HERCULITE BLOG

Don't Let Changing Weather Patterns Doom Your Outdoor Awning Project

Posted by Mike Gatti on Mar 28, 2017 4:54:25 PM

Awnings built with high quality fabrics are made to withstand the rigors of the outdoors; wind and other inclement weather shouldn’t put a stop in your plans. Whether you live in a sunny state or a rainy state, awnings are designed to stand up to varying weather patterns.

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Topics: Awning Fabrics, Outdoor Awning

Maximize the Visual Impact of your Outside Awning

Posted by Craig Zola on Mar 16, 2017 5:42:01 PM

Did you know that the psychological impact of color runs deeper than the bluest of blues? Colors are an important part of any marketing or branding project as well as pretty much everything else in our lives. In fact, the impact of color on our perception is enormous.

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Topics: Awning Fabrics, awning

Changing Awning Fabric Colors Can Provide Buildings a New Look at a Minimal Cost

Posted by Mike Gatti on Mar 14, 2017 2:28:04 PM

The look of a business depends on more than the shape of the building it occupies or the color of the exterior paint. In fact, a business’ identity or brand is more than just a logo, product, or service; it’s about overall presentation.

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Topics: Awning Fabrics, Awning Fabric Colors

Common Applications of Medical Grade Vinyl

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Feb 28, 2017 12:00:00 AM

It’s easy to forget that fabrics can be complex, technical in design, and created to help augment an industry’s textile needs. For example, medical grade vinyl is a specialty textile created specifically for the healthcare industry; it’s a type of fabric that is treated to be antimicrobial, flame retardant, and resistant to common odor and liquid contaminants.

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Topics: Medical Bedding, Medical Curtain Fabrics, Medical Mattress, Healthcare Fabrics

Dangers of Using Poor Quality Fabrics in Dorm Room Mattresses

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Feb 23, 2017 4:06:37 PM

When it comes to specialty textiles, quality is absolutely critical. This is especially true for dorm room mattresses. Here, quality is determined by the design, durability and reliability of its fabric.

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Topics: Dormitory mattress, Healthcare Fabrics

A Beginner's Guide: What is Antimicrobial Fabric?

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Feb 16, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Antimicrobial fabric, what is it? What’s it made of? Why is it effective?

What do you need to know about this specialty fabric and why is it great for use in so many products?

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Topics: Antimicrobial Fabrics, Healthcare Fabrics

Three Reasons It's Important for Prison Bedding to Have Quality Mattress Fabrics

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Feb 9, 2017 5:36:00 PM

Prison is not a fun thing to think about. But the fact remains, prisons are like any other facility; they need to be stocked, supplied, and taken care of. One of the things that prisons need are beds. Prison bedding is not your typical, standard bed. In fact, prison beds are made from specialty fabrics that are designed to withstand the wear and tear of use as well as abuse.

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Topics: Healthcare Fabrics, Prison Mattress

What Distinguishes Herculite from Other Marine Vinyl Suppliers

Posted by Craig Zola on Feb 3, 2017 8:54:40 PM

One of the most common textiles used in marine fabrics is vinyl. You might be wondering how can a plastic be a fabric? Well let’s define what vinyl is:

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Topics: Marine Fabrics

Three Reasons Herculite Provides the Best Boat Top Material Fabric for White Boats

Posted by Craig Zola on Feb 1, 2017 1:27:17 PM


Boat covers and boat tops all have one thing in common: fabric. When it comes to your boat, you want to be sure that it’s covered with the best. That’s where
Herculite Inc. steps in. Herculite’s boat top material is one of the best around, especially for white boats using white material.

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Topics: Marine Fabrics

Pros and Cons of Fully Waterproof Boat Covers

Posted by Craig Zola on Jan 25, 2017 12:00:00 AM


If your pre-owned boat did not come with a cover or the existing one isn’t up to par, you’ll want to invest or upgrade soon. Anyone who has dealt with a less-than-waterproof boat cover will likely prioritize finding a fully waterproof option, but of course, these covers have advantages and disadvantages.

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Topics: boat covers