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Fire Resistant Fabrics | Fire Retardant vs. Fire Resistant

Flame-resistant and fire-retardant fabrics are essential safety tools in a variety of industrial, commercial, and municipal applications. Technological improvements in these fabrics have facilitated the development flame barriers, coverings, numerous types of personal protective equipment, and more. This blog post will discuss the differences between flame-resistant and fire-retardant fabrics, common applications of these fabrics, and […]

Antimicrobial Fabric: What Is It?

Antimicrobial fabric is designed to fight the growth of bacteria, mold, fungus, and other microbes. These microbe-fighting properties come from a chemical treatment, or antimicrobial finish, that is topically applied to textiles during the finishing stage, granting them the ability to inhibit microbial growth. Antimicrobial textile is ideal for many commercial, residential, and industrial applications. […]

Polyester Mesh: A Complete Fabric Guide | Properties, Applications, …

One of the pillars of Jason Mills’ knit fabrics product line is polyester mesh. This versatile material is used in a variety of industrial and commercial applications, ranging from the aerospace and automotive sectors to the marine and medical sectors as well as the indoor and outdoor recreational trade. The following article provides an overview […]

Nylon Mesh Fabric: All You Need to Know

At Jason Mills LLC, we offer superior knitted mesh fabrics in a variety of weights, sizes, colors, and finishes. Our mesh fabric is comprised of polyester, nylon, or polypropylene fibers and yarns. Most materials are mesh in orientation for enhanced breathability. These fabrics are useful for a variety of applications including industrial, occupational safety, recreational, […]

Fabric Finishes: Treatments, Types, and Considerations

When talking about textiles, the “finish” refers to the functional and aesthetic characteristics of the fabric achieved after all production and processing operations are complete. Depending on what finishing and treatment processes are employed, the final fabric can exhibit properties that vastly differ from the raw fabric, including in regard to color, texture, and performance. […]

Golf Impact Screens: Choosing the Best Fabric

The impact screens used in golf practice simulators represent a growing market with many unique challenges. They must show a clear image of the simulated fairway while remaining durable enough to stand up to thousands of impacts over time. Ultimately, the performance of the simulator hinge on the quality of the fabric used to create […]

Medical Textiles: Properties, Classifications

Medical textiles are versatile fibrous fabrics designed to safely treat wounds and medical conditions. You will generally find one of two main groups of fibers utilized within medical textiles: commodity fibers and specialty fibers. Commodity fibers are fairly standard and are often made out of materials such as cotton, polyester, or nylon. Specialty fibers, on […]

Mesh Fabrics: Knitting and Finishing Nylon and Polyester Mesh and Netting 

Knit mesh fabrics are materials comprised of evenly spaced openings that create a breathable effect in the textile. Mesh fabrics offer a versatile solution for a broad variety of industrial, commercial, and recreational applications. Jason Mills specializes in the design and fabrication of knit mesh fabrics for all types of industries, including materials for general […]

Nylon vs Polyester: Resistance to Water, Fire, Sun (UV) and Mildew

Nylon and polyester are synthetic fabrics that see wide use across many industries. They most commonly appear in the garment-manufacturing industry, but they’re versatile enough to be used as specialty fabrics in aerospace, automotive, and medical applications. Comparing nylon with polyester shows that they have many similar properties, but several crucial distinctions still exist between […]

Welcome to 2019

Happy New Year- bring on the excitement! The start of the new year and the ending / continuation of the previous chapter in our business lives for me at least is always a time of anticipation. On the one hand we can look back and chart where we’ve been- have we hit the check marks […]