Protal 5

Protal 5 provides a globally compliant lightweight fabric. The unique blend has a super-strength, rip-stop grid that significantly increases the overall performance of this fabric, enabling a practical and extremely lightweight solution. For the first time, comfort and safety is now introduced to this market sector which has previously been dominated by aramid-only fabrics.

Features and Benefits of ProtalĀ® 5

Inherently FR
  • Permanent FR performance for lifetime of the garment
  • Does not wash out
  • Increased FR performance: EN 11612 A1 and A2 achievable. EN 15614 achievable. NFPA 2112 and 1977 achievable.
  • No chemical treatments or re-treatments
  • More environmentally friendly than treatments
  • No unpleasant odours
  • Added security (safety)
  • Improved mechanical properties
  • More comfortable than treated cotton


Patent Protected Blend
  • Unique invention technology
  • Security against copying


Blending Fibre
  • Multi fibre blend
  • Light weight with high strength


Technical Fibre Blend
  • Intimate, multi fibre blend
  • Strictly controlled
  • Partner spinners only
  • Managed supply chain only
Easily Dyed
  • Hi-visibillity yellow and orange
  • Multiple shades available
  • Cationic dyes for cost effective dyeing
  • Good colour fastness for longer life
  • Good batch to batch consistency


Target Market
  • Universally compliant FR workwear (EN 11612 & NFPA 2112)
  • Military
  • Wildland firefighting


Most Common Applications
  • Woven coverall, Jacket, trouser, shirting
  • High Visibility Orange Polo shirts

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