Madeira-260 updated EN 11611 and EN 11612 Certificate

Alicante, ES – JULY 22, 2021 – XM FireLine announced today its Madeira-260 flame retardant fabric has been certified by the Aitex (Spain) to EN 11611 and EN 11612 safety standards.

MADEIRA-260

Madeira-260 is a pure cotton flame-retardant protective fabric made of a long-staple pure cotton. This fabric can be used for everyday flame-retardant workwear such as FR-pants, FR-jackets, FR-bibs, and FR-overalls.

EN 11611 and EN 11612 certification involved tests for Heat resistance, Limited flame spread, Tensile strength, Tear Resistance, Convective, Contact and Radiant heat, Molten iron splash, Domestic washing 5 cycles at 60C.

Now we can say Madeira-260 has reached high level of durability and performance to PASS the certification and go to the clients.

Madeira-260 EN 11611

Flame Melting Direction Shrink (-)/Elongation (+)
No No Warp
Weft
-0.4%
-0.2%
No No Warp
Weft
-0.6%
-0.1%
No No Warp
Weft
-0.7%
-0.5%

PERFORMANCE LEVEL ACCORDING TO EN ISO 11612:2015 – Pass

Pre-Treatment As received

Specimen 1 2 3 4 5 6
Direction Warp Weft
Flaming to top or either side edge No No No No No No
After flame time (s) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Afterglow time (s) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Melting No No No No No No
Loose waste No No No No No No
Inflammation of the filter paper detached from waste No No No No No No
Hole formation No No No No No No

Pre-Treatment 5 washing cycles at 60ºC, according to standard EN ISO 6330:2012, method 6N and type F drying (tumble dry)

Specimen 1 2 3 4 5 6
Direction Warp Weft
Flaming to top or either side edge No No No No No No
After flame time (s) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Afterglow time (s) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Melting No No No No No No
Loose waste No No No No No No
Inflammation of the filter paper detached from waste No No No No No No
Hole formation No No No No No No

PERFORMANCE LEVEL ACCORDING TO EN ISO 11612:2015 A1 – Pass
PERFORMANCE LEVEL ACCORDING TO EN ISO 11611:2015 A1 – Pass

Pre-Treatment As received

Specimen 1 2 3 4 5 6
Direction Warp Weft
Flaming to top or either side edge No No No No No No
After flame time (s) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Afterglow time (s) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Melting No No No No No No
Loose waste No No No No No No
Inflammation of the filter paper detached from waste No No No No No No
Hole formation No No No No No No

Pre-Treatment 5 washing cycles at 60ºC, according to standard EN ISO 6330:2012, method 6N and type F drying (tumble dry)

Specimen 1 2 3 4 5 6
Direction Warp Weft
Flaming to top or either side edge No No No No No No
After flame time (s) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Afterglow time (s) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Melting No No No No No No
Loose waste No No No No No No
Inflammation of the filter paper detached from waste No No No No No No
Hole formation No No No No No No

PERFORMANCE LEVEL ACCORDING TO EN ISO 11612:2015 A2 – Pass
PERFORMANCE LEVEL ACCORDING TO EN ISO 11611:2015 A2
– Pass

Direction Maximum average load (N) C.V. (%) Average elongation (%) C.V. (%)
Lengthwise 1100 2.0 12.0 2.0
1100 12.5
1100 1100 12.5 12.5
1100 13.0
1100 12.5
Crosswise 510 6.0 15.0 6.8
500 15.0
550 560 14.5 15.0
570 14.5
590 17.0

REQUISITE ACCORDING TO STANDARD EN ISO 11611:2015 – Pass

REQUISITE ACCORDING TO STANDARD EN ISO 11612:2015 – Pass

Tear Average load (N) C.V. (%)
Warp 28 3.0
29
27 28
28
27
Weft 27 2.7
25
26 26
26
26

REQUISITE ACCORDING TO STANDARD EN ISO 11611:2015 – Pass

REQUISITE ACCORDING TO STANDARD EN ISO 11612:2015 – Pass

Specimen Range HTIª 12 values(s) Range HTIª 24 values(s)
1 4.1 5.5
2 4.5 5.6
3 4.6 5.5
Classification value 4.1 5.5
Average 4.4 5.5

PERFORMANCE LEVEL ACCORDING TO EN ISO 11612:2015 B1 – Pass

Specimen Range HTIª 12 values(s) Range HTIª 24 values(s) TF (%)
1 7.8 14.0 53.2
2 7.7 19.9 53.2
3 7.6 13.9 54.1
Classification value 7.6 13.7 54.1
Average 7.7 13.9 53.5

PERFORMANCE LEVEL ACCORDANCE WITH STANDARD EN ISO 11612:2015 C1 – Pass

Mass of metal used (g) Mass of metal pouring (g) Ignition Puncture Metal adhered to fabric Assessment of PVC film
202 202 No No No Not Damaged
203 203 No No No Not Damaged
202 202 No No No Not Damaged
202 202 No No No Not Damaged

PERFORMANCE LEVEL ACCORDING WITH STANDARD EN ISO 11612:2015 E3 – Pass

Specimen Contact temperature (ºC) Threshold time (s)
1 250 7.99
2 250 8.07
3 250 7.72
Classification value 250 7.7
Average 250 7.9

PERFORMANCE LEVEL ACCORDING TO EN ISO 11612:2015 F1 – Pass

FR fabric Madeira-260 is designed to bring new level of comfort for all the wearers of FR-clothing. We do hope our clients appreciate its style and comfort. More information about the fabric you can find on product page.