Newtex Industries, Inc.

Newtex Introduces TSO Approved Firecape™ Fire Containment Covers
Agricultural & Farming Products

Newtex Introduces TSO Approved Firecape™ Fire Containment Covers

Atlantic City, New Jersey – March 10, 2017 – Newtex announced today at the start of the 2016 FAA Aircraft Fire and Cabin Safety Research Conference that they have received FAA TSO-C203 approval for their FireCape™ brand of Fire Containment Covers. The TSO-C203 approval requires a fire containment cover (FCC) to meet a demanding list of material requirements for flammability, puncture...

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Z-Block™ Fire Containment Bag Trusted by Commercial Airlines to Safeguard Against Litihum-Ion Battery Fires
Agricultural & Farming Products

Z-Block™ Fire Containment Bag Trusted by Commercial Airlines to Safeguard Against Litihum-Ion Battery Fires

The Z-Block™ Fire Containment Bag is designed to contain fires caused by the Lithium-Ion batteries used to power laptops, smartphones, tablets, and other personal electronic devices (PED’s). Made from several layers of Newtex’s advanced Z-Block™, ZetexPlus®, and Z-Flex® Aluminum Foil materials, the bag has been tested extensively to ensure that heat and fire remain safely contained. The...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Fire-Resistant Hoverboard Bag stops thermal runaway flames.

Used during charging/storage of any hoverboard or scooter device powered by Li-ion battery, HoverCover™ prevents (when completely sealed and secured) spreading of fire by containing resulting flames and explosions after power source overheats and spontaneously combusts – known as thermal runaway. Construction is of Z-Block™ fire-resistant fabric, which passes U.S. and...

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Breathable Fabrics protect workers in extreme conditions.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Breathable Fabrics protect workers in extreme conditions.

Allowing body heat and perspiration to escape while delivering Radiant Protective Performance and Thermal Protective Performance, Z-Flex® Air™ breathable protective fabrics keep firefighters and industrial operators coolerÂ- to increase comfort in extreme conditions/workspaces. Micro-perforation process optimizes placement, pattern, and dimensions of micro-perforations, which improve...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Proximity and Fire Entry Suits offer range of protection.

Comprising X10 single layer proximity suit, X30 and X40 middle-weight suits, and heavily insulated X60 fire entry suit, X Series provides protection from heat, fire, molten metal, and radiant energy. All versions feature advanced Z-Flex® Multilayer Aluminized performance shell,Â- which delivers lightweight protection that outperforms and outlasts all other radiant protective...

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Cleaning Products & Equipment

Ultrasonic Cleaning: A Safe and Effective Way to Clean Z-Flex® Silver Aluminized Proximity Shells

Victor, NY - Firefighting garments require specialized care and cleaning in order to remove chemical, biological, and combustion toxins. Industrial washing machines effectively clean standard turnout and bunker gear, but even the most durable garments break down over time from the aggressive physical and chemical scrubbing that characterize the standard industrial cleaning process. Effectively...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Newtex's Technical Advances Help Companies Ship Batteries Safely

Victor, NY - While concerns about the threat of fire aboard the 787 Dreamliner gain national attention, Newtex Industries, headquartered just outside of Rochester, NY, is working to familiarize the airline industry with a solution. Since 1978, Newtex has focused on producing heat resistant textiles for thermal management and fire protection. For the past few years, Newtex has been collaborating...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Multilayer Aluminized Fabric protects firefighters.

Z-Flex® Silver(TM) multilayer aluminized fabric system combines Z-Flex Multilayer Aluminization (MLA(TM)) technology with 3D Mock Knit(TM) fabric featuring PBI flame resistant fibers. By reflecting back heat and protecting firefighters from high energy, radiant heat, Z-Flex® Silver(TM) 5-layer outer shell composite allows close flame proximity while reducing rate of heat absorption...

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Multilayered Aluminized Fabrics enhance protective apparel.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Multilayered Aluminized Fabrics enhance protective apparel.

Aluminized fabrics in Z-Flex(TM) MLA(TM) series is used for protective apparel worn by manufacturers of radiant heat resistant systems. MLA(TM) process incorporates 5-layer protective barrier and bonding system that delivers radiant reflectivity as well as moisture and vapor protection in addition to performance features offered by substrate fabrics, which include Zetex texturized fiberglass,...

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Twisted Ropes provide strong seal.
Materials

Twisted Ropes provide strong seal.

Zetex Twisted Ropes, made from highly texturized amorphous silica yarns, come in 1Â-½, 1¾, and 2 in. diameters. Once cut, they retain their shape integrity. Ropes withstand continuous heat to 1100°F, as well as cold to -100°F. Standard 25 lb spool yields 48 ft for 1½ in., 36 ft at 1¾ in., and 28 ft at 2 in. diameter. Applications include boiler doors,...

