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Industrial safety

Is FR-treated fabric the best choice for your protective clothing?

What’s the difference between FR-treated and inherent FR fabric? Two types of fabrics typically serve the market for flame-resistant protective clothing. These...

Industrial safety

Join the Fashion Forward Innovation

For many years, FR workwear garment styles and fits worn by industrial professionals in fields like oil & gas, utilities, steel & metalwork have remained...

Metal & Steel

Flame-retardant and flame-resistant fabrics: what’s the difference?

There is a lot of confusion between fabric that is seen as flame-resistant or flame-retardant. While these two phrases sound similar, their meaning is quite...

Sustainability

What sustainable fibres are available on the textile market?

As a health and safety manager, we understand that your employees’ safety and comfort are your priority. When it comes to selecting the right protective...

Comfort

Protection and sustainability: are you ready for the best of both worlds?

At TenCate Protective Fabrics, we’re gearing up to launch a new fabric that will revolutionise the future of protective workwear. While we can’t give away too...

Metal & Steel

Can protective clothing regulations work hand-in-hand with sustainability?

As a protective fabric manufacturer, there are certain norms - or regulations - that we must adhere to in the production of our fabrics. The fabrics and...

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Metal and steel industry

Comfort

4 key characteristics of comfortable fabrics in the metal and steel industry

It’s no secret that protective clothing in the metal and steel industry often scores low on comfort and wearability. Do you want to make working in a high-risk...

Industrial safety

EN ISO 11611: What you should know about this welding safety norm

With so many safety norms in the steel and metal industry, it can be challenging to find out which standards actually apply to you. In this blog, we take a...

Comfort

Inherent FR or FR treated: which protective fabric is more comfortable?

There’s a delicate balance to find when selecting FR protective workwear: your garments need to meet high safety standards, but also provide maximum comfort to...

Metal & Steel

Steel & Metal Norms 101: An Essential Guide for H&S Managers

Steel and metal can be a dangerous industry to work in, but how aware are you of the exact risk areas and corresponding norms which your protective clothing...