Research and Markets has announced the addition of Textiles Intelligence's new report "Flame Resistant Fibres and Fabrics, 2011 Edition" to their offering.

This report analyses the role of flame resistant fibres and fabrics in protective apparel for hazardous environments. It includes information on regulations and standards of flame resistance and flammability testing, as well as an analysis of key applications for flame resistant fabrics in firefighter apparel, industrial workwear, military clothing, motor racing apparel and police uniforms. The report highlights the latest products from major manufacturers of flame resistant fibres and fabrics, including: Basofil Fibers, DuPont, Evonik Fibres, Gun Ei Chemical Industry, Kaneka Corporation, Kermel, Lenzing, Optimer Brands, PBI Performance Products, Rhodia, Teijin Aramid, Toyobo and Westex.

Key Topics Covered:

  • FLAMMABILITY OF FIBRES
  • FACTORS AFFECTING THE FLAMMABILITY OF APPAREL
  • Fibre content
  • Fabric construction
  • Fabric weight
  • Fabric construction
  • Fabric surface texture
  • Moisture content
  • Presence of additives or contaminants in the fabric
  • Garment design
  • FLAMMABILITY TESTING
  • DEFINITION AND MEASUREMENT OF FLAME RESISTANCE
  • Definition of flame resistant fabric
  • Measurement of flame resistance
  • FLAME RESISTANT FABRICS
  • Inherently flame resistant fibres
  • Fabrics containing flame retardants
  • Flame retardant technologies
  • Halogenated flame retardants
  • Inorganic flame retardants
  • Organophosphorus flame retardants
  • Nitrogen-based flame retardants
  • Market forecasts
  • Use of nanocomposite technology in flame resistant fabrics
  • FLAMMABILITY REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS FOR FABRICS AND APPAREL
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • Testing
  • Legal status
  • Revising standards to keep them up to date
  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

Companies Mentioned:

  • Basofil Fibers
  • DuPont
  • Evonik Fibres
  • Gun Ei Chemical Industry
  • Kaneka Corporation
  • Kermel
  • Lenzing
  • Optimer Brands
  • PBI Performance Products
  • Rhodia
  • Teijin Aramid
  • Toyobo
  • Westex

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/112921/flame_resistant_fi

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