Industrial Sewing

How 5 Top Industries Are Using Industrial Sewing

The applications of industrial sewing go well beyond clothing or uniforms. In fact, industrial fabrics are used in a lot of ways that aren’t immediately obvious. At Vinyl Technologies, we’ve provided custom sewing-based solutions for clients across a variety of fields, from aerospace to medical and beyond. Below, we would like to share some of […]

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What is Vinyl Laminated Fabric and How is it Used?

The ingredients needed to create vinyl laminated fabric are not complicated: you start with a piece of regular fabric, like nylon, for example, and then place a layer of film over it. While the specific process for creating a laminated fabric is different for every implementation and one method might not be used for every […]

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The Top 3 Military Fabric Uses (That Aren’t Clothes)

The United States Armed Forces are one of the most prolific users of materials of all kinds, but especially fabric created with industrial sewing techniques. Military uniforms are an obvious example of textiles used by armed forces everywhere, but, with the exception of highly toughened products like the Demilitarization Protective Ensemble, the sturdiness and reliability […]

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Life Vests

If you’ve ever been anywhere near a body of water, you’ve probably seen, or even worn, a life vest. They are practically ubiquitous accessories to summer time fun all over the world. From standing on the deck of a boat to treading water in the deep end of a pool, people rely on life vests […]

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What is Textile Engineering and How Does It Work?

Industrial sewing and heat sealing are directly adjacent to, and often rely on, the hard work of engineers who specialize in the flexible materials used in the many products created on Vinyl Technology’s manufacturing floor. The way we know what works for so many applications is not through trial and error but because of research […]

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What is a Gravity Suit and How Does it Work?

First, a bit of disambiguation: we’re not talking about the jet-powered flying suit by a company called Gravity Industries. That’s a whole different thing that has almost nothing to do with the kind of gravity suit that an industrial sewing company makes. If you’re looking for a way to fly like Iron Man, you’re in […]

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These are the 4 Most Popular Industrial Fabric Structures

The variety of industrial applications for sewn products is limitless. As leaders in the industrial sewing space, Vinyl Technology works with many industries, and even the US government, in designing and creating some of these structures. Fabric structures are a popular and more affordable solution because many don’t require a concrete foundation while still providing […]

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The Top 5 Uses for a Hazmat Suit

All hazmat suits have one purpose: keep the person wearing it alive. The person who wears a hazmat suit should be in the same condition when they take it off that they were when they put it on. Anything less that that is simply unacceptable. The COVID-19 pandemic has made more people more aware of […]

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How Is Industrial Sewing Different From Other Kinds of Sewing?

What is the Difference? Industrial sewing is the process of attaching two pieces of specialty film or fabric by stitching them together using specialized industrial sewing machines. The main difference between industrial sewing and other kinds of sewing is that the industrial kind rarely involves clothing. Also, industrially sewn products tend to be heavy-duty or […]

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