High Standard Fire Retardant Fabric Makes 100% Protective Fire Retardant Clothing
NFPA is a standards writing organization, founded in 1896 and dedicated to the concept of voluntary consensus standards writing. While it is not an enforcing agency, NFPA enjoys a unique reputation; and its standards have been adopted by all levels of government, in many cases giving the standards the force of law. Each NFPA standard undergoes revision every 5 years to ensure that it is kept current with new fire protection knowledge and technologies. the NFPA process is open and anyone can participate.
KANOX® & MAZIC® are NFPA, EN 469 certified and are available in the form of knitted, woven, non-woven, and laminated fabrics. They come with various kind of spec. to meet extensive demand in fire fighting, refinery, gas, cement, metal, and welding industries. KANOX® & MAZIC® fire retardant fabrics guard the firefighters throughout the expected life of the garment, and that's multi-purpose protection you can rely on.
|Fire Fighter Turnout Gear NFPA 1971 ( new edition ) Standard|
|Testing sample and garment part||Testing item||Requirement||Test Method|
|Ensemble garment||Thermal protective factor||TPP > 35||NFPA|
|Ensemble garment||Anti-liquit penetration||No penetration||ASTM F1359|
|Ensemble garment||Comfortable||Total heat loss > 130 W/m²||ASTM 1868|
|Out shell, moisture barrier, thermal barrier, lining||Flame resistance||After 6 cycles washing,
After flame < 2 sec.
Char length < 4°
No drip, no melt.
Flame resistance of cloth,
Vertical of federal test method stardard 191A
|Outer shell, moisture barrier, thermal barrier, Liner||Heat and thermal shrinkage resistance||Thermal shrinkage < 10%||AATCC 135, 260°C, 5 min|
|Moisture barrier seam material||Ther shrinkage test||No melt, no split, no flaming||AATCC 135, 260°C, 5 min|
|All sewing threads||Flame resistance||Flame resistance fiber||No melt under 260°C|
|Outer shell & collar lining||Tear strength||> 100N (22 lbs)||ASTM D5733|
|Moisture barrier, Thermal barrier, winter liner||Tear strength||> 22N (5 lbs)||ASTM D5733|
|All sewing threads||Sewing seam breaking strength||A grade ≥ 667 N (150 lbs)
B grade ≥ 334 N (75 lbs)
C grade ≥ 180N (40 lbs)
Woven fabric sewing strength
|All knitting or stretching protective cloth sewing composite||Sewing Threads
|Sewing strength ≥ 180 N (40 lbs)||ASTM D3940|
|Moisture barrier||Water-proof||Hydrostatic pressure > 172 KPa (25psi)||Method 551, Fed 191A|
|Moisture barrier material and seaming part||Liquid penetration resistance||One hour at lest, No penetration||ASTM F903|
|Moisture barrier and seaming part||Viral penetration resistant test||within one hour no penetration using Phi-X-174 Bacteriophage as a test system||ASTM F1671|
|Outer shell, moiture barrier, insulation layer, collar liner winter liner||Cleaning shrinkage resistance test||Dimensional changes in all direction < 5%||AATCC 135|
|Out layer & vollar line||Water absorption resistance test||< 30%||Method 5504, Ffed 191A, Water resistance of coated cloth:spray absorption|
|Outer layer & collar liner||Elongation strength||Grab strength > 623 N (140 lbs)||ASTM D5034|
|Decoration of protective clothing||Reflective tape property||Ra < 100 cd / lux / m²||ASTM E809|
|Garment||Anti heat transfer||CHR > 13.5||ASTM F1060
Protective clothing for hot surface contact
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