Electrical contractor putting on an FR jacket on the way to work.


New White Paper Explains the Terms "Inherent" and "Treated" and Why They Don't Matter

Press Releases
03 May 2013

Westex has published a new white paper designed to clarify the difference between “inherent” and “treated” flame resistant fabrics. The paper explains:

  • The origins of these terms
  • How they became part of the industry lexicon –– in spite of having no scientific basis
  • Why these categories aren’t useful for evaluating FR fabrics

Read “The Engineering of Flame Resistance: Inherent vs. Treated” by downloading it now.

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