Fire

Superior protection from Kermel's newest fabric performs best in independent tests.(Product guide)

Kermel, the leading European manufacturer of aramid fibres for protection against heat and flame, has developed a new fabric that achieved a clean sweep by outperforming similar fabrics in all of a series of independent tests.

In conjunction with BTTG in the UK and a number of its weaving and garment manufacturing partners, various fabrics used in structural fire kit were tested for tensile strength, resistance to UV exposure and tear strength. Kermel HTA was compared to one of the high end meta-aramid fabrics which is marketed worldwide and came out top in all of the comparisons.

Tensile Strength

Tensile strength is essential in any protective fabric. …

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