Holbrook, Massachusetts -- Eastex Products Inc. is introducing a new line of air-holding TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) coated nylon fabrics that it says are ideal for manufacturing inflatable products and gel packs using various technologies.
Tek Air Medical Fabrics are soft, non-stretch, TPU-coated nylon fabrics that hold air, water, and gels and can be fabricated into products using RF welding and heat and sonic sealing technologies. Ideal for making inflatable medical devices, these soft fabrics are flame retardant, fluid-proof, easy to clean, stain-resistant, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal.
Available in 54" and 60" rolls, Tek Air Medical Fabrics come in blue, black and maroon in deniers of 70d, 210d and 420d, etc. Typical medical products made with these low-shear fabrics include blood-pressure cuffs, circulation-leg wraps, cold-water-circulating therapy wraps, hot or cold gel packs, hospital air mattresses, and wheelchair seat cushions.
Established in 1996, Eastex Products makes products and solutions for all textile based manufacturers, with a primary focus on healthcare uses. It has developed a wide range of technical medical fabrics, slip-resistant fabrics, neoprene sheeting, laminates, and hook and loop fastening systems to meet the needs of manufacturers of medical and orthopaedic soft goods.