The Science of Flame and Arc Resistant Fabrics (WESTEX by Milliken)

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Ever wonder how aramid, modacrylic, and FR cotton fabrics work to suppress fire and protect against arc flashes?   Each of these fabrics utilizes distinctly different technologies to suppress fire, and each has their own advantages and drawbacks.  This talk will explore the basic chemistry of fire and unravel the mystery of flame and arc-resistant fabric technologies.

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