about Fabric Development

Fabric Development, Inc. - Capabilities

We meet special application needs from prototype and custom runs to high volume production.

We offer the capacity and experience to meet a wide range of special textile applications. With 80,000 square feet of space for manufacturing, and over 100 looms we offer a unique flexibility to produce small, specialized projects and full-scale, high volume production.

Our capabilities include:

Yarn Preparation

  • Twisting
  • Plying
  • Serving
  • Specialty Sizing
  • Warping

Weaving

  • Narrow Fabrics
  • Shuttle Looms
  • Iwer Looms
  • Dornier Looms

Quality Control     

  • AS 9100 Certified
  • Physical Testing Laboratory
  • Tensile Testing

Fiber Experience

  • Carbon – Standard Modulus
  • Carbon – High Modulus
  • Thermoplastic/Graphite Blends
  • Aramid – Kevlar™ and Twaron™
  • Ceramic – Nextel™ and Nicalon™
  • Vectran™
  • PTFE – Teflon™ and Gore-Tex™
  • Fiberglass
  • Nomex™
  • Spectra™
  • Quartz
  • Zylon™

Multilayer Weaving

  • Spiral Woven
  • Cruciform
  • Turbine Blades
  •  Hat Sections
  • I Beams
  • Tapered Sections

Braiding

  • Flat
  • Solid
  • Hollow (Tubular)



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