SOURCE: Eastex Products, Inc.

Medical fabric, waterproof fabric, antimicrobial fabric, bedbug-resistant fabric, neoprene sheeting

February 24, 2011 13:43 ET

Eastex Medical Fabrics Are Waterproof and Breathable

HOLBROOK, MA--(Marketwire - February 24, 2011) - Eastex Products, Inc. is introducing a broad line of waterproof and breathable fabrics, including bedbug-resistant fabrics, for OEMs and contract manufacturers of healthcare products such as wheelchair cushions, mattresses, and orthopedic braces.

Eastex Medical Fabrics include 100% polyester and polyester-nylon blends offered in several stretch and non-stretch constructions with different coatings to match specific product requirements. Waterproof and breathable, antimicrobial, flame-retardant, and air-tight for manufacturing inflatable products, these healthcare fabrics can be sewn and sonic- or RF welded.

Supplied as 54" to 60" rolls, Eastex's waterproof and breathable Medical Fabrics are offered in standard black and light and dark blue colors, with custom color matching optional. Total thickness, weight, tensile- and tear strength, and other properties vary with each version, including 2- or 4-way stretchability. An antimicrobial bedbug-resistant fabric for mattresses is also available.

Eastex Medical Fabrics are priced according to construction and quantity. Free evaluation samples and price quotations are available upon request.

About Eastex Products, Inc.

Established in 1996, Eastex Products, Inc. is a leading provider of textile products and solutions for all textile based manufacturers. With a primary focus on the Healthcare Industry, the company has developed a wide range of Technical Medical Fabrics, Neoprene Sheeting, laminates, and Hook and Loop Fastening Systems to meet the needs of manufacturers of Medical and Orthopedic Soft Goods. At the same time, with virtually no limits on capacity or innovation, Eastex is a strong, value-added supplier to multiple industries including luggage and travel goods, outdoor apparel, backpacks, camping equipment and tents, tarps and covers, and many more.

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