, in Denver, US. Bolger & O’Hearn develops specialty chemicals for the non-woven, paper, and textile...
21st Jul 2018
Invista’s Cordura brand and Carhartt are set to display their latest generation of Full Swing Steel line of apparel at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (ORSM), which will be held from July 23 to 26, 2018, in Denver. The new collection will be seen in Cordura’s booth #54037-UL and Carhartt’s booth #46007-UL. Carhartt is a global premium workwear brand.