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Bulwark Flame Resistant FR Fabric Types

Use our fabric guide to help you select the optimal Bulwark® fabric for any situation. Our comprehensive range of industry-leading options guarantees a perfect fit for a wide variety of industrial applications. Here you’ll find everything from EXCEL FR™ and EXCEL FR™ ComforTouch® offerings to our Molten Metal Protection line, introduced as the definitive solution for molten metal splash resistance.


EXCEL-FR®
100% COTTON. 100% COMFORT. 100% FLAME RESISTANT. Excel-FR® cotton garments offer unbeatable protection for foundries, flame cutting and welding, as well as electrical utilities and the chemical, oil, gas and petrochemical industries. All Excel-FR® cotton apparel is permanently treated to guarantee flame resistance for the life of the garment.
 
EXCEL-FR® COMFORTOUCH®
COTTON’S COMFORT. NYLON’S DURABILITY. This practical 88% cotton / 12% nylon blend provides long-lasting protection for nearly all work environments. Ideal applications include ferrous metals, electrical utilities and the chemical, oil, gas and petrochemical industries. Every Excel-FR® ComforTouch® garment is engineered for life-of-the-garment flame resistance.

NOMEX® IIIA
LIGHTWEIGHT. BREATHABLE. INHERENTLY FLAME RESISTANT. DuPont Nomex® IIIA garments are extremely durable, so they aren’t damaged by laundering. Nomex® IIIA apparel is preferred by workers in petrochemical and refinery environments, and makes a great choice for electric and gas utility workers.
 
NOMEX BLEND COOL TOUCH®
ULTRA-LIGHTWEIGHT. WICKABLE. BLENDED NOMEX®. Cool Touch® garments provide flame-resistant protection in a lightweight Nomex® / Lenzing blended fabric. The result – unbeatable softness coupled with lasting durability.

FIREWEAR®
COMBED COTTON. INHERENTLY FLAME RESISTANT. Firewear® is a top contender for petrochemical workers, utility workers and firefighters. Our Fibrous Flame Retardant Fiber (FFR) is inherently flame resistant and selfextinguishing. FR properties are permanent, and will not be damaged through repeated laundering.
 
FR HI-VISIBILITY
FLAME-RESISTANT. COMFORTABLE. COMPLIANT. Bulwark® offers garments designed to provide additional wearer safety during periods of limited visibility, or in the often complex and varying backgrounds found in many occupations such as traffic control, construction, utility work along roadways and equipment operation.

MOLTEN METAL PROTECTION
SHED MOLTEN ALUMINUM. CAST OFF CRYOLITE. Because of its unique ability to shed molten aluminum as well as cryolite, specialized Molten Metal Protection garments are used extensively throughout the aluminum casting industry. Our products are inherently flame resistant, so their ability to protect will never be compromised by laundering.
 
FR DISPOSABLES
PROTECT OTHER GARMENTS. PREVENT CONTAMINANT SOILING. Extend® FR garments are water repellent, made to withstand minor splashes without saturation to garments underneath. Use them to extend the life of more expensive thermal protection, or to provide coverage and protection for temporary visitors.