Publications

There are a variety of professional journals and articles that can provide you with valuable information whether you are a supplier, manufacturer or end-user of protective apparel and furnishings.

 

Structural Integrity: How FR Clothing Binds Strength & Performance

Structural Integrity: How FR Clothing Binds Strength & Performance
 
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Thread Selection for Flame Resistant Protective Clothing

Thread Selection for Flame Resistant Protective Clothing
A guide to help you select the best sewing thread to use in the manufacture of FR products.
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Sewing Thread Technical Bulletin No. 308: CRAQ-SPUN® Sewing Threads

Sewing Thread Technical Bulletin No. 308: CRAQ-SPUN® Sewing Threads
A guide to CRAQ-SPUN® sewing threads, including specifications and important usage information.
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Mechanic's Guide for Flame Resistant (FR) Sewing Thread

Mechanic's Guide for Flame Resistant (FR) Sewing Thread
A compilation of information for mechanics whose employers manufacture mattresses that comply with 16CFR1633.
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Safe and Peaceful Sleep (ASTM article)

Safe and Peaceful Sleep (ASTM article)
A look at testing protocol Technical Bulletin 603, the new standards for flame resistance in mattresses and the components used to manufacture them.
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Thread Selectlon for Geotextlles

Thread Selectlon for Geotextlles
A discussion of the factors involved in selecting the right components for geotextile installations.
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Protective Clothing of Du Pont NOMEX® and Heat Stress - What You Should Know

Protective Clothing of Du Pont NOMEX® and Heat Stress - What You Should Know
Discusses the properties that make NOMEX® a fiber of choice for protective clothing.
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How Chemicals Affect KEVLAR®

How Chemicals Affect KEVLAR®
Discusses the effects of various chemicals on KEVLAR® and the retained strength after exposures.
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NOMEX® and KEVLAR®

NOMEX® and KEVLAR®
Discusses the importance of using these two fibers when manufacturing firefighter protective clothing.
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Thermal Threads Perform Tough Assignments

Thermal Threads Perform Tough Assignments
A comparison of the thermal properties of sewing threads - from cotton to quartz.
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Uncommon Solutions to Uncommon Problems

Uncommon Solutions to Uncommon Problems
The miraculous high strength and cut resistant properties of KEVLAR® aramid.
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Washing and Protective Apparel

Washing and Protective Apparel
The long term service and value of NOMEX® is measured by its performance after repeated launderings.
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There's No Match for Contract Furnishings

There's No Match for Contract Furnishings
A discussion of how aramid fibers enhance public area furnishings and seating in transportation.
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