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1098 - PB240 PBI / Para Aramid Ripstop Knit

  • Type: #1098
  • Description: PB240 PBI/Para Aramid Ripstop Knit
  • Coating Face: Gentex® Dual Mirror® Aluminized Fabric 
  • Certification: NFPA 1971-2007 



Test Method



Areal Weight            ASTM D3776 7.0 oz./sq. yd. 240 gms./sq. m.
Thickness ASTM D1777 0.020 in. 0.51 mm.
Tear Strength ASTM D5587    
Trapezoidal Tear      
       Warp   22 lbs. 98 N
       Fill   22 lbs. 98 N
Tear Strength ASTM D1424    
Elmendorf Tear      
      Wales   6.5 lbs. 29 N
      Courses   5.5 lbs. 24 N
Flame Resistance ASTM D6413    
       After Flame   1.5 sec. 1.50 sec.
       Char Length   1.0 in. 2.54 cm.
Radiant Reflectivity NFPA 1971-2007 20 sec. 10 sec.


Performance data contained herein is laboratory derived. Gentex Corporation does not, with this document, warrant the performance intended or implied. It is expected that fabricators exercise necessary care in fabric selection, garment design, and manufacture, such that the intended exposure takes due account of the performance requirements.

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