Our first NASCAR race

April 29, 2013

This past Saturday evening, we made our NASCAR debut. We were honored to be a sponsor for No. 31 Jeff Burton.  In case you missed it, here is a recap of Jeff Burton’s run. Jeff Burton and the No. 31 …

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How to properly wear Flame-Resistant Clothing

March 11, 2013

Many companies call me to ask what is the proper way to wear FRC (flame-resistant clothing). NFPA 2113, the standard on selection, care, use and maintenance of Flame Resistance Garments for protection of industrial personnel against flash fire, does not …

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Bulwark garments designed by who? You!

February 28, 2013

Most of you know the Bulwark design team is made up of 4 ladies ages 28-35.  What do we know about designing Flame Resistant (FR) clothing?  We didn’t grow up rough necking in the oil fields of south Texas.  We …

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Which one does what?

February 4, 2013

What happens to Nomex,  untreated Cotton, and untreated Polyester/Cotton when exposed to a flash fire? Nomex extinguishes once the ignition source is removed.  The Untreated Cotton continues to burn until there is nothing left. The Untreated Polyester/Cotton blend continues to …

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