Brookwood’s GI Joe™ HST™ (Heat Seal Technology) is a heat sealable fabric, that has the capability of creating waterproof, air holding products. This material can be sealed using radio frequency, ultrasonic, impulse, or heat bar welding. As part of a family of HST™ fabrics, GI Joe is laminated on both sides, allowing the customer to weld face to back, as well as the ability to weld items such as bindings and valves to the face of the laminate.
Brookwood HST™ materials are used in a variety of applications, including soft and hard armor encasements, dry bags, PFDs, medical devices and bedding, buoyancy compensators, and more. Produced in their ISO 9001 Wauregan, CT laminating facility, Brookwood’s HST™ fabrics are highly engineered to meet stringent industry specifications.