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FR Protective Clothing | Military Clothing & Equipment |  Racing
Business Furniture | Mattresses & Bedding | Safety Equipment
Footwear | Airline & Aerospace Industry
School Bus & Public Transportation Industry | FR Embroidery

We can offer you our experience in all aspects of the many industries that we service.

Photo courtesy of  Total Fire GroupProtective Clothing

FR protective clothing manufacturers accept the responsibility for the development of garments which have fit and function, ease of care, good appearance, and durability.

When protective clothing for petrochemical workers, wildland fire service, structural fire service, and electrical utilities personnel are manufactured with CRAQ-SPUN® threads made of aramid fibers, you're assured of superior quality, durability, performance, and the highest levels of safety performance.

From the lightest weight fabrics (2.75 oz/yd2) to the heaviest weight fabrics (22 oz/yd2), Atlantic can supply you with the best selection of sewing threads to meet your needs.

Fire Protective ClothingEnsures compliance to:

  • NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace
  • NFPA 1971: Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting
  • NFPA 1975: Standard on Station/Work Uniforms for Emergency Services
  • NFPA 1977: Standard on Protective Clothing and Equipment for Wildland Fire Fighting

Fire Protective ClothingAtlantic supplies thread used to manufacture FR Protective Clothing such as:

  • Turnout Gear
  • Work Coveralls
  • Shirts
  • Jackets
  • Trousers
  • Uniforms
  • Gloves
  • Undergarments
  • Hoods, Balaclavas
  • Aprons
  • Parkas
  • Wrist Cuffs/Waistbands

Photo courtesy of Alpha IndustriesMilitary Clothing & Equipment

As a domestic and international supplier of sewing threads for military protective clothing used in many countries, Atlantic is very familiar with the specifications and requirements you have to meet in the manufacturing of these protective garments.

As a major contributor to the development of U.S. military specifications and test methods, Atlantic stays at the forefront of new technology.

Atlantic supplies threads which are compliant with these sewing thread Commercial Item Descriptions (CIDs):

  • A-A-50195 Thread, Aramid (Filament Aramid)
  • A-A-55195 Thread: Para-aramid, Spun, Intermediate Modulus (Spun Para-aramid), Type I and Type II
  • A-A-55217 Thread, Aramid, Spun Staple (Spun Meta-aramid), Type I and Type II
  • A-A-55220 Thread, Para-aramid, Intermediate Modulus (Filament Para-aramid)

Atlantic supplies thread used to manufacture Military Clothing & Equipment such as:

  • FR Combat Uniforms
  • Body Armor
  • Coveralls
  • Anti G Suits
  • Combat Gloves
  • Undergarments
  • Hoods, Balaclavas

Photo courtesy of RaceQuipRacing

NASCAR, NHRA, and drag race drivers all need to wear garments which can offer safety and protection in the event of a car crash and fire. Atlantic can supply you with the threads used to manufacture coveralls, hoods, gloves, and footwear.

Meets all requirements for SFI standards.

Business Furniture

Since 1988, Atlantic has been supplying high performance sewing threads so that business furniture manufacturers can meet the most stringent requirements for flammability.

Mattresses & Bedding

Atlantic Thread is at the leading edge of service, with FR edge components and technical assistance, to help mattress manufacturers meet the performance requirements of the Consumer Products Safety Commission and 16 CFR 1633.

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Atlantic supplies threads which:

  • Meet the PASS criteria of ASTM D7016 - Standard Test Method to Evaluate Edge Binding Components Used in Mattresses After Exposure to an Open Flame.
  • Comply to Oeko-Tex Standard 100.

Photo courtesy of racewholesale.com Safety Equipment

Whether your products range from ballistic body armor, cut protection, airbags, or safety harnesses, Atlantic can supply you with products and solutions to technical problems so that you can manufacture products that have superior quality and good performance.

Ensures compliance to NFPA 1971: Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting

Footwear

When your footwear has to offer protection from heat transfer or cutting, Atlantic Thread can supply you with the best sewing threads and technical services.

Ensures compliance to:

  • NFPA 1971: Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting
  • NFPA 1977: Standard on Protective Clothing and Equipment for Wildland Fire Fighting

Airline & Aerospace Industry

When manufacturing transportation market products you need to be sure that the sewing thread contributes to the performance.

Aircraft Seating – Para-aramid sewing threads made of TWARON® and KEVLAR® can be used for fire barrier manufacturing; aramid threads made of NOMEX® and TEIJINCONEX® can be used for dress cover fabrics.

The sewing thread offered by Atlantic will comply with FAR Standard 25.853 when used with an appropriate fire barrier system.

A wide range of colors are available for your use. Click here for a sampling of colors.[PDF / 507k]

School Bus & Public Transportation Industry

School bus seating is made safer by using spun threads made of para-aramid fibers such as KEVLAR® and TWARON®.

Public transportation seating lasts longer because of the high strength performance and cut resistance provided by CRAQ-SPUN® threads made of TWARON® and KEVLAR®.

FR Embroidery

Atlantic Thread supplies a full color line of FR CRAQ-SPUN® embroidery threads. These threads allow you to customize protective apparel with emblems, logos, and patches without jeopardizing the safety and performance of the garment.

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