Material Studies

RipStop Uniforms and Cases

What is Ripstop Material?

While developing a custom carrying case, vest, or any textile product for First Responders or military use, it is important to consider the durability of the fabric. We have previously discussed other durable fabric options on…


Cordura

What is Cordura?

While working with a client to bring a project from prototype to production – be it a carrying case, a medical holster, a medical pouch, or even a medical vest – sourcing fabrics is an essential…





Color Change Textiles

Color Change Textiles

Color change textiles, otherwise known as chromic or chameleon textiles in the medical textile industry, are fabrics that change color when influenced by external stimuli. To create the transformative textile, the fabric is soaked in…



Blue moisture wicking textile

How do Moisture Wicking Fabrics work?

When “moisture wicking fabrics” are discussed, they are most often associated with athletic apparel wicking away sweat to keep the body cool and dry during a work out. There is no argument against the fact…


Durable Tap Project in Factory

Tarp: Durable and Versatile

  Tarp, short for tarpaulin, is a durable and malleable fabric ideal for creating shelter for yourself or an object from the elements. Most tarp is waterproof or water-resistant, making it the ideal fabric for…


Medical Grade Textiles, biocompatible textiles

What are Medical Grade Textiles?

The use of textiles and fabrics is becoming increasingly prevalent in the development of wearable medical garments, wearable organ holsters, and even being utilized as flexible mesh for medical implants. During the development and prototyping…