Polyester TPU  Vs. Polyether TPU: Selecting the right one

December 13th, 2022

Thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) are very versatile materials and are widely used in manufacturing storage tanks, inflatables, life jackets, medical devices and many more applications. Polyester and polyether are the two major varieties of polyurethane available along with a smaller class known as polycaprolactone. TPUs can be further subdivided into Aliphatic and Aromatic. Both polyester urethane and […]

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E Squared expanding production, warehousing and distribution

November 15th, 2022

E Squared, a leader in the development and manufacture of high-performance coated fabrics, film sheeting and technical textiles, announces a major expansion of its production, warehousing and distribution capabilities. Ronald Mark Associates, Inc., along with Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin have announced a $13.5 million investment in a manufacturing facility located in Bluefield, Va. The Ronald […]

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5-Part Series (Part 5): Chemical resistance

October 11th, 2022

Editor’s note: Last November 2021, E Squared Technical Textiles discussed the five geosynthetics performance tests to ensure suitability for your application: Chemical Resistance, UV Resistance, Cold Resistance, Abrasion Resistance, and Flame Retardancy. In this fifth part of a new five-part series, E Squared takes an expanded look at each of these specific tests, this time […]

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An open solicitation to work on development of a new GSI specification for EIA geomembrane

August 1st, 2022

GSI has a long history of writing specifications for geosynthetics. Like all engineered materials, geosynthetics are used in many applications and need general requirements for plans and specifications. When the NSF ceased servicing NSF #54 “Specification for Geomembranes” in 1991, The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) was requested by its membership to continue the effort. With a […]

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Geomembrane wrinkles: Your challenges and solutions

May 11th, 2020

Wrinkles are all too common when installing a new geomembrane. Small wrinkles can turn into cracks under pressure. That, in turn, can compromise the integrity of an entire geomembrane installation and cause a costly amount of damage. In this article, we take a closer look at why geomembrane wrinkles form and how you can avoid […]

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E Squared offering webinars

April 13th, 2020

While we are all staying safe during these trying times, we can also take this opportunity to learn. E Squared is offering “No Lunch, Just Learn” complimentary webinars. The company can schedule a webinar for your remote staff. It is essentially the same presentation they provide during onsite Lunch & Learns, except without the lunch. […]

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