Coats showcases protective wear innovation at Intersec 2016

Coats Group plc, the world’s leading industrial thread business, is showcasing its innovative products for use in flame retardant and protective wear at Intersec, one of the leading exhibitions for the sector. This is the first time Coats is participating at the event, held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, 17-19 January, where it is at stand 7A-11.
The innovative products include Coats Flamepro, a family of flame, electric arc and cut resistant yarns engineered to be used in a wide range of applications for use in extreme environments including fire fighting, oil and gas, power and military combat. The versatile range even includes a product for use in fire retardant underwear worn by firefighters and Formula 1 drivers. It can be adapted to customers’ needs and is available in a large range of counts and dyes.
Coats Firefly is a staple spun 100% meta-aramid sewing thread that is uniquely engineered to provide outstanding resistance against heat up to temperatures of over 370oC as well as electric arc resistance.
Coats Signal is a range of high quality reflective tapes for workwear and protective clothing. It is available in flame resistant and standard versions suitable for both domestic and industrial wash applications. When illuminated by a light source, Coats Signal helps to enhance visibility in night time or difficult weather conditions. In combination with fluorescent elements, Coats Signal improves
Shantanu Banerjee, President, Speciality, Coats Group plc, said: ‘Coats develops these products using our indepth understanding of the flame protection and safety standards that govern the production of personal protective equipment. We combine this specialist knowledge with our long standing expertise in yarns and trims to produce safe products for a range of end uses. We are constantly innovating to address evolving customer needs.’
The team of Coats representatives attending Intersec reflect its global expertise and are from its sites around the world including Turkey and the US.
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