UniFirst Armorex FR® apparel made with CXP (“Next Generation” Nomex®) by Milliken features an inherently flame resistant arc-rated fabric made of DuPont Nomex® IIIA. This unique FR fabric is noted for its protective qualities and increased comfort, feel, and breathability. Our Armorex FR® safety line is fast becoming the new standard for flame resistant garments that keeps workers safe, and feels like everyday work clothing.
Petrochemical, chemical, electric utility, gas utility—career industries where fire and electrical hazards pose a serious threat to worker safety. Industries that demand the best in FR performance. Career industries with some of the highest percentages of fire and electrical hazards.
For over 20 years, NOMEX FR Fabrics by Dupont have been protecting these industry workers providing quality durability, and superior FR performance.
Until recently, having effective FR protection meant sacrificing comfort for performance—a bothersome equation known throughout the FR industry.
Now Milliken and Company, the world's leader in textile innovation, in partnership with UniFirst Corporation, America's leading workwear distributor, is challenging that equation by introducing an all-new equation, Comfort X Performance. Introducing Armorex CXP, 21st Century FR technology.
Recent advancements in FR performance, garment durability, and unparalleled comfort give CXP a distinct advantage over traditional Nomex® fabrics.
CXP is more effective against fire and electrical arc.
CXP has a higher level of flame and heat resistance than traditional Nomex®.
CXP will not burn, melt, or drip.
CXP will not sustain combustion in air.
CXP is UL Certified for both NFPA 2112 and ASTM 1506 safety standards.
And because CXP is made from 100% Nomex® IIIA fiber, FR protection is inherent and guaranteed for the life of the garment.
CXP is more durable than any other FR fabric, so it's able to offer more protection, longer.
A unique deep dye process gives CXP superior color retention and fade resistance against both sunlight and repeated washings. And because of CXP's advances Visa™ soil release properties, oily stains are easily removed.
CXP's new Softtouch® technology makes it the softest FR garment available today, which means you experience optimum comfort from the very first moment you slip it on.
CXP's improved airflow allows for more breathability. And CXP's advanced moisture management keeps you cooler, drier, and feeling fresher, even under the most extreme conditions.
Features such as increased FR performance, improved durability, and unparalleled comfort are why nearly two out of three people prefer CXP over any other competitive FR fabric. CXP is proven to be more effective against flash fire and electrical arc than any other FR fabric available today. CXP is more durable than competitive FR fabrics, so it's able to offer more protection, longer. And CXP is the most comfortable, softest feeling FR fabric on the market. Comfort X Performance, even under the most extreme conditions. Making it a pleasure to wear, day after day.
Petrochemical, chemical, electric utility, gas utility—as these industries continue to grow, continue to advance, so will their technology. And with these advancements in technology come new hazards. Isn't is time you had an FR garment just as advanced?