flame retardant

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flame retardant

n.
A substance that is applied to fabric, wood, or other material in order to make it resistant to catching fire. Also called fire retardant.

flame′-re·tar′dant adj.
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Workers working in oil refineries, chemical plants and other industries that involve flammable or explosive materials need to access to parkas that are also flame resistant.
Mogul CEO Serkan Gogus says, "The successful testing of this flame resistant fabric is one of the many steps we are taking to better meet our customers' demands for upgraded and special purpose nonwoven roll goods.
Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) declared on Wednesday the release of a new line of flame resistant (FR) work-wear in partnership with Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company (Dickies).
This transaction will provide Samtech's affiliate Matchmaster Dyeing & Finishing Inc, doing business as Antex Knitting Mills, with an expanded infrastructure to meet the global needs of the civilian and military flame resistant clothing segment.
WITH HIS NEW FLAME RESISTANT ARMY COMBAT UNIFORM-PERMETHRIN (FR ACU-P), MASTER SERGEANT HALF-MAST STAMPS READY TO SHOW HIS FELLOW SOLDIERS THE WAYS OF INSECT DEFENSE
An IP68 rated environmentally sealed, flame resistant shell.
The tunics consist of three protective layers - an inner thermal barrier, a moisture barrier and an outer material that is tougher and more flame resistant.
Oriol Rofes, Nomex marketing manager, explains: "We identified a need for very comfortable flame resistant protective clothing that also offered high visibility and so we developed Nomex ProVis.
The entire unit with keyboard and 15-inch tempered anti-glare screen are enclosed in a flame resistant ABS case and aluminum alloy chassis.
The Flextab is flame resistant and UL 94 V0 rated, so it can be installed in any industry equipment application.
While every building worker's uniform should be attractive and comfortable, sometimes they also need to be flame resistant, The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Quincy, MA, has introduced NFPA 70E, a voluntary standard that encourages employers to increase worker safety
An additional reference to ideas of safety lies in the fact that the curtain is flame resistant.