New Research in 3D Woven Fabrics Reveals the Potential for Higher Performance Textiles

November 18, 2019

For over 100 years, Tex Tech Industries has committed itself to continuously developing and providing high-performance textiles that meet the requirements of complex and demanding industrial applications. As one of the world’s leading needle and woven fabric manufacturers, our research and development department is well-equipped with an advanced development facility, a drive for innovation, and […]

Improving Aviation Safety With High Performance Materials

October 21, 2019

Aviation safety has always been and will remain a top priority within the industry. Training programs for pilots and crew continue to evolve to ensure they can properly utilize the technology and safety features available to them. Technology has even improved air traffic control practices. As a result of these advancements in materials, technology, and […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Polymer Coating Systems

August 27, 2019

Coatings are polymer-based layers that cover a substrate. Some coatings are protective while others contribute additional attributes to a final fabric-based product. Enhanced properties may include improved resistances, enhanced durability, or protection from environmental wear. Coatings can be applied to one or both sides of a fabric and different substrates cab be selected to address […]

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Tex Tech Industries, a Portfolio Company of Arlington Capital, Closes the Acquisition of Highland Industries’ Coating, Laminating and Defense Business

May 2, 2019

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 2, 2019–Tex Tech Industries, Inc. (“Tex Tech” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Arlington Capital Partners (“Arlington Capital”), successfully completed the acquisition of the coating and laminating operations (“Coating Business”) and U.S. defense-related operations (“Defense Business”) of Highland Industries, Inc. The acquired businesses will be renamed Tex Tech Coatings, LLC (“Tex Tech […]

Belcotex Products by Tex Tech

October 16, 2018

Belcotex manufactures sustainable, environmentally friendly fibers that deliver reliability and versatility in numerous applications. These noncombustible fibers are designed for use with high operating temperatures up to 1050° C. Belcotex’s fibrous materials provide protection, insulation, sealing, filtering, and strengthening. Tex Tech Industries utilizes Belcotex fibers in our high-end, woven, and nonwoven textiles, selected for the […]

Benefits of 3D Woven Components in Aerospace Applications

September 25, 2018

Advanced composite fabrics are seeing more widespread use in industries that require strong, lightweight materials. The versatility of advanced composites makes them an ideal alternative to metals in a wide array of applications, ranging from ship building to pressure tanks to corrugated steel structures. As manufacturing methods for 3D fabrics improve, they continue to become […]

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The Singular PPE Solution for High-Temperature Applications

July 12, 2018

Companies whose workers are routinely exposed to direct flame, extreme heat, molten metal, hot liquids, or arc flash please take note: Not all flame-resistant (FR) materials are created equal. FR fabric performance exists on a spectrum—ranging from only minimal protection all the way up to high-performing fabrics constructed of truly non-flammable fiber blends. Ensuring workers’ […]

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Tex Tech Acquired by Arlington Capital Partners

September 11, 2017

Tex Tech Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce our recent acquisition by the Washington D.C.-based private equity firm Arlington Capital Partners. Arlington Capital Partners has managed more than $2 billion of committed capital through four investment funds since 1999, including their most recent fund, valued at more than $700 million. Focusing on middle-market investments in […]

Composites and Fabrics: Basics

August 17, 2017

What is a composite? Technically a composite is a structure with 2 or more components. A candy bar with nuts, nougat, and chocolate is a composite. Even traditional structural materials are often composites. Wood contains both lignin and cellulose and concrete contains sand and carbonate. Most of the time when we think of composites, we […]