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Flame resistant fibres and fabrics, 2011 edition


Flame resistant fibres and fabrics,
2011 edition

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Price $785.00
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Publisher Textiles Intelligence
Date of Report Nov 4, 2011
Quick Overview
This report analyses the role of flame resistant fibres and fabrics in protective apparel for hazardous environments. It includes information on regulations and standards of flame resistance and flammability testing, as well as an analysis of key applications for flame resistant fabrics in firefighter apparel, industrial workwear, military clothing, motor racing apparel and police uniforms. The report highlights the latest products from major manufacturers of flame resistant fibres and fabrics, including: Basofil Fibers, DuPont, Evonik Fibres, Gun Ei Chemical Industry, Kaneka Corporation, Kermel, Lenzing, Optimer Brands, PBI Performance Products, Rhodia, Teijin Aramid, Toyobo and Westex.
Table of Contents
List of contents
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
FLAMMABILITY OF FIBRES
FACTORS AFFECTING THE FLAMMABILITY OF APPAREL
Fibre content
Fabric construction
Fabric weight
Fabric construction
Fabric surface texture
Moisture content
Presence of additives or contaminants in the fabric
Garment design
FLAMMABILITY TESTING
DEFINITION AND MEASUREMENT OF FLAME RESISTANCE
Definition of flame resistant fabric
Measurement of flame resistance
FLAME RESISTANT FABRICS
Inherently flame resistant fibres
Fabrics containing flame retardants
Flame retardant technologies
Halogenated flame retardants
Inorganic flame retardants
Organophosphorus flame retardants
Nitrogen-based flame retardants
Market forecasts
Use of nanocomposite technology in flame resistant fabrics
FLAMMABILITY REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS FOR FABRICS
AND APPAREL
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
Testing
Legal status
Revising standards to keep them up to date
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)




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