Seismic Fabric Coming on the Market (image) Helmholtz Association Caption Walls are "papered" with long lengths of seismic fabric and then plastered. In case of emergency, the seismic fabric holds the debris and keeps escape routes free from obstruction. Credit Photo: M. Urban/KIT Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.