FR Clothing

Westex: A Milliken Brand Announces Events, Product Highlights on Display at NSC Expo

October 11, 2023

Global flame-resistant and arc-rated (FR/AR) textile manufacturer, Westex: A Milliken Brand, announced its 2023 NSC Safety Congress & Expo schedule and booth number (booth 3437). This year, Westex will showcase some of its most popular fabrics through customer garments on display in its booth. Featuring brands like Ariat, Carhartt and Wrangler, attendees will be able…


Updated Arc Flash PPE Hoods and Face Shields Improve User Comfort and Safety

July 19, 2023

Ventilation, wider field of vision, and lift-front shields keep users safer than ever from arc flash hazards By Franko Gregory and Dwayne Somers, Cementex Products, Inc. Arc flash incidents are of major concern for personnel working with energized equipment. When first adopted by OSHA in 2006 (1), the arc flash Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worn…


Types of Clothing Required in Construction

July 14, 2023

By Dan Coconate, Contributor The construction industry requires many different materials and equipment to get jobs done safely. However, some elements of the industry are more dangerous than others, posing threats to workers’ health and safety. While on-site, employees must always be ready in case of an accident or emergency. Being prepared means having the…


KEEN Utility Debuts Lighter, Faster Work Boot

February 6, 2023

New for Spring 2023, KEEN Utility’s Reno delivers a lighter, faster work boot steeped in outdoor tradition, but designed for the demands of the modern job site. This versatile boot features KEEN.BELLOWS FLEX technology, an ergonomically engineered system designed to offer multidirectional flexion making bending, squatting, kneeling, and knee-down work up to three times easier.…


Magid and CarbonX Partner to Co-Brand Line of FR Garments

November 17, 2022

National PPE manufacturer and distributor Magid has partnered with flame-resistant (FR) PPE and apparel company CarbonX to co-brand a line of FR garments that the companies are calling Magid® FR by CarbonX®. “CarbonX garments set the industry standard for lightweight, comfortable, inherently flame-resistant base layer protection, and we’re excited to build on these features in…


BUFF Safety Presented Best in Class New Products for 2022-23 at the A+A Trade Fair

November 24, 2021

BUFF® Safety has once again participated in the renowned A+A trade fair, one of the most important international conferences in the field of occupational safety, held from October 26-29 in the Düsseldorf, Germany. BUFF Safety showcased its expertise in the design and manufacture of neck and head accessories in the field of occupational safety. It…


Westex and Polartec Debut Polartec Flame Resistant Collection

December 2, 2020

Two Milliken & Company textile businesses – Westex®, a leader in dual-hazard protective textiles, and Polartec®, the premium provider of innovative and sustainable textile solutions – announced a new collection of flame-resistant (FR), arc-rated (AR) knit fabric. Known as the Polartec FR Collection, the collection introduces three unique Polartec fabric constructions engineered with Westex FR/AR…


Cementex Personal Protective Task Wear and Equipment for Worker Safety

May 12, 2020

Cementex, the safety tool specialists, highlights its UltraLite Series of Arc Flash PPE Task Wear and PPE storage canisters.  Cementex’s UltraLite Series Arc Flash PPE Task Wear is designed to combine complete safety with comfort. The 11 cal/cm2 UltraLite garments include a balaclava-hooded long-sleeve t-shirt and simple high-waisted12 cal/cm2 pants, made to fit comfortably over…


Ergodyne Announces Partnership with Polartec® with Launch of New Flame-Resistant Dual Compliant Balaclava

September 29, 2019

Ergodyne announced the launch of their new flame-resistant (FR) balaclava, the latest addition to their N-Ferno® line of cold-weather gear. Built in collaboration with Polartec®, the new N-Ferno® 6847 Dual Compliant FR Balaclava Face Mask meets two flame-resistant standards, both NFPA 70E and NFPA 2112, and is one of the only balaclavas in the industry…


MCR Safety FR Clothing

September 16, 2019

Patented Summit Breeze® Technology is exclusively used on MCR Safety FR apparel. So, what’s so unique about this technology? Its mesh venting is incorporated onto the back and under the arms, giving you one hard-working, flame-resistant set of FR clothing. MCR Safety’s FRC, powered by Summit Breeze® technology, ensures workers are protected on any job…


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