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Disposable Products – Why use them?

We are continually expanding our sales of disposable products due to our customer's requirements but what has prompted the swing towards single use items? Are we just a throw away society? In our fast paced consumer society where it has become in many cases cheaper to buy a new printer than replace the ink cartridges,…
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Spunbond polypropylene and spunlace – the difference

Whilst created using similar manufacturing techniques Spunbond polypropylene and non woven spunlace (also known as hydroentangled, jet entangled or spunlaced) are fabrics with differing characteristics and uses. What is the manufacture process? Broadly speaking, the following stages are involved in the manufacture process: Extrusion, cooling and filtering, spinning, drawing, web formation and bonding. The extruded…
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Is your sofa increasing your risk of cancer?

Is your risk of cancer increased by your sofa? Our fire retardant inerliner could provide a solution. Our natural fire retardant interliner is produced without chemicals. This is particularly relevant in a week where it is claimed that flame retardants are linked to a 74% increase in thyroid cancer over the last 10 years. Evidence…
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Where did Felt originate from?

Felt may be the oldest fabric and felting the oldest textile process in existence. As felt is not a woven product and therefore does not require a loom for its production, it was made relatively easily in ancient times. It is believed that during the Middle Ages, St. Clement, (who later became the fourth bishop…
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