Fabrics

Neese FR Fabric Comparison

Fabric Name Fabric Content Typical Task Price Wear Life Protection Comfort Weights
Synthetic Fabrics
Glen Guard 79% Kermel,
20% Modacrylic,
1 % Antistatic
Flash Fire,
Electric Arc Flash
Moderate 3-4 years Good Better 4.5 oz,
6.4 oz,
6.1 oz
Ripstop
Nomex IIIA 93% Nomex,
5% Kevlar,
2% Antistatic
Flash Fire High 3-5 Years Best Good 4.5 oz,
6.0 oz,
Nomex MHP 34% Nomex/Kevlar,
33% Lyocell,
31% Modacrylic,
2% Antistatic
Flash Fire,
Electric Arc Flash,
Small Molten Metal
Moderate 3-4 Years Good Best 7.0 oz
Tecasafe Plus 48% Modacrylic,
37% Lyocell,
15% Para-Aramid
Flash Fire,
Electric Arc Flash
Moderate 3-4 Years Good Better 7.8 oz,
5.8 oz
Tecasafe Plus Knits 48% Modacrylic,
37% Lyocell,
15% Para-Aramid
Flash Fire,
Electric Arc Flash
Moderate 2-4 Years Good Best 6.7 oz
DH 48% Tencel,
40% Modacrylic,
12% Aramid
Flash Fire,
Electric Arc Flash
Moderate 3-4 Years Good Best 7.0 oz
Fabric Name Fabric Content Typical Task Price Wear Life Protection Comfort Weights
Natural Fibers
Westex by Milliken,
Carolina Protect,
Mount Vernon Mills
100% Cotton Flash Fire,
Electric Arc Flash
Low 1-2 Years Good Better 7.0 oz,
9.0 oz
Westex by Milliken,
Carolina Protect,
Mount Vernon Mills
88% Cotton,
12 % Nylon
Flash Fire,
Electric Arc Flash
Moderate 2-4 Years Better Better 7.0 oz,
9.0 oz
Indura Ultra Soft A/C 88% Cotton,
12 % Nylon
Flash Fire,
Electric Arc Flash
Moderate 2-4 Years Better Best 7.0 oz,
9.0 oz
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