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Performance Apparel Markets
Issue 36:
1st Quarter 2011

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Fast track: how apparel is recording track times, distances, calories, location and pictures (6 pages)
Performance apparel markets: product developments and innovations, 1st quarter 2011 (9 pages)
Performance apparel markets: flame resistant fibres and fabrics, 1st quarter 2011 (35 pages)
Profile of Globe Manufacturing Company: inventor of the firefighter suit (11 pages)
Performance apparel markets: business update, 1st quarter 2011 (25 pages)

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Performance apparel markets: flame resistant fibres and fabrics, 1st quarter 2011

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This report analyses the role of flame resistant fibres and fabrics in protective apparel for hazardous environments. It includes information on regulations and standards of flame resistance and flammability testing, as well as an analysis of key applications for flame resistant fabrics in firefighter apparel, industrial workwear, military clothing, motor racing apparel and police uniforms. The report highlights the latest products from major manufacturers of flame resistant fibres and fabrics, including: Basofil Fibers, DuPont, Evonik Fibres, Gun Ei Chemical Industry, Kaneka Corporation, Kermel, Lenzing, Optimer Brands, PBI Performance Products, Rhodia, Teijin Aramid, Toyobo and Westex.

Table of Contents
Flame resistant fibres and fabrics
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Flammability of fibres
  • Factors affecting the flammability of apparel
  • Flammability testing
  • Definition and measurement of flame resistance
  • Flame resistant fabrics
  • Flammability regulations and standards for fabrics and apparel
  • Applications of flame resistant fabrics in performance apparel
  • Key producers of flame resistant fibres and fabrics and their products
  • Outlook

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Four times a year, Performance Apparel Markets provides intelligence, expert analysis and insight on the performance apparel industry.

Performance apparel represents one of the fastest growing markets in the global textile and clothing industry--and market growth is being fuelled by an emergence of new fibres, fabrics and innovative materials. The market's growth prospects are also being spurred by increasing demand for performance properties in mainstream fashion.
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Subscribers also receive a complementary digital subscription to Performance Apparel Update, delivered directly by email once a month. This free supplement contains essential information on business news and the latest product developments.

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