FR-Fleece-280 certified to EN 11612 & EN 1149

December 2019, our flame retardant fabric FR-Fleece-280 has been successfully tested to EN 11612:2015.
According to EN ISO 11612:2015, FR-Fleece-280 has been successfully tested to the following tests:

  1. Heat Resistance (ISO 17493:2016) – performance level – PASS

    FR-Fleece-280 results for samples and after 5 washing cycles at 60ºC, according to the standard ISO 6330:2012, method 6N, F drying (tumble dry)

Test

Flame

Melting

Shrinking

Result

No

No

Warp -2,5%
Weft -4,3%

Requirement No layer can ignite No layer
can melt 
No layer shrinks more than 5%

 

  1. Limited Flame Spread (ISO 15025:2016, Method A) – performance level  A1

    FR-Fleece-280 results for new samples and after 5 washes @60ºC ISO 6330:2012, method 6N, F drying (tumble dry)

  • Flaming to top or either side edge: No – PASS
  • Hole formation: No – PASS
  • Loose waste: No – PASS
  • After flame time (s): No – PASS
  • Afterglow time (s): No – PASS

 

  1. Determination of Dimensional Change in Domestic Washing and Drying (ISO 5077:2008) – performance level  PASS
    In accordance with the Standard EN ISO 11612:2015, the dimensional change shall not exceed ±3%

    FR-Fleece-280 results for new samples and after 5 washes @60ºC ISO 6330:2012, method 6N, F drying (tumble dry)

  • Warp: -1,5 – PASS
  • Weft: -0,0 – PASS

 

  1. Burst Strength (ISO 13938-1:1999)
    must be ≥ 200kPa.
  • Burst strength: – 603kPA – PASS

 

  1. Determining Heat Transmission on Exposure to Flame (ISO 9151:2016) – performance level – B1
  • Average value for HTIa24 (s): 8,4 

Performance 
level

Range of HTIa24 
values (s)

 

Minimum Maximum

B1

4,0 < 10,0

B2

10,0 < 20,0

B3

20,0

a: Heat transfer index, as defined in ISO 9151.

 

  1. Radiant Heat (ISO 6942)   performance level  C2
  • Average value for RHTI 24 (s): 21,9

Performance 
level

Range of HTIa24 
values (s)

 

Minimum Maximum

C1

7,0 < 20,0

C2

 20,0 < 50,0

C3

 50,0 < 95,0

C4

 95,0

ª: Heat transfer index, as defined in ISO 6942

 

  1. Contact Heat (ISO 12127-1:2015)  – performance level  F1
  • Average threshold time (S): 9,5

ISO 12127-1:2007 specifies a test method for the determination of contact heat transmission. It is applicable to protective clothing (including hand protectors) and its constituent materials intended to protect against high contact temperatures. ISO 12127-1:2007 is restricted to contact temperatures between 100°C and 500°C.

Performance 
level

Threshold time (s)

Minimum

Maximum

F1

5,0

< 10,0

F2

10,0

< 15,0

F3

15,0

 

The performance requirements set out in ISO 11612:2015 are applicable to garments which could be worn for a wide range of end uses, where there is a need for clothing with limited flame spread properties and where the user can be exposed to radiant or convective or contact heat or to molten metal splashes.

FR-Fleece-280 is designed to use the softness and warmth of Fleece fabric with adding some extra features such as Heat and Flame Resistance. We use 60% Modacrylic fibers and 39% Cotton together with 1% Antistatic carbon fibers to get our 280gsm FR-fleece. The part of Modacrylic fibers interwoven with Cotton provides to the the whole fabric its flame resistance. FR-Fleece can be used as a middle layer or warmer for winter FR-clothing. 

You can find all the certificates and additional information on the  product page.

 

December 2019, our flame retardant fabric FR-Fleece-280 has been successfully tested EN 1149-5:2018 (Protective clothing. Electrostatic properties) certificate.

EN 1149-5 is European standard for garments that protect against electrostatic discharge where there is a risk of explosion e.g. in oil refineries.
It is part of a series of standards for test methods and requirements for electrostatic properties of protective clothing.
EN 1143-3 is a test method, that uses induction charging to evaluate how fast a fabric discharge, i.e. looses its electrostatic charge via air. According to the Standard the charge decay value should be no more than 4 seconds according to test method EN 1149-3. It means that antistatic fabric should loose its electrostatic charge in less than 4s.

The testing was done at independent international laboratory AITEX (Spain).

FR-Fleece-280 has been successfully tested to the following test:
CHARGE DECAY (EN 1149-3:2004 – after 5 washing cycles at 400C, ISO 6330:2012, Tumble Dry, F) – performance level – PASS
According to Standard EN 1149-5:2008 for the induction charge method (EN 1149-3:2004) the requirements are:
t50< 4 s or S > 0,2
During the testing, FR-Fleece-280 has demonstrated the following results:

  • S = 0,53 – Shielding factor – PASS
  • t50 = < 0,01 – Decay half time – PASS

It means that when tested, FR-Fleece-280 fabric dissipated (lost) its electrostatic charge in less than 0,01 second. So it’s 400 times better, than EN 1149-5 requirements.

More info about FR-Fleece-280 fr fabric and its properties you can find at the product page