08 Dec 2021

Stylo reach new heights with Equinix and Ripstop

Stylo Ripstop Equinix

Stylo’s graphics are literally travelling worldwide.  From Sydney Australia to Tanzania we can create graphics for any occasion.  We faced yet another challenge when we were asked to produce a lightweight, waterproof banner that required extreme durability for the Equinix team climbing Mount Kilimanjaro last month.

Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira, is a dormant volcano in Tanzania and the highest mountain in Africa at 5,895 metres or 19,341 feet above sea level.  Due to the conditions throughout the climb it was important that carrying anything other than survival equipment did not hinder their experience.  Ok, so maybe we didn’t have the hardest task but it was important that they had something to represent their team after the gruelling 5 day expedition.  The obvious choice of fabric for us was Ripstop.  A nylon fabric with interwoven ripstop reinforcement threads in a crosshatch pattern.  Ripstop nylon is water resistant, fire resistant, and has zero porosity (will not allow air or water through).

Thanks to the Equinix team, after 5 days of climbing the banner made the 19,341 feet.

About Stylo
With a staff of 50 based in a purpose designed building (with on site print facility operating day and night) there’s not a lot they cant do. Find out more at www.stylographics.co.uk