blunt trauma on body armour: the bullet energy can kill you

most people believe that the job of the body armour is to stop the bullet…..extremely wrong….you can die because of the blunt trauma, the energy of the bullet is a killer most of the time….even if the bullet is stopped…

the job of a good bulletproof vest is to stop the bullet and disperse the energy of the impact the fastest way possible on the fastest surface possible, to avoid a destructive impact on key organs

this video shows a simple way how is it possible and what the theory is about: sels explanatory

Firefighters Protective Apparel: TurnoutGear new outershell fabric, the best fabric for firefighters !

It is clear that NORFAB USA is one of these incredible technical textiles weavers who can bring incredible value in protective apparel industry
OMNI Vantage™, the newest fabric to the OMNI line, provides maximum heat blocking as a firefighter outer shell fabric. This unique, inherently FR, tri-fiber blend woven fabric offers the perfect combination – DuPont™ Kevlar® brand fiber for strength, DuPont™ Nomex® brand fiber for abrasion and color fastness and Basofil® for superior heat resistance. OMNI Vantage™ has proven durable, providing long wear life. It offers the best burn protection (TPP) weight for weight as compared to other brands of firefighter outer shell fabrics.
Best Burn Protection in the market (TPP)
More Durable (Long wear life)
Tri fiber blend: the perfect combination
  • Kevlar for Strength
  • Nomex for abrasion and color fastness
  • Basofil for superior heat resistance

    OMNI Vantage golden brown

OMNI Vantage black

AVAILABLE COLORS: Golden Brown, Bright Yellow, Black
Weave style: Rip-Stop Style
Weight: 265 gsm
Passes NFPA 1971, 2013 Edition
Certified to NFPA 1971, Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting, 2013 Edition
Certified to CAN/CGSB 155.1, Standard on Firefighters’ Protective Clothing for Protection Against Heat and Flame, 2001 Edition

tpp test result on OMNI Vantage

ABRASION RESISTANCE:

abrasion resistance performance of OMNI Vantage

to see technical specifications: please click here
 
The perfect liner to the Omni Vantage: OMNI QUILT

OMNI QUILT liner: the perfect liner to OMNI Vantage outershell

Style 070Q2PB-1 (one woven, two non woven layers)

  • Extremely soft, cool, light weight, comfortable, breathable.
  • Provides a high degree of thermal insulation needed for the new generation turnout garments.
  • Meets requirements of NFPA 1971 (edition 2013) standard for “Protective Ensemble for Structural Firefighting”
 
new “OMNI Quilt Synergy” Thermal Liner was developed by combining two layers of the state-of-art Basofil® Blend Spunlaced fabric (PFI-101) and 100% Nomex® Calendered Plain Face fabric.
 
to see technical specifications: please click here

Molten Metal Splash Protection – The best fabrics by Gentex® Dual Mirror™

Here is a short list of specialty fabrics for the best performance in Molten Metal Splash Protective Apparel (Iron, Aluminum etc.)

Gentex® Dual Mirror™  is the most efficient high temperature, radiant heat barrier available in either protective clothing or other shielding applications. The most efficient, durable, and flexible barrier material  to reflect radiant (IR) energy. The world leader in protecting workers from the hazard of molten metal in the primary metals industries.

Reference 1086 (the durable one)

Preox® / Korspun I® with Dual Mirror® surface
Blend Preox-Aramid Korspun Base Fabric
Weight: 645 gsm
Certifications: EN 531 (Pass A, B1, C4, D3, E3), ISO 11612 (Pass A1, A2, B1, C4, F1)

Reference 1085 (the heavy duty one)

Aramid fiber blend over an oxidized PAN (OPF) with Dual Mirror® surface

Herringbone Twill Base Fabric

weight: 650 gsm

Reference 1299-142 (the most performant one)

Basofil® / Para-Aramid / PFR Rayon Fleece

a tri-blend knit and is the lightest, most flexible fabric with the highest EN531 molten

metal splash protection rating

Weight: 425 gsm

Certifications: EN 531 (A, B1, C4, D3, E3)

For the complete range of aluminized fabrics available visit the following link

http://www.avantexprotection.com/en/73-gentex

Compactor Heavy Duty to protect body armour during storage – Distributors Wanted

the revolutionary compactor, to organize and save space with clothing and all kind of protective apparel.

