Author - Randy Mitchell

V Technical Textiles, Inc.’s Role in Our Country’s War against COVID-19

Our country, along with the rest of the world, is currently involved an aggressive war against COVID-19.  During this crisis, our country's medical system has been stretched the limit of its supplies of face masks, disinfecting wipes, along with other medical supplies. New York's Governor, Andrew Cuomo, has asked established industries to retool their production if possible in an effort to try to eliminate the deficit in these needed materials, much like what was done by industry to help in...

Silverell Gloves, Warm, Protective, and Antimicrobial!

Our Silverell® Gloves, knitted with silver containing conductive yarns and threads, are not only extremely comfortable, but the silver content makes them thermally conductive for even heat distribution.  The even heat distribution also aids in better blood flow near the skin surface, which is typically slowed by cooler skin temperature.  These fabrics have several other benefits as well.  Specifically, these materials: They are soothing and healing to skin irritations such as psoriasis, small nicks and cuts, and have been...

Surfaces Require Frequent Wipe-Downs to Keep them Free of Microbial Life, EnviroWipes can Help “Handle” the Problem!

  We are certainly in uncharted waters with the Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic.  There is no vaccine currently available, nor will there be for months, so cleanliness is very important as we try to "flatten the curve" of exponential virus infection to prevent excess load on our already taxed medical staffs, hospitals, and their supplies.  Most people are clearing the shelves of their local stores of surface cleansers, soaps, bleach, and literally anything that can be used for surface cleansing to prevent...

The Dog Bowl Slime and Doorknob Bacteria, One Easy Antimicrobial Solution!

Have you ever seen or felt the sticky material that is present in the base of your pet's water bowl?  It looks bad to the eye and feels bad to the touch, slick and gooey all at the same time.  The material is called a "biofilm", which means a sticky film that is home to millions of bacteria.  These bacteria, when swallowed by your pet, causing a variety of microbial infections in the pet:  urinary tract infections, middle ear...

Smile, You’re on Candid Camera! Stop at VTT Booth #1639 and try on the RF Protective Suit by V Technical Textiles!

Talk about Carpool Karaoke, the new fad at Satellite 2020 is trying on VTT's new RF Protective Suit!  Stop by our booth and get your picture taken in our new RF Protective Suit.  This is a new product of ours, made for workers who work in a high RF environment to give them shielding protection while they work!  Today is the "apogee" of the conference and we hope that you are enjoying meeting with your peers and learning a...

E-Smog, a New Presence by a “True Original” Participant in the RF/EMI Shielded Clothing Market!

  E-Smog, one of the original brands in RF/EMI Shielded Clothing, is returning to the market with some new styles.  You are able to test the Shielding Effectiveness (SE) of the garments using RF meters and various other methods of testing.  Though there are many different testing methods available, one fact remains constant.  No matter what method of testing is used, there is a surprising difference in the level of RF/EMI exposure between no coverage (bare skin), coverage with regular...

5G-The Realization of its Big Promises Depend on Today’s Smart Planning

5G, the "5th Generation New Radio", comes from a proud family.  3G, launched in 2003 marked the beginning of the wireless telephone world, 4G was launched in 2008 and marked the first time that users were able to watch videos on their smartphones.  5G promises to take the foundation laid by these earlier wireless networks and radically transform the way that people communicate, learn, conduct business, travel, entertain themselves, and interact with the world around them for the following...

Statex and V Technical Textiles Announce the Availability of a New Textile-Based Circuitry Technique

V Technical Textiles, Inc. and our European Partner, Statex Produktions-und Vertriebs GmbH, and have announced the availability of a Selective Plating Technique, a joint technology developed by our European Partner Statex and Laird Performance Materials.  This technology will not only create the ability to selectively silver plate an electrically conductive pattern or circuit on to both sides of a flexible fabric substrate but literally through all three dimensions of the fabric, including top and bottom sides and the fabric...

The Autonomous Car, Can Electronic Systems Defeat Human Error?

Though it seems like something totally unbelievable, a car that can take you where you want to go without your ever having to do anything more than tell it where to go, this "car of tomorrow" is already starting to become a reality.  Many major automotive companies are now offering cars with "driver assistance" as standard equipment.  These "cars of today" can help you with braking if they feel that you are closing on another vehicle too quickly, they...

Wearing “Healthy Clothing” can be Both Stylish and Good for You!

                                                         Do You Have Any of these Symptoms? Fatigue Depression Hot Flashes/Cold Sweats Sensitive Skin/Rashes Circulatory Issues Recent Surgery Check our Silverell® Garments and Accessories!  All of our garments are made of fabrics with a high content of Silver.  Silver's antibacterial and antimicrobial effects have long been...