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The Advantages of Cotton-Hemp Blend Fabric for Eco-Friendly and Lasting Apparel

Researchers and inventors are being inspired by the widespread acceptance of slow fashion to create lasting, eco-friendly apparel. There are several possibilities, including fabric made of organic cotton, hemp, and bamboo. The front-runners in the market for fabric are clearly hemp and cotton. The crop and fibre plant known as cotton is well known. When …

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Arc Flash Boundary

Arc flash hazards can occur in any location where electrical equipment is present. Some common locations where arc flash hazards may be present include: Power generation facilities, such as power plants and substations Industrial facilities, such as factories and manufacturing plants Commercial buildings, such as office buildings and retail stores Data centres and other computer …

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Latest Update on UKCA marking requirements

The deadline for when businesses need to use the UKCA mark has been extended another 2 years. Businesses can now continue to use the CE marking on the Great Britain (GB) markets until 31 December 2024. Business Secretary, UK Government, Grant Shapps made this announcement on Monday 14 November. To provide businesses with flexibility, the …

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Why you should wear an FR undershirt? Body burn prediction

Importance of Base Layers with Flame Resistant & Arc-Rated Clothing What do standards say about undershirts or base layers with Flame Resistant Clothing? What are the options available for better protection? How to understand the best practice? These are the question we come across very often and for good reasons. It is not uncommon to …

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Popularity of FR Cotton in the market

Cotton is one of the earliest known fibers to mankind. It has many beneficial properties, making it the most loved fiber for clothing. Clothing made from cotton fibers provides better moisture control. Cotton fabric is breathable and transmits moisture away from the body as it is absorbent and removes liquid from the skin. It keeps …

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Ergonomics in work wear

As the name suggests, work wear is intended to be worn at a place of employment. Each workplace is unique, and work clothing should reflect this by being user-friendly. Additionally, we refer to the work wear’s ergonomics when we discuss how well it satisfies user needs. The environment in which the work wear will be …

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Improving comfort with FR choice options for workers

Flame-resistant garments are used by workforces who are exposed to flame and heat hazards in their work environment. However, the crucial point is to provide physical ease and relaxation added to offering the required protection. Several studies conducted in Call Centres and Textile factories show a 2 to 15% reduction in worker productivity when the …

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Understanding Arc Flash PPE Categories As Per NFPA 70E

Performance of risk assessment is pertinent before the commencement of any work. NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace sets out specific norms and regulations for the employer to ensure electrical safety and occupational health for the workers. Employee exposure to electrical hazards must be assessed and the subsequent risk control method must …

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Disposal of FR Clothing

Flame retardants (FRs) are used to increase the chances of survival against fire or flame by limiting its propagation. FRs in textiles are used irrespective of product type for reducing their flammability, for instance, in baby clothing, pushchairs, car seats, upholstery, aprons, industrial and protective clothing. Protective clothing segment, majorly produced out of cellulosic fibers …

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