For body armour, Compactor will help to protect bulletproof vests from the sun, dust and humidity, key elements to maintain the protection level when body is not in service or has not been delivered yet.

As everyone knows, it is critical for the ballistic pack and cover of any bulletproof jacket to be protected from Humidity otherwise ballistic performance can be reduced an important way.

Compactor Heavy Duty: Ref RAN 4420

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Compactor Heavy Duty is the perfect storage solution, providing protection from dust, humidity, moths, etc… Compression by sucking the air out reduces the volume by up to 75%, and the resulting vacuum creates perfect storage conditions.

250 g woven ultra resistant PE with reinforced corners in leather look, internal bag made of nylon/PE

H 40 x W 65 x D 65 cm, 425 litres capacity,

Khaki Green color.

demo video

Manual Vaccum Pump:: Ref: 3697
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Manual vacuum pump for Compator Storage System with flexible pipe
 
Electrical Vaccum Pump:: Ref: 4239
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Electric vacuum pump for Compactor Storage System with flexible pipe

400 W, includes 3 internation power adapters (European, America, Chinese)

Distributors wanted worlwide: contact www.avantexprotection.com

 

Electrical Arc Protective Clothing: The best fabrics to protect against Electrical Arc Flash

Electric arc protective garments are only as strong, durable, and comfortable as the fabrics from which they are made. The fabrics which would exceed your expectations:

Featured products:

NF Arc – 170 gsm

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Style 05PT339-62
Excellent for Electric Arc Splash Protective garments, when matched with lightweight OMNI Quilt liner (6.0oz) will make the lightest weights garments in the industry for 44 Cal (Cat 4) protection.

  • Available widths 60″ (1,5m)
  • Fabric weight 5oz (170g/m2)
  • Fabric thickness 0.012in (0.30mm)
  • NFPA E70 Level 4

ArcWeld

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Garments made with ArcWeld® fabric provide:

  • NFPA 70E Level 1 ARC resistance
  • 100% inherent flame resistance that will never wash out or wear out
  • Cut Protection (ASTM 1790-2005)
  • High visibility in bright yellow (ANSI/ISEA 107-2010 compliant

Fiber Blend: 60/40 Lenzing FR, Twaron

Weight: 302 gsm (8.9 oz./sq. yard)

Arc Thermal Performance ASTM 1959: 10.6 – 12.1

Arc Thermal Performance NFPA 70E: Level 2

Cut Resistance Test ASTM 1790-05 (g) CPPT: 450

Cut Resistance EN 388: level

Colors available: Natural, Hi visibility Yellow, Brown

Would you have any particular application we could help you with to improve protection, weight, comfort or cost let me know

please visit also the list of our electrical arc protective fabrics: ELECTRICAL ARC PROTECTIVE SITE

Compactor Heavy Duty: Reduce space by 75% – Distributors Wanted

the revolutionary compactor, to organize and save space with clothing.

Ideal for military, scouting, camping etc….

Compactor Heavy Duty: Ref RAN 4420

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Compactor Heavy Duty is the perfect storage solution, providing protection from dust, humidity, moths, etc… Compression by sucking the air out reduces the volume by up to 75%, and the resulting vacuum creates perfect storage conditions.

250 g woven ultra resistant PE with reinforced corners in leather look, internal bag made of nylon/PE

H 40 x W 65 x D 65 cm, 425 litres capacity,

Khaki Green color.

demo video

 

 

Manual Vaccum Pump:: Ref: 3697
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Manual vacuum pump for Compator Storage System with flexible pipe
 
Electrical Vaccum Pump:: Ref: 4239
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Electric vacuum pump for Compactor Storage System with flexible pipe

400 W, includes 3 internation power adapters (European, America, Chinese)

 

DREF YARNS increase the cut resistance over 100% para-aramid by more than 375% in gloves applications

dref yarns – www.avantexprotection.com.

Advantages of DREF Yarns with glass or steel cores:
The use of a glass core inside a wrap of para-aramid, by comparison, increases the cut resistance over 100% para-aramid by more than 375%.

The use of a stainless steel wire inside a wrap of para-aramid, by comparison, increases the cut resistance of over 100% para-aramid by more than 375%.

Some styles of stainless steel core / para-aramid wrap fabrics, by comparison to 100% para-armid of the same weight, increase the cut resistance by over 425%

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