Alexium to provide flame-retardant chemistry to tent supplier

July 28th, 2016

Australian specialty chemicals and solutions developer Alexium International has agreed to supply its proprietary, environmentally friendly, flame-retardant chemistry to a major supplier of tents. Purchase orders have already been received, the company reports, and production will commence with the unnamed client. Once the full transition to Alexium chemistry is complete, the expected life cycle for […]

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UltraTech launches EverShield® fabric protection

October 23rd, 2015

Two months after UltraTech International Inc. announced it had a new product, the Jacksonville, Fla.-based company showcased EverShield® at the 2015 IFAI Expo in Anaheim, Calif. UltraTech continues to diversify its product portfolio beyond its core business of spill containment. EverShield represents cutting-edge technology in fabric protection. Whereas liquid repellency products traditionally provide surface treatment, […]

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Essentials from CAL FIRE

May 8th, 2015

James Parsegian, supervising deputy state fire marshal at CAL FIRE, the Office of the California State Fire Marshal, offers details on California’s codes and regulations. How does the OSFM define FR? Flame retardant, as it relates to the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM), refers to the statutorial requirements for flame retardant chemicals and […]

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Argar introduces protective knitted fabrics

February 19th, 2015

Argar Technology of suburban Milan, Italy, has introduced Tes-firESD-HV, a new range of protective knitted fabrics featuring flame retardant, antistatic, arc flash protection and high visibility properties. The fabrics comply with the specifications of EN1149, EN11612, EN61482, EN20471 and Oeko-Tex Standard 100 Class II Certifications rules. Tes-firESD-HV knitted fabrics are used for protection in both […]

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