Fire /Flame retardant apparel
The fire/flame retardant apparels have an industrial need as they offer protection from fire and other heat intensive tasks. Flame, heat and splashes of molten metal etc. are hazards in many heavy engineering working conditions. The fire retardant apparels are used in refineries, iron and steel plants, aluminum plants and welding industries. The fire retardant apparels can be manufactured from two varieties of fabric: 100% cotton fabric with flame retardant coating or fabric made of inherently flame retardant fibre. The typical characteristics of the apparel are like Flame resistance – must not catch fire, Should be breathable, Easy to wear, Light weight, Should have high abrasion resistance.