Fire Blocking & Retardant Materials

National Nonwovens manufactures a variety of materials with amazing fire blocking and retardant capabilities.

Product Categories

  • Curtains and fabric – meets strict fire safety standards
  • Fire Retardant Substrates (FRS) - fire retardant materials specific for seat structures
  • ProTechtor® Protection & Blast Containment (CBS) - high performance nonwovens engineered for maximum protection

Fire retardant curtains and fabric

Encompassing both safety and beauty in a traditional fabric for today's strict standards. In creating haunted houses and other entertainment environments where safety is essential, everything MUST be fire-retardant. Producing quality crafts, costumes, scary scenes, concert backdrops, and curtains meeting the strict fire-retardant standards is easy with National Nonwovens Fire Retardant Materials.

If your concern is providing a safer nightclub environment, check with you local and state fire codes. Contact National Nonwovens to acquire an appropriate fire retardant material that will meet and surpass the requirements.

Whether your needs are bold and bright or beautiful and light, National Nonwovens has the perfect material

FRS – fire retardant substrates

National Nonwovens is the premier manufacturer of fire retardant materials specific for seat structures. FRS provides optimum protection for a wide variety of applications including airplanes, automobiles, and school buses to name a few. Product features include:

  • Excellent flame barrier
  • Extremely high strength
  • High puncture resistance
  • Excellent tear resistance

New Ultra-ProTechtor™ style FRS013 is engineered with Ultem Staple Fibers from SABIC Innovative Plastics (polyetherimide PEI thermoplastic) to provide exceptional fire blocking with reduced weight loss when used to protect foam and batting for seating.

The enhanced construction provides additional stability along with several other valuable properties including:

  • Low smoke density and toxicity
  • Flame resistance and fire blocking
  • Water repellent
  • Low heat release capacity
  • Formaldehyde free

ProTechtor® - Ballistic Protection & Blast Containment

ProTechtor® CBS002

Certified to meet strict Federal requirements:

  • U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration Advisory Circular No. 25.795-2, FLIGHTDECK PENETRATION RESISTANCE
  • NIJ Level IIIA — National Institute of Justice:
    • 9 mm FMJ 1430 +/- 30 feet per second
    • .44 Magnum JHP 1430 +/- 30 feet per second
Qualified by independent lab, H.P.White Laboratory, Inc.

High performance nonwovens engineered for maximum protection for:

  • Projectile resistance with improved multi-hit capability
  • Explosion & blast containment
  • Puncture & stab protection
  • Fire & shelter protection

Product Styles: CBS001, CBS002, and CBS003

ProTechtor® Applications:

  • Protective Apparel - vests, gloves, oven mitts, chainsaw pants, helmets, and recreation
  • Armor - vehicle/body, aircraft - especially flightdeck protection, and shelters
  • Blast Containment - explosive sheathings, high energy devices, engine/transmission, and housings
  • Fire and High Temperature Protection – turncoats, overcoats, furnace pads, thermal insulation, high temperature conveyors and gaskets
  • Abrasion and Friction Defense - brake pads & discs, clutch facings, steel wipes, foundry applications

Utilizing advanced needling technology; ProTechtor® is designed and tested to withstand the toughest forces on its own merits. It is mechanically interlocked for optimum dispersion, absorption and containment against harmful and deadly forces with numerous valuable features, including:

  • Abrasion resistant
  • Moldable
  • Lightweight
  • Flame retardant
  • Thermal and acoustical insulator
  • Easily installed and removed
  • Maintains properties when cut into small sections
  • Provides optimum dispersion, absorption & containment
  • Enhanced resilience
  • Unsurpassed sheer strength & modulus
ProTechtor® is a registered trademark of National Nonwovens