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Fablok Mills Mesh Fabrics - The fabrics produced by Fablok Mills utilizes new, technical yarns, designs and finishes. The company's knitting capabilities offer both raschel and tricot fabrics, designed and constructed to prevent raveling. Fablok's warp knits provide a broad range of end uses from heavy-duty durable fabrics to lightweight fine fabrics. The company's dyeing and finishing capabilities include custom color matching. Fablok also offers flame retardant, ultraviolet-resistant and anti-microbial finishes. In addition, Fablok stocks a broad range of fabrics, in an array of colors, with hole sizes from 1/32" to 2".
  Fabric Fusion - This revolution in no-sewing technology for hundreds of home sewing and craft ideas was developed by Velcro USA in response to consumers' insatiable interest in crafting and decorating projects as a creative outlet. Fabric Fusion irons on, using the steam setting on an iron. It bonds permanently. It's fast, saving valuable time. Fabric Fusion has no-sew qualities that makes hemming, mending, appliquéing, and creating special projects easy.
  Fibertect™ - Developed by Hobbs Bonded Fibers, this flexible non-particulate three-layer decontamination system has been proven effective in absorbing toxic chemical agents and in neutralizing toxic industrial chemicals and pesticides. Fibertect™ is an inert, flexible, drapable, nonwoven composite substrate that can be tailored to fit specific needs. There are multiple outer layer materials that can be used to customize the product for special applications.
  FIBRIQ Technology - Developed by P & G, FIBRIQ is used with natural, renewable fibers and blends with a wide range of textile fibres. Its ability to manage moisture allows these fabrics to dry 20 to 30 percent faster. FIBRIQ also reduces the need to iron allowing consumers to further limit their carbon footprint while maintaining a fashionable wardrobe.
  FIL.VA® Monofilament Yarns - Developed by FIL.VA and exclusively distributed in North America by ICF Mercantile, LLC, FIL.VA Monofilament Yarns are a collection of yarns with a variety of polymers, diameters, cross- sections, colors, and specific residual shrinkage values to meet any specification or need. Available in nylon, polyester, polypropylene, PBT/FR/PBT (halogen free), elastomeric, specialty, and needly (mix of nylon polymers) sewing thread, the yarns provide special treatments, such as UV stabilization, flame retardant, heat stabilization, and anti-abrasion applications for decorative ribbons, elastic bands, filtration, sewing thread, winding cables, conveyor belts, braided sleeves, geotextiles, medical, automotive, and 3-D fabrics.
  Finesse® - Finesse® is made by Invista with microfiber polyester yarn for high performance, water resistant, breathable outerwear and activewear. The fiber is finer than the finest silk, but is durable and washable.
  Fire Stomp™ - Developed by Texollini, the Fire Stomp™ line represents all of Texollini's FR products group. Within the group, there are many constructions and fiber blends, made using Texollini's exclusive Superfino® construction for first layer apparel.
  Fire Stomp™ - Developed by Texollini, the Fire Stomp™ line represents all of Texollini's FR products group. Within the group, there are many constructions and fiber blends, made using Texollini's exclusive Superfino® construction for first layer apparel.
  FireBloc - A rugged performance leather, developed by Pittards, which combines water resistance and perspiration wicking performance qualities with unique permanent flame retardant properties essential for use by fire brigades, armed forces, etc., without changing the structure of the leather.
  FireFil™ - This composite technical yarn, developed by FilSpec Inc., offers triple protection against flames, cuts and tears. FireFil's fiberglass core makes it extremely strong. Textiles created from this yarn exceed the highest standards of the fire-resistant fabric industry. The FireFil™ composite yarn is constructed with a highly flame- resistant fiberglass filament core yarn, and an outer yarn, made of a high-performance fiber to make the composite yarn more effective. The fiberglass core yarn is then woven to create the FireFil yarn, which is flame-resistant, cut-resistant, and tear- resistant.
  FireFil™ Welding - Developed by FilSpec Inc., FireFil™ Welders has been adapted to meet the specific needs of welders exposed to sparks and molten- hot metal shavings. FireFil™ Welding is a coated glass-core yarn designed to both protect welders and improve their comfort. With its moisture-wicking properties, the fabric made with FireFil™ Welding feels comfortable against the skin and can be used to produce coveralls or protective aprons.
  Firegard® - Developed with innovative yarn technology from Springs Creative, Firegard is the original flame barrier line, available in a range of widths and weights to suit any specific mattress construction applications. Firegard knit flame barriers are made using proprietary core spun yarn technology, which encases a heat-stable core within a sheath of soft comfort fibers to produce flame barriers that drape, feel and breathe like conventional fabrics. Firegard is available as Firegard Heavy Duty for higher fuel load beds, Firegard Green for applications without the use of harmful chemicals that damage the environment, and Firegard Health that contribute to enhanced comfort and better sleep quality for better health.
