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Nomex®/Lenzing FR® w/ Comfort Plus Lining

Developed by PGI in the early 1980's, this mid‑weight blend has become the most popular hood fabric in the market due to its ability to wick moisture away from the skin more effectively than other flame resistant fabrics keeping the wearer drier and more comfortable. UL Classified to NFPA 1971 Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting – Current Edition.

Physical Properties:

Material Weight6 oz. / 204g
Outer ColorWhite
Thread ColorsNatural (White) or Black

Test Results:

Thermal Protective Performance (TPP)
  • Initial / After 5 Washings
33.6 sec / 33.9 sec
After Flame
  • Initial (Warp x Fill)
    After 5 Washings
0 in x 0 in
0 in x 0 in
Char Length
  • Initial (Warp x Fill)
    After 5 Washings
1.6 in x 1.8 in
1.7 in x 1.8 in
Heat and Thermal Shrinkage
  • After 5 Washings
Fabric Burst Strength395.2 N
Seam Burst Strength727.6 N
Melt or Drip When Exposed to FlameNone
Limited Oxgen Index (LOI) ASTM D 2863‑9529
Arc Thermal Performance Value (ATPV)10
Hazard Risk Category (HRC)HRC 2



NextGen hoods are available sewn with either color‑coordinated (matching) or color‑contrasting 100% Nomex® thread.


100% Nomex embroidered patch. Minimum order 25 each.


High resolution multi‑color transfers. Minimum order 100 each.