As a specialized producer of protective fabrics serving diversified markets ranging from workwear, industrial safety, military and police and fire fighters, we draw a particular attention to the specificities of each of these applications to provide them with the most adequate product solutions.

For decades, TenCate Protective Fabrics has partnered with fibers and finish suppliers, industry specialists, garment makers and industrial laundries to create products properties tailored to these specific requirements.

The unparalleled variety of products we offer incorporate a multitude of fibers, finishing technologies, FR technologies engineered to provide the highest level of protection and comfort proven to last for the life of the garment.

We continuously invest in research & development to develop proprietary technologies and patented solutions that bring you the best of the world of technical textiles and continuously improve safety, comfort, durability and overall, value.


Inherent flame-resistant fabrics

For more than 20 years

The Tecasafe® collection of inherent-FR fabrics has been popular in a wide range of industries for more than 20 years. When it first came on the market, Tecasafe® was truly disruptive. As the first modacrylic blended product on the world market, it led the industry to move beyond FR-treated fabrics. Tecasafe® is highly appreciated for its capabilities in combining multi-risk inherent protection with comfort, and easily withstands repeated industrial laundering.

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Tecasafe® Plus

Inherent flame-resistant fabrics

Cooler, drier and more comfortable

In the spirit of innovation, Tecasafe® Plus was the first ever inherent FR multi-norm fabric incorporating the renowned Lyocell® fibre. Tecasafe® Plus focuses on improved comfort and extreme laundering durability. Soft and breathable, combined with superior moisture management properties, these fabrics continue to look excellent, even after extensive industrial laundering. With protection features for multiple high-risk situations, Tecasafe® Plus is a collection of inherently heat- and flame-resistant fabrics that offer excellent protection, especially against flash fire and electric arc with an outstanding comfort.

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Inherent flame-resistant fabrics

Exceptionally durable

Tecashield® is a collection of inherently heat- and flame-resistant fabrics, developed on the basis of meta-aramid and para-aramid fibres. They include Nomex® III and Nomex® Comfort solutions. Fabrics woven from aramid fibres have high thermal stability and are exceptionally durable. Tecashield® fabrics are particularly valued by chemical industries.

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Flame-retardant finished fabrics

Engineered for extreme circumstances

The Tecapro® collection of flame-retardant fabrics is based on cotton, blended with polyester, para-aramid or polyamide. Each blend has its own specific special features, whether it is strength, comfort, protection, or a perfect combination of them all. Tecapro® fabrics are the well-established leader in FR-treated fabrics, thanks to their unique combination of high performance, exceptional comfort, and excellent protection capabilities for various industrial sectors – combined with unbeatable value for money. They protect against welding and grinding as well as heat and flame. Additional protective features include anti-stat, chemical splash, high visibility and electric arc. Engineered to be used in extreme circumstances, these fabrics retain their looks even after extensive industrial laundering.

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