Conductive Thread netted in a smart textile

Conductive Thread

Conductive thread is a type of thread that performs as a normal thread, but can be used to connect electronic components in a garment without the use of stiff circuitry or heavy battery packs. The…


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…




Hard Sided Carrying Case with a Custom Insert

Should your Custom Case have a Foam Insert?

  At Fieldtex, we custom manufacture many different styles of soft-sided carrying cases and create custom inserts for hard cases. When developing a case to protect specialized equipment and medical devices, we use only industrial…


smart textiles

Introduction to Smart Textiles

The fabric we wear has remained generally the same for thousands of years, serving us just a single purpose: coverage and protection from the elements. But all of that is about to change. Recent breakthroughs…


biocompatible fabrics

Biocompatible Fabrics

Biocompatible materials are materials that are compatible “with living tissue or a living system by not being toxic, injurious, or physiologically reactive and not causing immunological rejection” (Source). Simply put, these fabrics should be able…


Woven Fabric up close

Woven Vs. Non-Woven Textiles

Fabric is a man-made material developed in ancient times and still has innumerable uses to this day. As a contract manufacturer, we have years of practice sourcing the perfect textiles for a project based on the…