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<br /> VOL 17<br /> INDUSTRY UPDATE<br /> SECONDARY FLAME-RESISTANT APPAREL<br /> THE LEADER IN SECONDARY FLAME-RESISTANT APPAREL<br /> Bulwark® is the leading provider of secondary flame-resistant apparel in<br /> the world. Bulwark garments offer superior flame-resistant protection,<br /> comfort, and durability to thousands of workers in electrical utilities and<br /> the chemical, oil, gas, mining and petrochemical industries. Bulwark has a<br /> 44-year heritage of technical innovation and industry leadership, always<br /> remembering that wearer safety is the primary concern. The Bulwark<br /> brand makes up the industry’s most comprehensive flame-resistant<br /> product line in the broadest range of proven thermal protective fabrics.<br /> For Further Information Contact:<br /> In the U.S. and International:<br /> Denise Statham (615) 565-5000<br /> In Canada: Tim LeMessurier<br /> 1-800-667-0700<br /> © 2015 VF Imagewear, Inc.<br /> INDUSTRY UPDATE<br /> Bulwar<a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=1"> VOL 17 INDUSTRY UPDATE SECONDARY FLAME-RESISTANT </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=2"> THE LEADER IN SECONDARY FLAME-RESISTANT APPAREL </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=3"> INDUSTRY UPDATE Bulwark® closely follows the cont</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=4"> </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=5"> INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION TO FR APPAREL AND STAN</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=6"> </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=7"> DO EVERYDAY WEARING APPAREL AND NORMAL WORK CLOTH</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=8"> IS THERE A NEED FOR FLAME-RESISTANT PROTECTIVE GA</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=9"> WHAT ARE SOME COMMON CAUSES OF IGNITION AND BURNI</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=10"> FLAME-RESISTANT The characteristic of a fabric or</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=11"> In order to serve the market for flame-resistant </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=12"> </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=13"> WHAT TEST IS MOST COMMONLY USED TO MEASURE FLAME </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=14"> WHAT STANDARDS ARE USED FOR WORKERS EXPOSED TO FL</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=15"> housekeeping protocol and could house years of pa</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=16"> Garments meeting the standard are required to be </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=17"> integral part of a generating plant, substation o</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=18"> Char Length when tested as received and aft</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=19"> this case the lower value of either Breakopen Thr</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=20"> situations under any light conditions by day and </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=21"> the occurrence of electrostatic discharges that m</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=22"> FLAME-RESISTANT FIBERS GENERIC </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=23"> » FAST FACTS » All manufactured garments are req</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=24"> » FAST FACTS NESC Requires » Employer must condu</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=25"> TREATED FABRIC TREATED FABRIC Fabrics that are </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=26"> </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=27"> AMPLITUDE® BY MILLIKEN® 88% COTTON/12% NYLON Mill</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=28"> critical static control is required without prope</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=29"> fabric does not provide personal chemical protect</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=30"> APPLICATIONS For utilities, petrochemical, oil, g</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=31"> GARMENT COST Durable FR cotton blend garments cos</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=32"> Flame-Resistant Coverall costs about 1/2 as much </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=33"> garments not be donned or removed in a hazardous </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=34"> with these chemicals may result in chemical burns</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=35"> WESTEX G2™ FLAME-RESISTANT WOVEN FABRIC BY MILLIK</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=36"> PROCESSING Flame-resistant apparel should be wash</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=37"> TREATED FIBERS bulwark.com TREATED FIBERS Fabr</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=38"> </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=39"> LENZING FR® 100% RAYON Lenzing FR® is a man-made </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=40"> BLENDS OF MODACRYLIC AND COTTON Various blends of</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=41"> WOOL AND RAYON BLENDS ALUMINUM INDUSTRY PROTECTIV</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=42"> bulwark.com 42</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=43"> BLENDS OF TREATED & INHERENTLY FR FIBERS BLENDS </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=44"> </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=45"> NOMEX®/FR RAYON BLENDS NOMEX® has been blended wi</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=46"> GARMENT COST Garments made from blends of NOMEX®/</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=47"> INHERENTLY FR FIBERS/FABRICS INHERENTLY FR FIBER</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=48"> </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=49"> COOL TOUCH® 2 COOL TOUCH® 2 garments are made fro</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=50"> GARMENT LIFE Under normal wear conditions, garmen</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=51"> GARMENT LIFE Under normal wear conditions, garmen</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=52"> GARMENT LIFE Under normal wear conditions, NOMEX®</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=53"> MODACRYLIC/ARAMID BLEND FABRICS Protera™ is a DuP</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=54"> CARBON/OXIDIZED PAN FIBER FABRICS Polyacrylonitri</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=55"> QUILTED LINING SYSTEMS Quilted garment linings mu</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=56"> RAINWEAR FR rainwear is designed to provide prote</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=57"> THERMAL STABILITY Fabrics used in arc-rated and/o</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=58"> </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=59"> IN CONCLUSION IN CONCLUSION The Bulwark® brand </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=60"> </a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=61"> WHAT DEVELOPMENTS ARE ON THE HORIZON IN FR FABRIC</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=62"> WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO REPAIR FR GARMENTS? Minor</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=63"> of which the garments are only a part, is require</a> <a title="Bulwark Industry Update Volume 17 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3d0079a3?page=64"> Bulwark® garments are designed for continuous wea</a>