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Newtex Introduces TSO Approved Firecape™ Fire Containment Covers
Agricultural & Farming Products

Newtex Introduces TSO Approved Firecape™ Fire Containment Covers

Atlantic City, New Jersey – March 10, 2017 – Newtex announced today at the start of the 2016 FAA Aircraft Fire and Cabin Safety Research Conference that they have received FAA TSO-C203 approval for their FireCape™ brand of Fire Containment Covers. The TSO-C203 approval requires a fire containment cover (FCC) to meet a demanding list of material requirements for flammability, puncture...

Read More »
Z-Block™ Fire Containment Bag Trusted by Commercial Airlines to Safeguard Against Litihum-Ion Battery Fires
Agricultural & Farming Products

Z-Block™ Fire Containment Bag Trusted by Commercial Airlines to Safeguard Against Litihum-Ion Battery Fires

The Z-Block™ Fire Containment Bag is designed to contain fires caused by the Lithium-Ion batteries used to power laptops, smartphones, tablets, and other personal electronic devices (PED’s). Made from several layers of Newtex’s advanced Z-Block™, ZetexPlus®, and Z-Flex® Aluminum Foil materials, the bag has been tested extensively to ensure that heat and fire remain safely contained. The...

Read More »
Agricultural & Farming Products

Fire-Resistant Hoverboard Bag stops thermal runaway flames.

Used during charging/storage of any hoverboard or scooter device powered by Li-ion battery, HoverCover™ prevents (when completely sealed and secured) spreading of fire by containing resulting flames and explosions after power source overheats and spontaneously combusts – known as thermal runaway. Construction is of Z-Block™ fire-resistant fabric, which passes U.S. and...

Read More »
Breathable Fabrics protect workers in extreme conditions.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Breathable Fabrics protect workers in extreme conditions.

Allowing body heat and perspiration to escape while delivering Radiant Protective Performance and Thermal Protective Performance, Z-Flex® Air™ breathable protective fabrics keep firefighters and industrial operators coolerÂ- to increase comfort in extreme conditions/workspaces. Micro-perforation process optimizes placement, pattern, and dimensions of micro-perforations, which improve...

Read More »
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Proximity and Fire Entry Suits offer range of protection.

Comprising X10 single layer proximity suit, X30 and X40 middle-weight suits, and heavily insulated X60 fire entry suit, X Series provides protection from heat, fire, molten metal, and radiant energy. All versions feature advanced Z-Flex® Multilayer Aluminized performance shell,Â- which delivers lightweight protection that outperforms and outlasts all other radiant protective...

Read More »
Cleaning Products & Equipment

Ultrasonic Cleaning: A Safe and Effective Way to Clean Z-Flex® Silver Aluminized Proximity Shells

Victor, NY - Firefighting garments require specialized care and cleaning in order to remove chemical, biological, and combustion toxins. Industrial washing machines effectively clean standard turnout and bunker gear, but even the most durable garments break down over time from the aggressive physical and chemical scrubbing that characterize the standard industrial cleaning process. Effectively...

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Newtex Industries Hires Jamie Long as Vice President of Sales; Doug Bailey to lead Business Development & Innovation

Victor, NY – Newtex is excited to welcome Jamie Long as Vice President of Sales. Jamie joined Newtex in January 2014 and will be responsible for aggressive sales growth targets in the core textiles business, as well as optimization of all of Newtex’s sales processes. Jamie has spent over 15 years in sales and senior sales management positions, and brings a broad background in technical...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Newtex's Technical Advances Help Companies Ship Batteries Safely

Victor, NY - While concerns about the threat of fire aboard the 787 Dreamliner gain national attention, Newtex Industries, headquartered just outside of Rochester, NY, is working to familiarize the airline industry with a solution. Since 1978, Newtex has focused on producing heat resistant textiles for thermal management and fire protection. For the past few years, Newtex has been collaborating...

Read More »
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Multilayer Aluminized Fabric protects firefighters.

Z-Flex® Silver(TM) multilayer aluminized fabric system combines Z-Flex Multilayer Aluminization (MLA(TM)) technology with 3D Mock Knit(TM) fabric featuring PBI flame resistant fibers. By reflecting back heat and protecting firefighters from high energy, radiant heat, Z-Flex® Silver(TM) 5-layer outer shell composite allows close flame proximity while reducing rate of heat absorption...

Read More »
Multilayered Aluminized Fabrics enhance protective apparel.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Multilayered Aluminized Fabrics enhance protective apparel.

Aluminized fabrics in Z-Flex(TM) MLA(TM) series is used for protective apparel worn by manufacturers of radiant heat resistant systems. MLA(TM) process incorporates 5-layer protective barrier and bonding system that delivers radiant reflectivity as well as moisture and vapor protection in addition to performance features offered by substrate fabrics, which include Zetex texturized fiberglass,...

Read More »

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