FR Clothing Vs. Non-FR Clothing
Shoulder to shoulder comparison - As stark a comparison as you'll ever see.
Westex DH Shirt & Westex Pant
Flame Resistant Protective Apparel - Complete engulfment, emerges intact.
Traditional Work Coverall - Instant ignition with melting and shrink-wrapping.
100% Cotton Coverall
Work Coverall - Total exposure leads to immediate ignition and catastrophic fire.
UltraSoft FR Coverall (After 100 Launderings)
Coverall with blend of 88% Cotton and 12% Nylon - No after flame or fire.
Bulwark IQ FR Shirt & Wrangler FR Jeans
The FR does it's job and emerges intact after an aggressive hit.
Compliant to ASTM 107 but not flame resistant - instant melting/dripping/ignition.
Comparing FR Rainwear
ASTM D6413 (vertical flame test) vs. ASTM 2733 (specifically intended for rainwear)
Meta-Aramid FR Coverall
Inherent Fabric - Garment self extinguishes but, experiences significant shrinkage.
FR Coverall with Heat Transfer
Non Flame Resistant Heat Transfer - Tend to take on similar qualities to the base garment of which they are applied.