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100% Nomex® Meta‑Aramid

Nomex has excellent thermal stability and will not melt or drip. Fabric has outstanding strength, abrasion resistance and chemical resistance. UL Classified to NFPA 1971 Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting – Current Edition.

Physical Properties:

Material Weight7 oz. / 238g
Outer ColorWhite
Thread ColorsNatural (White) or Black

Test Results:

Thermal Protective Performance (TPP)
  • Initial / After 5 Washings
27.1 sec / 28.5 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
2.1 in x 2.1 in
1.7 in x 1.6 in
Heat and Thermal Shrinkage
  • After 5 Washings
Fabric Burst Strength911.4 N
Seam Burst Strength1320.5 N
Melt or Drip When Exposed to FlameNone
Limited Oxgen Index (LOI) ASTM D 2863‑9531
Arc Thermal Performance Value (ATPV)N/A
Hazard Risk Category (HRC)N/A



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.