We were able to achieve this by strengthening the bonds between the PBI polymer chains.

 

That allows us to make much lighter outer shells while increasing flame resistance and break-open protection.

WEIGHT


6.0 oz. (sq. yd.)

WEAVE

 

Comfort Twill

70% Spun
30% Filament

STRENGTH

 

115lbs as received
52lbs after
180 hrs. UV

MADE BY

HEAT PROTECTION

 

Thermal
Decomposition
Temp. 1275+

PBI MAX LP

With proven filament twill technology, this 6 oz. outer shell offers superior resistance to rips and tears and THE HIGHEST flame resistance.

WHY

PBI MAX LP?

Lightweight innovation

Best flame resistance and protection in a lightweight outer shell

HIGH FLAME RESISTANCE

The optimal mix of PBI® and Kevlar® provides superior thermal and flame resistance. Combined with high strength, this offers firefighters the greatest insurance in a worst-case scenario.

FLEXIBLE

The 6oz comfort-twill weave offers a high level of flexibility and comfort, in a lightweight fabric.

COMFORTABLE

Reduced stiffness and increased ease of movement – enhances garments’ ergonomic designs.

Dynamic Flame Test 
Demonstrates the flame resistance properties of PBI Max LP outer shell versus any Nomex/Kevlar blend such as Pioneer and ARMOR.

Traditional PBI fiber

PBI LP fiber