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Halley Stevensons Waxed Cotton - Halley Stevensons supplies an extensive range of competitively priced, stock supported ranges for its customers who are looking for an iconic waxed cotton fabric. Although fashions have changed throughout the years, waxed cotton fabric has remained an important trend. The company's product range is full of possibilities. Halley Stevensons has a range of base waxed cotton fabrics, from flyweight to heavyweight – and even pure silk. The company also has a range of finishes, allowing designers to choose the texture, appearance and performance they need. Halley Stevensons goes beyond to produce the required color/shade and finish of waxed cotton fabric that meets its customers' challenging specifications.
  Hardline® - Hardline® is a fabric made of AlliedSignal's Spectra® fiber. It is a distinctive looking, high-tenacity nylon fabric with a super strong white Spectra fiber grid interwoven as a ripstop. Hardline fabric is used for rugged footwear, ski gaiters and other technical outerwear.
  Heatsheets® - This super light, super warm, heat-reflective blanket, manufactured by Advanced Flexible Materials Inc., is made from metalized low density polyethylene (LDPE), and is 1 millimeter thick (or 0.001 inch). The reflective layer in Heatsheets® blankets reflect up to 97% of body’s radiant heat right back to the user, creating an envelope of warm air. Heatsheets are recyclable, and can be printed. Heatsheets® are made and printed in California, where state law (AB 455) prohibits the use of heavy metals in inks or materials. Most of the inks used are water based (as opposed to solvents), minimizing air pollution.
  Hollofil 808® - Hollofil 808®, made by Invista, is a high-loft insulation designed for optimum warmth and comfort, yet is durable and refluffable. Its special blend of hollow core fibers trap more air and provide greater warmth without added weight. It is 20% warmer than solid-core insulations of equal weight. Made from 100% pre- consumer recycled polyester, it is machine washable/dryable and is non-allergenic. End uses include outerwear and sleeping bags.
  HOLLOFIL®II - HOLLOFIL®II, made by Invista, is a high-loft insulation designed to be compact and soft, yet resilient and refluffable. It provides increased warmth through DuPonts patented blend of four-hole polyester fibers. A softer insulation, it conforms to body shape for greater comfort, is machine washable/dryable, and is nonallergenic. It is 20% warmer than unbranded solid-core insulation of equal weight, and retains its warmth when damp. End uses include outerwear and sleeping bags.
  Hybrid® - Hybrid®, developed by Hafner Inc., is a competitively priced tricot for a cost-effective solution to the problem of producing fitness apparel that offers both comfort and fit.
  Hydrasuede® - Hydrasuede is a registered trademark of InSport. Hydrasuede is a blend of Supplex® and Lycra® with a soft peach skin face and superior moisture transfer. Hydrasuede has been developed specifically to provide the softest moisture managing stretch fabric available in the marketplace.
  Hydrofil® - Hydrofil® Nylon is a registered trademark of AlliedSignal Performance Fibers. It is a highly absorbent and quick drying nylon for knit, woven, and nonwoven moisture management fabric systems. It has comfort characteristics like cotton and can hold 15% of its weight in water and not feel damp. Hydrofil is used in linings for outerwear, gloves, hats, activerwear, and footwear and base layer apparel.
  Hydrofil® - Hydrofil® Nylon is made by AlliedSignal. It is a new nylon block co-polymer that has comfort characteristics like cotton. It has the ability to breath and to transport moisture away from the skin to the outside of the fabric, where it can evaporate. It can hold 15% of its weight in water and not feel damp. It is used mainly in linings, shoes, activewear, outdoor equipment and even bullet proof vests.
  Hydroflex® - Hydroflex® is a polyurethane-based coating from Consoltex that creates a durable, waterproof, breathable, wind-resistant finish for nylon or polyester. Important end-uses include jackets and outerwear.
  Hydroweave® - AquaTex manufacturers Hydroweave®, a revolutionary new Performance Enhancing Fabric (PEF) that provides active evaporative cooling, improving wearer performance for up to eight hours. This patented lightweight composite fabric is available in standard and flame-resistant versions to fit a broad-range of industrial garment applications. The flame-resistant version of Hydroweave is well suited for use in lightweight garments for racing, fire fighting and other high-heat applications, demonstrating an equivalent Thermal Protective Performance (TPP) rating greater than 150.
  Hygro™ - Moisture-responsive fabrics produced through the use of the Hygro™ process. In this research, the reversible dimensional changes of hygroscopic yarns are utilized to develop responsive fabric structures which widen or narrow their openings depending on moisture content. The process is also used to make terry toweling fabric. In this process, the pile yarn is woven with cotton weft and warp yarns to produce terry fabrics. The fabric is then washed in warm water to dissolve the PVA fibers. By dissolving the PVA fibers, a hollow air space is produced throughout the pile yarn, corresponding to an increase in the air space in the pile yarn. By increasing the air space in the pile yarn, the resulting towels are softer and bulkier than standard cotton towels.
  HYGY™ - This group of patented single layer fabrics, produced by King Tech Industries, have multiple functions including super- strength, light weight, breathable, water-repellant, water- resistant, temperature tolerant, color fastness, anti-abrasion, anti-germ, anti-mosquitoes, non-toxic, and recyclable. With extensive R&D capabilities, King Tech is able to engineer and manufacture the best quality fabrics, serving the needs of customers in the sports, leisure, uniform and industrial fields.
  HyPUR-cel® - Rubberlite's HyPUR-cel® line of open-celled polyurethane foams are offered in a variety of densities and thicknesses, HyPUR-cel® is a unique family of medium to high density foams engineered into three formulations to meet specific market needs. The open-celled, breathable polyurethanes are available with anti- microbial additives for footwear and medical applications, flame retardants for automotive and industrial requirements and a variety of firmnesses for controlled shock absorption and cushioning. For footwear, medical, industrial, orthopedic soft goods, automotive, electronic, aerospace, protective equipment and more, HyPUR-cel® is a cost effective solution.
  Hytrel® films/fabric laminates - Hytrel® is a DuPont registered trademark for its engineering thermoplastic elastomer. The polyether-ester block coplymers combine many of the most desirable characteristics of high performance elastomers and flexible plastics, and offer a unique combination of strength, elasticity, and flexibility, without the use of plasticizers. Very thin monolithic films of 0.001 inch or less can be extruded from Hytrel. Hytrel films are bonded to textiles for both disposal and reusable applications. End uses: applications include end uses requiring waterproof, breathable, and waterproof characteristics; outdoor apparel, operating room gowns, personal protective apparel, backpacks and bedding covers for allergy control.
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