Poseidon-300 (HV Yellow) certified to EN 20471

Alicante, ES – JULY 13, 2021 – XM FireLine announced today its Poseidon-300 flame retardant fabric in HV Yellow color has been certified by the Aitex (Spain) to EN 20471 safety standard.

POSEIDON-300

The certification is another milestone in our development of fr fabrics with enhanced comfort for Firefighters, Gas/Oil workers, Welders. FR-clothing with our fabrics allows more freedom in movements, less weight and better air-permeability.

EN 20471 certification involved tests for colour performance requirements and color fastness as new and after different test exposures like Rubbing, Perspiration, Laundry and Water vapour resistance, Domestic washing 5 cycles at 60C.

Now we can say Poseidon-300 in HV Yellow color has reached high level of durability and performance to PASS the certification and go to the clients.

Poseidon-300: EN 20471 (5×60°C)

Reference x y Y minimum
Coordinate 1 0.387 0.610 0.70
Coordinate 2 0.356 0.494
Coordinate 3 0.398 0.452
Coordinate 4 0.460 0.540
FABRIC POSEIDON-300 (Original) 0.376 0.509 0.87
FABRIC POSEIDON – 300 (After exposure to Xenon light) 0.378 0.489 0.82
FABRIC POSEIDON – 300 (After 5 washing cycles 6N + F) 0.372 0.511 0.89
Uncertainty 0.4% 0.5% 1%
Units Dry mass of the samples Counterweight mass Equipment
1 0.06 Kg 11.90 Kg of Polyeste Wascator 13097E1

ALKALINE SOLUTION

Aparatus Code 02022I04 (sweat basic)

REFERENCE FABRIC POSEIDON-300
CHANGE IN COLOUR STAINING
5 Cotton
4-5
Polyester
4-5

ACID SOLUTION

Aparatus Code 02022I04 (sweat basic)

REFERENCE FABRIC POSEIDON-300
CHANGE IN COLOUR STAINING
5 Cotton
4-5
Polyester
4-5
REFERENCE CHANGE IN COLOUR STAINING
FABRIC POSEIDON-300
YELLOW HV FABRIC
4-5 Cotton
4-5
Polyester
4-5
Reference Specimen Direction Dimensional change (%)
FABRIC POSEIDON-300 1 Warp -1.0
Weft -2.0
Direction Maximum average load (N) C.V. (%) Average elongation (%) C.V. (%)
Lengthwise 1700 2.0 12.5 2.2
1700 13.0
1600 1700 12.0 12.5
1700 12.5
1700 12.5
Crosswise 740 5.0 14.5 2.0
690 14.5
660 690 14.0 14.0
640 14.0
690 14.5
Tear Average load (N) C.V. (%) Tear Average load (N) C.V. (%)
Lengthwise 41 1.3 Crosswise 29 6.9
41 34
43 42 30 30
42 30
42 29
Reference Specimen Water vapour resistance
(m2Pa/W)
FABRIC POSEIDON-300 Specimen 1 3.38
Specimen 2 3.14
Specimen 3 3.13
Average 3.22

High-vision yellow fr fabric Poseidon-300 is designed to bring new level of comfort for all the wearers of High Visibility and FR-clothing. We do hope our clients appreciate its style and comfort. More information about the tape you can find on product page.