Product News: Non-Industrial Products

Flame Resistant Multi-Band can be worn in 9 ways.

Press Release Summary:

Oct 24, 2012 - Incorporating DuPont Nomex® for ultimate flame resistant protection, CORE Performance Work Wear® 6486 can be worn in multiple applications, blocking from wind, sun, and dust. Seamless and tag-less product provides comfort and HRC1 protection that meets NFPA 70E standards for arc-flash. Breathable, stretchable, and soft, Multi-Band repels unwanted odor with anti-bacterial treatment and wicks away moisture.

Original Press Release

Ergodyne Debuts Flame Resistant Multi-Band

Press release date: Oct 16, 2012

St. Paul, Minn. – Ergodyne announced today the expansion of their CORE Performance Work Wear® Line to include the 6486 Flame Resistant (FR) Multi-Band. While the new 6486 FR Multi-Band offers the many beloved features and benefits of the original 6485 Multi-Band, the basic construction of the new option incorporates DuPont Nomex®, a trusted brand for the ultimate in FR protection.

“We are excited to share the 6486 FR Multi-Band with workers looking for a versatile and comfortable FR headwear solution,” said Adria Hardy, product manager at Ergodyne. “The new FR Multi-Band can be worn in multiple applications, blocking from wind, sun and dust as well as provide protection in applications where FR is required.”

Both seamless and tag-less, the 6486 FR Multi-Band provides comfort and HRC1 protection that meets NFPA 70E standards for arc-flash. Breathable, stretchable and soft, the 6486 FR Multi-Band repels unwanted odor with an anti-bacterial treatment and wicks moisture for extra comfort. The 6486 FR Multi-Band can be configured in more than nine ways, providing workers with loads of versatility.

“We have taken one of our favorite products and turned it into an FR workhorse,” said Tom Votel, president and CEO of Ergodyne. “Similar to its predecessor, the new FR Multi-Band is going to be a jobsite favorite in no time.”

Ideal for electrical applications, the CORE Performance Work Wear® 6486 FR Multi-Band will be available November 30, 2012 at all authorized Ergodyne distributors. Check out the new FR Multi-Band at the National Safety Council Expo, October 22-24 at booth #1337. For product availability and where to buy, visit or call 800.225.8238.

Key Features

Inherently FR Nomex® knit fabric (ATPV rating of 4.2 cal/cm2)
Meets requirements of Performance Specification ASTM F1506; classified HRC1 according to NFPA 70E
Multiple style and usage configurations
Hi-tech moisture management performance fabric dries fast
Anti-stink treatments help workers remain unscented
Multi-climate usage to block wind, sun and dust
Stretchable, comfortable and seam-free
Machine Washable
Color: Navy (One Size Fits Most)

About Ergodyne
Since 1983, Ergodyne has pioneered the development of products that Make The Workplace A Betterplace™. What started with just one product has grown into a line of top flight, battle-tested, Tenacious Work Gear®; all precision crafted to manage the elements, improve productivity and provide protection for workers on jobsites the world over.

The current lineup is extensive and constantly growing: ProFlex® Hand Protection, ProFlex® Knee Pads, ProFlex® Supports, Trex™ Footwear Accessories, Chill-Its® Cooling Products, N-Ferno® Warming Products, GloWear® Hi-Vis Apparel, Squids® Lanyards, Arsenal® Equipment Storage Systems, and CORE Performance Work Wear® and SHAX® Portable Work Shelters.

For more information on Ergodyne, visit or call 800.225.8238.

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