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Fabric Trademark and Brand Name Index

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ReCast - Developed by The Mitchell Group, the ReCast® patterns of faux leathers are formulated with polycarbonate polymers, containing the strongest resins available for coated fabrics. Polycarbonate is a highly durable and scratch resistant material. ReCast has tremendous physical properties, is easy to clean, and will withstand the abuses of daily life.
  RecoveryFil™ - Developed by FilSpec Inc., RecoveryFil™ is a blend composed of polyester fibers impregnated with zinc oxide, recognized for its antimicrobial and protective properties against UV rays, Tencel/Lyocell viscose fibers and viscose fibers impregnated with mother-of-pearl shell powder. This combination of fibers creates a silky, ultrasoft and odor resistant fabric that offers a SPF 50 protection against UVA and UVB rays and leaves the skin feeling well cared for. Extremely comfortable, RecoveryFil™ clothes, gloves and socks will be particularly appreciated during your moments of recovery and relaxation.
  ReDefyne™ sustainable polyamides - Developed by Ascend Peerformance Materials, ReDefyne™ sustainable polyamides include up to 100% pre-consumer or post-consumer recycled material, depending on the performance and sustainability needs. As an integrated nylon producer, Ascend Performance Materials knows the value of reliability and consistency. The company uses third-party certified materials throughout its ReDefyne™ portfolio to deliver performance every time. ReDefyne™ provides reliable performance without the footprint.
  Relyon™ - Deveoped by Consoltex, Relyon™ is a family of Personal Protective Fabrics that are designed and developed for a wide variety of occupations that share one thing in common: Danger. The Relyon family of fabrics offer protection from the hazards associated with flame, arc flash, low visibility, ultra violet rays, chemicals, biohazards, viruses and disease. These fabrics maximize durability and
  ReNewKnit™ - Designed for luxury, keeping the planet in mind, ReNewKnit™ is a Lear exclusive, first-to-market automotive textile, developed by Guilford Performance Textiles by Lear, which is fully recyclable at its end of life. Composed of 100% recycled plastic bottles, ReNewKnit™ fibers are spun from recycled polyester yarn and finished with a foam-free, recycled fleece backing that further reduces water and energy consumption in the manufacturing process. This premium sueded material challenges perceptions of reused and recycled textiles, with a wide range of surfaces suitable for various interior applications and improved functionality.
  Rentex Fabrics - Manufactured by Rentex Mills, Inc., Rentex Fabrics are made with circular/warp knit construction, and are a collection of highly technical and innovative fabrics, made according to customers' specifications. Features of Rentex Performance Fabrics include: abrasion resistance, chlorine resistance, oxygen regulation, sustainable/”green”, moisture control, microbial control, thermo regulation, UV protection, flame resistance, precision topical knits, and high visibility. End-use applications for these fabrics include: military, safety & protective, medical, aquatic, sports textiles, agriculture, theatre, team sports, filtration, flags & banners, and uniforms.
  REPREVE® Nylon 6 - Developed by Unifi, Inc., this high-quality nylon is made from “pre-consumer” waste, which is recycled from valuable waste created in the manufacturing process—a normal part of making textiles. Unifi turns this waste into a win, reusing this waste and maximizing its output from precious natural resources.
  REPREVE® Polyester - Developed by Unifi, Inc., REPREVE recycled fiber is certifiably sustainable—made through a vertically integrated process that starts with recycled materials, including bottles, and ends with high-quality fiber. Available as a 100% recycled polyester or a hybrid blend with virgin.
  Rhinotek® - Rhinotek® is Harrison Technologies high grade, abrasion resistant fabrics that are coated with a patent pending coplymer formulation. Rhinotek fabrics are rugged in wet or dry, extreme hot or cold conditions. Fire and mildew specifications available. Can be created in either 600 denier spun polyester or 1,000 denier Cordura® nylon.
  Roller Clear® / Roller Patent® - This is a process for extruding (calendaring) continuous rolls of 54 inch wide PVC developed by Sommers Plastics. The process allows for greater yield (less waste) and lower costs. Working with this system for producing clear plastic, Sommers became the first company in America to offer Roller Clear and Roller Patent in many gauges (thicknesses) ranging from .006 to .060 and in varying hands, both soft and firm.
  RubbRe™ - This nonwoven sheet rubber material incorporates recycled post consumer tires into a versatile, eco-friendly material suitable for a variety of applications. It is produced in a variety of colors and thicknesses for use in upholstery, wall coverings, out door furniture, tarps, flags & banners, bags/luggage, and home/office accessories.
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