Materials Engineered to Survive

HDT has decades of experience designing and manufacturing industry-leading mobile shelter systems. We have in-house, advanced materials experts working with fabrics and materials to build state-of-the-art shelters for deployment in all types of environmental conditions. We understand, and have deep knowledge in, materials characteristics related to:

  • Fabric bonding
  • Fabric lamination
  • Fabric coating
  • Material composition
  • Permeability
  • Fire retardancy
  • Tensile strength
  • Dynamic load resistance

Shelter Applications

HDT manufactures many different types of shelters or tent systems used in many applications. Shelters require materials unique to usage and environment. A sample of HDT shelter applications include:

  • Military personnel billeting in all expeditionary environments including extreme temperatures, hot or cold
  • Tactical Operations Centers (TOCs)
  • Radar equipment housing and protection
  • Mobile military hospital applications
  • Military vehicle housing/maintenance applications
  • CBRN, collectively protected shelter systems
  • Toxic decontamination applications
  • Homeland Security/Emergency management and triage applications

Fabric weight, strength, durability and composition are all items of consideration in the construction of HDT shelter systems.

Our design and engineering capability in advanced materials utilization is a primary reason for HDT to be the supplier of your shelter systems.