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A 'Best In Class' Approach

A best in class approachWith over 60 years of experience in technical textiles manufacturing, we've built a business with a solid foundation that meets the needs of our customers. We remain customer-focussed and will continue to invest in order to offer the best level of service and technical expertise possible for our customers


We focus on our customers' needs for fabrics that perform in demanding applications and strive to deliver a 'best in class' approach in the field of technical textiles


It is this approach that has made Arville a success in our industry - we're specialists at what we do



Laboratory Testing

Laboratory testingOur in-house laboratory and testing facilities provide us with a first-class level of technical support that is unrivalled in the technical textiles industry


Every fabric we produce is rigorously tested against our customers specifications giving assurance and peace of mind that they are produced within strict manufacturing tolerances and are designed to perform consistently to exceptionally high standards


Our testing regime is intensive and includes a wide range of industry standard testing procedures





     Tensile strength      Conductivity
     Wing rip/tongue tear          Light/colour fastness
     Air permeability      Abrasion testing
     Heat stability      Coating adhesion
     PH testing      Cold crack
     Flammability      Flex testing
     Water repellancy      Dye testing



Fabric laboratory testingWhere more bespoke testing is required, we have close ties to a network of research universities with specialist testing facilities


In addition, we are able to complete a full fabric analysis to identify the yarn types, weave construction, treatments and coatings of fabric samples in order to reverse engineer like-for-like equivalents or design improved alternatives


We have successfully offered many of our customers improvements against their existing fabrics, which have subsequently raised performance levels, eliminated specific problems and/or offered cost benefits



Quality Assurance

Quality assuranceWe operate to ISO 9001:2008 quality standards throughout; giving you peace of mind that our fabrics are manufactured to consistently meet your exact techncial specifications. We are independently audited with full traceability from individual yarns right through to finished fabric pieces


Identification and corrective action of any potential defects as early as possible in the manufacturing process helps us to maintain a consistently high level of quality, whilst ensuring minimal waste


Our QA procedures extends from the management of raw materials including yarns, chemicals and coating compounds, through every stage of the manufacturing process, with final quality control checks prior to delivering to the end customer




Fabric inspectionAt every stage throughout the manufacturing process we rigorously check and inspect the fabrics to ensure that we maintain the highest possible quality standards


During weaving we operate a dual policy of 100% on-loom inspection and 100% visual inspection off-loom. Our coating and fabrication processes have multiple checkpoints throughout to ensure that the end-product meets our consistently high quality standards and the agreed customer specification


It is this dedication to quality and performance which has helped to establish the Arville name as leading the industry as specialists in the field of technical textiles


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