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

We 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

To 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

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

Our 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   


Technical Textiles

Related Resources

Want to know more? Here are some technical brochures that may be of interest, or if you would like to see our full range of PDF downloads then please go to our Technical Library

  • Technical Lab Services

  • Fabric Coatings

  • Fibre Types – Thermal Transitions and LOI

  • Arville – Corporate brochure