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DirecTex Releases Buying Guides for Product Lines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Anniston, AL, May 8th, 2017: DirecTex is proud to announce the publication of online buying guides for their Yaw Liamy Wholesale Fabric, D-Web Narrow Webbing, and Wirewright Metal Hardware categories. These buying guides are the first of many which will cover DirecTex’s entire product...

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Military Tactical Components - We Have That!

Looking for that hard to find tri-glide? What about that difficult to source metal hardware? Never again worry about searching the internet looking for your tactical component parts. Stocked with common industry components, DirecTex is the place for all your military and commercial tactical products. Pro Force Tactical™ is your...

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Tactical Products - Know the Difference: Commercial Use vs Berry Compliant

Our customers might request that a product be defined as Mil-Spec or Military Specification. This requested specification tells our staff two things about the product: Mil Spec items are generally are made with a higher construction count and higher tenacity yarn that allow the product to perform at a high...

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Look for us at SHOT Show 2017!

Happy New Year and Welcome to 2017! Here at DirecTex we are gearing up for a large and exciting 2017! There are several things planned for 2017, but first we start out with the National Sport Shooting Foundation’s annual SHOT Show! On January 16th, DirecTex is exhibiting at the SHOT...

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Printable Industrial Fabric for Outdoor and Indoor Use

So you have decided to open up a large-scale print shop? Fantastic! The equipment is in place, employees are hired, and you are almost ready open up shop… but what about your fabric? Where did it come from? What material is best for your style of printing? Do you have...

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DirecTex Has VIP Passes to Industrial Fabrics Expo 2016

Would you like to attend the world’s greatest exhibition of Industrial Fabrics this October? Please attend as our guest. Since we are an Exhibitor, the team at IFAI Expo is encouraging DirecTex to give away VIP Passes for Show Floor Admission – for free! This year in Charlotte, NC Oct...

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Look For Us At The Industrial Fabrics World Gathering In Charlotte This October

Every year the Industrial Fabrics Association International plans and hosts one of the largest trade shows of its kind. Highlighting the global industrial and outdoor fabrics industry and related businesses, the show boasts 400 exhibitors and thousands of attendees. The IFAI Expo is being held in Charlotte, NC this year...

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Outdoor Fabric Testing for Manufacturers: Know how your textile will perform

If you are a manufacturer using outdoor fabrics you need to know how your textile product will perform for your end-customer. Testing your raw materials and product prototypes can be a great way to find out. This article will list the various testing methodologies used in testing of outdoor and...

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Selecting stainless steel hardware for boating applications

For boat decks and other marine applications above the waterline, stainless steel hardware is by far the metal of choice. In addition to having a bright finish, stainless steel hardware is strong, and relatively light weight. Stainless steels are used in marine applications because they are resistant to ...

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Manufacturing with Hook and Loop Fasteners

When you’ve decided to use a hook and loop fastener, also known as a touch fasteners, you’re halfway there. Now you just have to determine which one will provide the closure strength required for your application under normal operating conditions. This article explores the factors that determine the strength of...

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