A&R Tarpaulins Inc. expands facilities

December 18, 2012

A&R Tarpaulins Inc. has purchased a 27,000-square-foot lot next to its current location in Fontana, Calif. “We’ve been looking to expand our facilities for a while,” says marketing director Lucy Rivera. “Our increase in production demand has been one of the main reasons. We continue to diversify every year in our different production areas; we …

Emerald is Pantone’s 2013 Color of the Year

December 10, 2012

Will tented events in 2013 take a cue from the Emerald City? Yes—according to Pantone LLC color experts, who have named Pantone® 17-5641 Emerald as the 2013 Color of the Year. “Green is the most abundant hue in nature – the human eye sees more green than any other color in the spectrum,” said Leatrice …

Hot-air welding

December 1, 2012

The variant T1, Leister’s newest industrial fabric hot-air welding machine, is designed for overlap, hem, hemstitch, piping cord and premade piping welding of plastic fabric materials. The machine reaches welding speeds up to 59 feet per minute without sacrificing quality. The tool’s digital temperature displays keep finishing lines clean and uses the same settings for …

Keder suited to welding

New from Lightweight Manufacturing is a keder product that creates a welded bond between keder fabric and the core. The weld provides better functionality in case of damage to the keder. Available in a variety of sizes. SOURCE Lightweight Manufacturing Inc.

Welder allows fewer welds

With larger space between the sealing bar and the groundfoot, the FIAB 900D welder performs welds up to 400mm (15.75 inches). The expanded feature allows reduction in the number of welds while keeping high resistance and quality. The welder is available as a stationary and moveable model. SOURCE FIAB

Software streamlines business

From quote to reservation to item prep to delivery and invoicing, Point-of-Rental™ Systems’ automated functions provide a seamless process. The flexible and intuitive software offers tools to turn quotes into revenue that increases overall profits. Features include the ability to directly fax and email rental contracts, purchase orders and subrental orders; automate invoicing; and schedule …

Improved stake puller

Green Monster Manufacturing Series LS1200 features a redesigned, reinforced handle and grip to provide added strength, durability and balance. The monster pulls all brands of stakes including stakes in bars from surfaces such as blacktop, grass and hardpan. Self-propelled option available. SOURCE Green Monster Manufacturing

Analytical welding software

Forsstom’s IQ Real Time Monitoring System monitors and increases the efficiency in high frequency welding. The software informs IQ users about welding status through a graphical user interface. Software includes powerful reporting tools, which help operators and management identify critical issues and bottlenecks and results in optimal usage of production capacities. SOURCE Forsstrom High Frequency …

Efficient welding machine

Developed for manufacturing large-volume products of PVC and PU, the traveling TG-Flex HF welding machine allows flexible and efficient production. Material handling is reduced by the fact that the machine head can turn 360 degrees. The welding machine is available with a table in any length, and with or without a trough for material storage. …

Large-capacity washer

The BK3000 self-contained tent washer handles 3,000 square feet of tent sections. The larger washing machine fits more tent sections in one load, is fully automated and easy to use. SOURCE Charnecke Tents Inc.