POSEIDON-245 fr fabric updated EN 13034 certificate

May 2020, our flame retardant fabric Poseidon-245 has been certified for EN 13034:2005+A1:2009 (Protection clothing against liquid chemicals).
EN 13034 Standard includes fabric testing in various ways to determine its physical parameters and resistance to chemicals. There were 4 chemical compounds (H2SO4, NaOH, n-heptane and isopropanol) used for the testing.
According to standard EN 13034 Poseidon-245 has been successfully passed all the following tests:
 

Abrasion resistance (EN 530:2010 Method 2)– performance levelLEVEL 5
Poseidon-245 results for new samples and after 5 washes @60ºC ISO 6330:2012, method 6N, F drying (tumble dry)

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6
≥ 10 cycles ≥ 100 cycles ≥ 500 cycles ≥ 1000 cycles ≥ 1500 cycles ≥ 2000 cycles

 

      1. Determination of tear resistance (EN ISO 9073-4:1997)– performance levelLEVEL 2

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

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6
≥ 10N ≥ 20N ≥ 40N ≥ 60N ≥ 100N ≥ 150N
      • Warp: 47.15N – PASS
      • Weft:5 32.72N – PASS

 

      1. Determination of breaking strength and elongation (EN ISO 13934-1:2013) – performance level LEVEL 5
        Poseidon-245 results for new samples and after 5 washes @60ºC ISO 6330:2012, method 6N, F drying (tumble dry)
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6
≥ 30N ≥ 60N ≥ 100N ≥ 150N ≥ 500N ≥ 1000N

 

      • Warp: 1300N – PASS
      • Weft:  610N – PASS

 

      1. Puncture resistance (EN 863:1995) – performance level – LEVEL 2
        Poseidon-245 results for new samples and after 5 washes @60ºC ISO 6330:2012, method 6N, F drying (tumble dry)
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6
≥ 5N ≥ 10N ≥ 50N ≥ 100N ≥ 150N ≥ 250N

 

 

      1. Resistance of materials to penetration by liquid (EN ISO 6530:2005, EN 13034:2005+A1:2009) – performance level – PASS
        Poseidon-245 results for new samples and after 5 washes @60ºC ISO 6330:2012, method 6N, F drying (tumble dry)
      • Sulphuric acid 30% (IR = 3; IP= 3)
      • Sodium hydroxide 10% (IR = 3; IP= 3)
      • O-Xilene (IR = 2; IP= 1)
      • 1-Butanol (IR = 2; IP= 2)

Poseidon-245 is a light version of our popular fabric XM FireLine Poseidon 300. Its cotton rich blend ensures this protective FR-fabric features high quality of natural fibers and also enforced with durable properties of polyester, such as higher tear and abrasion resistance.

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