Jan 6th, 2020 marked the official launch of our brand-new True North Gear® retail website. Both the True North and DragonWear brand sites will be merged under one parent website to create an enhanced online shopping experience. The new retail website will allow customers to order products online directly from True North and DragonWear.
Flame-resistant (FR) doesn’t last forever. Since FR clothing can be expensive to replace, it’s usually best to repair these garments whenever possible. But if your FR clothing is beyond repair, your only choice will be to replace these garments.
Our green story.
Responsibility is a major part of the Mount Vernon FR business model—responsibility to protect both our customers and the environment:
Mount Vernon FR recycles water used in production processes through our boiler, so that we are wasting less and conserving more.
Now that we're in the swing of fall, it is crucial to understand how to properly layer using flame resistant clothing so you're prepared when the weather turns cold. When worn correctly, flame resistant clothing can provide lifesaving protection.
The Targo FR Foul Weather Bomber and Bib features breathable, waterproof and windproof 7 oz. 2-layer GORE-TEX PYRAD®. Lightweight and fast drying, Targo keeps you comfortable even in the toughest conditions.
When you’re shivering in the snow, the dangers of heat and flame probably aren’t the first things that come to mind. But even in cold weather, thermal hazards such as arc flash and flash fire pose a serious concern. In fact, when winter brings dry air and strong winds, it can literally help fan the flames.
Creating a safe work environment is the sum total of many different parts. Elements such as personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety procedures must be viewed through the lens of environmental considerations to ensure workers are safe on a jobsite.
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.
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 October 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we answer questions on dangerous dusts, discuss respiratory protection programs and the risks and benefits of smoke tubes, and learn how to get creative with training programs.