Performance Coated Fabrics: Products

Custom Coated Fabrics

All of our products start as custom designs, developed for our customer's specific needs. Our extensive development resources shared by all Worthen sales groups can develop unique properties through chemistry and flexible converting to suit most needs. Our development process begins in the lab with bench chemistry to develop coatings and compounds and produce hand samples for initial evaluation. We encourage you to contact us to discuss your application requirements. We look forward to working with you. [simple_tooltip content='Testing: Our extensive in house testing capabilities include all physical tensile, tear and abrasion testing. We also can perform flame and environmental testing protocols to determine thermal, UV, chemical resistance and barrier properties. For specialty testing or certification outside testing labs are often utilized including UL flame certification if needed.

Scale Up: Once formulas and fabrics have initial direction, scale up begins with either laboratory size processes or short production runs on full robust manufacturing equipment. Many of our production lines are suited for runs of 50 yards or less.']Learn more![/simple_tooltip]

Specialty Coatings & Compounds

We offer a limited number of coatings, either water or solvent based, for use in your operations as an adhesive, for repairs or subsequent converting to supplement your product. We also offer a limited number of TPR compounds based on EPDM for your in-house process of extruding continuous formed hose to enhance your product line.

Specialty Covers and Tarps

We can coat textiles (woven or nonwoven) for specialty covers and tarps using the below listed chemistries. The chemistry of choice will be determined by the physical, environmental, and flame retardant properties required for the application.

  • Vinyl
  • Urethane
  • Neoprene
  • Silicone
  • TPR (thermoplastic rubber)

Please contact us to discuss your application requirements. [simple_tooltip content='Testing: Our extensive in house testing capabilities include all physical tensile, tear and abrasion testing. We also can perform flame and environmental testing protocols to determine thermal, UV, chemical resistance and barrier properties. For specialty testing or certification outside testing labs are often utilized including UL flame certification if needed.

Scale Up: Once formulas and fabrics have initial direction, scale up begins with either laboratory size processes or short production runs on full robust manufacturing equipment. Many of our production lines are suited for runs of 50 yards or less.']Learn more![/simple_tooltip]

HVAC / Duct Work

We can coat glass fabrics for HVAC duct work requiring high service temperatures and flame resistance using the following chemistries:

  • Neoprene or Silicone
  • Typical Coating weight range: 12.0 – 32.0 oz/sq.yd
  • Gauge: 0.014 - 0.025 inches
  • Width: up to 60 inches (slitting options available)
We encourage you to contact us to discuss your application requirements. We look forward to working with you. [simple_tooltip content='Testing: Our extensive in house testing capabilities include all physical tensile, tear and abrasion testing. We also can perform flame and environmental testing protocols to determine thermal, UV, chemical resistance and barrier properties. For specialty testing or certification outside testing labs are often utilized including UL flame certification if needed. Scale Up: Once formulas and fabrics have initial direction, scale up begins with either laboratory size processes or short production runs on full robust manufacturing equipment. Many of our production lines are suited for runs of 50 yards or less.']Learn more![/simple_tooltip]

Soft wall / Tent Structure

We can coat textiles (woven or nonwoven) for soft wall structures or reinforcing seaming and/or edging materials. We use the following coating chemistries to achieve our customer’s performance requirements:

  • Vinyl Plastisol
  • Polyethylene
  • Silicone
  • Urethane
  • Typical range of coating weight: 6.0-32.0 oz/yd2
  • Gauge & Width: 0.010” - 0.025” gauge up to 62” wide
Please contact us to discuss your application requirements. [simple_tooltip content='Performance Standards: Excellent long-term durability.  Military Market: Mil spec compliant fabrics requiring advanced flame, color-pigment and environmental requirements. Testing: Our extensive in house testing capabilities include all physical tensile, tear and abrasion testing. We also can perform flame and environmental testing protocols to determine thermal, UV, chemical resistance and barrier properties. For specialty testing or certification outside testing labs are often utilized including UL flame certification if needed. Scale Up: Once formulas and fabrics have initial direction, scale up begins with either laboratory size processes or short production runs on full robust manufacturing equipment. Many of our production lines are suited for runs of 50 yards or less.']Learn more![/simple_tooltip]

Flexible Ducting

Worthen PCF manufactures a complete line of coated fabrics for the flexible ducting market including: Neoprene, Acrylic, Silicone, and TPR (thermoplastic rubber). Substrates are typically a woven fabric, including but not limited to; polyester, cotton, nylon, and fiberglass. [simple_tooltip content='The end products have a wide range of weights and gauges, typically 6 oz/sq. yd - 20 oz/sq.yd Our customers form the hose after we have successfully slit the fabric to various width requirements. Our in-house slitting capabilities can take wide goods up to 60" and produce continuous coils down to ¼". Once the customer receives the coated fabrics, they are either thermally heat sealed during the welding/forming process or chemically sealed using a custom formulated adhesive systems that we can compound for our customers.']Learn more![/simple_tooltip]

MEET YOUR TEAM

  • Linda Edwards

    Customer Service
    O: (603) 821-5955
    F: (603) 888-8466

  • Herb Shea

    Coated Fabric Development Eng.
    O: (978) 365-6345 x120

  • Bob Mahoney

    Extrusion Development Eng.
    O: (603) 821-5902
    C: (978) 870-3188

  • Bruce Williams

    Business Unit Manager
    C: (978) 807-1589
    F: (603)888-8466