Protal 1

Protal 1 is Waxman Fibres’ standard industrial fibre blend featuring the new generation of Protex fibre; the next generation in FR PPE solutions.Our partner producers take this highly technical fibre and carefully blend it with the very best complementary fibres to produce workwear that hundreds of thousands of workers rely on every day.

Features and Benefits of Protal® 1

Inherently FR
  • Permanent FR performance for lifetime of the garment
  • Does not wash out
  • No deterioration in FR performance
  • No chemical treatments or re-treatments
  • More environmentally friendly than treatments
  • No unpleasant odours
  • Added security (safety)
  • No loss of mechanical properties
  • More comfortable than treated cotton


Blending Fibre
  • Blends easily with other fibres
  • Cost-effective
  • Breathable fabric
  • Comfortable for the wearer
  • Good moisture management


Easily Dyed
  • Hi-visibillity yellow
  • Multiple shades available
  • Cationic dyes for cost effective dyeing
  • Good colour fastness for longer life
  • Good batch to batch consistency


Dimensional Stability
  • Application of finishing treatments at HIGH (standard) temperature
  • Good laundrability including industrial


Target Markets
  • General FR workwear
  • Petrochemical
  • Utilities
  • Police / Military undergarments


Most Common Applications
  • Woven coverall, jacket, trouser, shirting
  • Knitted undergarments, polo-shirt, sweatshirt, fleece, balaclava


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