Solar fabrics bring power to the people

September 1, 2012

Commercial success for large-scale flexible solar fabrics may be just around the corner Fabrics that capture energy are gaining traction in the consumer marketplace. Solar backpacks, solar umbrellas, solar purses and even solar clothing can be ordered with a few mouse clicks. But what about awnings, rooftops, boat covers and other large-scale fabric applications? Installations …

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics offers new flexible composites

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics IFAI Expo 2012 Booths: 2348, 2449 What: Coretech composites Why: New flexible composite platform enables high performance and cost-effective barrier solutions. PTFE film and fiber layers for different properties, a range of woven and nonwoven fabrics to meet tensile strength, tear and puncture resistance requirements. Source: Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics