Flexitanks for Oils: 4 Specifications to Consider When Storing Oils

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Flexitanks—also referred to as flexibags, collapsible tanks, or bladders—are safe even for storing hazardous materials like crude oil if they’re built to the proper specifications. That’s especially important in today’s volatile oil market, when producers are scrambling for any space available to store their crude. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the world’s very large crude carriers, tanker ships, pipelines, and … Read More

Fuel Bladder Material: TPU vs Hypalon

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Flexible fuel bladders are a preferred alternative to steel and composite tanks for fuel storage, especially in situations where critical infrastructure is compromised or non-existent. The wide range of applications and extreme environmental conditions result in very demanding material specifications; Endurance, safety, and ecological considerations, all come into play. In this article, we will take a dive into the specifics … Read More

Rising Demand for Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) Collars Made from Polyurethane Fabric

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Photo courtesy of SAFE Boats International The Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) construction market has traditionally been driven by factors such as boat lifespan, endurance, durability, ease of manufacture, field repair, and cost. In this article, we are looking into factors that have come into play during the last decade, shifting interest towards Polyurethane fabric for RIB construction, in place of … Read More

The Five Most Critical Technical Fabric Performance Factors

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Technical Fabric Performance

When it comes to the variety of uses for technical fabric, it’s clear that they run the gamut. From architectural to medical applications and many more in between. This wide range of functionality has led to the development of several different types of technical fabrics, each with its own set of performance characteristics. In this article, we present the 5 … Read More

Coated Textiles to Consider for Successful Environmental Control

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Companies promoting environmental control, need specialized coated textile materials. The challenge for a successful selection is choosing coated textiles with properties that meet final product application requirements. That’s why specialization is required when it comes to environmental control applications. Erez is an experienced coated textiles manufacturer that can tackle environmental control challenges and use cases with many different materials, fit … Read More