Safety Components, world leader in flame resistant fabric technology, is proud to bring the next generation PBI outer shell to the international market. PBI Max™ now offers firefighters the world over the best combination of break open and thermal protection, encased within the most flexible and comfortable outer shell fabric the fire service has ever seen. PBI Max delivers maximum performance and mobility in a lightweight twill design. Developed with Safety Components’ exclusive Filament Twill Technology™, allowing firefighters to do more without the stiffness and stress associated with conventional outer shell and thermal liner fabrics.
With over 50,000 sets of PBI Max in service globally, PBI Max has now become the #1 selling PBI fiber solution around the world, and the #1 selling outer shell fabric in North America. The list of fire departments and brigades who have already made the switch and propelled PBI Max to prominence includes; Houston, TX, Philadelphia, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, San Diego, CA, Phoenix, AZ, San Francisco, CA, Honolulu, HI, Portland, OR, Seattle, WA, Montgomery, AL, Orange County, CA, Pittsburg, PA, Palm Beach County, FL, Tampa, FL. Outside of the United States, large cities such as Montreal, Canada, São Paulo, Brazil and Bilbao, Spain have also converted.
Filament Twill Technology is also available in the most innovative DuPont™ Nomex®/DuPont™ Kevlar® outer shell fabric ever—Armor AP™ in weights, specifically for the international market and targeted for EN469 standards. Innovative Filament Twill Technology is also at the heart of Safety Components’ Glide and Prism thermal liners. These flexible fabrics woven with filament and spun yarns in a twill design are making fabrics made of 100% spun yarns in a rip-stop weave a thing of the past.
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