Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM), an industry leader in the design, development, and manufacture of highly specialized engineered woven fabrics, announces its line of safety webbing and tapes, ideal for demanding fire and rescue applications.

BRM’s safety webbing and tapes are ideal for applications requiring flame and heat resistance high tenacity, and abrasion resistance. The fibers that are available are Nylon, Nomex®, Kevlar®, Vectran®, PBI®, Nextel®, and other specialty fiber solutions. BRM’s Safety webbing and tapes can be used for shoulder straps, harness webbing, and chin straps, as well as helmet suspension, binding tapes, lap belts, and shock absorbing webbing.

BRM’s safety webbing and tapes line includes performance materials that meet United States (NFPA) requirements for fire fighters’ protective clothing and equipment:

  • Protective Clothing and Ensembles for Proximity Fire Fighting – Component (NFPA 1971-2018)
  • Protective Garments, Hoods and Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting – Component (NFPA 1971-2018)
  • Protective Clothing and Equipment for Wildland Fire Fighting – Component (NPFA 1977-2016)

BRM’s American-made safety webbing and tapes offer conductivity, dimensional stability and strength, and can help to minimize weight and size. They are excellent choices for controlled elongation applications as well as those requiring chemical resistance in specific environments.

For more information about BRM safety webbings and tapes, visit

About Bally Ribbon Mills

Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM) designs, develops, and manufactures highly specialized engineered woven webbing, tapes, specialty fabrics, woven preforms, and two dimensional and three dimensional structural fabrics. With more than 95 years of textile manufacturing experience, BRM has earned a reputation for meeting new advanced design challenges. Working in aerospace, defense, medical, safety, automotive, commercial, and industrial applications, BRM offers ingenuity, technical know-how, extensive weaving capabilities, and rigorous quality assurance systems. For more information, visit or call 610-845-2211.