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Performance Fabrics and Military Applications

Posted by Chad Twombly on Jun 17, 2019 12:13:00 PM

Did you know that performance fabrics are used for a wide variety of products in the military, industrial, and agricultural industries? In the military, these specialty fabrics are used for clothing, gear, and other applications like in the lining of rockets. In the field, soldiers rely upon their gear to get them through a hot or cold day; having a performance fabric specially designed to manage body temperature can help them complete their missions or tasks.

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Topics: Performance Fabrics, Military Fabrics

How to Tell Whether a Military Fabric is Durable Enough to Withstand Harsh Environmental Elements

Posted by Jeff Sparks on Jun 10, 2019 12:10:00 PM

There are multiple military fabric durability concerns one must keep in mind when selecting the right fabric, and fabric supplier, when purchasing for military needs. Many military fabrics on the market look good enough to the naked eye, but just looking good doesn't mean the fabrics will be long-lasting, high-quality products built to withstand the wear and tear of daily use.

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Topics: Performance Fabrics, Military Fabrics

Military Fabrics: Uses and Applications

Posted by Chad Twombly on May 20, 2019 12:13:00 PM

When you think of fabrics, you probably don’t think of the military. But, the military uses specialty fabrics for a variety of uses. In fact, the military uses specialty fabrics for more than just things like uniforms and tent fabric.

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Topics: Tent Fabrics, Military Fabrics, Military Tents

Camouflage Over the Years: How Military Fabrics Have Changed

Posted by Jeff Sparks on Apr 15, 2019 3:57:00 PM

When it comes to camouflage, most of the attention is focused on the design elements, or how the look of the uniform helps soldiers blend into different environments. The fabric used in camouflage uniform production is also worth considering.  Combat uniforms, in particular, have specific functional needs to match the activities of soldiers as well as the environments in which they are operating.

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Topics: Performance Fabrics, Military Fabrics

Introducing Herculite Military 20696 Textiles

Posted by Craig Zola on Mar 11, 2019 12:12:00 PM

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Topics: Performance Fabrics, Tent Fabrics, Military Fabrics

Herculite Proud to Serve U.S. Military for Over 50 Years

Posted by Chad Twombly on Feb 4, 2019 12:11:00 PM

As a trusted partner of the military, Herculite’s military performance fabrics have been specified by every branch of the military and deployed all over the world. In fact, Herculite’s textiles have been used in every military conflict the United States has participated in since Vietnam. Here’s a quick list of ways the military uses Herculite’s fabrics:

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Topics: Performance Fabrics, Military Fabrics

Benefits of Using Knitted Polyester Scrims for Military Fabrics

Posted by Jeff Sparks on Jan 7, 2019 12:11:00 PM

The United States Armed Forces span the globe, protecting our country’s citizens on the ground, in the air, and on the water. The men and women of the US military need the best equipment and protection; the uniforms they wear must go beyond good looks, they must be made out of the highest quality materials.

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Topics: Performance Fabrics, Military Fabrics

A Guide to Understanding Modern Advances in Military Fabrics and Which Ones Truly Matter

Posted by Jeff Sparks on Dec 3, 2018 10:00:00 AM

The type of performance fabrics used for military applications can have a profound effect on day-to-day operations. Advancements in the quality and durability of textiles make for longer-lasting and more-reliable products. It is helpful to understand what are the most important of these innovations when making purchasing decisions.

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Topics: Performance Fabrics, Military Fabrics