Designing For Performance

Arville's team of people have pioneered the use of new techniques and approaches in the manufacture of technical textiles, based on a rich experience of developing fabrics used in some of the most complex and challenging end applications



Textile Research & Development


Arville - dornier weaving loomWe like a challenge, the more complex and unusual the application the better. We are happy to work with your internal team, tailoring a cost-effective textile product for your particular needs


Arville will design & test fabrics to meet performance specifications, developing prototypes for new uses or improving and refining characteristics for existing applications


In this way we will work with you as your textile development partner, acting as a vital resource to help our customers with a structured approach to fabric design



Testing Our Engineered Fabrics


Arville - textile lab testingTo support our research & development work we have an in-house laboratory and testing facilities which 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



See our high performance textiles in action in our case studies. CLICK HERE 


High Performance Fabrics


Arville has a long-standing history working as a supplier partner with our customers in a number of very specialist technical fields that require a high degree of industry expertise and understanding. Here are just some examples of the more common performance characteristics that are demanded by our customers:



  Tear resistant                                      Flame retardent / self-extinguishing                         Abrasion resistant
  Heat resistant          Lightweight   Chemical resistant
  High strength        Water resistant / repellant   Acid / alkaline resistant
    Durability          Anti-static / conductive   Fuel / solvent resistant



High Performance Yarns


Arville - high performance yarnsOur technical team sources yarn from a wide variety of specialist yarn suppliers across the globe. It also keeps us at the forefront of advances and developments in material technology so that we are able to bring new yarn types, enhanced performance, price stability and cost benefits to our customers 


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