March 2011: Outlast and Protex launch new development


Outlast Technologies, Inc., Boulder/Colorado, market leader in temperature regulating phase change materials (PCMs), and Waxman Fibres Ltd, West Yorkshire/United Kingdom, are pleased to announce a new partnership. Together they developed innovative flame retardant (FR) fabrics where the FR Protex® modacrylic fibre is blended with the climate regulating Outlast® viscose fiber. more


Outlast and Protex with new DevelopmentPicture 1 (423 KB): New on the market are fabrics where the Protex® fibre is blended with the Outlast® fibre providing flame retardant fabrics with a higher level of comfort, temperature regulation and moisture management not normally associated with protective clothing.
Photo: Waxman Fibres Ltd


Outlast Protex fabricsPicture 2 (4,440 KB): Protex® is a modacrylic fibre with the added benefit of flame retardancy. Now the climate regulating Outlast® fibre is combined offering fabrics with increased comfort.
Photo: Outlast Technologies, Inc.




Outlast viscose fiberPicture 3 (1,750 KB): The Outlast® fibre contains millions of microcapsules which can absorb, store and release excess body heat to provide better comfort.
Photo: Outlast Technologies, Inc.