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Industrial Safety fabrics

Inherent flame
resistant fabrics

Make any condition your comfort zone

The fabric technology of inherent flame resistant fabrics explained

Inherent flame resistant (FR) fabrics is an technology that ensures a high protection performance of a fabric. With inherent FR, at least one of the fibres used in the fabric has its own FR properties.

The most common FR fibres used in protective clothing are modacrylics and aramids. These fibres provide excellent protection against flames and heat.

The higher the performance level of the fibre, the lower the weight you need to achieve a certain level of protection. And as a wearer, we generally prefer lightweight clothing because it’s much more breathable and thus comfortable than heavier clothing.

We have the broadest FR portfolio in the market and within the inherent FR family we cover almost everything: from industrial clothing to turnout gear for fire services, as well as military solutions.

In order to create all these different types of fabrics for you, we harness in-depth knowledge on all the inherent FR fibres available in the market — whether that’s modacrylic, various aramids, niche fibres such as PBI and PBO, or Lenzing FR. 

Below you can find our inherent flame resistant fabric portfolio that provides a wide range of industrial safety fabrics that combine high-quality protection, comfort and durability.

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Trusted for protection

The Tecasafe® collection of inherent-FR fabrics has been popular in a wide range of industries for more than 20 years. 

Tecasafe® is highly appreciated for its capabilities in combining multi-risk protection with comfort, and easily withstands repeated industrial laundering. 

Product name Composition Weight (±5%) PPE requirements
Tecasafe® - XA 9001 Modacrylic/Cotton/Static-Control™ 320 g/m² F E L S C
Tecasafe® - XA 9002 Modacrylic/Cotton/Para-Aramid/Polyamide/Static-Control™ 250 g/m² F L E S C
Tecasafe® - XA 9004 Modacrylic/Cotton/Para-Aramid/Polyamide/Static-Control™ 185 g/m² F S
Tecasafe® - XA 9030 Modacrylic/Cotton/Para-Aramid/Polyamide/Static-Control™ 300 g/m² F E L S C
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Proven comfort in any situation

In the spirit of innovation, Tecasafe® Ecogreen was the first ever inherent FR multi-norm fabric to incorporate sustainable TENCEL™ Lyocell fibres. It provides improved comfort and extreme durability, while boasting a lower ecological footprint than cotton.

Product name Composition Weight (±5%) PPE requirements
Tecasafe® Ecogreen - XL 9200 Modacrylic/Lyocell/Para-Aramid/Static-Control™ 200 g/m² F E S
Tecasafe® Ecogreen - XL 9240 Modacrylic/Lyocell/Para-Aramid/Static-Control™ 240 g/m² F L E S C
Tecasafe® Ecogreen - XL 9300 Modacrylic/Lyocell/Static-Control™ 300 g/m² F L E S C
Tecasafe® Ecogreen Gridstrong - XL 9325 Modacrylic/Lyocell/Static-Control™ 325 g/m² F L E S C
Tecasafe® Ecogreen Gridstrong - XL 9245 Modacrylic/Lyocell/Aramid/Static-Control™ 245 g/m² F L E S C
Tecasafe® Ecogreen Hydro-Control™ - XL 9240 Modacrylic/Lyocell/Para-Aramid/Static-Control™ + PU film 270 g/m² W F L E S C
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Tecasafe® – XA 9001
Proven aramid protection

The Tecashield® is a collection is developed on the basis of meta-aramid and para-aramid fibres. The fabrics have high thermal stability and are exceptionally durable. 

Product name Composition Weight (±5%) PPE requirements
Tecashield® - BV 170 Nomex® Comfort: Nomex/Para-Aramide/p140 160 g/m² F S C
Tecashield® - BV 185 Nomex® Comfort: Nomex/Para-Aramid/p140 215 g/m² B F L E S C
Tecashield® - BV 190 Nomex® Comfort: Nomex/Para-Aramid/p140 255 g/m² F L E S C
Tecashield® - BV 9120 Nomex/Para-Aramid/Static-Control™ 265 g/m² B F E L S C D
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