ISU Extension: frequently asked questions
Flammability Testing (from ASTM)
Standard Test Method for Flammability of Apparel Textiles
http://www.cpsc.gov/businfo/wreg.html (after clicking on link go to Wearable Apparel. Then you can find information about Flammability.)
Huitong-Wanfu Chemical Fiber Co., Ltd: China. Specialty fire-resistant and anti-static fibers for textile and nonwoves research and developement, and small scale manufacturing, from polyester. Also, polyester resins and films. Part of Huitong Technique Co., Ltd.
Westex Inc. is an American international company with over a half century of experience producing flame resistant fabrics. Their strong commitment to innovative research and development has lead to breakthrough products such as INDURA, which has given the end user a choice to wear a cool, comfortable cotton garment while still retaining the necessary characteristic of flame resistance that is guaranteed for the life of the garment. INDURA Ultra Soft fabrics were introduced as a major advancement in protective fabric technology. A new generation of INDURA, INDURA Ultra Soft is an abrasion and flame resistant material designed to substantially increase garment wear life while providing an exceptionally soft feel with the breathable comfort of cotton. Like their original INDURA the flame resistance that is guaranteed for the life of the garment and it offers excellent protection against electric arc, flash fire and molten ferrous metal exposures. Millions of garments from the INDURA product line are being worn throughout the world today in the electric utility, oil, gas, military, petrochemical and metals industries. INDURA is a proven product in today's marketplace.
Zoltek Corporation: Zoltek is the worlds largest producer of PYRON (TM) brand Oxidized PAN fibers used in aircraft brakes and fire proofing applications. They also manufacture commercial grade carbon fibers in various formats. Production facilities are located in the US (st. Louis & Abilene TX) and Europe (Hungary). Address: 3101 McKelvey Rd St. Louis Missouri 63044 USA Phone: 314-291-5110 Fax: 314-291-6511 Email: [email protected] Contact: Joe Dattilo - Sales Engineer
To learn about safety standards & regulations, please contact:
U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission;
Division of Regulatory Management
5401 Westbard Avenue
Bethesda, Maryland 20816
Phone # 301 504-0400
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