BodyTeq Material Specifications

 

Description

Item

Standard

Flame Resistant (FR)

Shell

Loose-weave, breathable exterior shell fabric can be made from a variety of popular fabrics or custom constructed from your cloth.

Weight

Various, 2.5 oz. to 7.5 oz.

Various, 4.5 oz. to 7.5 oz.

Content

Various, Polyester, nylon, poly/cotton blends are typical

Various, Nomex® aramid fiber, Kevlar®, and FR Cotton are typical

Batting

Batting thickness can be adjusted to deliver cooling times and Thermal Protective Properties to meet specific cooling needs.

Weight

4.0 oz. to 8.0 oz/sq. yd. (loft dependent)

4.0 oz. to 8.0 oz/sq. yd. (loft dependent)

Thickness

Various 1/8 to 3/8 inch

Various 1/8 to 3/8 inch

Content

Polyester and super absorbent polymer blend 

Nomex® aramid fiber and super absorbent polymer blend

Lining

Lining keeps wearer dry, conducts cool and promotes moisture vapor transmission. 

Content

Laminated, conductive, high moisture vapor transmission polyurethane film transferring >800 gm./sq. meter in a 24 hr period using vertical cup testing

Laminated, conductive, high moisture vapor transmission FR polyurethane film transferring >800 gm./sq. meter in a 24 hr period using vertical cup testing. PTFE films can be supplied for higher heat requirements..

Weight

2.2 oz/sq. yd. substrate on quilted product

3.3 oz/sq. yd substrate on quilted product

Construction

Quilted construction to ensure uniform cooling throughout entire garment 

Assembly

Quilted Construction

Quilted Construction

Cooling Capacity

Cooling times and performance vary with environmental conditions. Higher temperatures and lower humidity increase cooling, but shorten cooling time

Exterior / Evaporative

Varies with batting thickness
2671 BTUs /sq. yd to 4478 BTUs /sq. yd.

Varies with batting thickness
2671 BTUs /sq. yd to 4478 BTUs /sq. yd.1

Enclosed / Heat Sink

Varies with batting thickness
5.1 BTUs to 7.5 BTUs to raise 1 sq. yd 1 deg F.2

Varies with batting thickness
5.1 BTUs to 7.5 BTUs to raise 1 sq. yd 1 deg F. 2

Thermal Protective Performance

Dry, Hydroweave® FR provides Thermal Protective Performance (TPP) consistent with conventional FR goods. Activated, Hydroweave® can extend wear in hot environments providing increased protection.

 

Not Applicable

4.5 oz Nomex IIIA shell with a 3/16 in. aramid batting and 3.3 oz. liner demonstrates a TPP3 of 27 dry of and greater than 150 activated.

6.0 oz Nomex IIIA shell with a 3/8 in. aramid batting and 3.3 oz. liner demonstrates a TPP3 of 43 dry and greater than 150 activated.

Total Weight

Hydroweave® provides cooling performance in a lightweight drapable fabric.

Dry

8.7 oz. to 17.7 oz/sq. yd

11.8 oz. to 18.8 oz/sq. yd

Activated

48 oz. to 88 oz/sq. yd
(39.3 oz. to 70.3 oz. of water / sq. yd)

48 oz. to 88 oz/sq. yd
(39.3 oz. to 70.3 oz. of water / sq. yd)


 
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