  FLEXA MARINE VINYL - High Quality Marine Vinyl Fabric at discount prices. Free shipping on all marine vinyl orders. 11 vibrant colors to choose from at great prices. Applications include: Boat Seats, Purses, Bank Bags, Gym Mats, Grill Covers, Barstool Seating, RV seating, Tire Covers. Bank Bags, Punching Bags, Bibs, Upholstery, Outdoor furniture, headboards, Easy Clean Baby Changing Tables, Belts, Soft Kids Play Blocks, Kids Smocks, Easy Clean Aprons, Hospital Waiting Area Chairs, Airport Terminal Seats, Restaurant Booths, Theater Seats, and Doctor Office Tables.
  Flowfree - This new breakthrough, game-changing advance in performancewear. It provides the same enhanced profile, stretch, support and recovery as Bemis Sewfree® films while letting hot air and moisture out, and cool air in. The technology targets high-sweat areas where breathability matters the most. Its the secret to sleeker, lighter, more comfortable designs.
  Fortify® AM - Developed by Fiber and Yarn Products, Inc., this silver ion release yarn is available for use in legwear, performance garments, and athletic apparel. The innovative new process of surface modification applies micron sized silver particles to the surface of fibers before they are knit or woven, allowing unmatched flexibility and placing specific technology within the product, while minimizing the need for costly yarns that may be less effective. Fiber and Yarn Products will provide its customers with the Fortify® hang tag program to assist in marketing this beneficial product.
  Fortify® Cu - Developed by Fiber and Yarn Products, Inc., this Copper Ion Release fiber offers a new twist on adding copper particles to the surface of fiber. This innovative fiber adds greater flexibility to designers of legwear, hosiery, garment and apparel. The Fortify® technology is available on nylon, polyester, and air covered yarns. Designed to offer many more options, these copper particles do not impact the color of the final product, allowing for more fashion performance possibilities. The company's Hang tag program offers its customers assistance in marketing this beneficial product
  Fosshield® - A fiber technology that provides effective antimicrobial protection, and safely and naturally inhibits the growth of destructive and odor-causing bacteria, mold, mildew, and other fungi. A unique, bicomponent polyester fiber that includes a built-in silver and copper-based inorganic antimicrobial additive, Fosshield transforms almost any fabric or textile to one that invisibly and effortlessly stays bacteria-free, fungus-free, and odor-free.
  FreshFil™ - Developed by FilSpec, the FreshFil™ fiber allows the wearer to stay cool in an active environment. With mix that includes a fiber impregnated with zinc oxide and one of the best sweat management solutions, clothing made with FreshFil™ provides a fresh, yet lightweight feel. FreshFil™ can be combined with other yarns to create technical, fire-resistant, tear-resistant, or thermal control garments. The FreshFil™ benefits include: proving freshness in lightweight apparel, effective moisture evacuation, and UV protection.
  Furelle/Petite Furelle - A luxuriously "unreal" faux fur pile fabric, made from Glenoit's sliver knitting process..The fabric is vary light-weight for it's volume. It has multi-season comfort, is easy-care, and non-shrink.
  FUSIONfoam™ - Produced by PLUS Compound Technologies, this product is made from the reused/recycled raw material from the the company's virgin material, PLUSfoam™. When the PLUSfoam material is recycled, the cutting frames, and remaining post-manufacturing scrap creates the new FUSIONfoam™ material. FUSIONfoam™ is also created with the recycling of the entire PLUSfoam™ flip-flop sandals---textile braids, trims and all. This process creates very interesting FUSIONfoam™ products, because they contain small pieces of the fiber or textiles from the original PLUSfoam™ flip-flop sandals' braids/trims.
  Fuzun™ - Developed by Vulcana, LLC, this nonwoven sheet rubber material has a fabric face and a rubber back, and is created by bonding rubbRe™ to a woven fabric. The fuzun line currently consists of rubbRe bonded to 100% hemp burlap. However should a customer have a need, Vulcana® is able to bond other materials to rubbRe™, provided the fabric meets certain characteristics.
  FYnesse® Air Covered Yarns - These branded air covered yarn are available exclusively from Fiber and Yarn Products. The FYnesse® brand lives up to its name by offering a little something special that traditional air covered yarns don'’t allow, which includes unmatched bulk levels, superior coverage, and minimal core breaks and "grin-thru" in the finished fabrics, maximizing production efficiency. FYnesse® has the ability to replace single cover in less critical applications. The FYnesse® technology can be used on either nylon or polyester yarns with a spandex Lycra® core.
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