FlexTex Fabrics by Mount Vernon FR Meet New Certifications
TRION, GA – December 23, 2013 – Mount Vernon FR recently certified two of the flame resistant fabrics in their FlexTex line, Seminole Flex and Chickasaw Flex, to NFPA 2112, which provides minimum requirements for the design, construction, evaluation and certification of flame-resistant garments for use by industrial personnel. Chickasaw Flex was also certified to meet standards of CGSB 155.20, which regulates the performance of workwear worn for protection against unplanned exposure to hydrocarbon flash fire.
The Mount Vernon FR FlexTex line recently launched at the ASSE Show in June, and was developed for increased comfort and mobility. FlexTex fabrics include an elastomeric fiber that allows fabric to flex up to 14% with a 97% recovery. Mount Vernon FR FlexTex fabrics have a bilateral flex that allows them to elongate sideways and diagonally, eliminating any sagging or bagging, and making reaching and bending easier for workers wearing garments made from FlexTex fabrics.
About Mount Vernon FR:
Mount Vernon FR is the flame resistant fabric division of 165-year-old textile manufacturer, Mount Vernon Mills. When laundered to manufacturer’s specifications, the flame resistance of all Mount Vernon FR fabrics is guaranteed for the life of the garment. With total manufacturing control over more than 25 production processes in the company’s vertically integrated manufacturing facility located in Trion, Ga., customers can have confidence in knowing that every Mount Vernon FR fabric will be of the highest level of quality, durability and reliability. Mount Vernon FR fabrics are all made in the USA. Learn more at www.mvmfr.com.
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