Monthly Archives: April 2014

Pyrovatex: Flame Retardant Fabric Focus Part 4

      Pyrovatex is a flame retardant treatment for use with cellulosic (plant based) fibre fabrics or fabric blends where the synthetic component does not exceed 25%. The focus here is on keeping fabrics soft and breathable while maintaining … Continue reading

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KERMEL: Flame Retardant Materials Focus Part 4

Originally designed for the French army in the 1960s, Kermel had to offer a blend of comfort, flexibility and give to handle the rigours of war, and protection from flames, fires and even chemicals. The link with the military continues to this … Continue reading

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CANTEX: Flame Retardant Material Focus Part 3

Manufactured by Swedish company Tranemo, Cantex is a flame retardant material with a cotton feel and a weight of 350g/m2. Consisting of an inherent flame retardant fibre, pure cotton and a carbon fibre it means that, like last week’s focus: Nomex, Cantex … Continue reading

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UK Fire Protection Agencies

Contacts Fire Protection Association London Road Moreton in Marsh Gloucestershire GL56 0RH 01608 812 500, Association For Specialist Fire Protection  Kingsley House, Ganders Business Park, Kingsley, Bordon, Hampshire, GU35 9LU 01420 471612 BAFE Bridges 2, The Fire Service College, … Continue reading

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