Two of the most searched FR terms in Google are "Fire Retardant Fabric" and "Flame Resistant Fabric." Here's the difference between the two: Flame resistance is the characteristic of a fabric to resist ignition and to self-extinguish if ignited.
Tingley’s Pilot General Purpose PVC Knee Boot is a full safety boot with several unique features - Calf Relief Expansion (CRE)™, a steel toe that meets ASTM F2413 M I/75 C/75 for toe impact and compression, electric hazard (EH) rated, 100% waterproof protection, self-cleaning, cleated outsole, and Steel Puncture Resistant Midsole.
Enter your best-of-the-best products or services in ISHN’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards. The program will launch in October 2018 and entries will be accepted online at ISHN.com/awards through January 2019. Here’s how it works: • Enter up to four top products (must have launched on or after Jan. 1, 2018) • ISHN readers vote on their favorite products March 1 - April 30, 2019 • Winners will be announced the week of May 6, 2019.
New lightweight DuPont™ Nomex® Comfort fabric couples comfort with proven protection
October 22, 2018
DuPont Safety & Construction today announced the launch of Nomex® Comfort, an innovative lightweight fabric combining the legendary flame resistant (FR) protection of Nomex® with enhanced comfort and breathability.
“In talking with safety managers and wearers, we understood that one of their key challenges is finding not only compliant but comfortable PPE,” said John Richard, Vice President and General Manager for DuPont™ Kevlar® and Nomex®.
While protecting against a hazard is your first and most obvious concern when choosing protective clothing, it might be just as important to consider the environment. If workers are uncomfortable, they can be tempted to cut corners on safety.
Be seen in a whole new way with the VIZABLE® FR hi-vis hybrid zip front hoodie with liner. Ideal for cold weather with its waffle weave lining, this zip front hoodie will keep you warm. Working around a flame or arc flash hazard? No worries.
Among the articles in the April 2019 issue of ISHN Magazine, we have expert insight on the world of safety technology, the latest innovation in respiratory protection, offer a closer look at robotics and welding, and much more.