DownstreamToday.com Talks About Polyester in FR Apparel

Hot. Heavy. Stiff. Itchy. Anyone who has worn a flame-resistant (FR) garment might use the four adjectives above to describe the experience of wearing such apparel. However, for many workers throughout the oil and gas value chain, uncomfortable FR apparel is a necessary burden in order to protect oneself from flash fire hazards on the […]

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We Aren’t Sacrificing Comfort Anymore

Recently we announced that we have partnered with Milliken & Company to take a fresh approach to solving a decades-old challenge in the flame-resistant apparel industry – that comfort has to be sacrificed in order to provide the right level of safety. With the development of the Bulwark iQ Series, and its exclusive Amplitude G2 […]

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The Future Of FR Is Here: And we’re perfectly comfortable with that

Today we announced the launch of the iQ Series™, a product line that delivers superior comfort through fabric and design innovation — without compromising the trust and safety of wearers. Designed to meet the needs of workers and linemen in the electric utility, oil and gas, emerging energy and NFPA 70E (manufacturing) industries, the iQ […]

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Bulwark garments designed by who? You!

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 did grow up playing on the beaches of South Padre Island.  We didn’t grow up […]

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