Our VP, Chris Holcombe, spoke with Creative Safety Publishing recently about our new iQ Series products. “Hot. Heavy. Stiff. Itchy. If you’ve worn flame resistant clothing, you know what it feels like. But that’s all changing.” Click here to listen to the full interview.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
According to NFPA 70E section 130.7 (C) (9) (a), layering of non-melting flammable garments is permitted to be worn under FR garments for added protection. However, the system arc rating of the innermost FR layer must be sufficient to prevent break open and ignition of the flammable under layer. Only FR layers within the layered […]